Last summer I found these colourful little bowls in the South of France. I was really happy with them. Little did I know that they were actually from a Belgian brand named Pomax. I could have saved myself the trip ;-). Since then I started following the brand and fell more and more in love with their products. Their goal customers are women between the ages of 25 and 65, with the desire to add a little personality to their homes, so I fall right into that demographic!
One of the perks of being a freelancer is that you can work wherever you want. The last few days have been quite sunny in Belgium, so I’ve exchanged my home office for the garden. In the evenings, it’s still a bit too cold to stay out. I can’t wait for those long summer nights, hanging out with friends or reading a book under the stars. What better way to make it cosy than with some beautiful garden lights?
It’s official! Winter is here! As I’m writing this the first snow is falling down. Luckily, I’m cuddled up under a blanket with a hot cocoa. Nice, but unfortunately not as cosy as this winter cabin in the ski resort of Kvitfjell in Norway.
It was built in 2006 by Hanne Borge-Yngland and her husband Per. They wanted a cabin that was as open as possible, with traditional features as well as some industrial elements. They found a lot of the decorations on flea markets and Hanne’s own store bolina.no. The kitchen and living room are located upstairs, to have the best view and to benefit from the rising heat. The bedrooms are downstairs, where it’s a little cooler. To me, this cabin is just perfect for a getaway in the snow!
As the temperatures are finally rising (in Belgium anyway), the time has come for some typical spring/summer activities. One of the most relaxing things to do on a sunny day is having a delicious picnic with some friends, preferably in a nice park or garden. All you need is a picnic basket filled with yummy foods and drinks and of course, a picnic blanket. Continue reading