I am Recycled

Just a quick post to introduce you to the great concept and products of I am Recycled, a Dutch design shop. I absolutely love their (furniture) designs. The fact that it’s all handmade, recycled and unique makes it even more special!

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Their website also offers a lot of inspiration for the handy people among us. It provides some great inspiration for DIYs if you have some leftovers of wood, paint or fabric. Take a look around at the next hippest shop of the season!

Knit a lamp

 

Maybe you’ve heard of Dutch Dilight before. They were in VTwonen last year, but they have expanded their collection with great new designs ever since!

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Floor lamps, table lamps, pendant lamps… You name it, they have it all. I like the fact that all items are made out of natural materials and besides: every piece is handmade and therefore unique. I absolute love the knitted lamps, but if you think that’s too heavy, Dutch Dilight also sells nice canvas cuties!

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Check out their website for some more eye candy.

Mi Lugar Favorito (2) -Thuis bij mijn ouders

This time ‘Mi lugar favorito’ is a very special one. Proudly I represent you this ‘favorite place’ : my parents house! I’ve been raised on this Dutch farm, which dates from the 17th century. It is family property since 1850 and nowadays it shows a nice mix of old farmy details,  together with more contemporary influences.

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The kitchen shows: typical blue handpainted pots,  a collection of old storage cans, and the best: handmade terracotta tiles with floor heating. (Which means: always warm feet on these kitchen tiles!) Lees verder

From Germany with Love

Blue Penguin, isn’t that just a perfect name for this shiny pendant lamp? The Dutch brothers Blom & Blom give new life to old German industrial items – and they do a pretty good job. All items in their webshop tell a story and come with rich history. Blom & Blom recently lauched their new website and it is worthwhile taking a look.

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(photo credits: blomandblom)

Personally, I can’t wait to visit the store when I will be back in the Netherlands !