Monday, January 31, 2011

love is in the air

  At  wood& wool stool  you can order your words on wood
 (wood & word signs).
 With valentine's day around the corner I got Elsker Deg for Mister Kay
 ( I wonder if he knows  what it means ).
 This morning I got some of my friends to model the sign for me..which was fun .
 Have a look at Ingrids   shop and cool blog .

Saturday, January 29, 2011

winter walk

I always  loved the idea of a winter picnic... walking through the snow, nice hot cup of hot chocolat and delicious cake & snacks. However,  I tried it and I must admit it wasn't half as romantic as it may seem... it was freezing.

Still looking for a green fifties coat. Got my  Red Riding Hood coat from Dahlia Found

Friday, January 28, 2011

pudding club

Let me  tell you about my friday night pudding club.

After my neighbour's husband passed away last spring I started to invited her for dinner. Now she is coming every friday night for dinner & dessert. For desert we always have pudding from Mona (a dutch pudding company). You can see I also recycle the packaging. It looks so pretty in my pear tree...

enjoy your weekend


ps: At the moment I have no idea what to cook tonight but I got pudding already, lol

Thursday, January 27, 2011


Thinking about things we used to do
and things we still have have to do

Before Christmas I made a little book for Mister kay 

I worked from home all week .My etsy shop was really busy,lots of trips to the post office.
Soon there will be time to go hunting for some new vintage .
Really enjoying the new cd from Adele and the cookies from Isabelle

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

itsy bitsy spider

Itsy bitsy  spider pin from 1950, last summer in Kent I started
a small collection of 1950 pins, my fav are the creepy ( cute)
animal pins.

My brother told me about Vivian Maier  this morning.
Amazing woman ,just love her photos

The Lovers  also a great print for Mister kay

my blog of the week  On My Way (french blog talking about daily live in Paris)

Tuesday, January 25, 2011


Little monster got the flu , that means no school for the next couple of days. So we take it easy today, watching some movies & drinking tea.

This week I should really book our trip to the UK in May, hope to go for 2 weeks. There are some great  car boot sales in May, will tell you more about it soon.

Need to find a small Valentines gift for Mister Kay, any ideas??

Love the Love print from Helen

Just a pich  great place if you like baking&co

Sunday, January 23, 2011


Mister Kay got me a cool electic clock for our living room , made in the fifties by the dutch company Nufa.

Great new. This weekend our home is featuared on Etsy. We love Etsy, I got most of my art from there. So that made my day.

Having a good weekend?


Friday, January 21, 2011

spring bulbs ( a bit too early)

Yesterday I had the feeling that the winter was over. But last night we had some frost again, guess we all need some sun in the moment to feel good.

I planted some of  the springbulbs (Dwarf Iris) in my coffee cup from the Hema

Love the work of Miroslav Sasek

have a great weekend


Thursday, January 20, 2011

orange Pelican (funny bird)

Ceramic Pelican from Pan (Gobel) made in the 70s. They told me it is a peanut dish.

I ordered some 1940s Ladies Swing  Trousers from Shona at Heyday. I got them yesterday, they are wonderful. Now we just have to wait for spring. That will give me some time to look for
a nice vintage top...

Did anybody here watch the movie Black Swan? Any good?


Tuesday, January 18, 2011


 I wanted some more color for the house...
so I got some spring  flowers and  Hyacinth bulbs

Vintage  German teacups decorated with 24k gold leaf.
Cone shaped cup on a pedestal, from around the 50s.

My week started well:

  • nice lunch with a friend
  • started to exercise together with a friend (it's hard to let a friend down if you feel like skipping a class)
  • finally got my Lunar Phase Calender
  • blog of the week the seventy  tree
  • looking for a holiday cottage in Brighton

Tell me about your week


Sunday, January 16, 2011

sometimes on a sunday morning

sometimes on a early, cold and dark sunday morning
 ( around 6:30),
 our little monster wants company ...
I just wish I could sleep for hours...hours and hours 


I also wish there would be coffee waiting for me
in the dark & cold living room,
made with love by
Mister kay (dream on Mrs kay)

now I can just hope for a long walk on the beach in the afternoon

Tell me about your SUNDAY morning

Friday, January 14, 2011

The weather

 Our snow is gone, this week we had some rainy & grey  days.
Guess you all did hear about the floods in Queensland,Australia.

this weekend....
good coffee,radio on...small slice of cake
and I need to catch up with some reading .
a cozy &lazy weekend

Love the work from Jenny

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

my little friend

I take my  Fuji  S5000 everywhere, I also got more then one just in case my little friend will break.
I tell you she has been a good  friend for years.

Love to know what kind of camera you got.

Monday, January 10, 2011

Marks & Spencers

If you like tins , you should always checkout
Marks & Spencer , they had some wonderful
cookie tins designed by Sanne Annukka at christmas time,
guess you can call them future vintage.
I got this very fifties looking  Biscuit tin
which I got from Marks&Spencer, I love it.

-really want to see  The kings''s speech

Saturday, January 8, 2011

lucky day

I got a nice gift from my girlfriend,
vintage dishes from Société Céramique,
a pottery in Maastricht in the South of Holland.
 Not sure yet what I will do with it!!

-really cool blog from Sweden Kafferepet ,living in the fifties

enjoy your weekend and Happy Birthday Elvis

Friday, January 7, 2011



My muffin love is back. This week I tried a couple of
different muffins in cafes.
Now I wonder what is your fav muffin recipe?
Send me a mail and I start baking 
enjoy your weekend


Wednesday, January 5, 2011


I love postcards,
here are some of my fav cards.
My  grandmother did collected postcards
 & my mum also has a small collection 


- I love to try this Green Energy Shake

- twice  a week you can find me at body balance
it makes me feel good &calm .  

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

new week

This morning in town. You still see some pretty christmas decorations in the shops.   

Three years ago I went to the Muesum to see the Russian Legends. It was so pretty.

I did not buy the book but it was on my wishlist. So I was lucky to find it in a bookstore couple of days ago. 

I still got my christmas tree but I started to put some of the smaller christmas decoration away.

We are back to normal life... started with the gym, work and school  run this morning .

My idea for 2010 is to buy less and to swap more... lets see how that goes.

Really want to see  the new movie Somewhere, the new movie from Sofia Coppola.

Sunday, January 2, 2011

happy days

lazy days

vintage Pala vase by Helena Tynell 1964,
for me the perfect vase for roses

my fav corner of the house at the moment

cozy  beach walk this afternoon, guess lots of
people had the same idea

I did enjoy our family holiday at home, one more day to go
and then we are back to daily life..will miss our lazy days

my fav blog of the week
Krims Krams  vintage & daily live in Norway

Saturday, January 1, 2011

welcome 2011

2010 was not my best year but I did meet some wonderful new people and made some great new friends and..and.. and.....
Welcome 2011..we have a lot of ideas ,plans ,hope and love for you.

wishing you a sparkling and healthy 2011


ps: last night with the neigbours..we tried to make the number 2011 ,which was lot''so fun.