My Heart Wanders…


Please watch this space to find out.

In the meantime, if you’d like to find out more about Pia’s new book, My Heart Wanders, please click here.


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76 Comments

  1. Kerryanne says

    this is wonderful :)

    January 16th, 2008 | #

  2. Janet says

    I love this! I love hearts. My house is full of them but I will have to be on the lookout for the more subtle among them and take some photos. A really delightful project.

    January 17th, 2008 | #

  3. Jacqueline Riley says

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    LUV J

    January 24th, 2008 | #

  4. corine@HiddenInFrance says

    How can I play?

    January 25th, 2008 | #

  5. lynne says

    ahhh i just remembered a collection of found heart shaped rocks, buried under snow on my deck! i will retrieve them as it melts today, and conjure a likely setting:)

    February 1st, 2008 | #

  6. Florence says

    What a fantastic idea – I love the images you’re using for inspiration…I will keep my eyes open!

    February 5th, 2008 | #

  7. rhonda says

    absolutely beautiful, and inspirational

    February 19th, 2008 | #

  8. Sharon Vos photography says

    I’m in.
    I love the idea
    the project

    the heart

    x Sharon

    February 19th, 2008 | #

  9. joanna goddard says

    beautiful, yay! these look gorgeous together.

    March 11th, 2008 | #

  10. Mag says

    I’m so thrilled that my images are included in the first round of selection!!! It has been a wonderufl experience capturing all these little hearts. Since there are three more months before the deadline, I’ll keep on hunting.

    March 11th, 2008 | #

  11. alyson says

    these all look so lovely together!

    March 12th, 2008 | #

  12. Deborah says

    wow, thank you for including my humble photographs amongst all this amazing work. they all work so well together.

    March 12th, 2008 | #

  13. josephine says

    Oh wow! I’m so honored and thrilled to have my humble, little photo included with so many truly stunning photographs. This has truly made my week! I’ll be on the look out for other wandering hearts. I’m sure I’ll find some as they seem to be revealing themselves more and more.

    March 12th, 2008 | #

  14. karline says

    great project. very inspiring.

    March 12th, 2008 | #

  15. Lily says

    does this include all countries?

    March 27th, 2008 | #

  16. pia says

    Hi Lily, yes entries from all countries are encouraged – it would be great to have as many countries involved as possible.

    March 27th, 2008 | #

  17. Maria says

    what a lovely idea… i’ll be on the look!!!

    April 2nd, 2008 | #

  18. mrs. french says

    what a lovely project. i will definitely be on the lookout for unsuspecting hearts.

    April 3rd, 2008 | #

  19. Relyn says

    I love, love, love this! My mind is whirling with ideas. I can’t wait to get started. First, I will post about this lovely project.

    April 12th, 2008 | #

  20. Liss says

    beautiful !

    May 22nd, 2008 | #

  21. Emily says

    I can not wait to explore my house this evening.

    May 23rd, 2008 | #

  22. rebecca says

    I’ve just discovered your blog and this project via Poppy Talk. What an inspiring project.

    I am an illustrator and would absolutely love to take part in this – I know already what I want my submission to look like. I now know how I will be spending my weekend :)

    May 23rd, 2008 | #

  23. rachel says

    just found out about this project.. very lovely, and now my mind is whirling with ideas!

    May 26th, 2008 | #

  24. joanna says

    that is so inspirational! i will try my best to take a picture for submission!! =)

    May 28th, 2008 | #

  25. inés says

    La idea es fantástica. ¡Hay miles de rincones con sorpresa!

    May 30th, 2008 | #

  26. natascha says

    This is a beautiful idea!

    June 3rd, 2008 | #

  27. Kim Gray says

    Oh I love hearts!!! This is so beautiful! great idea!

    June 4th, 2008 | #

  28. naturegirl says

    I just discoverd this challenge today! I have posted just what you
    speak of in a post titled ~Hearts~ that can be seen here: http://natur-trail.blogspot.com./
    I realize that it’s too late to submit!

    June 29th, 2008 | #

  29. naturegirl says

    oops error on url:
    http://www.nature-trail.blogspot.com
    naturegirl

    June 29th, 2008 | #

  30. Sharon Vos says

    I´m really curious.

    August 18th, 2008 | #

  31. Bea says

    Lovely collection of images!

    August 22nd, 2008 | #

  32. tracey says

    have i missed anything? i am eagerly awaiting to see the project as it continues to unfold. : )

    August 30th, 2008 | #

  33. Jessie Cacciola says

    me too! can’t wait to see the finished product! xo, Jessie–

    September 4th, 2008 | #

  34. Edie Tobias says

    Is this lovely project still happening?

    October 1st, 2008 | #

  35. gordon+christina says

    What a great idea, but a real shame we came across this too late.

    October 18th, 2008 | #

  36. caroline says

    this is such a lovely project I am upset I missed the deadline, I would of loved to have been a part of it. x

    January 16th, 2009 | #

  37. Barbara says

    Oh, I am so curious!

