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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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Lilacs

LILACS. THE SCENT OF THE FAMILY GARDEN Growing up our garden smelt of lilacs every Spring, and that’s why I always think of home when I smell them. I grew up in Sonoma, California where our spring garden was all about lilacs and summers all about grapes. My parents were chain smokers so I can’t really say they remind me of our home, however they do remind me of the garden. Our garage and pool area were surrounded by lilacs, the…

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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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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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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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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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FLEXA COLOURFUTURES + #VTWDBEURS

FLEXA COLOURFUTURES + #VTWDBEURS Hello =) If you’ve visited lately you might of seen my previous posts from our trip to the 2016 vtwonen + design beurs. Continuing with the series of posts, today I want to share some of the photo’s from the Flexa house at the design expo and soon I’ll tell you a bit about the press event I attended from Flexa. The press event began at 16:30 and I arrived earlier so I could stroll around…

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SØSTRENE GRENE IS COMING TO ENSCHEDE

SØSTRENE GRENE IS COMING TO ENSCHEDE Do you live in the Enschede area and are you planning on going to Søstrene Grene? Maybe you’d like to meet up? Let me know if you’d like to go together. It’s nice sharing my interior passion with other interior junkies! all images were taken from the catalog material from the Søstrene Grene this post was originally from my website 140m2.nl (our home)…

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VTWONEN EN DESIGN BEURS 2016 || PART 02

VTWONEN EN DESIGN BEURS 2016 || PART 02 Ariadne at Home is an interior design magazine / keywords: brocante, fresh, romantic, antique, soft, diy, country + sweet.   OTHER Karwei, Eijerkamp …   See previous post for photo’s from the vt wonen dream house. See next post for the Flexa NL house, with painting inspiration from Binti Home, Wimke! + My Attic.  If you have questions regarding the products above let me know so I can help you locate them.…

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