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Spektakel

  Thursday 14th of May and Friday 15th of May you find me in Gouda at the ceramics fair. Theme this year is "SPEKTAKEL" spectacle/show. Besides the fair with 120 stalls there will be an exhibition of a work my by each participant about the theme. I asked my...

Barcelona 2014

This post is long overdue, as its nearly a year ago since me and my partner made a trip to Barcelona. I found so many nice handmade items and met their makers that I still want to share at least those with you and some more. Better late than never, right ;) Being such...

Spelt cookies

Today it's time for me to relax and try a simple recipe for spelt flake cookies. They only have 2 ingredients, but you can add extras. 2 bananas 100 gr spelt flakes Preheat the oven to 180~200°C. Mesh the bananas and add the flakes. Don't worry if the meshed banana...

Exhibition Stik Zeeuws

Yesterday was the opening of an exhibition of (ideas for) products inspired by Zeeland. If you have followed me and my work, you'll know I have a variety of products inspired by the history and folklore of this region in the Netherlands. I made a so called "paeremes"...

1m² – Eén Vierkante Meter

One square meter, that's the challenge we set our participants on the event we (Annika, Mitsy and myself) organise each year. One square meter to show your work. Well over 30 designers and artists from Flanders and the Netherlands will be there, showing a wide variety...

Cake toppers

Wouldn't it be nice to have something you can use everyday, which was part of your wedding cake?  I thought so and I'm happy to create a custom functional cake topper for you.                    A tea strainer, butter dish or salt pig are examples of what's possible....

Kunsttuin Graauw 2014

Last weekend you could find me at a local art event. A garden in Graauw, Netherlands, was transformed into an art garden. The artist were selected from the participating artists of the art trail in Graauw earlier this year.  I showed off a small selection of my work...

Little help for a friend

Look what I got in return for a little help to a friend. I fired some porcelain for Mouseblossom, as she doesn't have a kiln. She had decals made of her lovely illustrations of birds and cats among others and these needed to be fired to the porcelain bases. In return...

Puff pastry pie with pear and almond

Ingredients: 2 ripe pears, not too ripe though Puff pastry: I use shop bought, preferable the one with real butter Almond filling: 100 gr ground almond 100 gr butter 100 gr sugar including some vanilla essence or a sachet of vanilla sugar 1 egg dash of amaretto or...