    March 24th, 2009 | #

  38. Melissa de la Fuente says

    I cannot WAIT for this book, I will be one of the very first to purchase a copy, and put it where I can see it every day. All the best hun….
    xo
    Melissa
    ps and any book you publish on sweet little Harriet as well! :)

    March 25th, 2009 | #

  39. robin-bird says

    i am very much looking forward to the upcoming treasure of your book. as it turns out so many of my blogging friends have submitted photos that i am sure i will feel i love many of the photos for more than the image :)

    April 3rd, 2009 | #

  40. ROOM design studio says

    wish you all the luck! cant wait for this one!

    July 15th, 2009 | #

  41. blog crush :: pia jane bijkerk « says

    [...] her first book, Paris Made by Hand is now available. She’s working on another book titled My Heart Wanders and I’m quite excited to see what it’s all about. As I have fumbled the last week with [...]

    August 2nd, 2009 | #

  42. kitsuan says

    Pia, utterly, utterly inspirational! Certainly one that comes from the heart!

    September 16th, 2009 | #

  43. marina bogonikolou says

    very beutiful!!!!!!!

    November 9th, 2009 | #

  44. whaled out « the skeptical optimist says

    [...] {Pia Jane Bijkerk} Tagged with: all together now, that mini, thoughts in moi membrane [...]

    February 15th, 2010 | #

  45. joanna says

    i’m so pleased to have found this place..

    July 1st, 2010 | #

  46. meg says

    I can see you are doing what I strive to achieve.
    bravo!

    July 2nd, 2010 | #

  47. Paris: A Dream Come True | Parisien Salon says

    [...] Pia Jane Bijkerk is an internationally acclaimed stylist, photographer and author specializing in interiors, still life & food. She continues to use her home as her workshop and her travels as inspiration and delights in stepping off the beaten path to discover the unexpected for her clients and readers. As a stylist she has worked around the world for the likes of Vogue Entertaining + Travel, Gourmet Traveller, Real Simple, Saatchi and Saatchi, Tommy Hilfiger and Philips. Today she is the author and photographer of Paris: Made by Hand, Amsterdam: Made by Hand (June 2010), as well as the much-anticipated My Heart Wanders(2011). [...]

    August 24th, 2010 | #

  48. The talented photographer & stylist: Pia Jane Bijkerk | Pippa Jameson Interriors: Blog, Hints, tips, trends and advice for the home says

    [...] of Paris: Made by Hand, Amsterdam: Made by Hand (June 2010), as well as the much-anticipated My Heart Wanders [...]

    September 8th, 2010 | #

  49. Trudy says

    This looks amazing! Cannot wait until it comes out. Can you please list where it will be stocked in Australia?

    March 7th, 2011 | #

  50. Sam says

    Can. Not. Wait. When is it coming?

    March 21st, 2011 | #

  51. nell says

    oooo… can’t wait..!!!

    March 30th, 2011 | #

  52. Cheers to wandering hearts « SurreyStreet says

    [...] of my favorite books shops in Sydney, Ariel.   It was the official launch of a new book called ‘My Heart Wanders’, by a fabulously talented girl called Pia Jan Bijkerk, who is a stylist, photographer and author [...]

    May 19th, 2011 | #

  53. Chez says

    I purchased your book At Little Paper Lane in Mona Vale a litle while back and had resisted to look at it until now, as I knew it would want to make me wander…..so now i’m wandering I can’t wait to get into it :)

    June 23rd, 2011 | #

  54. Susan Bonaci says

    Life is uncertain for me at the moment and your book couldn’t have come at a more perfect time. I’ve read it twice already and no doubt I’ll read again (and again…).

    June 27th, 2011 | #

  55. Jennifer Dalton says

    Just finish reading this book, loved every page,I will read it again and again. My Heart Wanders often..

    July 22nd, 2011 | #

  56. »My heart wanders« | Wie sieht’s denn hier aus? says

    [...] »My heart wanders: a collection of subtle hearts in special spaces« ist ein Fotobuch-Projekt, initiiert von Pia Jane Bijkerk, bei dem jeder mitmachen kann, und zwar indem er bis zum 15. Juni ein oder mehrere Fotos einsendet, auf denen ein selbst gemachtes oder gefundenes Herz (am liebsten, aber nicht absolut notwendigerweise im Innenraum) zu sehen ist. Subtil sollte es sein, und wer möchte, kann das ganze noch mit einem Gedicht oder sonstigen Kommentar versehen. Eine schöne Idee, und das ein oder andere Bild könnte mir dazu auch noch einfallen … Natürlich werden aber nicht alle Einsendungen veröffentlicht, sondern eine Jury wählt die besten aus. [...]

    July 23rd, 2011 | #

  57. robyn says

    c’est fantastique Pia.

    August 24th, 2011 | #

  58. P says

    A heart-warming read. Just at the right time. Thank you.

    September 3rd, 2011 | #

  59. Julie Short says

    A truly delightful book. I did not put it down from start to finish.
    Now I am re-reading and looking. Your words and wisdom have resulted in me knowing exactly what my next move will be – not the when yet but most definitely the where.
    I look forward to seeing what else you do.

