Well hello February and hello month of love. Since it is almost Valentine’s Day and February is known for being the month of love, I wanted to start this month by sharing some of my favorite things! I’ve been post my Love Lately blogs for awhile now and I love to think about the things I am loving at the moment and sharing them on here. Since I last posted one of these I have gotten some new favorites… A magazine, crystals, jewelry pieces, Instagram accounts and more. Let’s spread some love!
When I was a teen I used to read so many different girly magazines. Every month I would go to the magazine isle and look at the new magazines brought out. Flashback to now, where I still enjoy reading magazines since I always find new inspiring things in them. But most magazines are about fashion or lifestyle and now Jennie has brought out a magazine for entrepreneurs, called Maja magazine. It’s filled with inspiring interviews, challenges and it still has the feeling of a girly magazine like I got when I was younger. The first edition is only available as a digital version (since the paper magazines are sold out), which you can find here.
Crystals are always a favorite of mine but last month I went to All About Rocks in Noordwijk… And as you can already guess, I got a couple of new ones! I finally got a rock crystal geode, which I’ve wanted for a long time. Besides that, I also got a raw piece of amethyst and a small pink amethyst. When I saw the pink amethyst, I was really drawn to it. It’s such a pretty rock so of course I had to get it.
At the beginning of the year I always try to plan my trips for the rest of the year. Until now, I haven’t booked anything but my friends and I do have plans on booking some exciting trips. For example, in 2017 my friends and I went away for the weekend and this year we want to do that again. That’s why I’ve been looking at some cute houses on Airbnb. I found so many awesome places, like a big tree house and also tiny houses. Do you have any recommendations on where to go or what places to book through Airbnb? Oh, btw… With my personal link* you’ll get money off when you book a place on Airbnb!
I am very much into all the products that Apple makes. When Apple first came out with the AirPods I was confused because they looked weird and I didn’t understand why I would need them. Well, many of my friends started to get them and when Elba used them while working out, I knew I also wanted to get them and put them on my wishlist. Thanks to my parents I actually got the AirPods as a late Christmas present and I love them! I do still have to get used to the fact that they you can’t change the volume with the AirPods itself so tip for Apple when they bring out a new version…
By1Oak is one of my favorite jewelry brands. All of their pieces are very minimalistic and that’s what I am into. Last year I got a necklace from my grandma from By1Oak and I wore it every day. It has a small pearl on it and my initial as well. Since I loved that necklace so much, I decided to get another one with my initial on it, that I can wear together with the one I already have. And another favorite jewelry item I have been wearing tons at the moment is a ring. One of my favorite crystals is opal. Opal is such a beautiful stone and I could look at it for hours. When I was browsing through Etsy, I found this opal ring. Ever since I got it, I’ve been wearing it every day (on my middle finger for a change) and I love it!
♡ Instagram accounts
Instagram gives me so much inspiration for my blog, photography and also design. That’s why I made a blog post featuring my favorite Instagram accounts a little while ago. I’ve wanted to do this again but I felt like it also belonged to my favorites so say hello to my Instagram faves at the moment:
@hey_frits. I’ve been following Manon for a pretty long time and that’s because she takes such pretty travel photos. Whenever I look at her account (or blog), I want to book another trip.
@emmelyschipper. Emmely is a photographer and all of here photos are so beautiful. She pays so much attention to the setting of her photos and all of the details. I always find myself scrolling through her feed and getting new ideas for photos for my blog.
@maximedeckert. When it comes to design, you need to follow Maxime. Her feed is a pleasure to look at. All of her posts look good together but also are their individual photo. You just need to take a look and you’ll understand why it’s one of my favorite Instagram accounts.
Love, love and more love for all of these things. I know, life is not all about materialistic things but I have been loving these items over the past month(s) and that’s why I share them on my blog. This way I can also look back and see what I used to like and love over the years and maybe even rediscover things. This might be something I should do more often. Just look through old blog posts and maybe these will inspire me for new content. What are your Loves Lately? Do you have any plans for Valentine’s Day?