Mama & Me

I was more than happy when my orchid,
started to grow again all of a sudden!

I promised to do a post about some things i made!
Well, here it is, together with some other things i wanted to show you.

My mother made me this sweeter than sweet teatowel...

And she also gave me these beautiful, little bottles...

I finally made a beginning with the collage on my wall,
i am talking about for ages now.
It's just a beginning...

I also painted these two plates...

My mother and i made this big cushion,
with two different fabrics.

Another cute, little cushion we made.

These are some of the pages from my 3th 'Inspirationbook'.
I decided to keep it very clean and simple this time...

My mother made me this beautiful dress/tunic,
i love the shape and the cute fabric!

My mother (isn't she just brilliant?) found this cute,
little plate for me, at a thriftshop.

Two gorgeous books!
The left one my mother gave me and the right i bought myself.
Thanks, Susanna-Cole for recommending this gorgeous book!

Loving tea more and more,
especially the beautiful packages.
This one says:
If every day is an awakening, you will never grow old.
You will just keep growing.

~Gail Sheeby~

There is this new magazine in Holland,
called Flow.
It's amazing and very inspiring!
(And they definitely love birds too!)

I finally put my paper cranes on the ceiling!

I made this little birdie thing for my mother's birthday,
i am not very proud of it, because it didn't turn out the way i wanted it too.
I do think it's cute though and my mother was very happy with it!

To finish this post, below some pictures of stuff in my mother's house...
Love the colours and prints on the things she uses to decorate her beautiful place!

I hope you will all have a wonderful week,
and that Spring will arrive soon!

Oh, before i forget!
I nominated my own blog for the Blogger Choice awards.
Just for fun and to see how much votes i will get, of course!
(Not that i think i will win on one of the categories of course, since there are so amazingly many GORGEOUS blogs on the net!)

If you want to vote for me, you can do it here.
Vote for Best Blog About Stuff.
Vote for Best Photography Blog.
Vote for Best Blog Design.
Or...vote for Best Blog of All Time.

Thanks in advance, my dearies!


Endofmarch said...

That post made me smile so much and everything is oh so gorgeous!
Your mother has quite the eye for beautiful things!

I think you collage looks great so far.

Have a really rally nice day!


essa stessa said...

you and your mother are great artists , it's really nice to do this with her !

oh_ayla said...

wow! i love all the wonderful things in this post- especially the pages from your inspiration book!
you're blog is an inspiration :)

indigotangerine said...

Your inspiration books must be spectacular, if you manage to find these many gorgeus images just for your blog on a regular basis.

ABCDErica said...

I just love all the crafts that you've made! I especially adore those plates and the one your mother scored for ya!

Thumbelina said...

It just goes to show that you are just as crafty as all the other artists out there that you post about! I love those plates and cushions you made <3... and I reallllly love your inspiration wall so far (the pictures you have put up so far are wonderful... inspiring). It's also fun to see your inspiration book, may I ask do you print a lot of your pictures or if you use magazines and catalogs, which ones do you get? Everything is just gorgeous, that little reindeer just made me smile and melt inside a little (not to mention that incredible wallpaper!! Or is it fabric?).

Alright dear, I hope you are well and thank you for your sweet words on my blog!! I always love hearing from you! <3

daydream lily said...

oh so much pretty.
love your 3rd inspiration book. I'd love to see some scans from it.
I'm feeling all inspired to do my own collage book.

and paper cranes, loving them!!!

that dress your mum made is so nice.

oh and..i like the look of that new Flow mag.

lovely post dearest


notebookdoodles said...

i think, you have the best mom in the world!! and i really loved this post of yours, compared to the rest.. just because we get to see little snippets of your life which makes it so much more interesting and somewhat personal, in a way.

i hope you are well, mila.. and always surrounded with beautiful things.


Anonymous said...

Lovely post as usual! I like Flow, too :)

setyourselfonfire said...

