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today some of my december "insta-shots"
hope you all had a wonderful christmas
I'm really enjoying the last days of this year with my family
while having this little break
but also looking forward to the new...

wish you all a great new year's eve
and all the best for a happy new year!
see you all next week...



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love these cozy days before christmas
but preparations have to be done, presents to be bought
so it's time for a short break 
looking forward spending time with my family
and enjoying the happy holidays together

wish you all a merry merry Christmas
hope you and your family have a wonderful time!

thank you all for visiting my blog and for all the sweet words you left...
 blogging and sharing is such fun :-)


christmas details

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some friday snapshots 
enjoyed my little DIY project this week
some details on my bedroomwall
tape and a few pine tree branches
love the beauty of simplicity...

Have a wonderful weekend!


"Material Matters"


really fell in love with these images 
of this converted fisherman's cottage near Copenhagen
at the "January issue extras" post on their fb page
pure eyecandy... 
can't wait to see it all in the uk Elle decoration january issue 
see more here

                                                                                                  photos Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen styling Pernille Vest



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love this time of the year
and this simple beauty...

have a wonderful day! 

                                                                                                          stars: tinekhome, vtwonen, housedoctor


fantastic inspiration

I have been inspired a lot of times by the great work of the
but when I recived the message in my mailbox of Lea Kaufman 
of the Berlin office it made me very curious...
This time they collaborated with the gallery Swedish Photography
 and mixed an apartment for sale-viewing with a showcase of 
various Swedish photographers 
Love the amazing combination... see more here!

ps. I am so proud... this weekend my house was featured on  one of the most popular 
Bulgarian fashion sites FriChic.com... have a look here to see the post! 


christmas details

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did some christmas decoration this week
black, white and a touch of green
 beautiful natural details like moss and fir branches
this weekend we will decorate the tree with christmas lights and stars
simple and beautiful
love these cosy days before christmas

wish you all a fabulous weekend 
enjoy all the happy things...



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I am very late this year with decorating my home this year
this weekend I thought making a slow start by making some diy projects,
at this beautiful industrial workspace 
but inspired by the setting , the beautiful old christmas ornaments 
that my mother gave me a while ago and
 the awesome silver and gold vintage decorations that 
Yvonne of the vonliving.nl shop send me last week
and that gorgeous image of  Natalia Vodianova my planned ideas
ended up  in a shooting and stylingfun moment!

today some snapshots...

ps. neem eens een kijkje in de mooie webshop van vonliving.nl
waar je een mooie vintage kerstcollectie en orginele woonaccesoires kunt vinden!
 tot en met 22 december 2013 krijg je, door gebruik te maken van de code elvsblog,
 10% korting!

                                                                                                                                 image by paolo roversi,/ black star housedoctor




 beautiful bohemian chic in great environments
love the awesome stylingwork by Pella Hedeby
and the great photography of Kristofer Johnsson
for the launch yesterday of a  new collection of illustrations 
of swedish illustrator Lovisa Burfitt
made exclusively for RUM21
see more here

                                                                                   pics via stillinspiration and seventeendoors with thanks! 



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oh choosing winners is so difficult...  but this time
I made a list of everyone who joined the giveaway and their preference
and Cathérine gave me her favorite numbers...  (6,2,4)
nice teamwork to choose the lucky ones :-) 

the winner of the white candleholder is...  
Stephanie Koster

the winner of the wall vases is...
Alet de Boer

the winner of the grey candleholder is...

congratulations Stephanie, Alet and Anneke!!!

Thank you so much sweet Cathérine 
and thank you all for joining the CL giveaway and your nice comments!

ps Stephanie, Alet and Anneke please let us know your adress at elvsblog@gmail.com 

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christmas inspiration - lights

after a great and busy weekend, 
celebrating my sons 9th birthday, 
I slowly started to decorate my home for christmas
isn't this a perfect moment to have some new lights in our homes? 
just loved these beautiful shimmering lights with its prismas
and the cosy atmosphere they created at Ikea's livet hemma
see more of their christmas inspiration here 
and have a happy new week!



so much excitement in our house today
tomorrow we are celebrating M's 9th birthday ;-) 
 garlands, balloons, flags and beautiful presents are waiting 
still lot's of things to do but I am sure it will be a great day!

let's start the weekend with
this gorgeous and very stylish appartement for sale
so much beautiful details to admire
visiting the Stadshem site can be so inspiring
see more here

wish you all a happy weekend!

ps. don't forget to join the  lovatt giveaway here
this giveaway closes monday the 9th of december and  is open for everyone!


christmas inspiration

totally in love with these elegant christmas decorations
paper and wood
beautiful simplicity  by firm living
see more here



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sometimes lazy afternoons become snapshotting ones ;-)
another changing mood
inspired by the beauty that was around me
magazines, pictures, little xmas branches and the beautiful ceramics of lovatt 
simple decoration
 enjoying the beauty of less is more... 

have a great day!

ps. the beautiful ceramics by catherine lovatt will  soon get a new owner!
Would you like to be one of them? have a look here for our giveaway