Sunday, 31 October 2010

Happy yarns

I want to tell you about two great shop concepts that I found in NY. Purl Soho and Wool and the gang. Both shops are places where you can buy yarns. But not just ordinary yarns! Maybe you have heard of Purl Soho before because they have a beautiful well known blog named the Purl Bee. They strive to create fun and approachable projects for you to knit, crochet, sew, stitch and more. And you can find everything what you need in their shops ( online as well).

My other great treasure was Wool and the Gang! Such a nice idea to make knitting easy, fun and hip. It has never been so simple to knit the most fashionable accessories and clothes. On their clear and helpful site you can find kits, wool and great free patterns! You will receive the ingredients in a nice white paperbag.


Wednesday, 27 October 2010

Moschino in the clouds

I fall in love on a shopwindow in Meatpacking District. Moschino made me so happy by making this beautiful and creative piece of art. In their giant window they installed mannequins with cloudheads. I think it's truly wonderful! The white, black and bright blue combination is perfect. I would love to have one of those pretty cloudheads for in my house. So dreamy and smiling...

If you want to see more windows of Moschino ( they have made more fantasy windows before) take a look on their website! Have nice dreams :-)

Tuesday, 19 October 2010

Brooklyn Flea

The Brooklyn Flea features hundreds of top vendors and repurposed furniture, vintage clothing, collectibles and antiques, as well as new jewelry, art and crafts by local artisans and designers, plus delicious fresh food! Every weekend the Flea happens in two locations. On saturdays in Fort Greene and on Sundays at Skylight One Hanson. If you are in Ny you have to go there! 

Monday, 18 October 2010

Sjoe Sjoe in New York

New York was great! I am totally inspired and full of energy. New York in Autumn is really beautiful. The loft buildings, pumkins, green, red and yellow leaves, banana pancakes, a crispy blue sky, the wind in my hair and this all combined with a nice cup of earl grey tea in one of the million cupcake stores make me so happy! In the next few weeks I will post about cute new brands, food, markets and more.

I had the most wonderful and surprising YUMMY pancakes ever!! The combination was so lovely! Soft 'n crispy American pancakes with pieces of fresh banana in it + maple syrup + some creamy butter... and now the BIG secret for a the most wonderful pancake on earth + little pieces of baked pancetta + pistache nuts. LOVED IT! 

Tuesday, 12 October 2010

Je t'aime la Dordogne!

A very good friend invited us to come over to a gorgeous house in the middle of Dordogne in France. Autumn in France is unbelievable pretty! Yellow and green colours in the trees, a warm and cosy house, some grapes and walnuts, fresh juices and apple pies, lovely baked croissants, some warm sunshine, beautiful castles in hilly landscapes and a bunch of friendly fun people. Thank you sweet LiLo, it was a great weekend!!

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