Etsy Christmas shipping deadlines

It’s that time of year again! Wow that was fast. In case you were thinking of buying something from my Etsy shop to give as a gift for Christmas (yay and thank you!), I just wanted to let you know about the shipping deadlines before the holidays. Please place... read more

Mouseblossom interview on Flow!

Image by Flow magazine Eek! Did you see? I was featured on the Dutch Flow magazine website last Saturday. Find it: here. Ah yes in Dutch, sorry: it’s a little piece about me and my Etsy shop. So fun, I love that... read more

Secret project no. 1: the start of something new

I’ve started work on ‘Secret project no.1‘ which, in this early stage, involves a lot of thinking and making notes. Not very interesting to look at, but essential for getting clear where I want it to go. ‘Secret project no.1′ is going to... read more

Instagram giveaway! Win a bird brooch

So… There’s a giveaway going on at Instagram right now. You can win one of my handmade porcelain bird brooches. This is the last giveaway I’ll do. I’ll be choosing a winner on Tuesday, so still plenty of time to join in but make sure you... read more

Mouseblossom and the future

I’ve been thinking a lot about ‘simplifying’ my life (read more about that: here and: here). And besides that, there is one project in particular that has been waiting for me for a year now. I secured the .com and all the rest, but even though I... read more

The Nostalgia Tag

Aaaah, it’s been busy. I decided that I would stop joining in on everything that comes my way. But, some things are just too much fun. Vera Bertens (Franje Design) tagged me with the Nostalgia Tag, along with Annelies (Allihoppa) and Mariko (Applepiepieces), to... read more

Urban Jungle Bloggers: My Plant Shelfie

Urban Jungle Bloggers topics are always fun. This months theme is My Plant Shelfie. The ‘shelves’ in our home are built in book cases (it’s a 1920’s house) and they are normally filled to the max with books. I cleared one shelf for this special... read more

Mouseblossom interview on

Have you been wondering about where my inspiration comes from and how the porcelain brooches came to be? Well, I’m ‘telling all’ at fab blog, come have a look: here!... read more

Etsy Christmas

Oh Etsy… I could browse for hours. And hours. And hours. There’s a lot on offer there, so I tend to filter on local sellers. That helps. But then, I live in the Netherlands, which is a small country ;) I really hope you decide to buy handmade this year!... read more

On missing out. Just a little.

  You may or may not have noticed that this year I haven’t been attending the amount of events I did last year (Oh boy, I had to say No to a lot of fun things this year). A bit of a budget problem. We’ve all been there, right? You see: I’ve been... read more

A little green goes a long way

No, my Urban Jungle Bloggers post isn’t due yet and I already posted this on Instagram, but in case you haven’t seen it I thought I’d share it here as well. So, I decided to pot on some herbs. In vintage pots, of course ;). They were beginning to... read more

Design Sponge DScollections

Are you on Twitter or Instagram? There are always fun things to enter. Like this: DesignSponge asked people to post their own collections, using the hashtag DScollections. I shared this photo of my tiny wooden animals (mostly birds). They loved it and even... read more

About me

Hi, I'm Yvonne de Jonge. Passionate about illustration, art, ceramics, handmade, vintage, nature, (urban) green, design and cats.

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