• Inspiration: My dad’s place

    African masks on the eating table, a thousand antlers in the kitchen and giant paintings taking up every centimeter of the walls. Welcome to my father’s house. All worlds into one Where: The Hague, the Netherlands Who: Peter Type: Lower floor town house Living surface: 96m2 In a nutshell: More is more ‘So why interiors?’ I’ve been asked this question a lot after I started my blog. There are many reasons for it, but today I’d like to shed a little light on one of them. And that is that I grew up with loads of interior inspiration around me. My father has a very keen eye for interior decorating,…

  • December 11th

    What: Snowman fingers. Supplies: Finger paint, pencils and a tiny helper. Duration: 5 minutes to get the handprint, 5 minutes to draw the snowmen. How to: Dip your child’s hand in finger paint and try to make a nice, flat print. Draw on faces, hats and scarfs as you please with pencils once the finger paint is dry. Done! The story behind it: My 1-yo was not very cooperative in the process. She clearly had no clue as what the paint was for and resisted heavily when I tried to push her hand flat on the piece of paper. That is also why I have no pictures from the process; I…

  • December 2nd

    What: Twig Santa’s. Supplies: Twigs, paint, brush, marker and a knife/pruner. Duration: 15 minutes How to: Cut the twigs in the desired length. Cut the top so it’s pointy. Also cut a bit off of the bark in the front, which will be the face. Now it’s your kids turn. Paint the tops red – you can either use your fingers, or a brush. Draw the face on the front with a marker. I did a few and my daughter did most of them. Some of them are a bit wonky looking, but hey, she has the drawing skills of a 5-yo. I say, embrace it and be proud! If…