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Where I spent my time lately…

I’m having a market-fever lately. It started with the Noordermarkt (the top 5 pictures) in the beautiful Jordaan. Continued with visiting for the first time in the hand made and craft market. Sunday Market Westergasfabriek, which is a true treat for any craft hand made lovers. This is where I got the tin bus station, the vintage noisemaker and the beautiful felt chair. Another visit was to the Puremarkt in Ouderkerk a/d Amstel (the red bus picture). So you see I keep myself busy….;-) Have a happy sweet weekend!

One of the best ways to celebrate summer

  “Let your boat of life be light, packed with only what you need – a homely home and simple pleasures, one or two friends, worth the name, someone to love and to love you, a cat, a dog, and a pipe or two, enough to eat and enough to wear, and a little more than enough to drink; for thirst is a dangerous thing”.  Jerome K. Jerom “Three Men in a Boat (to Say Nothing of the Dog)” Would it be just perfect to celebrate the first week of summer sailing in our best summer sailing outfits while reading this fabulous book…? Yes of course it would be a nice, only bit more summer weather around here please! From the top: Boat toy from lauri, Rainbow Springs, Florida — 1961, Sailor Stripes and Tulips from Flickr, Mobile of small Nordic Viking Boats, vintage boy outfit , Folk Art Oil Tanker and Folk Art Oil Tanker Model (both last links via:

Blue, white and red

Blame it on the summer but it seems like I can’t get enough of  the colors around me. So, here are the “vacation in the Riviera” colors inspiration…:-) From the top: vintage swimsuit (via ever charming, red socks, slouch bag from koej, Royal Wedding miniature hand stitched table bunting, red & blue cushion. Great music to download at the lovely Miss Moss blog