Thursday, 30 January 2014

A fresh, bright and beautiful Dutch cottage

I do love a weekend escape. This white country cottage belonging to interior designer and co-owner of NU interieur /ontwerp Nathalie Fransen, architect Bas Van Egmond and their three children in the Netherlands hits the mark! The Dutch cottage has been renovated into a beautiful, fresh, light space using among other things, a lick of white paint, a new kitchen and bathroom. For a relatively small space of 34 metres square this family weekend retreat gives an illusion of space. Take me there!

Holly Marder for Decor8

I love this cottage, it has everything I could dream of in a holiday cottage, how about you?

You can see more pictures and read more about this Dutch space here

For more Scandinavian retreat inspiration you might want to check out this page (warning: you might want to pour yourself a coffee first, you could wile away a good hour looking through these Scandinavian rural retreats!). 

Have a lovely weekend!

PS we're off to the jungle here in Thailand for the weekend, exciting! See you Monday. 


2013 saw the launch of the CaryAli by Alloy Yachts. The CaryAli was designed to combine elegance and luxury with the ruggedness of an explorer vessel. It’s equally comfortable dropping anchor off the coast of France as it is slipping along the stark ice walls of Antarctica.The CaryAli is 128 feet long. The exteriors and underlying architecture were done by René van der Velden, and the

Wednesday, 29 January 2014