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Cabinet of Curiosities

Thank you all so much for the lovely comments, here and on Instagram, on my previous post. It’s lovely to come back to. Up in the attic in a little corner stands my cabinet of curiosities. I’m not a hoarder and I don’t really like too much knick knacks and all the knick knacks I own are behind doors or behind glass, as I don’t like all the dusting. This…

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Home & Garden

The Attic Living Room

So we have finally started to do up our new(ish) home after two years of living in it without doing a single thing. It was essential that we started with the attic as that’s where the living room now is. The current living room, dining room and library will be used to run the tea room and shop from. So we had to move up and there is enough space…

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Lifestyle

New for 2019

Hello and a very happy 2019. I can’t believe a whole year has passed. So what happend to me? I opened The Yvestown Tea Room & Shop in 2018 and it caught me whole. I’ve spent the past year each and every day inside the shop and I’ve not been able to do much else. I haven’t touched my garden, I haven’t tried new recipes, I haven’t touched my camera,…

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Holidays/ Lifestyle

Yvestown Christmas fair

This is a much overdue blogpost, I almost don’t know how to use the WordPress interface anymore! Oh my word, I can’t believe it’s been so long and I feel really awful about it. I feel awful about so many things in general as I never knew this new shop and tearoom were going to take up so much of my time. Not that it’s crazy busy but it’s a…

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Craft & DIY

Meow!

And all of a sudden it’s almost September and I have been totally neglecting this space. It’s just so different my new life as shop and tea room owner. It keeps me on my toes and incredibly busy. Also the sweltering heath has slowed me down immensely, boy we can’t complain about not having had a hot summer. In the meantime I managed to make something out of two items…

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Lifestyle

Bloomsbury

The weekend of The Royal Wedding also marked the first day of The Charleston Festival. So up I went to England with my besties, Daan, Donata and Eline. Donata and I share a love for The Bloomsbury Group but Donata never got to set foot in Monk’s House, the home of Virginia Woolf, or walked a down or cliff before in her life. I booked the attic of this gorgeous…

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Cooking & Baking

Strawberry Scones for Mother’s Day

On Sunday we celebrate (in most parts of the world) our mums. My mum never really cares much for mother’s day as to her knowledge; “it’s always mother’s day” and she is obviously and as always right. There isn’t a day that I’m not thinking about my mum and when I forget to call her, she will call me instead. I know that she’s always there for me, that she…

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