Thursday, January 31, 2013

home hammam

home hammam by wood & wool stool
home hammam, a photo by wood & wool stool on Flickr.
Bathing in Moorish light, with soft Turkish towels and our bathroom becomes a kind hammam for the Marrakech feeling at home...

For a real hammam treatment, I do not have to travel far either, because we have Leaunée in my hometown.

Wednesday, January 30, 2013


canned by wood & wool stool
canned, a photo by wood & wool stool on Flickr.
I happen to be a recycler.
(already as a child, I could use everything...)

Food can becomes kitchenware storage.

good morning!

good morning! by wood & wool stool
good morning!, a photo by wood & wool stool on Flickr.

Monday, January 28, 2013

grown up

grown-up by wood & wool stool
grown-up, a photo by wood & wool stool on Flickr.
My little boy Minne has grown up.

Today we celebrate his 21st birthday!

Sunday, January 27, 2013


What could be better on a Sunday like this, than relaxing and enjoy lunch together...

Saturday, January 26, 2013

harlequin flipped over

Like the oblong diamond pillow, this pillow has two pretty sides too.
This is the harlequin pillow flipped over...

Friday, January 25, 2013

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

new pillow design

new pillow design by wood & wool stool
new pillow design, a photo by wood & wool stool on Flickr.

The diamonds have grown, however not the size of the pillow. 
Bend your head sideways to the left, to get an impression of the pillow.

Tuesday, January 22, 2013


collections by wood & wool stool
collections, a photo by wood & wool stool on Flickr.
My son Minne reads a lot, mainly sports books.
Meanwhile he has quite a collection, that no longer fits on his bookshelf.
So he piled the books by color.
Hey, that looks familiar.

Monday, January 21, 2013

Sunday, January 20, 2013

send love

Once more blossom branches, because they are even more enchanting than a few days ago.
And once again the heart cards. After all, it's almost Valentine's day and otherwise there is always a reason to send some love.
There are still a few sets with handcurved waved edges for sale.

Friday, January 18, 2013

heartmade postcards

heartmade postcards by wood & wool stool
heartmade postcards, a photo by wood & wool stool on Flickr.

There's always someone who deserves a sweet card.

Compose your own heart postcard set.

Thursday, January 17, 2013

boots on repeat

Try your luck at Fred's FB page for a pair of warm Shabbies...

(the photo of the 100% wool boots & blanket from last year is now posted by Fred de la Bretoniere)

orange, pink & red tulips

Since the visit of the former 'crochet students' last Saturday, the house looks like a flower shop.
Thank you sweeties!

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

wink & kiss

wink & kiss by wood & wool stool
wink & kiss, a photo by wood & wool stool on Flickr.

Cool glamcards on my desk;
a card that can wink and a card that can kiss!

Monday, January 14, 2013

shine bright like a diamond

My first handmade project of 2013 is quite cool.

The oblong pillow project is finished and the pillow is reversible and equally beautiful on both sides.

It's bright and shines like a diamond in the living room.

tulips & winner

tulips & winner by wood & wool stool
tulips & winner, a photo by wood & wool stool on Flickr.

The winner of the Living & More giveaway is ....
Nicole, please send me your address?
(the cheerful tulips I got from a sweet former 'crochet student')

Sunday, January 13, 2013


wallhall-a by wood & wool stool
wallhall-a, a photo by wood & wool stool on Flickr.

This week we made a new wardrobe in the hall.
A scrapwood wall with three rows of hooks.
Eighteen hooks, so plenty of room for the whole family.

Thursday, January 10, 2013

living & more

living & more by wood & wool stool
living & more, a photo by wood & wool stool on Flickr.

In the mail I received a lovely publication in the January issue of the German lifestyle magazine Living & More.
Quite nice of the editors in Germany to sent me two copies.
One magazine, I keep myself (for the archive) and the other one I would like to give away.
Leave a message and after the weekend we pick a winner!
It actually doesn't matter if you can or can not read German, it's an inspirational interior magazine anyway.

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

♥ by wood & wool stool
, a photo by wood & wool stool on Flickr.

21 Years ago we got married at 9 am.
Just the two of us.
(actually three of us, 2 weeks later Minne was born)

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

do sit down

do sit down by wood & wool stool
do sit down, a photo by wood & wool stool on Flickr.

Once this old chair was green.
After a long time in the garden, the paint was peeling off.
For the time being the seat is unpainted, slightly sanded and stamped.
Until we have figured a new color...

Meanwhile, this is the status of the oblong pillow project.

Sunday, January 6, 2013

oblong pillow project

I am very pleased with the pillow p♦r♦o♦j♦e♦c♦t so far.
The pillow cover is growing slowly, diamond by diamond.
Two more 'rows' to go, then the handmade oblong pillow cover is finished (at least one side of the pillow)
I like it so much already and it's wonderful to design something new.
I don't have a ♦ crochet pattern, but I figured it out myself.
The wool gets kind of knotty and I can not watch a movie and crochet ♦ at the same time (yet).

Saturday, January 5, 2013

p♦r♦o♦j♦e♦c♦t pillow

It is not a tapestry,
it's my project from a distance.
I pinned the wool to the wood for a while.
Now I know what it will be...
(new projects often start this way) to be continued...


Friday, January 4, 2013

underwear wall peg

underwear wall peg by wood & wool stool
underwear wall peg, a photo by wood & wool stool on Flickr.
Very useful in the bedroom, this underwear wall peg.
Of course you can also use it as a [what to wear tomorrow wall peg]!
This peg saves me a lot time in the morning.
If you already know what to wear, it will save you a lot of annoyance about your outfit.
Hang your clothes on the peg the night before and you can simply dress, instead of trying everything...

Wednesday, January 2, 2013


de-decorate by wood & wool stool
de-decorate, a photo by wood & wool stool on Flickr.

Okay it's a bit bare after a few weeks.
Nevertheless, it's also a relief to have our living room back.

ode to orange

ode to orange by wood & wool stool
ode to orange, a photo by wood & wool stool on Flickr.
Orange was the color of 2012.
To be more precise it was Tangerine Tango according to Pantone.
Well it has been my favorite color for quite some years (especially in the interior) and I will stick to it for some time...

The color of 2013 is Emerald.
Want to know all about Emerald and the colorful history?
They even have a color of the day.