Tuesday, 25 November 2014 by Irene Hoofs
You might have heard about our Christmas pop-up:
Bloesem's Christmas pop-up
Date: 28 and 29 November 2014
From 10am to 8pm
Join in the Holiday festivities this Friday and Saturday at both our shop and studio located in Tiong Bahru (around the corner from each other). We'll be doing special Christmas wrapping for all purchases, as well as calligraphy gift tags. In true Bloesem fashion, we'll be serving some yummy snacks too! So come on down and celebrate an early Christmas with the Bloesem Team and get some of your Christmas shopping done. We hope to see you there!
We also wanted to do something extra special for our international readers! We have created some gift boxes with all of our favourite things that we'll know your loved ones would appreciate too. We only made a small limited number of these boxes and we have a few variations to fit different personalities. We have 3 gifts sets for her and 2 for him - shop the gift boxes!
And not forgetting the men in our lives.. We know some ladies find it tough to come up with a gift for guys so we made it simple - a gift box of our favorites for men! Quick and simple purchase and we're sure he'll love it too.
.. Bloesem Gift Boxes
Wednesday, 12 November 2014 by Irene Hoofs
Have you started Christmas shopping for that long list of loved ones yet? If you have or have not, whatever your shopping situation might be, we would like to offer some gift guidance. It would not hurt to open yourself up to a plethora of gift possibilities.. so hop over to the Bloesem Giving page. There's gift guides for everyone (we will be posting many more in the coming weeks.. the latest one being a kids gift guide) , we also post festive do-it-yourself projects, and still to come.. the inevitable delicious food posts!
.. Bloesem Giving
Wednesday, 5 November 2014 by Irene Hoofs
Our picks for the travel lover this holiday season. These nifty gifts aren't only really handy but also look great! If you haven't already, have a look at our last gift guide with 25 gift ideas for the kitchen.
.. Bloesem Giving
Wednesday, 29 October 2014 by Irene Hoofs
Yes it is official! Bloesem Giving is live, are you ready to do some shopping for the holiday season? Starting today we will be posting many holiday related posts on the Bloesem Giving page. Among these posts will be regular themed gift guides, starting off with our pick of 25 great gifts for the kitchen. We'll also be sharing yummy recipes, gift wrapping ideas and much more! So stay tuned and get in the holiday mood..
Psst... there's also a great old-fashioned chocolate and red wine cake recipe you should try over on Bloesem Giving.
Saturday, 21 December 2013 by Irene Hoofs
There is really no excuse to not have beautiful looking presents under the tree after seeing this. Wrapping is serious business. And we will be using these gorgeous B&W gift tags from almost makes perfect the lines will bring happy conversations.
As precious as the real stuff...
Shadow art, genius.
I love having a look at other people's studios, it's almost becoming an obsession. Here's a beautiful one belonging to Emma of Emmadime. It even comes with a really cute video! (Sucker for cute videos too!)
If you also caught the bug and love having a peek at the spaces of other creatives, i suggest this. (Don't worry, does not cause drowsiness.)
For the Birds!
Congrats with your new website ladies!
Don't miss the 12 Days of Gifts by Itunes. The presents don't have to end on the 25th of Dec.
Have any of you donated your hair for cancer? I was thinking about it and found this.
It's just 5 sleeps till Christmas, have you gotten all your shopping done and your presents wrapped? I haven't! and I am panicked to say the least. Bloesem will be taking a much needed holiday break as well, but Monday we will be here with a final post for 2013! xo Zara
Thursday, 19 December 2013 by Irene Hoofs
A few weeks back, we received a (very generous) package from SCAAPI, full of their christmas ornaments. They come in a range of colored wool that you thread through a wooden base. Simple, no too over the top and gives a really natural feel! It also comes in a few different designs, some of the wooden bases are circular and there are others which look like a leaf, or a star.
Like kids in a candy store, we laid out all the colors and started to pick out the few that we each loved the most. This was our first shoot in the studio with Sheng, a photographer, and also a friend of mine (= Zara), and he had a very strong bias for the blue wool which explains its appearance in 2 of the 3 photos.
With so many colors to choose from it's really up to your own style and preference as to how you would decorate with them. My favorite though, are the soft pink, brown and white ones. A soft and delicate palette that somehow reminds me of snow and the coldness we lack here in Singapore. Thank you SCAAPI for the gorgeous ornaments, not only were they a breeze to photograph, taking the photos also really got us in the mood for Christmas! (I mean if we could arrange for more Christmas-y weather here, that would be the ideal)
Images by Sheng Yang and Bloesem