Apr 28, 2009


new in the shop: montessori colorpencils

Apr 27, 2009

origami, ribbons, a robot,...

...and so many other nice things to see, yesterday at d's place.

Apr 26, 2009

slow sunday

drinking tea and eating pollen at d's lovely place.

Apr 24, 2009

travel game

really like how this game looks. don't know how to play it though.

Apr 23, 2009


mieke visited het mother last tuesday. found these things: a doll made by her mother, called jantje. and a picture of her and her brother from loooong time ago

veronik says thank you for all the nice birthday wishes! it was a good day!

Apr 22, 2009

happy birthday!

today is veroniks birthday!
(pictures: pages of 'the birthday party' by m. sendak)

Apr 21, 2009

emboideries on a new shirt and embroideries on an old schoolwork sample.

Apr 19, 2009

last supper

this is a very very lovely book from koji arai. he graduated in the antwerp fashion academy in 2006 with a lovely collection inspired by pinocchio. the book comes in a box with a pinocchio and a chair. you can see pictures of his collection here.

Apr 18, 2009


another great find from last monday. there are also some examples in the box which look a bit like claire nereims flower calendar.

Apr 17, 2009


great find: a lovely puzzle by dick bruna.

Apr 16, 2009


a friend found this book today in the thriftshop. it"s supernice!!

Apr 15, 2009

the honey bear

up: on harold and maudes teatable
down: on veronik and miekes eastertable

Apr 13, 2009

bath ball suprise

a friend brought a moomin bath ball from japan. when it was 'melted' in the water, a plastic ball appeared with a little little little my inside. so nice!

Apr 12, 2009

easter breakfast

we had a wonderful easter breakfast with some very nice friends. look at the beautiful egg cups veronik decorated!


daniels lovely easter-outfit

Apr 11, 2009

preparing for easter tomorrow. making new potholders. new hanger.

Apr 9, 2009


the brother of charlotte (who made our logo -and a lot more) also has a shop, in holland. he opened about a month before us, and she also did his logo. and 9 characters, from grandpa till baby. they are great! take a look at the website of the shop for more!

Apr 8, 2009

hellen van meene

really love these photos. see more of her work here.

Apr 7, 2009

like this mouse. from charlotte. tried to copy it once, but couldn't do it.

Apr 5, 2009


we finally had the time today to sit together and do the tag. reka, lisen and leen tagged us, long ago. so here we go...

what is your current obsession?
v: space shuttles + fluorecent colours
m: easter decoration
what are you wearing right now?
v: a blue cashmere dress. darkblue cardigan. white shoes.
m: blue pullover. blue cardigan. blue trousers. white shoes.
do you nap a lot?
v+m: never
who was the last person you hugged?
v: koen
m: daniel
what's for dinner?
v+m: salad
what was the last thing you bought?
v: a sailor shirt
m: moomin mug thingumy and bob
what's your favorite weather?
v: cold+ sunny
m: 8-12°, no rain
what's on your bedside table?
v: i don't have one
m: nosespray and lipbalm
say something to the persons who tagged you
lisen: bring us some cinnamon buns!
leen: veel succes in gent!
reka: hi! we love your drawings!
if you could have a house totally paid for, fully furnished anywhere in the world, where would you want it to be?
v: i'm very happy with our house in antwerpen
m: in antwerp
what would you like to get rid of?
v: the plastic roof that covers our garden and keeps away the sun
m: loneliness
If you could make one wish, what would you wish for?
v+m: that the shop will last forever
what did you want to become as a child?
v: counterlady in the supermarket
m: a ballerina
what's your favorite movie?
v: down by law
m: at the moment: harold and maude
what's your favorite tea flavour?
v: lady grey + orange tea
m: don't have a favorite
who would you like to get stuck in a lift with?
v: an elevator technician
m: with someone nice
tell something about your day.
v+m: it's sunday, tne only day of the week the shop is closed and we can meet. so we had some coffees.