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Chosen with love

Last-minute Valentine's Day gift ideas As 14 February draws closer, the search for the perfect gift begins. Do you already have ideas on how to surprise your loved ones on Valentine's Day? I have nothing against delicious chocolates, but how about a gift that will sustain that thrill way beyond the famous lovers’ day? I’ve put together some thoughtful larger and smaller Valentine's Day gifts for you. I hope they’ll inspire both you and your Valentine. Long live love! GIFTS FOR EVERY BUDGET ART UNDER €20 A high-quality art card with a handwritten message on the back is the perfect little something to enthral that person close to your heart. The card will provide lasting joy when later mounted in...

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3 living trends for 2023

Hot furnishing trends for the new year!  In 2023 things are getting colourful and individual. 2022 was all about calm colours, cosy furniture and subtleness, but 2023 brings oodles of individualism and self-realisation. Now we can play around with forms, materials, colours and styles.   For my latest blog post, I have delved deeply into the 2023 decor trends, and I can assure you that you won't be able to escape the following three interior trends.   TREND 1:  LOUD COLOURS  The 2023 trend colours (to the blogpost) have revealed some of this, with even furniture and decor accessories showing their colourful, expressive side this year.  White and neutral tones, which have made way for louder colours, are increasingly used as feel-good...

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2023 Interior colour trends

Dare something new; dare with colour. My plans for 2023? Having the courage to dare something new, to dare with colour. Let's make a colourful start to this new year by diving into the four main interior colour trends of 2023 – "Lavender Cream", "Red Latex", "Brown Sand", and "Green Deep Lake". In this post, I delve more deeply into these fresh new colour worlds and their effects and present some matching artworks from my online shop www.tinystories.nl. Have fun while you discover your favourite colour for the new year! TREND COLOUR 1: LAVENDER CREAM The soft lilac tone, “Lavender Cream”, is diverse and facilitates diverse moods, radiating peace and cheerfulness. While a deep violet seems extravagant and original, the...

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At home with Daniela from @wunderblumen

Guest contribution: A bit of magic with beautiful art prints by the artist, Tiny. This contribution was written and photographed by Daniela from @wunderblumen. Tiny's beautiful pictures have long been finding their way into our home. Her works, created with "heart, love and soul", are sometimes loud and sometimes soft. They might be either colourful or muted, powerful or poetic. But they all have this in common: "They contain a certain magic." I find her art prints look beautiful on their own, yet also when combined with other art prints or on a picture wall. Selecting my favourite picture would prove difficult. However, because of its power and rich colour, I particularly love CORAL & CHOCOLATE. It hung in my...

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Artistic gifts of joy

Last-minute Christmas gift ideas Choosing, wrapping, unwrapping, and feeling thrilled! Above all else, Christmas should centre around sharing beautiful moments, sharing time with one another, and showing your loved ones how much they mean to you. And even the undecided procrastinators will still have enough time to find artistic Christmas gifts for family and friends in my online shop.   Various sources of inspiration – such as an immersion into foreign cultures, femininity, encounters with nature, and a passion for handicrafts – have been combined in a portfolio of unique art prints, large-format wall hangings and poetic art cards. This year, instead of passing fashion trends, we can give lasting artistic joy. In the article below, I’ve put together a gift...

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