Katleen | AR.M

A while ago, I wrote about De Nieuwe Natie here. In short, it is an initiative to help new and creative businesses. And one of those creative entrepreneurs is Anna Rosa Moschouti (Her brand is AR.M). She makes the most unique jewelry and she truly has a strong vision. Empowering women and making them feel gorgeous, that is exactly what she wants. I chose the beautiful ITHAKI earrings a while ago and this weekend, Lilou took some pictures. I really don’t like being in front of the camera, but my girl sure had fun shooting the photos, ha! Anna Rosa and her team only use high quality materials from small European suppliers and every piece is handmade. All this gorgeousness makes for a perfect gift too! Happy shopping girls!

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Katleen & Tom

Isabel |changes around the house

IMG_7938Yes, it has been a while that we changed something in our living area, but the next step in creating our dream living room is a fact. We got rid of the grey sofa and opted for a white one from IKEA with removable covers. That last thing was a real must, white is fragile and we do have little kids. The white sure brightens up our living room and I could not be happier about that. It is a perfect match with the soft off white carpet we found at Online Tapijten and the pink Heytens curtains. The kids love to sit on the ground so a soft and warm carpet was in order.
We also ordered a Bemz (a company who only makes IKEA covers and curtains) loose linen cover for this IKEA Söderhamn sofa and I will show you the result of that very soon!!
Would you go for a white sofa or do you think it is too risky?

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IKEA Söderhamn sofa // Carpet – Online Tapijten // Curtains Heytens

Photography — 

Pictures taken by Isabel with NIKON D7200

 

Katleen | Little getaway with Club Med in Peisey-Vallandry

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A couple of weeks ago, I had the opportunity to go on a little getaway with my husband. Destination: Club Med Peisey-Vallandry in France, and this sans kids! Of course this mama had a hard time leaving her littles behind, but it was also super nice to spend some alone time with the hubs. Club Med truly is the inventor of the all-in formula: our plane was arranged, the transfer to the hotel, the accommodations, the meals, drinks, everything really! All we had to do was pack our bags. At our arrival, the kindest G.O.’s were welcoming us, explaining us everything we needed to know. The hotel was perfect, it was quite big but it still was cosy and there’s a beautiful athmosphere. Our room was perfect! Oh and what about those views, right?!

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Another activity is skiing-of course! My husband and I adore skiing and snowboarding so we took the opportunity to go daily. The weather was amazing and the ski pistes are perfection. Since I don’t have skis of my own, Club Med Peisey-Vallandry arranged my skis. They have their own rental service, with only the best and newest materials. We had the opportunity to follow lessons, but we’re both quite advanced so we went by ourselves.Mwordmag, club med, peisy vallandry, getaway, ski, family, old town, dog sled, hotel, family, fun, traveling, style Mwordmag, club med, peisy vallandry, getaway, ski, family, old town, dog sled, hotel, family, fun, traveling, style Mwordmag, club med, peisy vallandry, getaway, ski, family, old town, dog sled, hotel, family, fun, traveling, style Mwordmag, club med, peisy vallandry, getaway, ski, family, old town, dog sled, hotel, family, fun, traveling, styleIt was super nice to have some alone time with the husband. We didn’t have a holiday without our kids, so it was 8 years ago, just the two of us. We had the best time, and it was very relaxing and easy. Thank you, Club Med Peisey-Vallandry, your team made this an unforgettable trip!Mwordmag, club med, peisy vallandry, getaway, ski, family, old town, dog sled, hotel, family, fun, traveling, styleMwordmag, club med, peisy vallandry, getaway, ski, family, old town, dog sled, hotel, family, fun, traveling, stylePhotos–

Katleen and Tom,

Credits–

Ski-outfits and boots from De Zwerver in Herentals

Post in collaboration with Club Med Peisey-Vallandry

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