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Julie Marabelle
Paris & London
Famille Summerbelle creates designs and accessories for the home.
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I have to thanks my mum for my love of hand made plates and dishes. Since I can remember my mother would always serves us beautifully cooked food on hand made plates. Mostly hand made by her or by one... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2016 at Famille Summerbelle
Wednesdays are spent with the children as they have the afternoon off. Yesterday was a beautiful sunny day yet very cold. One of those days that announces the beginning of Autumn. We decided to stay home and while Téo was... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2016 at Famille Summerbelle
I'm so happy it is the weekend! The week has been super busy so apologies for the late post about our really nice day at Snor Festival last Sunday. My mum was visiting us in Amsterdam for the weekend so... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2016 at Famille Summerbelle
Famille Summerbelle is all about customising your room and this little selection below allow you just to do that! Our set of 4 House Boxes are prefect for storing all the little bits and pieces that are usually scattered on... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2016 at Famille Summerbelle
Our Count the Sweets A3 print is back in stock! Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2016 at Famille Summerbelle
That nice feeling of coming home after a long happy Summer... displaying the garlic braid on the kitchen shelf, watching Lucien draw endless airplanes, watering the -dry- plants after a hot Summer and sitting at my desk with a cup... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2016 at Famille Summerbelle
The Sunday was a rainy day so we decided to make the most of it and discover a bit of The Hague, about 40mn drive from home, Amsterdam. We ended up spending most of our day in the Gemeente Museum... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2016 at Famille Summerbelle
What a wonderful and busy month we had! We celebrated Ophelia's 10th birthday on 14th July. It was the highlight of the month, watching our little girl blowing her 10 candles with a big smile on her face! Just after,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2016 at Famille Summerbelle
Summer Sale time at Famille Summerbelle! We are offering up to 40% off selected items such as mugs, tea towels, notebooks, prints, House Boxes, paper cuts and many more products! The offer is valid just over two weeks. Sales ends... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2016 at Famille Summerbelle
I had a wonderful time working with Sabien from Engel. over the past few months. Famille Summerbelle and Engel. are very pleased to announce the launch of this new collection of children tableware made from 100% biodegradable bamboo. Let me... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2016 at Famille Summerbelle
I am delighted to announce the launch of our latest map of Amsterdam! I had great pleasure drawing and cutting this map as I am so in love with this beautiful city that we now call home. I have featured... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2016 at Famille Summerbelle
We had a fun discussion this weekend with friends about notebooks. We all love a good notebook and we are all very specific about the type of notebook that we like to write or draw on. Simon will go for... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2016 at Famille Summerbelle
Ophelia loves to keep an incredible amount of small things in her bedroom such as cute little erasers, hair clips, pencils, make up, paint pots, pearls and threads (I used to do the same!). Now all those little things have... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2016 at Famille Summerbelle
You will need: a ball or two of thick wool, a small sheet of cardboard for the circles, a compass to make perfect circles and a pair of scissors to cut the cardboard. Cut tow large cardboard circles (about 12cm... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2016 at Famille Summerbelle
San Francisco has been a lot on our mind and discussions lately. Simon is flying there tomorrow for work, and a few days ago there was a wonderful article featuring our San Francisco paper cut on Curbed San Francisco's site.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2016 at Famille Summerbelle
For my birthday - back early March- my wish was to have a week-end away on my own in Paris. Thanks to my amazing husband this happened last week-end and I had such a fantastic time. The kids (Téo is... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2016 at Famille Summerbelle
I love this time of year when we can feel in the air the change of season. The flowers are blooming, the birds singing, the sun is warming up the air so we can enjoy long bike rides along the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2016 at Famille Summerbelle
Wildernis in Amsterdam: Stunning embroidery by Sarah Benning: Delightful paintings by Elizabeth Barnett: Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2016 at Famille Summerbelle
Nathalie Lété's showroom featured in Milk Deco, designed by Nathalie Lété and hand crafted by Les ateliers Cardew-Bonniot, a Parisien carpenter wokshop. Oak stools designed by Nathalie Lété and hand made by Cardew-Bonniot: Wooden plates. Designed and hand made by... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2016 at Famille Summerbelle
Our last removal box has been unpacked today. I guess we were close to 100 of them, far too many. Now we need to find a place for everything but most importantly de-clutter as much as possible. Thing we didn't... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2016 at Famille Summerbelle
Happy New year everyone! I hope you all had a nice break over the holidays with your friends and family. After 3 months of renovation we moved to our new flat in Amsterdam a couple of days before Christmas. This... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2016 at Famille Summerbelle
Happy Holidays everyone! For this year, we've decided to create some special gift packs including our best selling products. A great selection parcel or a few cute little stocking fillers - you choose! We've created six packs, which you can... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2015 at Famille Summerbelle
We are back home after a relaxing week in the Alps with the children. We were lucky to enjoy a beautiful weather to go for long walks up in the mountain with Téo happily sleeping in the baby carrier on... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2015 at Famille Summerbelle
Sunday morning visit to the CoBrA Museum in Amstelveen with the children. The museum has a really nice kids workshop where they can paint and draw after looking at the work of Joan Mirò. Ophelia and Lucien got given a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2015 at Famille Summerbelle