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Plant Collectors by VIJ5

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They’re finally here! The new “Plant Collectors” by publishers of design products VIJ5 are now available! At the end of last year, VIJ5 co-founder Anieke showed me a preview of the new cylinder plant pots that she designed with her VIJ5 co-founder Arjan. They are made of aluminium and coated with a special textured powder coating, Read article…

 

The ultimate junkhunting tips for France

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Thrifting, second hand shopping, fleamarkets, vide-greniers, brocante markets, garage sales, vide-maison, antique shopping, braderies…. or junkhunting as I like to call it. The joy of browsing through other people’s stuff, whether it’s nearly new, vintage or just plain old, and hearing the Stories behind the objects and negotiating the price. For as long as I Read article…

 

An extra cozy outdoor space

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Do you ever bring your houseplants outside? In our previous home I never did that, it was too much of a hassle, the cacti were already in full sun in front of the 3m high bay windows. But now that we have a terrace and a garden, we have space to let them enjoy the Read article…

 

Less work & more fun with Robomow

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One of the things that I didn’t immediately realize when we moved here, is that we now have a real garden. I know, it’s hard to overlook a 2.4ha / 6 acres land, but having a real garden that needs to be taken care of, is a new concept to me. Of course it’s hard Read article…