Archive for January, 2009

Coral and Gray

I love the combination of coral (or pink) and gray!


(image from my flickr)


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I have already posted about how I can’t wait for spring to come, and with it the gorgeous new fashion trends like neutral tones. For those (me included) that can’t -or aren’t willing- to spend big, there are also plenty of affordable collections outthere! One of them is Mango‘s collection for Spring/Summer 2009,which includes lovely comfortable outfits in neutral tones -my favorites!


As for the lovers of color, there is plenty of that as well!

mango-spring2009-color(images from Mango News)

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I have to thank bloesem for introducing to me VT wonen, a Dutch magazine about interior design. Although I can’t read a thing in dutch, there are so many inspiring images on their website that it really worths a visit!




(images from VT wonen)

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I have to say winter is my least favorite season, as far as outfits are concerned! I’m not very fond of all these layers of clothes you have to put on in order to keep warm. I really can’t wait for spring to come so I can wear some lighter (and light-colored) clothes. For the moment I ‘m inspired by runaway looks, like those below (which ofcourse couldn’t afford!). I ‘m loving the combination of gray and pink and the loose, comfortable and feminine forms!


from Jill Stuart Spring 2009

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I know I wasn’t very active here the past week, but I actually spent quite some time browsing through my favorite blogs and discovering inspirational stuff online! So here is this week’s roundup and some weekend pass times (in no particular order).

decor8’s favorite posts of 2008:

rediscover one of the top blogs through Holly Becker’s own favorite posts of  ’08. Read my favorite post: about decorating your space according to your lifestyle and budget – in Holly’s words “decorating outside the lines“.

coco+kelley color predictions:

get informed about 2009 color trends from amazing Cassandra of coco+kelley and her guest bloggers. My personal favorite palette is the New Naturals, right here.

emma’s favorite rooms of 2008

view a selection of the best of 2008’s in interior design room by room on emma’s designblog. I loved the color palette of her favorite bedrooms.

new year’s resolutions

find out other people’s resolutions and compare with your own. You might be surprised by how many things you have in common. Read about new year’s resolutions here, here, here and here.

motivation art

get motivated and think positive in 2009 with the help of talented artists. Read my post about  Motivation and Positive Thinking Prints.

the city sage blog

browse the city sage, a stylish blog I have discovered recently.

fifi lapin:

the cutest fashionista comes in the form of a hare! To meet Fifi visit her blog, her official shop, her etsy shop or her flickr fotostream (shops will open Monday, 12/1). Fifi was also blogged here this week.


non-stop inspiration from so many talented and creative people. Browse my recent flickr favorites.


from my flickr favorites

(click to visit, then click each image to link to photo’s page)

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My best wishes for 2009! Don’t forget to share some love and magic around!

3124965892_0bccd9fb4fdon’t believe in love


(images from my flickr favorites)

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