Marie Kondo: A testament of waste

By | 2019-01-10T17:49:15+00:00 January 9th, 2019|Blog|

Marie Kondo is starting 2019 with a Netflix series. She's helping people declutter. And people are talking. The first encounter with the phenomenon Marie Kondo was when I read about her in 2015 on New York Magazine’s The Cut. Kondo gave a consultation at the home of New York Magazine’s design editor, Wendy Goodman. It appealed [...]

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Cats and nature

By | 2018-05-27T13:58:03+00:00 May 27th, 2018|Blog|

A delicate subject I talk about it every year; my love-hate relationship with cats. They are such funny fuzzy animals. At friends' houses I always quietly pray that they pick me to sit on my lap to cuddle. But this is a painful topic that we have to tackle. You critisize people's pets [...]

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Preorder our Tableware Project!

By | 2018-07-06T09:32:55+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Blog|

There we go! The moment has arrived that I can present the collection (and offer you some discount). A lot of things have happened in the last 3 years. I went from doing courses in inspiring workshops to meeting producers at trade fairs. And from designing collections to consulting legal aid for the aforementioned producers did [...]

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MYRTE’s Tableware Project

By | 2018-07-06T09:29:31+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Blog|

What a wonderful day!! I am ready! Finally after 3 years of working on my ideas and trying to find the right manufacturer and unearthing the process I have managed to put together a sample collection that is ready to go in production. But I need your help with the final steps that [...]

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The Fox

By | 2018-03-10T19:03:38+00:00 February 26th, 2018|Blog|

Start of something new! I saw a fox last week at night as I was driving home. She crossed the road in a very dark piece of the forest. I stopped to give her a good look and she looked back at me. I uttered a little scream because it was so beautiful. Now [...]

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Watercolor materials

By | 2018-01-22T12:29:04+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Blog|

Watercolor is popular, you can see it everywhere.  It is very hot right now to created simplified shapes with this paint. So even if drawing is not your strongest talent, you can still create nice things. It is very therapeutic to mix the bright colors with a soft filament brush, and to work with [...]

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Crafty with wallpaper leftovers

By | 2018-01-11T19:29:00+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Blog|

At MYRTE's headquarters, we have a closet full of wallpaper leftovers from our wallpaper collection. Unfortunately most of them are samples, small wallpaper samples that  you can not decorate a full room with. But it's a waste to leave our beautiful wallpaper there. That's why we have found creative ways to reuse our wallpaper. [...]

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Napkin Folding

By | 2017-12-22T14:58:56+00:00 December 22nd, 2017|Blog|

After Christmas we still have no rest, because we now have to prepare a perfect New Year's dinner.?? For our New Year's dinner, we wanted to give our napkins the center of attention. The end result: the napkins make a chic cutlery pouch. Do you want to know how to fold a [...]

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