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the Netherlands
here's the deal: i create. a lot. i can't & won't choose. scrapbooking. crochet. sew. me: stubborn. talk too much. laugh too loud. chocolate. martini. sweet.
Interests: scrapbooking, chocolate, sewing, chocolate, crocheting, chocolate, anything crafty and some gooood chocolate.
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{how to create these cute storage cuties soon on the blog!} hello birdies! i need your help. listen. i love my blog and i love creating diy's, crochet, mixed media and any craftsy project and share that with you. i love to create photo step-by-step tutorials. i'm not afraid either... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2015 at REVolution
ohhh i just can't stop eating this stuff. i've found the recipe online at Ekoplaza and i would love to link it, but hey, can't find the recipe anymore! so i'll try my best to note down how i make it. you'll love it. i make enough for 2 times,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2015 at REVolution
{created this cute girl for the ecourse i'm following "lifebook 2015, from Willowing Arts} have you picked a word for 2015 yet? i struggled with different words actually this year. last year it was 'dare'. well. that turned out great! this year i want to take better care of myself.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2015 at REVolution
don't you love to get your hands dirty? paint. glue. ink. and repeat. i seriously would not know what i would do if i would not be able to get my hands dirty in paint and ink on a very very regular basis. well. i know what i would do.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2015 at REVolution
a lovely workshop given by my sweet and oh so talented friend Birgit Koopsen "everybody can paint", YES. we are looking at you!! the flyer is in Dutch, but ofcourse everybody is welcome. i do understand coming to the Netherlands for just a day workshop is a bit crazy. but... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2015 at REVolution
do you make promises to you in the new year? i do. not really resolutions, becauase that sounds to me more like stuff i have to quit. like smoking. (i don't smoke). or stop eating or crazy stuff like that. i do love to think about promises i make to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2015 at REVolution
hello lovely birdies. how was your new years eve? we spend it with lovely friends, love & laughter. it was a good one. with 5 grown ups and 6 hyperactive kids waiting anxiously to light up some fireworks. which freak me out still. secretly hoping i will once be relaxed... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2015 at REVolution
in our house we have these little 'traditions'. i'm sure many families have their own traditions. sometimes they irritate me, but then i remember they are so very important. {Both allergic to mosquito bites. Just before bedtime. She loves to make puzzles. He is crazy about reading, especially Donald Duck.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2014 at REVolution
Creative JumpStart Meet-up in January, be quick! (*scroll naar beneden voor Nederlands) have you signed up for Nathalie Kalbachs Creative JumpStart 2015? join me, Saturday January 17th, 2015 for a Creative JumpStart Meet-up! you'll have the chance to meet fellow Creative Jumpers, drink tea, work on your projects and you’ll... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2014 at REVolution
the new word is up over at One Litle Word! and this time it is RELEASE. what a gorgeous word. so many feelings came to mind when i think of release. as i have publicly told before, my childhood was no party. and i talk about it because i hope... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2014 at REVolution
Petra from BizzMama had this lovely interview with me over at her lovely blog. which is full of lovely stories of moms in business. it is in Dutch, but it truly is a lovely look into my life. trying to juggle all those balls. if you put it through some... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2014 at REVolution
last couple of days, well, weeks, or even months has been so crazy hectic that this isn't funny anymore. even i say STOP IT NOW. but the end is near, help is on the way and soon i will return to my 'normal' working hours :) but to treat ourselves... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2014 at REVolution
ohhh from happy hair, to a husband with pneumonia. double, in both lungs this time. and he had this only 4 months ago :(. so last couple of days were some kind of rollercoaster for me. it started out as a flue for him, but rapidly he was very very... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2014 at REVolution
my hairdresser loves me. it's not everyday that she get to dye somebody's here pink-ish. or bright red-ish. i love her enthousiasm. her drive to make it the way i have it in mind. we discuss, choose & go for it. at first she was a bit holding back. playing... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2014 at REVolution
or is it a habbit really? it's just annoying the freak out of me. and ofcourse i want to change it. and you can tell me how, but I have to 'feel' it in my head. but the best part: i'm aware! so what happened. I thought i had an... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2014 at REVolution
two new workshops in December, be quick! (*scroll naar beneden voor Nederlands) On Saturday December 13th you'll learn how to create a Christmassy mixed media canvas. it really is NOT that hard. it's all about giving yourself permission to play. let go. and enjoy to create with a FREE mind.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2014 at REVolution
the new OLW is up right now!! what a gorgeous word AGLOW is. i made an art journal entry and used a quote from Hellen Keller. ~ joy is the holy fire that keeps our purpose warm and our intelligence aglow ~ what a gorgeous quote, and oh so true.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2014 at REVolution
more than 10.000 followers? huh?! and huh?! and wow!! thank you so much for following my boards, which make me so very very happy to browse through. are you on Pinterest? if so, let me know in the comments, i can start to follow you! you can follow me here!... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2014 at REVolution
those who know me, know i'm afraid of horses. like i-would-like-to-scream-hysterically-and-run-for-my-life scared. but i have a sweet 11-year old who adore horses. sweet trick of the universe huh?! and so it happened that my lovely employee @deniseromyn let Sanne take a ride on her horse. i took pictures, from a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2014 at REVolution
remember this lovely blanket, i wrote a tutorial for? well. you can now buy a complete package with 25 skeins of yarn to create exactly the same REVitup blanket i did! AND i throw in the tutorial for free. aha. now we're talking right? right! you can find this gorgeous... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2014 at REVolution
you can find them here. and yes. number 10 is my free crochet pattern of the rainbow beany. proud little moment here! on the agenda today: okay. so juggling 3 companies, 2 kids and some kind of a household might be a bit too much. duh. but i'm handling it.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2014 at REVolution
i was so lucky to have so many sweet friends helping me out. First of all my sweet friend Kirsten who took all these gorgeous pictures & helped me with the register all day long. and the preparation. and the mental "you can do this girl" peptalk now and then.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2014 at REVolution
oh. my. goodness. seriously. i will make a long blogpost with all those gorgeous pictures. but just one for now. and the picture after this, is hilarious. saving that for the next post, but seriously. imagine. me in total shock because the cork flew off. but it really wasn't that... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2014 at REVolution
this dude. has the talent of getting hurt. last weekend he caught a ball in his face at a soccer match. pretty dang hard. bloody nose, cleaned him up, and he was ready to roll again (tough cookie). he was throwing up afterwards at home. his hand was also hurt... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2014 at REVolution
ohhhh we worked so hard. and finally finally it is time to open my Revlie shop! lot's of mixed media stuff, but also stationery and my own line of products! curious? come celebrate with us on October 25th from 13.00 till 16.00. there will be goodiebags if you spend 20... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2014 at REVolution