Floral Magic by Rebecca Louise Law

I fell in love with the flower installations created by Rebecca Law. She transforms open spaces into breathtaking flower blizzards. She is passionate about natural change and preservation, allowing her work to evolve as nature takes its course and offering an alternative concept of beauty. Rebecca Louise Law (35) is an Installation Artist based in East London, specialising…

Green hotspot Paris: Fleuriste en Herbe

I used to stroll the streets of Paris every autumn with my mother. We stayed in hotel Récamier, just around the corner of the beautiful Jardin du Luxembourg. We visited museums, did a lot of shopping, went to fashion shows and had dinner in one of the many Parisian restaurants. Unfortunately my mother passed away…

Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse in Cleveland and London

  Waterlilies, 1903, Claude Monet, The Dayton Art Institute, Gift of Mr. Joseph Rubin 1953.11. The Royal Academy of Arts in London starts off the new year with a great exhibition for garden lovers. Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse on view from 30th of January – 20 April 2016. At the moment the exhibition is…

DIY Flower Bouquet October

October is here…Time went by so fast. I started writing this blog in Spring and now all of the sudden Autumn has started. It’s a busy time of cleaning up the garden, looking ahead and preparing for the next season to come. Also a great time to tuck (tulip)bulbs into the ground. This month I…

Miffy Art Parade Holland-Japan

60 years of Miffy  In 1955 the character Miffy was born. Many generations have grown up with the white bunny designed by the Dutch graphic designer Dick Bruna. It’s my sons favourite childrensbook, which I read to him every night. Miffy was starring in childrensbooks and since 2013 she also has her own movie. Miffy is…

Private collection Villa Flora at Museum Marmottan Monet Paris

The Museum Marmottan Monet, presents the most prestigious private collection of the Swiss couple Arthur and Hedy Hahnloser from 10 September 2015 until 7 Februay 2016. For the first time in France the masterpieces of this ensemble are exhibited. 75 works of art by Pierre Bonnard, Paul Cézanne, Giovanni Giacometti, Ferdinand Hodler, Aristide Maillol, Édouard Manet,…

New York tree branches inspiration for Rodarte scarf design

The designers Kate and Laura Mulleavy, the founders of the Los Angeles-based high-fashion label Rodarte, collaborated with the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in New York City on a collection of limited edition scarves. They presented the scarf at the beginning of the New York Fashion Week. The design is inspired by the trees in Central Park in…

Green Hotspot: L’Atelier en herbe in Brussels

Forget about downtown city centre of Brussels. Stroll along the Zavel district. Expensive antique shops, well-known art galleries and famous chocolate shops are all located in this area. While strolling on this street I fell in love with this flowershop. A true green hotspot and a must visit for all flower lovers. The flowershop is located…