Friday, February 28, 2014

fine little weekend

window shopping, I'm really in the spring mood
music... music... more music

fine little city walk

Rhubarb juice in Germany.
That could be my new summer drink.

After a busy week, I just want to sit on my couch and read.

see you,

Feeling like baking... chocolate hazelnut sounds yummy.
Our weekend music... the new album  from Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings.

Thursday, February 27, 2014

birch wood shelves

We just got some birch wood from our neighbours. It would be fantastic if Mister Kay could make me some birch wood shelves for my growing trainers collection.

What do you think?

see you,

PS: I like 'I quit sugar'

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Hans Bolling

Duck and Duckling by Hans Bolling designed in 1950.
The small duckling  I got from my brother couple
of years ago  and the mama duck I got from my cool vintage
friend  Merle last week.

Still busy unpacking my vintage there is more to come .

enjoy your week.

PS: beautiful vintage blog Fargevandering

Monday, February 24, 2014

Herr Max

Herr Max is a charming  and busy place in Hamburg. Guess most of my German readers know it. They sell amazing homemade cakes and serve good coffee. Love the light blue wall tiles and the white furniture... a pretty and sweet look.

Hope to go back there soon and have some more of the fantastic cheesecake they make.

see you,

PS: love the work from  Carl Larsson

Sunday, February 23, 2014

so lucky

We have been so lucky the last couple of days. Our first day in Hamburg started with a  small car accident but a couple of hours later we already had Kaffee & Kuchen with some of my dear friends. I tell you more about our trip coming week.

Today on the way back our car broke down but again we where really lucky and finally we got home safe...

see you,

PS: On my record player in this moment Eva Cassidy Songbird , my birthday gift from Mister Kay.

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Marks and Spencer

Love that yellow... is that mustard?

Tokio Meyers, interesting person and a great piano player

I know where I will get my next coat...

Marcel Wanders in action, checking his display

Pretty lady Sylvana Simons

You all know I'm a big Marks and Spencer fan, so I was delighted that they are back here in the Netherlands. Tomorrow they will open a really large flagship store in Den Haag.

Mister Kay and I went to a preview party to have a good look at the new store. They got it all, a nice big food department(heaven). There is also a great range of clothing.

Only 30 minutes from my house to the food hall, lol.

see you,

PS: back sooooooooon.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

gorgeous day

Coffee, the best way to start the day.

Cool vintage look

Music is like air, can't live without it!

Beautiful wall lamp from de mooiste muren

See you all in a couple of days,

PS: 30sto50s  great place for vintage lovers

Monday, February 17, 2014

Penguin Donkey

I have been fascinated with the Penguin Donkey bookcase for weeks now.
Designed by Ernest  Race in 1963.It was named the Donkey because it had four legs and two panniers.The shelves are just the right size to house Penguin books.
Hope one day I find a vintage one but if not Isokon Plus is selling them... guess I should start saving.
see you,
PS: music of the day

Sunday, February 16, 2014

Olympia crazy cats

I had to show the photos of my cats. As you can see they are watching too much Olympia. They really love Bobsleigh and I bet they would do very well, lol.

Keep smiling and enjoy the rest of the weekend,

PS: in march we will go to the Vintage Design Market in Gent.

Saturday, February 15, 2014

half term

some spring colors in the house, cushion from Ikea

my Valentin's gift to mister Kay  Etta James on vinyl

my fav mag The New Yorker.
I just want to frame most of the covers.

We started our half term this weekend. The idea is that we go to Germany next week. It looks like I will have my birthday there. Me being a big fan of the German baking, I hope one of my friends will bake me a nice birthday cake... yeah.

Enjoy your weekend,

PS: I often listen to a Lou Reed song called  'Beginning of a Great Adventure'

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Valentine's day

As Valentine's day approaches I decided to get a last minute gift for Mister Kay. Normally I would get a print from etsy but this year...................

I'll tell you in the morning!!!

see you,

PS: Soon you can get Yelena Bryksenkova prints at Hear Hear in Amsterdam. I totally love her work.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014


Mimosa  just brought a bunch home.
Bright yellow puffs of flowers , the look great in
a vase  specially on a grey winter day.
see you
PS : My record of the day

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

walking in the rain

 Warm sweater day... need lots of coffee
perfect place on a rainy day
nice look for the summer
waterproof tourist  in town

Having a good week, hope you all doing well.
Make sure you stay warm and dry.

see you,

PS: Ferris Plock is back at the Tiny showcase, I got some of his work.

Monday, February 10, 2014

feeling olympic today

We having a slow Monday .
Feeling very Olympic today.
Snowboarding, speed skating and bobsleigh are my fav.
Anybody else watching the Olympics?
see you soon
- cool team Justin Kripps

Sunday, February 9, 2014

Design Icons

We had an fantastic day at Design Icons today. There was a range of amazing vintage furniture and lamps. From now on I've got some new pieces on my vintage wishing list like the cool Pluto desk and the cute dog lamp.

There is still time to visit the show on Sunday...

see you,

PS: Great vintage magazine Vintage Explore

Friday, February 7, 2014



We just got home from a trip to Ikea. I wanted some more BRÅKIG cups but they only had the two cups I bought earlier. So I have to try to find the other two somewhere else.

Looks like a rainy weekend coming up, which will give me some time to catch up with some

enjoy your weekend,

PS: Tijdloos always has an amazing shopwindow display