design // Creating a Christmas ambience in Princenhage, Breda
I believe it is important to be involved with the local community. That is why I am a proud volunteer of the foundation Stichting Kerststal Princenhage.
design // Dream catcher, colourful drawings of a fairy
De Dromenvangster (dream catcher) is a short story, written in Dutch by Curaçao author Elodie Heloise, about an adorable fairy who helps to transform dreams.
textile // Cornflower dress
I needed a unique dress for a special ocassion. When I was about to create the dress I noticed that the fabric I planned to use, appeared to be sheer.
textile // Triaxial weaving
I was wondering what happens when you add a third layer to a weaving pattern. It turned out I am not only who had that thought. It is called triaxial weaving.
painting // Fabric // Pink Rose
Creating a pink rose on 100% cotton unbleached fabric with posterpaint and textile medium.
painting // Wood panel // Pink Rose
Third wood panel painting with Creall pearl mix, poster paint and oil painting to create a vintage look and feel.
travelling // Capturing flowers in The Miracle Garden, Amsterdam
I prefer to avoid Amsterdam. It is way too crowded and too touristy. However after seeing the Instagram posts of The Miracle Garden I changed my mind.
travelling // High tea at ‘t Buiten Huys near Breda
Hidden in the woods of Rijsbergen – a five minute drive from Breda – you find ‘t Buiten Huys, an ideal place for a leisurely high tea or a luxurious lunch.
post // Spending Christmas 2021 in Breda?
Since 2000 Stichting Kerststal Princenhage has built a life sized Nativity Scene every Christmas in the centre of Princenhage – a village in the city of Breda.
post // It is going to be a good day
After arriving in Curaçao, the fun part of being out of sync with my daylight and nighttime schedule is to wake up at 5 in the morning. An hour before the sun rises.
sketchbook // Christmas drawing of a Christmas candle
A drawing of an object that reminds me of Christmas. This drawing of a Christmas candle was used on a billboard for a local Christmas event in Princenhage.
sketchbook // Christmas drawing of a candle holder
A drawing of an object that reminds me of Christmas. This drawing of a candle holder was used on a billboard for a local Christmas event in Princenhage.
photography // Stone craftsmen at work
Stone craftsmen at work, polishing stone by hand at the workshop of Stone Natural Class in Reusel, The Netherlands.
photography // Stone products
Photographs of product samples of natural stone, taken in the showroom of Stone Natural Class in Reusel.