Lifestyle

Provence style – an appreciation of fresh air and sun?
Design

Provence style – an appreciation of fresh air and sun?

image by ping he     My friend Miriam bought me a French living magazine called “le journal de la Maison” yesterday. And the first thing she saw me this morning on the way to our perfume class was greeting me with this lovely magazine. So so sweet of her. […]

Fresh green and purple wedding theme ideas
Flower Inspirations / Wedding

Fresh green and purple wedding theme ideas

image by ping he Many people have looking for ideas from wedding magazines, or search online for ideas. They are quite a few good blogs which help us to develop our own ideas. But most of them are focus on the wedding photos and there are a few focus on […]

ping candles and ping living™ fragrances – a natural fragrance journey
Fragrance

ping candles and ping living™ fragrances – a natural fragrance journey

image by ping he These coming weeks, I am busy with my creation of fragrances for the coming seasons. It has been a very exciting journey for me since the day I started. I learn a lot every day, and it makes me feel good. Our website has not been […]

Hand made weekend
Design

Hand made weekend

I can not believe it that September is already here. When I was riding bike this morning to the station to get to Utrecht Naarjaar Beurs (Autumn Show in the Netherlands), the chilli wind reminds me of November season in Shanghai, when everywhere on the street I can smell the […]

Contemporary nature inspired fine china
Ceramic design

Contemporary nature inspired fine china

image by ping he When John and I got married in 2009, we got a nice set of fine bone china gifts from families and friends. They are from Villeroy & Boch Urban Nature. The set includes rice bowl, tea pot, coffee set and dishes. They are timeless. We use […]

Follow your dream
Design

Follow your dream

image by ping he When I was a little girl living in a little village near Shanghai (I lived in Shanghai till 4 years old, then moved back to Shanghai after 15). we don’t have iPad2 or playstation 3 or Barbie, instead all of those we have rope jumping, ping […]

Color of the day – exciting yellow
Flower Inspirations / Wedding

Color of the day – exciting yellow

I am back to the blog page. When I rode my bike today on the way back home, I felt that I was flying on the bike. You know why? Because I could not wait to write on the blog. I took some days off during the summer holiday here […]

Summer holiday
Design

Summer holiday

It is summer in Amsterdam, most of my friends are taking holiday. As a Chinese, I never get used to the idea of taking holidays. I never had experience of taking holidays when I used to living in Shanghai. We only had national holidays, when schools, banks and other business […]

Elegant wedding table decoration
Flower Inspirations / Wedding

Elegant wedding table decoration

image by Ping He I love go to weddings, no matter Asian weddings or Western weddings, I just love the atmosphere on the wedding day. Most of the wedding I have been were fantastic. Some have more budget than others, they choose more extraordinary location than the others. I know […]

Beach inspired wedding theme
Flower Inspirations / Wedding

Beach inspired wedding theme

image: by Ping He I have been to many weddings recently, and in my memories, have a wedding on the beach is such a romantic idea. Many years ago, two friend of mine had their wedding on the beach. It was a beautiful beach wedding theme. From dress, decoration and […]

Talented textile designers
Design

Talented textile designers

Image by Ping He It is weekend again, I know that most of us are so looking forward to relax in the weekend. Do you have plans already? It has been a really nice week for me. Sometimes in our life, we need to make some critical decisions. Life is […]

Unique Handmade Gift  For Newly Weds
Design

Unique Handmade Gift For Newly Weds

image by Ping He It seems I am getting very good at attending weddings. Besides work, rest, workshops, sports and readings, I am adding one extra nice activity on the list: attending my good friend’s wedding. Actually I have a wedding to attend tomorrow again. It has been a lot […]