Rubrique : surprises to see

Small ideas big impact


To decorate a house / our house doesn’t have to be complicated, or even expensive … It all begins with a couple of little things here and there, that will make you want to go further.

The magazine “Maison Creative asked me to follow this path on four pages of easy and quick ideas. Here are a few examples.


Boxes and lids left aside were covered with nice printed paper. Or how a match box became a little jewelry box.
In the kitchen baby milk boxes have a new use.


You will find more ideas in the january / february issue, now in the news kiosk.
Thanks to  Sandrine Debruyne and Karine Villame of Maison Creative.
Pictures taken by Claire Curt.

Inside my home


Unless you live in Holland, there’s almost no chance that you found those pictures of my house published in “101 Woonideeen“. This is why I decided to share them with you here. And I answer before the question pops up : no, it’s not always this tidy…







Fans on sale here.
Thanks to Wilma Custers, Louis Lemaire, and also to Kim Van Rossenberg.

Snapshots (2)


Well, I am not going to let you look for the answer any longer ..
Only Marie-Laure found out what my role was in those 2 books : I was the stylist.
I have often been asked to explain what is this job about. In the case of those books (like for the ones that followed)
the purpose was to present nicely the artist’s creations.

Try to imagine what the picture would look like for example… taken from the top with different accessories (a black tray, a spoon with a red handle, and the whole put down on a wooden desk).
The atmosphere would have been much different.
That’s why each detail matters. Even the croissant you choose … That’s true!!! … Even the way it’s been bitten!

This part of my job brings me lots of joy!
It also remembers me when, as a little girl, I was used to create installations just to look at them.


But obviously, all of this means nothing without a good photographer

Photos by Claire Curt, from “Paris Vintage” by Hélène Le Berre – Published by LTA.





LTA just published two new books : “Paris Vintage” by Hélène Le Berre and “Kawaï” by Christine Nivet. I am not the author, of course I’m not the photographer either, and none of my creations is featured in this books…

So, why do I have to say about???  Can you guess?



Photos by Claire Curt, from “Paris Vintage” by Hélène Le Berre and from “Kawaï” by Christine Nivet – Published by LTA.

Crazy Liza Lou !


Years ago, I fell in love with a work of art (a tribute to housewife’s work) crazy as much as beautiful
I wished to show you some picture since the day I started that blog, but I couldn’t remember the name of the artist.


And then … while wandering on the net, I found it ! The angel who has had the patience to make this masterpiece has a name which sounds like a doll : Liza Lou!

It brought me a answer to a question I had since then: how long did it take her to make her “Kitchen”? The answer is 5 years !!!  5 years covering up everything in this room with tiny glass pearls!


Luckily, after the success of her first work, she found some volunteers to follow her in  her  “Backyard“…

Happy doll

Sorry, this entry is only available in French.

Boooo !


Today is Halloween, the day we love to be be scared. So I guess this is the right time to share this link. It’s very funny but still a little bit scary because it’s about… dead flies!


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