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It is time for tea
Tea Rituals

It is time for tea

image by ping he, silkscreen print on textile in Amsterdam I wish everyone a very good Chinese New Year, today is the second day of the dragon’s year. I am glad that I am in full speed of recovery. My friend Rainbow and her husband George came to pick me […]

My art journey
Design

My art journey

image by ping he, silkscreen print on textile in Amsterdam Life sometimes hits you in a very unexpected way, sometime like a storm, sweep away all in a sudden, when you are not prepared for it. My life was suffered in such a storm since last June. Last November I […]

2011 review – part two
Food

2011 review – part two

When I am writing this blog article, I heard outside my window in Amsterdam Oud-Zuid many big bangs from the firework for the New Year celebration. That’s it, the 2011 door is going to be closed and 2012 is going to be open. I love the time that I can […]

Year 2011 review  – part one
Lifestyle

Year 2011 review – part one

I was not thinking much when I wrote this as today’s topic, “year 2011 review”, it sounds very difficult. As soon as I type these letter, I realize that I have much thinking going on. Time flies, another 11 days, 2012 will knock on our door. What I have been […]

My floral water color painting
Design

My floral water color painting

[topcollage] Floral painting by Ping It has been busy past two weeks, as the holiday season approaches here, we had many celebrations. Because Dutch has its own Sante Clause holiday besides Christmas, we often met the family and friends, I like the most about the season is that the family […]

Water color painting – sweet girl in a vegetable garden
Design

Water color painting – sweet girl in a vegetable garden

Water color painting – I started to do some painting these days, it has been a long time that I did not write blog everyday. There are something tragic happened in the family, I did not prepare enough for it, and I feel lost myself for a long while. For […]

Easy healthy Chinese tomato and egg soup
Food

Easy healthy Chinese tomato and egg soup

image by ping he Tomato and egg soup Cook for 2 person ingredients: 3 climbing French beans 2 eggs 2 teaspoons salt 2 tsp grated ginger 1 stem of green onion 3 cups of water or chicken stock 2 medium sized tomato (cut into wedges) 2 garlic clove (cut into […]

13 favorite tea herbs for home
Tea Rituals

13 favorite tea herbs for home

image via epicurious Hello everyone, this is Wednesday. I had a very busy day yesterday. Had a surprise visitor for my new fragrance. My friend Katharijne came to visit me and we spent quite a while to go through my newly made perfume. I also made some diffuser oils and […]

Stunning pink and gold party theme ideas
Flower Inspirations / Tea Rituals

Stunning pink and gold party theme ideas

image by ping he It is October already, time really flies. Our trip to Shanghai is tomorrow. I can not believe that it is already tomorrow. Today when I tried to clean up our plants on our balcony, I felt a bit sad. The lavender, the rosemary and mint which […]

Ideas for the Black & White Wedding Theme
Flower Inspirations / Wedding

Ideas for the Black & White Wedding Theme

image by ping he It is Monday, hope you all enjoyed your lovely weekend. I had a wonderful weekend. A great dinner party with my Chinese friends in Maarsen. We ate Chinese Hotpot. It was really cozy. We celebrate my friend Minnie’s birthday actually. She enjoyed the perfume we bought […]

Two contemporary ceramic designs that I love
Ceramic design

Two contemporary ceramic designs that I love

image by ping he Hi everyone, it has been a very hectic weeks in the past since the day I knew about my mum’s illness. Everything changed. I tried to concentrate, tried to work on something which I can put my mind away from thinking about dealing with the situation. […]

Style your party with lilac or fuchsia?
Flower Inspirations / Wedding

Style your party with lilac or fuchsia?

image by ping he   Style your party with lilac or fuchsia Once a while I like to organize a party at home for family and friends. Sometimes it is really a challenge to make sure every details are taking care of from menu, drinks, to table decorations. Sometimes you […]