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Win a copy of 'Made by Hand'

Bloesem Living | Book Giveaway: Win a copy of 'Made by Hand- Contemporary Makers, Traditional Practices'

We haven't had a giveaway in quite awhile so it is high time we had one, don't you agree? 

As a team, we all love to craft and use our hands, even if we all like making and creating different things, and that's partly why we all enjoy the Bloesem classes so much! Made By Hand is the joy of creating condensed into one beautiful book, letting us enjoy the process of creating as well as the final product. Forgetting about all the mass production, we go back to traditional practices and celebrate artisan crafts!

The book features artisans specializing in different crafts, such as bicycle making and wood working just to give two examples. We know you will enjoy the gorgeous images of artisans working on their pieces as well as the final works. Whether you enjoy making things by hand, or just admire those who do, you will enjoy this book thoroughly!.. Now find out how you can win a copy..

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All you have to do to win is :

1) Pin the picture above to one of your pinterest boards  then leave the link in the comments below so we can have a look at your board!

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Giveaway ends 12 August 2014 and we will contact the lucky winner via email! 

WINNER IS:  Genie

Bloesem Living | Book Giveaway: Win a copy of 'Made by Hand- Contemporary Makers, Traditional Practices'

Bloesem Living | Book Giveaway: Win a copy of 'Made by Hand- Contemporary Makers, Traditional Practices'

Bloesem Living | Book Giveaway: Win a copy of 'Made by Hand- Contemporary Makers, Traditional Practices'

Bloesem Living | Book Giveaway: Win a copy of 'Made by Hand- Contemporary Makers, Traditional Practices'

.. Made by Hand 
.. Also available in the Bloesem shop

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This is Paper

Bloesem Living | This is paper magazine

"Simplicity is king in everything we do. Fashion isn't." ...  according to Alexander + Zuzanna. The founders of the ThisisPaper shop and the creative brains behind the gorgeous artsy magazine that was founded in 2012. 

I ordered the magazine for our creative space here in Singapore and hope the SIngaporeans will enjoy this magazine just as much as I do. It really encourage us to have a look at the simple and basic things around us... appreciate and treasure them. 

Bloesem Living | This is paper magazine

Bloesem Living | This is paper magazine

Bloesem Living | This is paper magazine

Isn't it super cool that each magazine is numbered and there are only 1000 copies available in the whole wide world! We have 10 copies in the Bloesem Space ... come down soon and get your number!

 

..This is Paper magazine
.. bloesem.co

 

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Win a copy of 'Little Prints'

Bloesem Living | Yellow Owl Workshop Book Giveaway

If you haven't already heard about the yellow owl workshop, then this is a great time to catch up! You also stand a chance to WIN a copy of the new book, Yellow Owl's Little Prints.

Christine Schmidt started her art career at a very young age and by sheer hardwork she had grown the Yellow Owl Workshop to what it is today! You can recognize her works for their sophistticated yet playful aesthetic. Ranging from rubber stamps to jewelry (she has a line of exquisite gold pendants), all the graphics you see are lively with bold colours and all are a 100% original artworks.

Her new book teaches a wide variety of techniques that could be used to do a number of crafts. The book also features original templates using Christine’s designs. The motifs can be used to make gift wraps, print on stationery or even blankets and clothes! You could seriously go wild with the creative possibilities this book will equip you with! This is a great present for anyone who is crafty, especially moms who like to do a lot of DIYs, you know who you guys are :)

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All you have to do to win is :

1) Pin the picture above to one of your pinterest boards  then leave the link in the comments below so we can have a look at your board!

Always great seeing more people on pinterest sharing amazing pictures.

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Giveaway ends 12 December 2013 and we will contact the lucky winner via email!

WINNER IS:  Katie

Bloesem Living | Yellow Owl Workshop Book Giveaway

Bloesem Living | Yellow Owl Workshop Book Giveaway

 

Bloesem Living | Yellow Owl Workshop Book Giveaway

Bloesem Living | Yellow Owl Workshop Book Giveaway

All images by Bloesem.

 

.. Yellow Owl's Little Prints 

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Vulture Magazine

Bloesem Living | Vulture Magazine
 

Clifford Loh, the managing editor and one of the founders of Vulture magazine, has been a long time friend of mine and I am so proud of what he and his team has accomplished! 

Based in SIngapore, Vulture is an independent space to explore ideas that would influence a new establishment of a younger creative class. Aiming to empower a partnership between art, design, music and people to bring a new consciousness to the masses.

It's admirable how young the team behind Vulture magazine is and how much they have achieved in such a short span of time.

The magazine recently celebrated their first birthday with a party in collaboration with marc jacobs, and both Irene and I are so grateful to have been invited to celebrate this milestone. It was a fun night of drinks, music and art at 72-13.  You can see snaps of the event on the marc jacobs site, as well as Vulture's instagram. .... read more .... 

Bloesem Living | Vulture Magazine

Vulturemag

Bloesem Living | Vulture Magazine

Bloesem Living | Vulture Magazine

Bloesem Living | Vulture Magazine

In the latest issue (available in the itunes app store for download on to your ipad), Vulture featured the styling works of Bella Koh, who is known as @catslavery on instagram. I won't say too much about the feature but wow, Bella really has a talent when it comes to food styling. We first chanced upon her works on instagram, and could not be happier when we saw her collaboration with vulture in this issue. Not only are the shots of the food amazing, most of her pictures are #homemade, impressive!

Bloesem would just like to congratulate Vulture magazine on a great first year and hoping for many more to come!  ~ Zara S. 

Images are by Cat Slavery and Zara S. 

.. Vulture magazine 

 

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Real Living Magazine

Bloesem Living | press Real Living Magazine

I can honestly say that it feels truly encouraging and nice when a magazine like Real Living magazine from Australia approaches you for a write-up about the things you do ... share with them a bit behind the scenes of Bloesem and what my ideas are about interior design ... although it is a past issue in which (August 2013) I was featured, you can still read and see bit here over their blog.

I often buy Real Living and was very happy surpriesd to see this production I did with Marjon Hoogervorst in Malaysia featured in there. I agree with RL it is very interesting home of architect couple Wen Hsia and BC Ang in Kuala Lumpur. ... yes this issue is still available and you will love all the Floral ideas they have going on right now....

Bloesem Living | press Real Living Magazine

Bloesem Living | press Real Living Magazine

All images by Bloesem in my home. 

Top Image: Grafunkt AA ShelfBlu Dot letter holder - Ceramic vase from thrift shop 

Second Image: Eames plywood round table

Third image: Glass square table ... forgot the name have to get back to you on this :) , Kartel componibili side table and a marimekko cup

.. Thank You Real Living magazine

 

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Living in Antwerp

Bloesem Living |Luster Diane Hendrikx

The book you saw yesterday in Veronique her apartment is by publisher Luster ... it's about cool and interesting homes in Antwerp, Belgium. I haven't read the book myself but looking at some of the pictures makes me want to order it

It's not the first time photographer Diane Hendrikx is working for Luster. A whole series of interior books have her name on it. Glad to be able to share some inspiring pictures today with you. They give me a mad men feel ... what about you? ps. not all the images here are from the same book ... the post is perhaps more an ode to the beautiful work of Diane

Bloesem Living |Luster Diane Hendrikx

Bloesem Living |Luster Diane Hendrikx

Bloesem Living |Luster Diane Hendrikx

Bloesem Living |Luster Diane Hendrikx

Bloesem Living |Luster Diane Hendrikx

Bloesem Living |Luster Diane Hendrikx

Bloesem Living |Luster Diane Hendrikx

 

All images by Diane Hendrikx 

.. Luster 

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