Tuesday, March 30, 2010

flea market

we did well last weekend ,
 it was the first church 
 flea market this year , 
now Ï have to find a place for my new flea markets finds.

-we''ve been  listening to

-we love

-I did buy( I"'m sure it will change my life)

Friday, March 26, 2010

weekend mix

got lots of Sweet peas today... I call them happy flowers, they also
smell wonderful

more baking this weekend... really enjoying it

She (Icy) is my fav model in the moment, she never gets bored and always looks good

-nice place to have a look familiesirkus

Thursday, March 25, 2010

my week

my week

- really in to vintage cook books in the moment
- also like Leila Lindholm ( wish my cakes would look like hers,lol),
- turquoise is my  summer  color this year for in the house
-we are going to Kent in May( a week on the beach ,
 eating fish & chips )
- lost a good  friend , so it was a sad week  for me

see you soon

ps;  FrokenSkicklig is coming to Amsterdam

Monday, March 22, 2010


this morning  - monday

in Leiden


doing the school run

so pretty

we went to see  The white Ribbon  ,wonderful film.
I love Rosa.P

have  a good week...any plans??

Saturday, March 20, 2010


last weekend I was lucky to find some  vintage books in the charity shop

sometimes the book  covers are so pretty

 love the vintage boys books

here are some nice book links

- want to know about vintage childrens books 

-my fav book blog  Book by It"s Cover

- by now you know, I like crime books, Detectives Beyond Borders

-food and books  The Hungry Novelist

enjoy your weekend ( lot"s of rain here )
guess I will have a little trip to the  book store

see you

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Hendrik Kerstens

I love the work from Henrik Kerstens and if you are in DenHaag you should go to see his exhibition in the Fotomuseum
but if you are in New York there is still time to go the MoMa  , to see the Tim Burton exhibition

any plans to go to the MUSEUM???tell me more?

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

corner view: front door ( window)

corner view  this week front door( window)

 very soon my view will look like this again...spring is in the air

more corner view ...have a look here  spain daily

Monday, March 15, 2010

who is JH Lynch??

 do you rember the work from JH Lynch??

JH Lynch was a  british painter,  guess we all know
 Autumn Leaf( first photo) and
 Woodland Goddess ( only got a postcard),
 they where mass produced in the 60s
and now they are highly collected

- if you feel like baking...try the muffins from Morgan

- my friend Sanne makes wonderful bags,
I got one of her small hangbags ( my movie bag)

Saturday, March 13, 2010

bolig & co

 Elvie & Icy dreaming about  spring

spring flowers are my fav, also my garden looks the best in spring

new mushroom from lovely world

- nordhjem is one of my fav online store 

we went to see HurtLocker  last night ,good movie

see you soon

Thursday, March 11, 2010

a touch of orange

I started my chair collection with this orange Philippe Starck chair ,
the best part being all the stories behind each chair....

my week
- still eating to many sweets,lol
- got some more energy
-hope to go to the first  flea market this weekend
-my dad is doing well
-did find my fav cookies at the Tucker Box, I wish the would sell Frankie magazine

nice to know
Kickcan & Conkers has a cool giveaway
- love the work Mister Selby did for Cole Haan

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

corner view ''miniature worlds''

 here we go again : corner view this week ''miniature worlds''

I got this vintage bedroom set for my friend Amy,
she makes doll house fruniture.
Did you have a doll house when you where a kid???

want to enter miniature world....spain daily

Tuesday, March 9, 2010


 our fav toy shop in Leiden "Bengels"( no website)

has a lot of cool & vintage
easter  decoratins

   Tell me do you decorate for easter???  guess we will this year,lol

-blog of the week  My Scandinavian Retreat
- did anybody see the Hurtlocker  yet???

Sunday, March 7, 2010

winter beach

we took a little trip to the beach this week, first time this year...
I love being on the beach in a thick sweater, next time we have to take some coffee.

Friday, March 5, 2010


my corner in the living room, love the color of my Artifort  couch,
I did have a black couch before but with the cats that was not a good idea.

- love to try   couch surfing
- Paris in Spring, Erika has a wonderful new
  Paris blog   Carnet de Paris
- my friend Amy just started a blog  Look Closer

see you soon

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

corner view ''coffee companion''

this week corner view ''coffee companion"

I love to have coffee in the morning.....with Mister Kay, there is only one small problem Mister Kay is a night person...so he doesn't like to get up early but sometimes the smell of coffee brewing does the magic....just like this morning.
want to know more about coffee&co

Tuesday, March 2, 2010


I''m a bit lazy in the morning..
but this year I wanted to work on my look..
Guess I can learn from Nikkie de Jager
Tell me,do you wear  make-up???

vintage for kids, cool french blog

- we do like Fanja''s blog and shop

Monday, March 1, 2010

hi march

spring is in the air...and we got some sun ,
I tell you that feels good.
my garden is calling me,lol . 

did you know...

-Annax has a new blog

-that I like Olga Bennett