Click – delete

La-Sardina22 With todays digital camera’s and mobile phones taking pictures has never been easier. Wherever you go, as long as you have battery you just shoot away. Some of those pictures (a lot!) end up on Facebook and/or Instagram and only few people actually “develop” (print out) their pictures.

Now I am an fanatic Instagrammer and have an eye for the smallest detail, so especially on holidays it looks like my phone is attached to my hand because I just want to get everything. I mean EVERYTHING.¬†I click and click and if it’s not much I delete just as easily. Click – delete – click – delete – click – delete.

What happens when you have only 36 photo’s to shoot, like we did before everything turned digital? I bet that you start looking even better and use your clicks wisely. What will you be photographing? Portraits, landscapes, little details?

This is going to be my summer project during my holiday in Marbella, Spain. A visit to the Alhambra palace is high on my list and normally I would shoot a thousand pictures alone in a place like that, so I wonder if I will be able to resist getting my phone out. But first I need to buy this La Sardina St. Tropez 35 mm camera to work on this project in style ūüėČ

Pippa’s April pick

From now on Pippa, the fashionable dog that she is, will show you the best picks for your furry friend.
This month: Indie pup!

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1. Ethnic style dog harness –¬†MissFlo
2. Nice grill cream + vermillion city leash –¬†See Scout Sleep
3. Organic pink bone –¬†Little Dogs Paradise
4. Geo bone ceramic bowl РC Wonder 
5. Ikat print dog poncho РGrowler Goods 

And the best:

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Saguaro dog tipi also from Growler Goods.

7 chairs to avoid dullness in your garden

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If there’s one thing I really hate it is the dullness of garden furniture here in the Netherlands. A few weeks ago Lennart and I visited a few stores to orientate what they have to offer and to get inspired. We came to the conclusion that Dutch people apparently love grey a lot in their gardens, because this is the only color in garden furniture we saw. Our garden already has a grey stone terrace and wooden decking, ¬†the last thing we need is a grey ¬†dining table with the same boring chairs.
So here’s my idea: take a (rustic) wooden table and combine with one of these seven chairs below. I bet the result is stunning! If you think some of them might be uncomfortable to sit on sheepskin is the answer. Here’s what I have found for you:

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1. Arper leaf chair 
2. IKEA¬†H√ĖGSTEN chair
3. Fermob Kintbury chair 
4. Tait Volley chair 
5. Hay Hee lounge chair (also available as dining chair)
6. Loods 5 Axis chair 
7. HEMA mint chair

When life gives you lemons

Yesterday I bought a citrus tree (!) and as I bought it I already pictured myself sitting in the garden with some fresh, homemade lemonade, a good book and some fine tunes on the background. Let the sunny days come!

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1. Paper straws – Urbans and Indians
2. Glass with yellow print – HEMA
3. Limoncello print – IKEA
4. Jonathan Adler chair – ??? (still looking for one)
5. Citrus Tree – garden centre
6. Outdoor Rug – Rough Rugs (also available at L4 in Oosterbeek soon)

Side table, check!

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Just when I was about to give up and almost left Arnhem city centre super frustrated (because I couldn’t find the right shade of green to paint my toilet with), I found a good side table at Dille & Kamille. I let the whole bamboo-thing go and went for this plain, but easy to combine, wooden sidetable for only ‚ā¨ 39,95.
Since I don’t have my blue ceramic lamp yet, I moved my beloved pineapple lamp from the bedroom to the living room ¬†and this is the result – insta-coziness!