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The Linen Closet

Hello, it’s been awhile! We are all good and well settled into our new home. Moose and Bonbon are super relaxed and were instantly OK with the transformation to the new home, so that is good. If animals are happy so must we. Although the house is super cute and bares so much potential, it’s definitely not our style. And it’s definitely not been renovated the way we would renovate…

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Craft & DIY/ Holidays

Easy Peasy Carnival Costumes

carnival costumes

On Friday the lower Netherlands, Belgium and Germany celebrate Carnival. It’s custom that people dress up, act silly and let themselves complete go before they start Lent. There are Carnival stores where you can buy hideous costumes all made with synthetic fibres in horrible colours or you can just throw a scarf around in the town’s carnival colours and be done with it. But why not create something simple and…

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Lifestyle

Fletcher Hotel-Restaurant Kasteel Erenstein

This is a sponsored post for Offley port and Fletcher Hotels. I was invited to visit a Fletcher hotel and dine in the castle accompanied by a nice glass of Offley port. Fletcher has 75 hotels throughout The Netherlands. The hotels are located in cities, near beaches, in nature and so on. I choose for this beautiful Dutch hotel in Kerkrade – South Limburg, so it’s written in Dutch. If…

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Craft & DIY

Crochet Flower Coasters

This is a pattern I designed years ago but I recently discovered that it’s no longer on my site. I’ve made these coasters using linen yarn I bought from Linnet, a beautiful Japanese linen shop. Their fabrics are just gorgeous, I especially love the linen towel cloth and the linen waffle. I discovered this shop years ago and just found the yarns in a bag and had to make something.…

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Home & Garden

The New Kitchen Design Plan

Happy 2017 people! I hope it’s going to be a good one. Only a month left until we move to our new home. The house is technical in good shape so we don’t need to renovate but we definitely do need to decorate. I do not want to insult the previous owners but they were a bit lost as to what a farm house from 1932 should look like on…

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