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Living with nature can be achieved in different ways. One of the best ways to connect with Mother Earth is to fill your home with natural materials. I visited an incredible home situated in a village called Akkrum owned by Dutch felt artist Paula Leen from Poetryworld. She has designed her home harmoniously with the opposing forces of the countryside. The soothing space is filled with raw timbers, soft lamb’s wool, masculine earthy tones, and fragile fauna. Paula shares her home with husband, Kees, who runs a boating business, and their daughters, Lotte and Silke.

We want it to be natural and filled with textures. ” Living with nature can be achieved in different ways. One of the best ways to connect with Mother Earth is to fill your home with natural materials. I visited an incredible home situated in a village called Akkrum owned by Dutch felt artist Paula Leen from Poetryworld. She has designed her home harmoniously with the opposing forces of the countryside. The soothing space is filled with raw timbers, soft lamb’s wool, masculine earthy tones, and fragile fauna.

IHHO WKDW WKHUH LV WRR PXFK VWXҬ LQ RXU FDSLWDOLVW ZRUOG , GUHDP of a world where everybody has enough. According to me there is enough for everyone, if we divide it fair. I hope that we all start to take care and responsibility for our Earth. I long for self-reliance, for creativity, for uniqueness, for selfexpression, I yearn for goods exchanged at recycle shops, growing your own vegetables, I would like to live together with respect for nature, enjoy her beauty, feel gratitude for food and all the beauty she gives us .

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