Copenhagen-based artist Silke Bonde has released new watercolor collection Under Water consisting of three art prints Melt, Stripe and Dot. The collection was inspired by diving trips where she fell in love with the beautiful new world she met beneath the surface. She says “The new “Under water collection” is inspired by the shapes, patterns and structures you find under the sea. They are all made with watercolours to reflect the organic shapes and the floating life. When you dive under the surface the red colour is the first one to disappear. The blue is the last one.”
I’m lucky to have one of these beautiful art prints and I must admit that I fell in love with it as soon as I received it. The shades used are really pretty and it brings lovely spring vibe into my otherwise quite monochrome home.
I have always loved chunky knits, both as clothing pieces and as interior accessories, so I am really happy owning one now from Ohhio. Ohhio is an Ukraine-based design studio focused on creating hand-made goods for customers who value individuality, honest materials and high quality. The idea behind Ohhio was born when its founder Ukrainian designer Anna Marinenko found herself confronted with a spool of gigantically thick wool. She wanted to make something out of it, but as she didn’t have suitable knitting needles for that task she started knitting with her bare hands. The result was a blanket with gigantic stitches and as she loved its aesthetic so much she ordered more wool. Today all Ohhio pieces are hand knitted with bare hands.
Ohhio has been highly inspired by Nordic culture and lifestyle. Products made by hand from honest and natural material – Australian merino wool – are perfectly in accordance with the concept of slow living and their simple, clean and laconic designs reflect the love for minimalism.
Needless to say, I really love my Ohhio blanket – it’s luxuriously soft and warm to sit on or wrap around. With its over-sized stitches Ohhio blankets add so much texture wherever used for decorating. It is definitely a statement piece and perfect for creating warm and cozy feeling in a room. In addition to all of that I think that this extreme knit blanket is really photogenic – I love to use it for styling and it looks so good on photos, don’t you agree?
Photos and styling by me. Posted in collaboration with Ohhio.
These monochrome splatter eggs are my favorite Easter decoration this year. Simple DIY project, although quite messy :) I made these eggs for decoration purposes only and used ink for splattering them, but I think one can do it with food colorings too so that they can be eaten afterwards.
It’s not usual for me to read a magazine from cover to cover, but I have almost done that with my new My Residence bookazine. It’s loaded with beautiful and inspiring photos of Swedish interiors and architecture presented by Residence Magazine throughout the year. Really nice companion for coffee breaks. The only bad thing is that as its an annual publication we need to wait another year before a new copy is released.
Art is such an important thing in home decor so I’m always happy to find something I like and that goes well with my aesthetics and style of my home – my new photo art print from Faces of Nepal collection definitely fits in perfectly!
Not only does the photos look beautiful in their simplicity, there’s also a deeper story behind them. Namely, Faces of Nepal is a charity project by German photographer Sophia Maier in collaboration with Posterlounge. The proceeds from the sale of her photos are donated to the initiative Hilfe für Nepal, which helps rebuild the country after the earthquake of 2015.
Faces of Nepal collection is sold by Posterlounge, an online shop for high-quality art prints, movie posters, modern illustrations and beautiful photography created by both contemporary and historical artists. They have really wide selection of wall art and no matter what art style you prefer you probably find something that fits in. The company is based in Leipzig and they ship worldwide.
I’m happy to announce that Posterlounge is giving away a photo print from Faces of Nepal collection to one of you, dear readers! Just write the name of your favorite photo from the collection in comments and you are in! The winner can choose the photo he or she would like to get. Giveaway is open worldwide and the winner will be announced here and on our Facebook page on 3rd March.
Posted in collaboration with Posterlounge. Photos and styling by me.
Tulips are one of my favourite spring flowers and bringing them home is like allowing the spring to move in bit by bit. Although most of the days are still quite dark and grey here, it’s so much more light around compared to the time a month ago. Today it’s so beautiful and sunny and it feels that spring is not far away any more (at least when staying inside where you don’t feel the cold wind).
I really love these slow weekend mornings when you don’t have to go anywhere and have plenty of time to enjoy morning coffee and time together with family. Last night and a night after that have been really windy here where I live and many households are now without electricity. So it can be considered a little luxury to wake up and have electricity to make breakfast and fresh coffee.
Weekend mornings are perfect time to catch up some reading which I haven’t had time for during busy weeks. This time it was a long-awaited The Kinfolk Home book. Nowadays, when we spend so much time online and often read something from iPad or phone it is a real pleasure to open a book, flip pages and smell that special smell only new books have. I spent some really inspiring moments with this book and a cup of coffee while the rain was pouring outside… Perfect start for a good day!
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