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FREE HOLIDAY CARD PRINTABLES!   Holiday Gift Card Set 1 Here is set #1! Earlier this week I added a template for those of you who are experienced with Photoshop. With the building template, you can add your own photo, edit the text and play around with the...

It’s been some months since my last freebie post. This one I thought I’d share with you today is part of my own search for the perfect card for this holiday season. Usually I have a thousand and one ideas, but this year I’m forcing...

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 some it is to find out the new trends, for me it is to see which predictions I got correct, and which ones are a surprise.

Gift Card Wrapping Paper + Instructions/Inspiration This is so easy to make and you don't need a ton of supplies! Tomorrow is my mother in laws birthday, and we're giving a gift card. I like to wrap things myself, and this one I wanted to share with...

We need to save the internet and preserve net neutrality. First let's forget politics. Let's think about our friends, our favorite bloggers, vloggers, small businesses and their visitors, us. Let's talk Net Neutrality; what is it and why is it so darn important? Let's start with...

Autumn comforts include home-baked cookies. I think you need to bake these chocolate chip cookies. We see a lot of times people saying 'best ever', but how will you know if you don't try them all? ;) I have a tasty recipe for you today: perfectly, chewy...

A Seaside Garden in The Suburbs our garden make-over part one For months we were trying to figure out what to do with the garden. It had a 'driveway', something that resembled grass and large stone tiles that were weathered and not in such great shape. We...

Folk + 'eve collaborate for the perfect fit Folk x eve bedroom + beyond Folk + eve collaborate for the perfect fit. An idea dreamed up between two innovative London-based companies, the Folk x eve collection takes the tired formula of sleepwear and injects design. Eve understand sleep, they've been...

FLEXA Bloggers Event with Meet The Blogger A few years back I attended an event at the Flexa House of Colours, pop up store, in Amsterdam, that was organized by Meet the Blogger. Today I posted about Flexa and did a search on my site, and realized this...