Thursday, 29 December 2011

Toys for sale!

Need any toys? Go see this little girl. I'm sure she has exactly the thing for you.

Queen's Day, Holland- © Eva V.

Friday, 23 December 2011


In case you have anything urgent to sent ;-)

© Eva V.

Braving the streets of Portugal

When driving on this roundabout in Portugal this summer, we were suddenly facing this old lady walking in the middle of it (between quite-fast-driving cars!). When asking if we could help her with something, she responded that this was just the best short cut to the supermarket en slowly kept on walking, her stick in one hand and her shopping bag in the other. :-)

© Eva V.

Wednesday, 21 December 2011


Jump! That's what Philippe Halsman said to the people who were photographed for his book JUMP. And it's what we said to the guests at our wedding (who got a JUMPING invitation from us) earlier this year. I think it's the perfect theme for photographing people. Jumping makes you come off the ground, literally and figuratively - for a moment there are no strings, you are loose, gone in the air. See the results below! Our photos were made by Melissa Milis from Belgium ( or

Duke and Duchess of Windsor - by Philippe Halsman

Halsman and Marily Monroe - by Philippe Halsman

the Dutch - by Melissa Milis

the Serbians - by Melissa Milis

last but not least: the Italians! - by Melissa Milis

Tuesday, 20 December 2011


I fell in love with this teapot and mug from Jansen+co (Holland)! I got them as a wedding gift from friends. Hellooooo teapot! Suddenly I'm finding myself very excited every single time I'm pouring a cup of tea! The heater is from Jakob Wagner (Denmark).

Visiting London

Girl waiting at the airport

London Railway

She just really wanted to wear her princess dress today


Carine Roitfeld - irreverent

at Ottolenghi : )

© Eva V.

Friday, 16 December 2011


I have Diana+ but really really REALLY want Diana MINI too. Just look at it, too cute!

DDW 2011

So many nice things to see at Dutch Design Week 2011: 

pop-up restaurant Radio Royaal

Cabinets of Curiosity - Bubble vase, Jorine Oosterhoff

Cabinets of Curiosity - vases Lenneke Wispelwey

Dutch Design Award: the gentlewoman (go read it!)

'bossche bol' at Radio Royaal (yum)

Dutch Design Award: jug & cup, Aldo Bakker

Dutch Design Awards: Wild Animals, Rop van Mierlo

© Eva V.

Lemonade igloo

I didn't know Dutch photographer Scarlett Hooft Graafland before I visited the museum Huis Marseille in Amsterdam last month. Loved her photos. I even bought Lemonade igloo (below). Can't wait to put it on my wall.


© Scarlett Hooft Graafland

Carl Kleiner

I really love these images from the Golden Ratio & Friends series of Carl Kleiner.

Icosahedron v.1

Golden triangle v.3

Nice video

Kings Of Convenience - I'd Rather Dance With You: great song, great video.

Too bad

Thursday, 15 December 2011



Welcome to WORLD OF EVA V. On this blog I will be sharing beauty I encounter. I hope you will enjoy it.

Eva V.