Dutch courage

In most Afrikaans suburban homes we grew up with a dedicated shelf to a collection of Delft crockery in the 80’s.

This beautiful and delicate pottery style from the 1600’s has since been updated by designers into a multitude of finishes. From the catwalk to bedding and furniture, Delft is celebrating cult status.

I lived and studied in Holland for a year after school and now have a Dutch husband. It’s just really sad that we don’t own any Delft – I’ll have to speak to my Mother in law about this!!

I have found a few very quirky items and ideas for you and hope they inspire!

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NEW Delft!

Traditional Dutch porcelain company Royal Delft have launched a new contemporary brand, Blue D1653, including this set by Arian Brekveld that looks as though the blue emblems have slipped down the rim of each dish.

Dezeen.com  Tumblr.com

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Delft plates spaced randomly on a dark blue wall makes a sophisticated statement. On the right is wallpaper with a plate print.

Bloesem Etsy.com

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For the fahionistas among us! Why not dress in Delft? I LOVE the shoes!

Dusty Burrito Modcloth Quilters crossing

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Upcycling at its quirkiest best – this is one of Kate Thompson’s creations. Picture on the right from moooi.com

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Dream in Dutch!

The bedding on the left is from Bloomingdales and the bedding on the right is from Studio Ditte

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Temporary tattoo from Etsy.com and this gorgeous bicycle I found on tumblr.com

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Art on the left is by Kim Joon and the lovely flower arrangement on the right is from Eurolux Antiques

Happy styling,

margaux

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