My Houzz: Soothing Neutrals Calm in an Airy Netherlands Home
This perfectly pale interior exudes tranquility and holiday charm with subtle touches of nature
“When we look at parts of our home, we know whose hands helped to create it,” she says. “And that makes this home extra special.”
Houzz at a Glance
Who lives here: Guido and Aggy Hoogwerf and their daughter, Noor, 3
Location: Harderwijk, the Netherlands
Size: 125 square meters (1,346 square feet); 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and an attic
Comfort and charm are important to the couple. Natural textures and pale hues set the interior’s tone, creating a calm and cozy feel.
Pillow with trees: Fine Little Day
Lanterns: Tine K Home
Chair: Tolix; table lamp: Jieldé; vintage antlers: Marktplaats; wooden hand: Hay; print: Houtprints; medical box: Hema
Aggy likes foraging for beautiful branches and twigs. One is tucked in a vase and decorated with star pendants that she crafted from clay. Behind it sits another of her DIY projects: a painted wood panel with pine trees designed to match the home’s black and white palette.
Washable paper bag: Uashmama; sheepskin: Ikea; blanket: Cross Blanket, Piawallén
Floor lamp: Signal, Jieldé
The couple installed the glossy white kitchen with help from their friends and family. After moving and lowering the dividing wall to enlarge the sitting room, they remodeled the kitchen with a Smeg stove and Siemens electrical appliances. The countertop is a black composite material.
High chair: Tripp Trapp, Stokke
Cutting board: HK Living; bamboo basket: Tine K Home; black and white cups: Ikea
Duvet: Hema; lamps: Ikea
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