the window display “in the making”, part two: sketching…
Posted in amsterdam: made by hand, behind the scenes May 28th, 2010 by pia

My trusty calculator – so very important for dimensions. For those of you with young kids, can you pass on this important message from me: “Remember kids, if you want to be creative when you grow up, make sure you study math at school, it really does come in handy later, I promise you.”

Royal Buffet’s papillon tags fluttering about. What else can you see?

Okay sketches done, notes taken,  I’m off to buy the supplies now…

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15 Comments

  1. May says

    Thanks for sharing these Pia, the photos are truly beautiful. I’m really excited to see what would come out it eventually. Can’t wait to see more!

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  2. Masha says

    Your sketches of the buildings are amazing! I hope we will also see the supplies that you have bought.

    May 28th, 2010 | #

  3. Bicocacolors says

    the photos are so beautiful,
    Have a nice week end!
    ♥ Elena

    May 28th, 2010 | #

  4. chenoa says

    mostly…its just all so beautiful!!!

    May 28th, 2010 | #

  5. Sherry Richert Belul says

    Oh, so beautiful! Happy to have stepped into your world for a few minutes this morn. :-)

    May 28th, 2010 | #

  6. Miranda says

    I can’t wait to see the result! I love the paper houses. Good luck with it. And enjoy your weekend. Maybe we’ll see eachother soon.
    Miranda
    PS I will tell Finn everything about your message. Right now he is busy wrinkling my magazines. haha.

    May 28th, 2010 | #

  7. Jane says

    lovely behind the scenes shots – i always find the process just as fascinating, if not more so, than the finished work. thank you* and i wish i had known how important math would be when i was in school! xx, jane

    May 28th, 2010 | #

  8. Beau says

    Wow looks promising. I wish my workspace looks that organizing while I am at work. I really like these ‘procesreports’.

    May 29th, 2010 | #

  9. Leanne T says

    its going to look beautiful Pia!!! Love seeing the process behind the display, thanks for sharing!!

    May 29th, 2010 | #

  10. pygmy says

    beautiful pictures, thanks for giving us a glimpse into your work process!

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  11. Michelle Brown says

    The building cut-out is amazing. Love the colour pallet.

    May 29th, 2010 | #

  12. Jane says

    Oooh love the photographs of your desk and things. How exciting shopping next! I love the colours.

    May 29th, 2010 | #

  13. Sarah - Jane down the lane says

    Morning Pia,

    Your window is going to be brilliant by the looks of things, thanks for sharing.

    I thought of you and how much I want to visit Holland as I met a wonderful Dutch lady at the airport in Faro this week. She was travelling home to Rotterdam with her 5 month old black labrador who was simply beautiful, they both were. Serendipity.

    Sarah x

    May 30th, 2010 | #

  14. tessa says

    Hi, I just found your blog and I love it:-) Will absolutly go to the ABC next Saturday to get a copy of your book.

    May 30th, 2010 | #

  15. Etincelle says

    Love having a sneak peek at your work! really like the color palette, very summer like.

    May 31st, 2010 | #


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