Wow Flow mag looks amazing!! I wish we got something like that here.

And i love your inspiration book. I really need to make one of my own.

Lisa said...

MILA you are a gift.

thanks for sharing yourself.

inspiring + a blessing.

hope all is well beauty.

thanks for your never ending love + support.


sparkle said...

wauw dear mila, its all so very beautiful. the treeplate and the cushions are my favourites. oh a loveology shop would sell so well im sure, you are ever so inspiring and i love you so

please say hi to your lovely mom from sparkle !

Teabagstains said...

i think the crafty things are so special! and you should post more of them!yay. the plates were my fave. and your mum sounds precious, i think most mums have a good eye for pretty things.

laura said...

both you and your mum, you rock!

Fym said...

I love your self-painted plates. Your handwriting is really neat! And I go wow at your collages on your room's walls too. Wish i have time to make collages like these too...

& I really hope you'd win at least one Blogger Choice award, though i personally think you deserve more.

Keep blogging and smiling. =-)


Sandra said...

lovely post.

Angélique said...

Wat ben ik blij dat je mijn blog hebt gevonden, want nu heb ik jouw blog ook gevonden. En ik ga zeker terug komen. Lot's of eyecandy!

en ja... wat heb jij een leuke moeder!

jenn said...

beautiful, amazing things. love the inspiration book...and the cushions. have a good week.

Rynke said...

What a lovely post :)

Anonymous said...

this is such a wonderful post! i love all the gorgeous little things you and your mom have done together. she must be such an amazing woman! my favorite are those plates you painted. i want them! also your wall collage and inspiration pages are so lovely. you are just all around lovely...

daydream lily said...

oh of course your on my bloglist!!! haha. I changed the list name to make it more obvious. Your on my FAVOURITE blogs list.
<3 your blog is awesomeness

Meg said...

Love your inspiration book! I keep some as well - one for fashion/design & one for makeup looks :)

Missa said...

What a fun post Mila and such a precious way to spend time with your mama. She's obviously passed on her love of beautiful things to you! This makes me hope that Clover and I will do lots of fun creative things together when she grows up :) Haha, she's already showing an interest in shopping and dressing up!

Your inspiration book is gorgeous, SO not surprising ;) Love the painted plates, was the tree inspired by the set in your inspiration book? I've been wanting to start a wall collage myself, yours is off to such a lovely start... inspiring!

You're such a dear, thanks so so much for your sweet comments and I was thrilled to hear you liked my room. Saying that it's just so you is just about the best compliment I could hope for with your amazing taste and all!

I hope you are doing great as well and much love to you!

mady dooijes said...

flow- i need to have it....
heerlijk om al die leuke dingen met je moeder te doen.
lovely post hon.

mady dooijes said...

ps you've got my vote(s)

Igor+andré said...

Aw thanks for your wonderful comment today!
i actually have been wanting to do a drawing for you for a while, cause one of my favorite blogs, but haven't had a high enough res picture to draw. do you think you can email me one :)
hope your doing great.

Pearls and Peonies said...

All these things are so beautiful! Your mother is so creative, I can see where you get your creativity! :)

Anonymous said...

i love your inspiration book. you should sell it on etsy. i'd totally buy something like that. and yes, i vote for you on the blogger choice awards. i think i might nominate myself, too, just for kicks :)
btw, how do you nominate yourself? can you help me out here? do you actually have to sign up?

Lali Cristina said...

