18 08, 2014

My source of inspiration to design paneling

By | August 18th, 2014|Categories: Belgian Pearls|Tags: , , , , |8 Comments

  During our holidays I actually found the time to glance (again!) through a lot of my interior design books. One of these books, I got very attached to - and which I browsed through for the umpteenth time - [...]

30 08, 2011

Tuindagen Kasteel van Leeuwergem – Garden Days at The Castle of Leeuwergem September 17th & 18th

By | August 30th, 2011|Categories: Belgian Pearls|Tags: , , , |32 Comments

Castle of Leeuwergem As most of my readers do know, I love visiting castles and earlier I have written a few blogposts about our Belgian castles. About two years ago I wrote a blogpost about this magnificent Belgian castle because [...]

17 04, 2011

Château de Bouges

By | April 17th, 2011|Categories: Belgian Pearls|Tags: |25 Comments

I lot of you my readers do know that I just love castles, in particular those built in the 18th century. This Château built “à l’italienne” under the reign of LXV, is a jewel! Château de Bouges is located in [...]

11 01, 2011

Belgian Castles

By | January 11th, 2011|Categories: Belgian Pearls|Tags: |29 Comments

  It is almost a week ago I wrote a blogpost!! Time goes by!! As a continuation of my last post ”If I had a Château…” I would love to treat you with some pictures of Belgian castles. Belgium is [...]

5 01, 2011

If I had a Château…

By | January 5th, 2011|Categories: Belgian Pearls|Tags: , |30 Comments

… I definitely would ask Timothy Corrigan to help me with the restoration and decoration of it !! Timothy is one of my all times favorite designers and is mentionned on the Architecural Digest list of the World’s Top 100 [...]

2 07, 2010

A restored Palais in Antwerp

By | July 2nd, 2010|Categories: Belgian Pearls|Tags: , |10 Comments

  If you plan to ever visit Belgium and you love 18th century architecture,  this renovated palace is a must visit!  After years of restorations, it opened his doors a few weeks ago. This Palace is situated in the middle [...]

30 05, 2010

The beautiful garden of May & Axel Vervoordt

By | May 30th, 2010|Categories: Belgian Pearls|Tags: , , |61 Comments

  As a lot of you know, 2 times a year, in summer and in winter, the castle of ‘s-Gravenwezel, owned by our famous Belgian antiques dealer and decorator Axel Vervoordt, is open for public. As I am a huge [...]

4 01, 2010

A French Château

By | January 4th, 2010|Categories: Belgian Pearls|Tags: , |35 Comments

Domaine de Château Blanc, near Avignon in Provence, is for sale!It is a Renaissance château with numerous outbuildings (guest houses, staff houses, stables, a barn, a garage) on an island in the Rhône River.The Château and the five other houses [...]

10 12, 2009

Belgian Castles for sale

By | December 10th, 2009|Categories: Belgian Pearls|Tags: |33 Comments

Do you want to move to Belgium? I will propose you a few castles for sale!Castle 'Withof' Brasschaat Built in 1920.Not so long ago there was a restaurant accomodation. Castle of Brecht Castle 'Mijleke' Merelbeke18 th centuryThis castle will be [...]

21 09, 2009

The Castle of Leeuwergem

By | September 21st, 2009|Categories: Belgian Pearls|Tags: |21 Comments

Some of you will have noticed that I love visiting castles. Earlier I wrote about the Castle of Nokere (here), about the Castle of Beloeil and the Castle of 's Gravenwezel ,where Axel Vervoordt lives (here). Belgium has a lot [...]

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