Archive for the 'Inspiration' Category

• On my desk today


Spring is in the air here in Amsterdam, it also shows on my desk. I find turquoise and lime real spring colours, and wanted to share them with you. The little pink bowl with white graphic flowers is my latest purchase from HEMA, and the crocheted circles are going to become an other cushion cover…. (it […]

6 Comments March 19th, 2010

• Blogging Your Way course


These weeks I’m participating in the Blogging Your Way class of Holly Becker (from the Decor8 blog). During 7 weeks you will learn about yourself and your passions, your goals with your blog, and what you could do to better achieve your blogging goals. For this weeks homework we had to create an inspiration board […]

7 Comments February 5th, 2010

• Red, White crochet


1. Untitled, 2. Untitled, 3. Shabby Chic Afghan in Progress, 4. Strawberry cupcakes, 5. Granny Along: The road to No-where., 6. Blanket-WIP, 7. Untitled, 8. WIP, 9. Red, White & Blue Pincushion – Front, 10. IMG_3550, 11. Ägghattar!, 12. Christmas birdies!, 13. ten crochet stars, 14. red crocheted vase, 15. Reese Bitty Blossom Hair Clips, […]

4 Comments December 19th, 2009

• Serendipity


Serendipity is the last, but certainly not the least, Paris shop I feature on my blog. This one was one of the first that appeared on my ‘must visit’ list. Clare, from the Lulu Carter blog, insisted I had to go there, but I was already convinced by the pictures of this shop she had […]

2 Comments December 3rd, 2009

• Entrée des Fournisseurs


Right next to HOME Autour du Monde, Rue des Francs Bourgeois 8, you can find the most yummy haberdashery store I have ever visited. The shop is mostly full with buttons and ribbon, but they also sell Liberty fabric, wool felt and patterns. I spent a fortune on French ribbons, I loved them and I now […]

3 Comments November 15th, 2009

• Autour du Monde


Another great shop in Paris is HOME Autour du Monde. I found a lot of inspiration there, they offer a nice mix of vintage like and design stuff. I visited their shop on Rue des Francs Bourgeois 8, which they call their concept store. The street Rue des Francs Bourgeois is worth visiting all by itself, […]

1 Comment October 29th, 2009

• Antoine & Lili


Antoine & Lili was on the recommendation list of Clare, from the Lulu Carter blog. And she was so right, I was so overwhelmed by the shops, I couldn’t buy anything (lucky for my wallet ;-)) On their website I found out that they have several shops around Paris. I have visited the ‘flag’ store […]

4 Comments October 25th, 2009

• Inspiration at the ‘Woonbeurs Amsterdam’ #2


1 Kidsonroof, 2 Studio Hielian, 3+4 Tas-Ka, 5 Saartje Prum, 6 LavandouX As promised, some other colourful suppliers on the ‘Woonbeurs Amsterdam’. I realy loved the cushions of studio Hielian, they are colourful and funny. And at Kidsonroof they make all kind of stuff with cardboard, I really loved this deer.

1 Comment October 11th, 2009

• Inspiration at the ‘Woonbeurs Amsterdam’


1+2 101 Woonideeën, 3+4 VT Wonen, 5+6 At Home Kinderen Yesterday I spent a few hours at the ‘Woonbeurs Amsterdam‘. I got two free entree tickets with my subscription to 101 Woonideeën (my new favorite Dutch magazine). It was fun to walk around there, just for inspiration, and have some chats with the stylists and […]

2 Comments October 1st, 2009

• Retail therapy


These shops above are two of my favorite shops on Texel: ‘t Lant van Texsel and De Witte Engel. ‘t Lant van Texsel is full of lovely stuff for inspiration and just to have… they sell Rice, Anne-Claire Petit and lots of other stuff in my favorite colours. De Witte Engel is a shop full […]

3 Comments September 15th, 2009

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