I think ur mom in my case its my grandma! You'll have my vote! Because I always come here, to ur blog to get inspire and remember that I'm not alone. That there are other dreamers in this world making others happy! Thx for sharing! xoxo

allybaby said...

great inspiration book! i'm making a book that kind of looks like that for my school project. i love your blog :)

REread said...

your mum's a doll ... and i love all those pics they are all so darn cute

Anonymous said...

im going to type in how to make paper cranes on google, yours look so adorable, lovely post as always.

sara said...

this post is full of such lovely lovely things! i don't even know what to say about each one. i smiled so much while reading and looking here today!

what a wonderful mother you have, and how crafty you both are! everything is so sweet. i love love love the plates you made, so much. and the collage on your wall! and the little bottles! oh everything is so perfect.

i will vote for you <3 you deserve it!
hope you are well

sara said...

this post is full of such lovely lovely things! i don't even know what to say about each one. i smiled so much while reading and looking here today!

what a wonderful mother you have, and how crafty you both are! everything is so sweet. i love love love the plates you made, so much. and the collage on your wall! and the little bottles! oh everything is so perfect.

i will vote for you <3 you deserve it!
hope you are well

electric feel said...

orchis that's my fav flower!

Flashes of Style said...

Wow this is my first time here, I am so in love with you blog! The plates you made are so pretty <3 Would you like to swap links possibly?

makemoremistakes said...


This was a fun post. I miss you! I just found out that I got accepted into the program I applied to in Scotland, so I will be in Europe in the end of August!!!! I hope I'll see you.

I hope you're well love.

Anonymous said...

OH MY MILA, all of your coments are just amazing, you're so lovely, I'm fine, very fien, but very busy too! I would like to have more time to blogging and have more time to send you lots of kiss, lots of hugs, and lots of love too, you're so unique!

luckebabe said...

much talent in your family. so fun to do so much with your Mom.

Love visiting and reading your posts!

alexandra said...

lovely and sweet. xoxo

My Charlie Girl said...

I am in love with your music on your blog. I discovered it Wednesday and have been back every day to listen.

oh_ayla said...

thank you for your lovely comments :)
totally will vote for your blog hun!
i hope you're well. x

The Wanderers' Daughter said...

I love this post! so much inspiration. ARen't mamas wonderful? Mine gives me beautiful little bottles sometimes too.

Kheflinyo said...

your blogs are so peaceful and precious :) I just love looking at the pictures !

be zaubernd. said...

your blog is adorable,
it´s always a pleasure to read your posts!

kisses from germany

Anonymous said...

hello again, dear. i have given your blog an award!

gracia said...

There is something wonderfully mysterious about orchids and when they choose to bloom... enjoy!

Jinnie N. said...

lovely lovely.

la petite mademoiselle said...

wat een mooie dingen weer! die tunic die je mama heeft gemaakt vind ik echt mooi!
ik heb een boek bazaar style, net als die ene die jij hebt, echt een mooi boek!
ik zal op je stemmen! liefs eva

La Fée said...

this post is wonderful, everything is just so pretty!!

Anonymous said...

i always enjoy reading your comments! they are always so nice and funny. btw, i think i asked this before, but to nominate yourself for the blog award thing, what exactly do you have to do?

proudly says, said...

lucky you to have an artistic mom.
i bet you inherited her art talent.
visit my site, just started blogging.


TheMinx said...

you and your mother have the sweetest style, and both of you are so talented and crafty! I love everything, especially the little glass bottles. Wonderful blog :)

indigotangerine said...
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indigotangerine said...

i discovered your blog a while ago, but i haven't managed to comment. sorry!
but here i am..haha. i just want to say that your blog is gorgeous! really, you always find the loveliest pictures, and its very inspirational.
which leads me to your inspiration books. they look absolutely wonderful, and are very pretty. :)


Hayley said...

the second cushion you made is so adorable(:
this blog is amazing, it's so entertaining, and i will definitely vote for it (:

out of the mist said...

Lovely post...like always...
It´s so nice read you ...make my day ...

ashley said...

magic mila, pure magic:)
x ashley

Wyna Noh said...

hello, im quite new in this whole blog world..but i really do love all ur work..its so serene :) so refreshing and i love ur collage..its really beautiful..do drop by my blog n tell me wht u think http://glossywind.blogspot.com/
cheers xxx

itsasne said...

your mum is a.ma.zing....!! can i borrow her sometime..?

love your blog

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