01.2013collected: 01.2013

Silk

29.1.13


In need of some silk shirts. Like these ones. Perfection.

Weekend wanderlust

25.1.13


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Friday night, another weekend begins. Two days to spend some quality time at home and with friends & family. I'll also be sorting out my bookcases this weekend - organizing all my books by colour like in this apartment. This post on 101 cookbooks inspired me to dust off my juicer. Spring can't come soon enough - I really want to wear this dress. Get inspired by Matchbook Magazine's resolutions. And I'll be dreaming about my place in the sun - I already booked a summer holiday to this gorgeous place in Turkey.



 

Dish of the day

18.1.13


Set myself a challenge going into the new year: try cooking at least one new recipe a week. A lot of really nice dishes appeared in my kitchen the last couple of weeks. Like this warm cauliflower salad - crunchy cauliflower and sticky red onion, a delicious combination. A great way to kickstart my day is this breakfast crisp. Perfect recipe to use some leftover greens - pancakes. Delicious with a tomato salad on the side. And this Moroccan salad with sweet carrots and dried dates is a tasty combination of flavours. Feel free to mail me your favourite recipe, if you'd like me to try it out!

Style crush: Elisa Sednaoui

9.1.13

photos via styledumonde & gerard darel








































Long time since I did one of these style posts... Style crush du jour: Elisa Sednaoui. This Italian model is a muse for Chanel, has Christian Louboutin on speed dial and is the poster girl for French chic. Some girls have it all: loose wavy hair straight from a hair commercial, a flawless smile and a polished yet sexy & undone look. She makes it all look so easy. 

Shades of grey

6.1.13

photos via weekday carnival, suvi sur le vif, pinterest & 70percentpure -
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Feel inspired by the different shades of grey. Warm or cool. Neutral or bold. Already painted my bedroom walls grey, bought some beautiful grey candles and a fluffy sweater - what's next...

What I loved... in December

2.1.13

photos via nordicbliss, whatkatieate & iartu
December, last month of the year. I hosted a family lunch to show off my new kitchen. Went to visit my friend and her newborn son - such a cutie. Was inspired by a visit to the apartment of a colleague and painted my bedroom walls the following day as a result. The perfect shade of grey. And celebrated Christmas with my family, eating lots of cake (this one). Followed by a walk on the beach the next day to burn of those calories.

The past year has been pretty incredible - trips to Paris and Rotterdam, lots of dinners with friends and family, DIY-days, a perfect birthday brunch and welcoming my friends' babies into this world. I wish you all the very best for the new year! May 2013 bring inspiration, love, gratitude and a whole lotta luck your way. 

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