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Flexa ‘The Heart Wood Home’

The Heart Wood Home Color Palette from Flexa

FLEXA COLOR OF THE YEAR 2018 IS HEART WOOD AKA #DuluxCF18 this is one of the color palettes that incorporate and compliment ‘heart wood’ THE HEART WOOD HOME Autumn is arriving and that means home + design expos! Not only that, but the shops here in The Netherlands start promoting the newest trends and goodies for the home & garden. We will be going to the vt wonen&design beurs in Amsterdam. It’s an annual expo that we attend every year. For…

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Out of the box inspiration for work / office spaces

Out of the box inspiration for work / office spaces All over Pinterest, Instagram you see a lot of office spaces that are cute, colorful and have the Scandinavian style to them, like mine. Lately I can’t stand them. Yes, I said that. It’s gotten to the point that they almost all look the same, and I ask ‘Where is the fun in that?’. I’ll admit for taking clean, crisp IG photo’s they make great pics. However I am moving…

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D.I.Y. Scandinavian Style Teepee Tent

D.I.Y. Teepee Tent A fun project collaboration with my daughter, Cierra. Recently our niece turned five years old. For her birthday together with some other family members we all pitched in to make this project happen. I’ve wanted to make a teepee tent for ages and this gave us a great excuse to do just that. Thing is, I can’t sew. Small things I’ll attempt but this is in my opinion something for a more advanced sewing level.  Below are…

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Free Magnolia Printable Envelope Liners

Free Magnolia Printable Envelope Liners

Free Magnolia Printable Envelope Liners  Hi Guys! How’s your week going so far? I’m trying to stay focused this week but it’s hard because I am so tired! I tried earlier today making a video and realized after setting up that I was missing the main ingredient for the video. Back on track now after an afternoon of relaxing in the sun, and doing some brainstorming about the garden. I’ve made some envelope liners, they are a part of the watercolor…

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An Easter Monday with Family – yes, Monday

An Easter Monday with Family Hello, I hope you had a lovely Easter Weekend. The weather here wasn’t perfect but it was do-able. In the Netherlands we have two official days for Easter, the Sunday and the Monday. This year our Easter celebration was on Monday. We’re not religious so for us it is more of a tradition as well as a way of celebrating spring time.  We organized a brunch at our place this year. With all my family…

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Watercolor Magnolia Editable Gift Tags

a Creative mess

Watercolor Magnolia Editable Gift Tags These watercolor magnolia gift tags are editable, so not just for Easter! So it’s almost Friday and most of the time I wouldn’t mind but the weekend is going to be so busy and I am running behind with things. I need to finish some painting in the house, move some boxes in the guest room (we’re still not done unpacking) and we’re getting unexpected company tomorrow for an evening. The shops are closed on Sunday…

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