Author Archives: Merel

MONDAY MOODBOARD | 5 THINGS I WANNA DO DURING SUMMER HOLIDAYS

Every year, around this time, I find myself in that state of mind where you cannot really comprehend the fact that Summer holidays are around the corner, and where you cannot imagine what life will be like having NO DEADLINES whatsoever, and where you certainly cannot imagine yourself longing for studying in September again. Well, that time of read more »

FLARED SLEEVES TO SPICE UP A MINIMALISTIC WARDROBE

Fired by the desire to adhere to the a less is more kinda lifestyle, I’m continuously trying to create a coherent, minimalistic wardrobe that consists of a limited amount of clothes that can be easily combined with each other. In my case, however, this often results in me buying neutral colors and basic pieces only, which leads to plain and boring outfits. Not read more »

HOW TO UNWIND AND AVOID STRESS

I often find myself wondering how on earth it is possible that — even after those often celebrated inventions such internet, cars, and the laundry machine — we still find ourselves incredibly busy all day every day. We continuously think of ways to do things faster (and often succeed in doing so), but I guess we simultaneously read more »

MONDAY MOODBOARD

Wowsj, I haven’t posted for a whopping two weeks, but please don’t be mad, ‘cause I’m kiiiiinda on top of my game when it comes to the rest of my life =D. Here are five random things that keep my busy! I’ve changed the way I work on tasks — with the help of my beloved Productivity Planner read more »

MONDAY MOODBOARD

I’ve been thinking about a way to regularly share some kind of personal update, reflecting the things I’ve been up to as well as the thoughts on my mind, while being inspiring all at the same time. And well, I think the answer is easy enough: moodboards. A moodboard is more than simply copy-pasting the pins from my read more »

FINDING THE PERFECT LOCATIONS FOR OUTFIT PICTURES

Many of you who also run a blog probably know the struggle: finding the perfect location to shoot your outfit pictures. The ‘big’ fashion bloggers just always seem to find the places that work, that complement their outfits without being too distracting. Of course, many of them travel to the most lovely places all over the world, read more »

A PERSONAL NOTE ON HOW MY STUDIES ARE GOING

As has been the case since forever, my studies are the reason for not updating the blog as much as I want to. Now I don’t think that’s necessarily a bad thing, but I do feel like I need to keep you guys a little informed about that as well. Also because I’ve got some read more »

SWEET DREAMS: RUNNING A KNIT AND CROCHET SHOP

Now that my thesis is one of the last obstacles to tackle before I’ll graduate, I find myself being questioned by family and friends all the time about what it is that I’m gonna do after. Truth is, I don’t know. Yes, I’d love to have a job or PhD position in my field (= ancient Greek read more »

PRODUCTIVITY PLANNER

Many of you can probably relate when I say that boosting my productivity is on my forever to do list. Juggling between university, work, blogging, a household and countless little projects (check out this one hihi) – not to mention a social life – can be quite overwhelming sometimes. So I always find myself on the lookout read more »

BLACK BOMBER

Sooooo sorry for not blogging for ages, but I’m busy with a lot of stuff I wanted to do for ages (that is, cleaning up my house, head and life, can anyone relate?). Please follow along on Instagram to stay up to date on a (most of the time) daily basis and please don’t if you read more »