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Create eye catching place cards in minutes

Create these eye catching place cards in minutes

Create these eye catching place cards in minutes These hand written place cards are a real eye catcher and can be created within minutes. You may have seen this one come by on Pinterest, personalized placed cards written on leaves. It has always been a favorite of mine, and it’s so easy to make yourself. All you need is a leaf and a paint pen to make these elegant place cards. They are not just for weddings and huge receptions,…

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freebies, resources for your website, visual design

Free Business Card Template + Mock Up

a Creative mess // templates business card + card mock up

Free Business Card Template + Mock Up free 100% editable .psd templates (including a mock-up like the post header) I’m practicing making templates with Photoshop. I’ve made this simple business card to share with you as a template. The Free Business Card Template + Mock Up are available in my webshop. The files are .psd, and are easy to edit. You can change the fonts, colors and the image.   The cards are so easy to customize. Please add your…

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Time to start pinning your Easter inspiration

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Follow my blog with Bloglovin It’s time to start pinning your Easter inspiration I’ve already gathered loads of pinstiration for Easter  I’ve been gathering and adding Easter inspiration on Pinterest for the past five years or so. Lots of fun things for all types. The Nordic Easter decor, the neutral  and the Spring colorful decors.  Before you know it it’ll be Easter so it’s time to get pinning!   Enjoy! Please share your decorations with us here on the blog!…

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creative, freebies, quote that shit

Hello Sunshine Poster Free Download

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Hello Sunshine Poster Free Download Celebrate Spring with this free hello sunshine water color poster. So I don’t know about where you live but here the sun has been shining for a few days. That does a body and mind good =) I’ve been busy around the house and the yard with some small chores. We’re going to do some painting in the house next week and soon I’ll be working on a new and fun project.  When we came…

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favorites, interior, people + places

our vtwonen voorjaarshuis 2017. Fingers crossed!

vtwonen voorjaarshuis || our voorjaarshuis The products and palettes for our vtwonen voorjaarshuis UPDATE: WE LOST :'(  We’re ready for next year! Congrats to the winner! Spring is in the air and that means it’s time to freshen things up around the house. Some spring cleaning and packing away the winter clothing. Time to rearrange a bit and do some work in the garden. Our favorite interior styling + design guru’s from the vtwonen team are always inspirational. We have…

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creative market top picks, resources for your website, visual design


Jumpstart your creativity with Creative Market Creative Market is my favourite place to shop. A great place to find fonts, graphics, stock photo’s and other items to help you jumpstart your creativity. They have 1 million + creative entrepreneurs, which means lots to pick from. Every week they offer six items for free. Also almost monthly they have bundles on sale with tons of assets that can be used for all of your creative projects. I also visit Etsy but I…

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interior, plants + flowers

Urban Jungle || Just add water

Urban Jungle || Just add water A house without plants is a house I don’t want to live in. Give me green! It not only adds colour but it also adds texture. The hashtag #urbanjungle was one Ienjoy seeing in my social media feeds. Urban Jungle isn’t just for in a city flat or studio but it can also be for a home in the country or in suburbia. That’s where we live. Suburbia. Just outside of the center of Enschede…

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creative, favorites, inspired by, visual content

Creating a Moodboard with Instant Ink from HP

Creating a Moodboard with Instant Ink from HP A video from Fresh Exchange The best way to come up with great ideas is to create a mood board to conceptualize them. Even better, to make sure your ideas never are put on hold you can sign up for Instant Ink that is compatible with any HP Printer. I will never get tired of making moodboards. Pinterest is great but a non-digital moodboard is still the best =) Don’t you think…

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interior, products

Kwantum || trendy on a budget

Kwantum ‘kuipstoel’ || trendy on a budget Today I received a press release for these gorgeous chairs from the SS16 collection from the Dutch store Kwantum. The chairs are part of the serie New York. I love the design. The plastic seat with robust wooden beech legs. That for €49! I’ve got these on my wish list for my new house! Geef je huis een nieuwe look met nieuwe SS16 collectie van Kwantum met onder andere de nieuwe stoelen serie…

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up your game, visual design


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Destructive Photography || The Beauty Of Freelensing FREELENSING || PHOTOGRAPHY TECHNIQUE Lately I just can’t seem to get enough from a technique that many photographers would cringe just at the thought of it. It is a destructive technique referred to as freelensing. I’ve posted about it once before, here. While freelensing you have to expose the camera’s sensor to the elements. You take photo’s while holding the detached lens against the camera body. All the technique requires is disconnecting a lens…

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