Archive for the 'Inspiration' Category


• New online craft magazine – Handmade Happy

Handmade-Happy-cover

Afgelopen december heeft Claire, van heart handmade UK, Merry Makings uitgebracht. Een online tijdschrift vol met zelfmaak en decoratie ideeën voor de winter maanden. Daarna zei ze dat ze dat noooooit meer zou doen, zoveel bloed zweet en tranen had het maken gekost. Maaaaaar, omdat er zoveel positieve reacties op gekomen zijn, heeft ze een […]

1 Comment May 16th, 2014


• One of my favorite… color palettes

One of my favorite color combinations are the lush green of trees in late spring and the blue sky on a bright day. When I worked in The Hague for a few months in spring and traveled there from Amsterdam by train, I was amazed by those beautiful colors together. Splashing in a few other […]

1 Comment August 3rd, 2012


• Woonbeurs Amsterdam 2011

woonbeurs-bloggers-meetup

Last Saturday, on the first day of the Woonbeurs Amsterdam 2011, ± 30 bloggers met at the ‘Bloggers Meet Up’ organised by VT Wonen and 101 Woonideeën. It was a wonderfull day with tours in the houses of VT Wonen, 101 Woonideeën and Eigen Huis. So nice to meet colleague bloggers in real, and share […]

5 Comments September 28th, 2011


• MOO business cards feedback – thanks!

moo-business-cards-final

I want to thank you all who has given me feedback on my first business cards try-outs. By comment, filling in the poll or even face2face. It really helped me making the decision how to go for the ‘real’ version. I have chosen to make two versions, one to hand out to friends and potential […]

4 Comments September 8th, 2010


• Soft, cozy teapots on Etsy

Dobaho-teapots

My artist cousin, who lives and works in Berlin, has just started her etsy shop. I appreciate her very much for the fact she just moved to Berlin a few years ago, and is living an artists live there. Just by that… something I wouldn’t dare to do….. And now she started selling her soft […]

1 Comment August 31st, 2010


• Organising is fun!

organising-is-fun

Sorry for being a bit absent lately. I told you about my crafting block earlier, it’s still there unfortunately. So today, on my day off from the office (I have that every Wednesday) I started organising the mess in the upstairs atelier, the living room and now my home office… And indeed it makes me […]

1 Comment June 2nd, 2010


• My new summer dress

my-new-summer-dress

When I was at the Olmenhorst Pinsterfair last Sunday, I bought this happy new summer dress. I was actually looking for a red/white dotted dress, but when I tried this one, I fell in love. I kept it on after I bought it and could wear it the day after, but now we will have […]

3 Comments May 26th, 2010


• Inspiring blogs on Sunday

eline-pellinkhof-blog

Today I want to share two blogs of blogging friends I have met in real live today. We got to know each other through the Blogging Your Way class of Holly Becker (Decor8) and Leslie Shewring (A creative mint). We were the only three Dutch students and coincidently living close together. We chose the Sunday […]

2 Comments April 4th, 2010


• Inspiring blogs on Sunday

annie-at-home-blog

Today I would like to share again two new blogs I discovered in the blogosphere: The first blog today is Annie at Home. Annie shares her live at home with two kids and her husband. I find her blog beautifully designed as well as the images she adds to her posts. You can find recipes […]

3 Comments March 28th, 2010


• Inspiring blogs on Sunday

blog-camille-scheewe

During the last two months I discovered a few new inspiring blogs and have met new blog friends. Two of them I will share today: First the blog of Camille Scheewe. She is an artist and designer and shares her visual journaling, crafting, ideas and inspiration on her blog. I love her work, how she […]

5 Comments March 21st, 2010

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