Tuesday, March 29, 2011


Jan from Design Attractor sent me two posters. One we keep and one I would love to give away. So this wonderful poster is looking for a new home. Just leave me a comment till  the 10th of April and Mister Kay will pick a winner. Also have a look at Jan's etsy store.

Monday, March 28, 2011

vintage cookie tin

Before we went to the Japanse Market on Saturday, we had a quick trip to the flea market. I was lucky to find this vintage fairy tale cookie tin from Verkade ( a dutch cookie company). I always liked fairy tales, there is a nice Grimm fairytale website.

- my fav website this week The Muesli Lover
- I would love a moth brooch
- the Belle & Boo Royal Party Parade is my fav print in the moment

Sunday, March 27, 2011

garden & seeds

Now is the time to work in the garden, so we have a little paradise in the summer.Mister Kay has lot''s of new plans for the garden, guess I''m still a bit lazy in the moment, lol.

Melissa from New Zealand sent me some seeds a couple of months ago. It will be fun to see if they grow in this part of the world. Also we will be going to Kent in couple of weeks and I'm looking forward to visit the car boot sales because I do not just buy vintage there but also flower seeds and my fav tomato plants.

Send me a mail, if you feel like swapping flower seeds.

Thursday, March 24, 2011

postcards for Japan

I promised my friend Sonofu, we would find a way to raise money for the earthquake and tsunami victims in Japan. So I had some postcards printed at Kaartje2go and they where so kind to sponsor me (many thanks, guys!)

Now let's hope we will sell them all on the weekend. I will keep you posted.


Tuesday, March 22, 2011

sunny moments

The weather been so nice today that I started to do my terrace although it is not my favorite job. This year I will go for a lot of birdcages and ginger pots (I love that dark green color). On the weekend I will get some flowers for my pots.
I guess in a couple of weeks we can have dinner and coffee in the garden again.

see you soon


ps last weekend they made about 3800 origami cranes

Sunday, March 20, 2011

a thousand cranes for Japan

We all know Mister kay is a wizard with paper. Yesterday at the Siebold Huis he was very much in his element. To show their support to all the people of Japan they where making 1000 origami cranes. In Japan the crane is a symbol for a wish coming true.

Friday, March 18, 2011

cheesecake cupcake

This weekend I want to do nothing/niets/nix..
just taking it easy.

 I love vintage blankets(comforters), first time I saw them on a norse blog.
My orange one I got in Denmark last summer.
Nila has a purple one and I am
still looking for some more.

Cupcake with a  light not to sweet strawberry cheesecake frosting, really yummy
Now I wonder how I can make a frosting  just like that???

We love/like/want
  • Tim Knol (great voice)
  • my fav print of the week  is from Natascha Rosenberg  (guess that's the way I feel in the moment)
  • those little funny yellow easter cookies, lol
see you

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

yoga, news & birthday

After an early morning Yoga class and a trip to the market
I went home, working, reading and just hoping for
some good news from Japan.

Happy Birthday Mister kay...
we will  have some Thai food  and carot cake tonight.
I did get him Dexter and some money for Japan

We love Sleeveface

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

funny week

I promised myself not to bring home anymore vases...
I have so many vases that I could easily  open a vase shop, lol.
At the moment there are some pretty cool 50s vases around, guess now is the moment to collect them.

It has been a funny week, or is it me being in a funny mood???

tell me which you like most?
I like the hippo and the polar bear.

Sunday, March 13, 2011

the first

It was our first flea market this year. The weather was great and there where a lots of people. It was fun and if you look at the photos you can see that we are really into 60s portable radios at the moment.

So what did  we buy...

A vintage blue portable radio from the 60s (Pinguin U62 de Luxe) and a 50s painting.
Guess we are bringing back the color blue in to our home.

- news from Japan, I did get in touch with most of my friends , they are doing ok, now we have to wait and
see what we can do.

- Ottolenghi (love his name) has a new vegetarian cookbook out.

Friday, March 11, 2011



I have been glued to the TV, watching all the news about Japan.
My heart is going out to the people of Japan. I have some good friends there, which I know for a long time.
I'm  trying  to get in touch with them (no luck in the moment).


Thursday, March 10, 2011

can you imagine

Can you imagine you live in a house like one of these?

Globehouses designed in the 70s by dutch architect Dries Kreijkamp and constructed in 1985 out of glass fibre reinforced concrete. More info and pictures from the interior can be found on this site (sorry, only in dutch).

-Would love to have dinner with James Ramsden one day.

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

I wonder...

I wonder what Mister Kay will say when  he gets home tonight ...
I put up his collection  of  J.H. Lynch paintings this morning
( just for fun)

Busy week, again, for me... hope I can find some Me- time.
Mister Kay's birthday next week, what should I get for him,
 any ideas?

- Tomboy Style and designwatcher are the blogs
 from Lizzie Garrett

- new music in the house from Lykke Li

Sunday, March 6, 2011


It''s my friends birthday soon.
My idea was  to make a  birthday card for her..
so I went on a beach walk.

-in the moment , I like( love)-

Acvantced Style , some  very cool ladys, great idea

I want some art from Jeremy Miranda

I just love Adrian Edmondson

Saturday, March 5, 2011


Tijdloos in Leiden is the prettiest vintage shop I know.They have wonderful vintage dresses & coats. And this is the first shop I know that even uses vintage mannequins.

we are at the Swedish Elle blog

my blog of the week the sewer cat

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

living etc

Living etc is my fav magazine,
so I was delighted to hear that they wanted to do
an online interview with me "" Step into the home....""