Strap hangers by Mathilda Clahr

April 14, 2014

Matilda Clahrs Strap hangers.

Matilda Clahrs Strap hangers

Mathilda Clahr strap hangers

Mathilda Clahr leather strap hangers. from Coco Lapine Design

Neutral colors and leather strap hanger, from Stil Inspiration

 
Using leather straps in decorating is a big trend at the moment: you can see those as hangers, handles, drawer pulls or around piles of magazines. Those cool leather hangers on the photos above are designed by Mathilda Clahr. Hangers are handmade from organically tanned high quality leather in Sweden. Available in three different tones: black, dark brown and light brown. Can be used for many different purposes: for magazines as on the photos above, for scarves in an entry, for tea towels in a kitchen or towels in a bathroom to name just a few possibilities!
 
// photos 1.-3. styling Josefin Hååg, photography Elin Strömberg; 4. Coco Lapine Design 5. Stil Inspiration //

Grey and neon yellow

April 10, 2014

Scandinavian kitchen, grey and yellow details kitchen details. black and white, grey and yellow

 
Lovely Nordic kitchen with dark grey cabinets and neon yellow accessories. I especially like the yellow dot hangers and candlestick from Base212!
Yellow is such a happy color, perfect for spring!
 

// photos from Femina //

A Scandinavian home with a character

April 9, 2014

living room with Barcelona chair, Eames side table, playtype poster and DIY belt mirror Scandinavian living room. Hay tray table, Playtype posters, IKEA sofa, rug, floor lamp Scandinavian living room with dark wooden floor leather belt as curtain holder kitchen. white square tiles, black grout white Scandinavian kitchen with industrial touch open space kitchen and dining. Thinet chairs office corner. IKEA Gällö shelf, flea market industrial chair and Panton Flowerpot lamp Scandinavian workspace with industrial touch Bedroom. Grey wall, Muuto Dots details. Hay for hanging jewelry

 

Hello Wednesday! Where did Tuesday and Monday go so fast?!

This charming renovated Scandinavian home with a hint of industrial feeling is my today’s favorite. Decorated with IKEA pieces, flea market finds and designer items, it has a welcoming and lived in feeling. The office corner of this home has caught my eye before – I love the styling of the IKEA Gällö shelf and the space below it! And this grey wall in the bedroom reminds me again that maybe I should try grey also in my bedroom… The owners of this house say that at the beginning they were afraid to chose wrong colors and materials, but now they look at their home like it was their playground and a place for experimenting. Wise words, that I should remind myself when thinking too long about changes in my home!
 
PS! Pop over also to Terrys Blinds’s blog to read a mini-interview with me!
 
// photos from Hus & Hem //

Functional apartment of architect Friederike Faller

April 3, 2014

bright living room with simple light grey sofa shelving wall in dining room hallway with clever storage solution white and bright Scandinavian interior black kitchen cabinets, blackboard upper abinet doors. white kitchen with white painted wooden floor workspace, Eames chairs white and bright kids room

 

This is a functional three-room apartment of architect Friederike Faller. It has plenty of storage solutions and feels airy and spacious.  Kitchen is my favorite room in this home: matte black kitchen cabinets together with white walls and white painted floor look really good!
 
// images from Boligliv, photography Mikkel Adsbøl //

Shades of blue on the walls

April 2, 2014

Colorful wall in Stylizimo living room fresh blue green wall, from Stylizimo Colorful office wall, Lofoten from Fargerike. From Stylizimo Blue green wall, from Stylizimo Black and white and colorful wall. From Designlykke

Fresh blue green wall in living room. From Designlykke
 
It seems that colorful accent walls are becoming more popular this spring, even in otherwise monochrome Scandinavian homes. These examples here are from two of the blogs I regularly follow, Stylizimo and Designlykke. Nina and Henriette have both chosen lovely shades of blue (fresh green blue or more subtle greyish blue) to bring some color to their homes. On the last four pictures actually the same color (“Lofoten”)  is used although it looks quite different – great example of how different lightning can change the final outcome, so it may not be an easy task to find the perfect shade for your home!
 
// photos from  1.-4. Stylizimo 5,6. Designlykke //

Fresh!

April 1, 2014

fresh

 

Today I’m happy to show you the new look of my blog! I had long thought about it and finally I did it!

I don’t know how about you, but I was quite tired of my old design and wanted something more minimalist, light and fresh to better reflect my aesthetics. First I wanted to do the whole redesign myself, but I had to be realistic and admit that I don’t have time for that… Fortunately, I got a lovely theme from Blogmilk and after playing a little bit with CSS I can proudly present it today :) There are still minor things to do (like creating some structure of post categories… ), but it’s quite ready now!

So what do you think? I’d really really like to know!

 

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Welcome weekend!

March 28, 2014

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I’m so thankful that it’s Friday and we have two relaxing days ahead!

P.S If you get an error ‘in maintenance mode’ when trying to visit the blog it’s because I’m updating the blog design a little bit. I hope to be ready for the next week, but we’ll see how it goes :)

Have a great weekend!

 

Scandinavian apartment with pops of yellow

March 25, 2014

graphic patterns and pops of yellow monochrome, Scandinavian with pops of yellow vintage secretary view Scandinavian interior black and white kitchen with pops of color linen bedding

Love the combination of black and white patterns and yellow details in this apartment! And the House Doctor rug looks so good on this pale wood flooring!

 

// photos from Stadshem //

Kuu pendant

March 24, 2014

Kuu pendant and great bedroom styling

Black Kuu pendant in living room

Simple and lovely new pendant from One Nordic Furniture Company. It’s name Kuu means Moon in Estonian and there is definitely some similarities between this lamp and a beautiful full moon! Available also in white.

// photos from One Nordic Furniture Company //

Hello spring + pale pastel pink

March 21, 2014

pastel pink wall in a bedroom. from SMÄM

Pink and red in a living roompale pink wall pastel pink shelving in a Scandinavian interiorpale pink accents.

// photos 1. SMÄM 2. Kim Timmerman 3. Boligliv 4. Alvhem 5. By Fryd//

Some pale pink inspiration for the first day of spring! :) I hope that this beautiful spring we already had some days ago will return soon…

Have a good weekend!

 

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