Let’s Get Personal with Sjoe Sjoe in Amsterdam



DesignHome Sjoe Sjoe unRaveled :: answers by Joelle Wehkamp


D:: Dutch is …… celebrating the 4 seasons on it's best! Snow, iceskating and hot chocolate in Winter. Blossoms, biking and first sunshine in Spring. Long evenings and happiness in Summer and beautiful leaves and dark skies in Autumn.


E:: entrance, when entering my home you will notice… it is a cosy, warm, old house with lot's of little things every where.


S:: style, means… being yourself.


I:: interesting places in my city, Amsterdam, are * the Jordaan * This neighborhood is full of nice streets with original little shops.
And of course on Monday and Friday you can visit the famous Noordermarkt. * the Utrechtse street * for nice restaurants & shops.
* Westergasfabriek * because there is always something nice to do.


G:: gardening is something I… fantasy about. Someday I will live in a old farm surrounded by green fields, a big garden full of
flowers and of course a vegetable garden for homemade dinners.

N:: new, in my home is… a long wooden table in my little courtyard.


H:: hobby, I always make time for… my friends, family, fun and nice ideas!


O:: outfit, my favorite thing to wear is… a fancy colorful dress with my red earrings.


M:: magazines I love to read are… (online also possible)  Flow magazine , Delicious, 101 Woonideeën and N.E.E.T. magazine ( online)


E:: enjoy, I can't live without… doing the things I love, my friends, family, icecream and chocolate!

………………….Thank You Joelle………………..

Not sure whether Joelle still needs an introduction … most of you probably know that she often contributes to Bloesem about design and nice finds from the Netherlands. Joelle also works for the HEMA and writes this nice blog Sjoe Sjoe…just great to see how she lives in one of those gorgeous canal apartments in Amsterdam!

Bloesem loves comments
  1. claire gale

    oh my giddy aunt, i miss my little trips to amsterdam – what style, i love it. those unique tall narrow houses on the canals, i always did want to step inside for a little lookie so thanks for this lovely post x

  2. ellen

    Wat een mooi huis; ik heb genoten van je post. Perfecte inspiratiebron (ook je eigen blog) nu ik na 6 jaar huren in Engeland een eigen huis in Nederland mag gaan inrichten! Ellen (zus van Irene by the way)

  3. Linz

    ok…that sink next to the bed? awesomeness in a hand basket. i love it.

  4. Stephanie

    So many little design details that make this home so nice! I love the polka dot lantern. The cat always adds that extra little something to a homes decor!

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    I can tell that it’s a cozy, stylish and clean house, just the way I like it!
    Love your blog.

  6. Meaghan

    This is a great space, I especially like the kitchen and the open spaces above the drawers for linens and things.

  7. Debi van Zyl

    i love this! love the colors and combination of styles – what an amazing space! but honestly what jumped out at me under S… is the old cake tin! I have the exact same one! Passed on from my ouma to my mother to me.

  8. EOS 1000D Battery

    thank you so much for an alternative to pork! lol! I really enjoyed this recipe and my wife is asking me to cook it again tomorrow! lol! I order alot of veggies from Celebrity Foods so this gives me

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