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My new Vintage Car (paper toy)

My new Vintage Car (paper toy)

Loving this vintage paper car! Thinking of changing my name into Bas Bomo and make a life sized version of it… Now that would be a nice autumn craft, no? Like it? You can find it at Agence Eureka’s wonderful blog, right here!

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Paper Picture Book: Helping hands 44 years ago

Paper Picture Book: Helping hands 44 years ago

Our 115 x 59 mm sized smartphones include 5 heavy and big devices mentioned in this book from 1968: The telephone, the camera, the typewriter, the clock and the television. Wow. Was there anyone, back in 1968 who thought all these came together in a little black box? Hmmm, what will be next? Will the future […]

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Step away from your iPad & start dressing up paper dolls (5 freebies!)

Step away from your iPad & start dressing up paper dolls (5 freebies!)

We know: the iPad is magical. There are many amazing, beautiful, breathtaking apps that you and your kids can spend time with. We are as you may know:-) spearheading Kind Kids App Rules, a community  of dedicated developers who are publishing high quality kids’ apps. So we are constantly on the look out for the best, […]

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Merry & frosty Christmas (vintage animation)

Merry & frosty Christmas (vintage animation)

We don’t get that much snow in the Netherlands, so we’ll have to make do with cute videos like this one. No problem at all. Have a very merry Christmas from a grey but cold Holland!

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Paper Picture Book – or: how to milk a cow by hand

Paper Picture Book – or: how to milk a cow by hand

This book was printed in 1984. What it does, basically, is summing up and zooming in on a lot of things kids come across in daily life. Like for example cheese: you’ve got all sorts of cheese, so the book sums up the most famous cheeses. What I like very much is to see that […]

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1 owl, 3 kitties & a Suppentopfhaarschnitt

1 owl, 3 kitties & a Suppentopfhaarschnitt

  This book caught my eye. I think it’s the naive drawings – and the fact that the blue eyed girl with the Suppentopfhaarschnitt reminds me of a horror movie. Can’t remember the name… wie heisst dieser Film doch?      

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Happy B-day with Betty Boop (classis episode, 1933)

Happy B-day with Betty Boop (classis episode, 1933)

A birthday in the office – and it’s mine! Today I’m sharing this vintage Betty Boop Birthday episode. I wish I could be Betty: that cat in the tap is so much more fun than a tradional dishwasher. Plus I’d love to have a giant cake delivered at my doorstep – though mine would require […]

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Illustrator Interview: Caroline Ellerbeck

Illustrator Interview: Caroline Ellerbeck

 Sneak a peek into the life and studio of ‘our’ illustrator Caroline Ellerbeck! She was the one who created ‘Count the Animals!’ and we love the way she did. So we went over to her townhouse studio for coffee, chat & photographs. Caroline Ellerbeck is a wellknown illustrator in the Netherlands. She published various childrens’ […]

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Like a Leica (retro iPhone cover)

Like a Leica (retro iPhone cover)

Disguise your iPhone like a retro Leica camera. Now start using Instagram (shame if you didn’t already) and you’ll be quite a fancy retro photographer… Interested? Buy here! (found thanks to the coolhunters at  That’s like Whoa! )

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Red Balloon vs Purple Present (Vintage Picture Book)

Red Balloon vs Purple Present (Vintage Picture Book)

Big issues is the lives of small children: Heavy & Light, Hot & Cold, Day & Night… This vintage picture book explains the differences between heavy and square (like a present from Santa!) and light and round (like a red balloon) in a very nice illustrative way! I found this book in a Dutch thriftshop. […]

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