    September 19th, 2011 | #

  60. Evelyn says

    This is the most amazing book I have ever read its so heartwarming and cosy and I bought it yesterday and haven’t put it down. my heart is filled with your beautiful words of wisdom and my heart has already begun to wander and i’m going to follow it. I love interior decorating and so the pictures in your book are so inspirational and wonderful.
    Thank you so much for this amazing read i look forward to reading more of your books.

    November 18th, 2011 | #

  61. Paris Rendez-vous says

    I’m following my heart and your inspiration this year Pia. An entire year in Paris just being!!!!!!!

    January 12th, 2012 | #

  62. Anita says

    My email said it all! A little tribute for you here…
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/anitawaters/6769238525/in/photostream

    January 27th, 2012 | #

  63. Alice says

    Have just finished reading My Heart Wanders – such lovely inspirational writing, I was almost sad to finish it :)

    February 13th, 2012 | #

  64. Guru says

    Hola Pia,
    Acabo de recoger tu libro, me lo han enviado por correo y estoy muy contenta porque ha llegado a tiempo.
    El lunes ingreso en el hospital y tengo que estar varios días incomunicada, cuando esté en casa, tendré que pasar unos cuantos días más sin contacto con la gente. Pero va a ser para terminar la batalla contra el cancer de tiroides, que he ganado!! Creo que este libro, tu libro, va a ser la mejor compañía que voy a tener, por eso lo he escogido. A veces tienen que ocurrirte cosas como ésta para escuchar a tu corazón…
    Thanks, I think you’re a very special person
    xxx
    Guru

    February 22nd, 2012 | #

  65. the photo trade « candlelight says

    [...] via jenifer, a beautiful project ~ my heart wanders.  i am sure my picture will not be good enough to make it to the book, but it [...]

    February 28th, 2012 | #

  66. Rameswari Sai says

    Hello Pia :) ….I have ordered for your book my heart wanders !! I am counting days so that I can finally have your book in my hand and flip away those amazing pages of your travel memoir !! I so much loved the name of the book “MY HEART WANDERS” and am one such wanderer who always waves a dream magic wand on everything that fascinates me and it lures me and makes me feel magical :D ..

    Once I get your book and indulge in your pictures and the glorious pages will let you know. am sure I will love your book !!

    Great Photography and an amazing blog !!

    Enhance the every day makes me feel magical everyday in the morning I chant this mantra !!

    Love,
    Me and I am from INDIA :D

    March 6th, 2012 | #

  67. Melanie Scott says

    Pia, I have just finished reading “My Heart Wanders”. Such a beautiful read, so heartfelt and honest thank you. As a struggling creative I take inspiration and hope that one day I to will “follow my heart instead of the fear”. Congratulations on the birth of your beautiful daughter, I have two of my own. This will be your next journey and and amazing one at that.Best wishes Melanie @LuckyDip_

    April 14th, 2012 | #

  68. Mar says

    I love your work.You make beatifull things.

    June 6th, 2012 | #

  69. :: Inspiration Friday { Pia Jane Bijkerk } :: | :: My sweet love :: says

    [...] she is the author of 3 books Paris: Made by Hand,  Amsterdam: Made by Hand  and My Heart Wanders. Her images are so inspiring and I love to just browse around her [...]

    July 6th, 2012 | #

  70. Wendy says

    Hi Pia, I am reading your book and really enjoying it. I love the way you write and it reaches me deeply. I have experienced (and still am experiencing) such kind of search and reading your story makes me happy because I know everything will fall in place. I still have a few pages before I have come to The End….and I am Postponing it because I don’t want it to be over ;-) thank you for these magical pages. Love from Amsterdam. Wendy

    August 26th, 2012 | #

  71. Amy says

    You have a brilliant blog! I love it! (:

    September 2nd, 2012 | #

  72. Hannah Thomas says

    Dear Pia,
    A cherished friend gave me a copy of My Heart Wanders for Christmas. I read it in two sittings, simply couldn’t put it down! It was a visual feast- and a balm for the soul. Like you, my heart has wandered and my home is found in the beauty of simple things.
    Thank you- beyond words- for sharing your journey in such a beautiful way.
    I would love to feature your book on our website with your permission.
    Joyful blessings,
    Hannah

    December 26th, 2012 | #

  73. BOOK CRUSH | Coco Blue Creative says

    [...] online so fingers crossed it won’t take too long. Take a minute to visit this gorgeous lady-Pia Jane Bijkerk and her even more gorgeous [...]

    January 10th, 2013 | #

  74. Tracy Dyson says

    Loved this book. Fantastic work. It made my cry with joy.

    January 11th, 2013 | #

  75. my heart wanders | Rebecca-Holland Johnstone says

    […] I bought a beautiful book: ‘my heart wanders’ by Pia Jane Bijkerk. I barely scanned it before I knew it was part of my future and a way to be free once […]

    January 28th, 2014 | #

  76. Erin says

    This book is beautiful. It has changed me and how I look
    at the simple but joyous things in my life. I have always collected heart shaped stones or rocks, it really has made me breathe and just be in the moment. Thank you Pia.

    February 9th, 2014 | #


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