Uncategorized

Lgp_banner
DesignHome UnRaveled :: answers by Frieda and Maria


Dutch:: is? Open mindedness

Kitchen

Entrance:: when entering my home you will notice a big pile of boots, our kids' sneakers, Dr Martens, (fake) fur coats, raincoats ( because you know sometimes, or rather most of the time, it rains here in Holland), knitwear ……… and two cats that especially like the spot right before your feet, which can only result in you tripping and breaking most of the breakable parts of your body.

Table

Style:: means…don't place yourself above others, even if you're the best photographer, the smartest girl of your year, the best paid top model or a rich owner of a really successful company, you're still you!
Don't become 'a pain in the…' to your fellow human beings, and skip the drama-queen behavior. But also be proud of yourself even if you've got more annoying character traits than you ever thought existed or just can't seem to master little things like always taking your key with you when leaving the house.

Inspiration

Inspiration:: comes from Everything we find at garage sales, our grandparents' attic, tiny presents and cards we get from special people, things that have emotional value to us or even ordinary things that that are right before our noses.

Stool

New:: in our home … our house is also our studio, so everything we make stays in our house before we sell or use it for a photography shoot.

At the moment we're making stools for our webshop and these are our newest pieces of furniture (or rather accessories, because we made an enormous invisible DON'T SIT barrier around it by yelling at everyone who comes near) before they sell.

Fmclothingsmall

Hobby:: I always make time for Drinking a nice glass of wine (but we think wine is good rather quick) with some fine music, and then dream away together about fashion shows with furniture, making a movie or throwing a friedamaria-party.

Favorite-thing-to-wear

Outfit:: my favorite thing to wear Mary Janes (shoes) from Dr. Martens with a black polo-neck!

Make:: I start creating when When the brats are at school, the Prince is in his office and the dishwasher is emptied our houses transform into a studio.

Couch-with-fmblanketsmall

Enjoy:: I can't live without Our little brats, because even though they're a pain in the ass they can be quite addicting, dreaming of what we wanna do or be when we get older, making new plans and new design, daydreaming about the impossible… But also our computers (with internet, e-mail and the amazing photoshop on it) and our cameras.

…………….Thank You Frieda and Maria………………

Vase

friedamaria = design duo frieda mellema and margo maria weijer have established one of the best styling houses from the Netherlands. These super creative ladies constantly know how to amaze us, the audience, with their beautiful productions for international magazines, museums and parties.

Friedamaria 

Recently they also opened their online shop where you can buy some of the gorgeous handmade creations

15
Bloesem loves comments
  1. Etincelle

    I agree: such a lovely serie! I am not a big big fan a this space though, I really loved Lenneke’s place! so much that when I learned that she was taking a 100 days trip in SEA I contacted her in case she would stop over in Singapore… and give her some tips for Bangkok…
    Thanks so much for sharing and allowing people form all over the world to be in touch so easily!

  2. Pins + Paper

    Just beautiful! I love all these colors and textures! I wish I had a few of these things in my home 🙂

    ~ Kristen

  3. Amy

    I love this home, and this series, to pieces! Just wonderfully inspiring and lovely. Thank you, Irene!!!

  4. cathie

    Beauty through simplicity – in your home, work, and life mission – you have stated and show this so powerfully.


Recently on Bloesem
Punch Needle – Laetitia Dabies KOEL Magazine Punch Needle books

5 Punch Needle Books

Let us inspire your with our editors' favourite punch needle.The art of punch needling has become quite popular again in the last years. Lucky us, because that means more inspiration and more lovely punch needle books coming our way.

Meet The KOEL Kids: Alesia Hnatiuk

Let’s meet Alesia Hnatiuk of Small Wave Art, who fell in love with the relaxing and calming movement of weaving and macramé. Let's find out all about her path and future plans.

The Syringa throw

Let’s create a multi-purpose KOEL crochet blanket for the wellness room; your very own Syringa throw. Wrap it around you after a nice hot steam bath or place on the floor for a soft landing post showering.

Buk & Nola | Lifestyle Boutique

Let's visit Buk & Nola, a lovely lifestyle boutique and interior design agency in Montréal. KOEL Magazine interviews its founders Caroline and Laurence.
Leaf Embroidered Tote Bag

Leaf Embroidered Tote Bag

Let's learn how to create a simple tote bag embroidery with this elegant Leaf EMbroidered Tote Bag pattern by Vaskavullaknit.