Author: Babette

  • Thrifting: Braderie Lille

    Thrifting: Braderie Lille

    Visiting the Braderie in Lille was always high on my thrifters-to-do list. However, I never got around to visiting. But when my sister proposed to go there, I didn’t hesitate a minute. Let’s do it! After our successful Ghent adventure we could go for another thrift weekend. So we went to Lille (France), which has the biggest…

  • Thrifting Tuesday: What I found in Ghent!

    Thrifting Tuesday: What I found in Ghent!

    Did you see my post about the visit to Ghent? These are the treasures I found at the flea market Lange Violettestraat. A fish potholder Three brooches: Mickey, horse and a bow! The shiprack is already hanging in my kitchen for towels and I have no idea what to do with the black/white fabric. The…

  • 5 tips for the best weekend citytrip Ghent

    5 tips for the best weekend citytrip Ghent

    What to do when in Ghent only for the weekend? With these 5 tips you will have the best time during your citytrip Ghent! Not so long ago my sister called me on a Friday. ‘How about going to Ghent tomorrow?’ she said. I thought about my weekend, without any plans or exciting things. So…

  • Quick Summer Update

    Quick Summer Update

    So summer is here! The big gooseberry time (komkommertijd) is on and since I haven’t taken a grand holiday (I only took of a week to visit Lisbon) I am working around the clock. I will enlighten you with a summer update about the Broesj’ headquarters. Hope you enjoy summer as well! x The days are really summery and the…

  • 10 Tips for a weekend in Liège

    10 Tips for a weekend in Liège

    A few weeks ago I visited Liège. I always thought that it would be a boring city with only ugly factories and industries. Little did I know that is a actually a perfect town to go to for a weekend getaway of just to browse around the small beer cafes and shops. Here are ten tips…

  • Brandt & Levie Sausage Workshop aka Worstshop

    Brandt & Levie Sausage Workshop aka Worstshop

    This weekend my sister, friends and I attended the Brandt&Levie workshop aka Worstshop. Not a regular DIY art workshop, but a sausage making workshop! The guys of Brandt&Levie are real craftsmen. Inspired by their 7 month journey to Italy they decided that they would make fantastic sausages in a proper way. So, the workshop. After a tour trough their workplace…

  • Liège: Cité Miroir

    Liège: Cité Miroir

    I love abandoned places. Places where time stands still and everything is waiting for the passing of time. Or for exciting events to happen… Last week we visited Liège. Our first stop was Cité Miroir. The Cité Miroir gave a second life to the former swimming pool and bathhouse Sauvenière. The renovation proces was huge. But it turned out beautifully.…

  • How a small brooch can grant you acces to a perfect party

    How a small brooch can grant you acces to a perfect party

    Carolien of Reintroduced has a well chosen brooch collection. With pins in vibrant colors or special meaning she brightens her perfectly styled outfits. For Dutch, scroll down. Om deze blogpost in het Nederlands te lezen, scroll naar beneden! What is your favorite brooch in your collection and why? ‘My favorite was a pink brooch swallow which…

  • Five Flea markets in Brussels

    Five Flea markets in Brussels

    Last weekend my aunt took my niece and me out to visit flea markets in Brussels, and to explore the city. Last year we went to Leuven, but weren’t very lucky in the town itself. Brussels made up for that. So here is a small guide if you go to Brussels for the flea markets. Vossenmarkt The…

  • Thrifting Tuesday: Kingsday

    Thrifting Tuesday: Kingsday

    I do not have a lot of traditions, but visiting flea markets with my mom on Kings Day is definitely a big one.