NORR11

January 5, 2016

 
NORR11 Mammoth chair

photo NORR11

NORR11 chairs

Scandinavian NORR11

NORR11 dining set and ceramics

NORR11
 
NORR11 is a young Scandinavian design and lifestyle brand offering timeless high quality furniture pieces and home accessories. Founded in 2011 as a German-Danish start up their furniture and lamps are clearly characterized by modern Scandinavian design, but at the same time include classical Bauhaus elements. By contrast, the shapes and materials of NORR11 accessories have Asian roots and as such add some color and dynamics to their collection. The mix of 3 different styles makes NORR11 products really unique.

NORR11 furniture and home accessories are available exclusively online and shipping is free of charge! For inspiration visit their website or one of their showrooms.

 

// photos from NORR11 //

 
 

2016 | Happy New Year

January 2, 2016

 
2016 planner from Marjolein Delhaas

 

Stopping by on this lovely sunny Saturday to wish each and every one of you Happy New Year – may 2016 treat you kindly! xx

 

 

Christmas wishes from me to you

December 23, 2015

 
Christmas wrapping

christmas wrap details

 

Christmas is just around the corner. Tree is decorated and presents are wrapped. There’s also a tiny-tiny Christmas feeling rising its head inside me – mostly thanks to my older boy who is already old enough to decorate Christmas tree, bake gingerbreads and wait for Christmas Eve and all the presents he is to get then :)

The most valuable gift you can give to your loved ones is your time. Keeping that in mind I will sign off for holidays and give all my attention to my family. They deserve it and I deserve it :)

I wish you all magical Christmas time and see you again in the beginning of 2016! Take time for your loved ones and make some beautiful memories – not for Instagram or Facebook, but just for yourself! xxx

 

// photos by me //
 
 

Kristofer Johnsson for Residence

December 21, 2015

 
white walls, dark furniture, wool carpet

Still life on cupboard

Home of Nadja Mini Helminen

White fireplace

Bright and airy bedroom

 

Scandinavian + industrial style kitchen with dining table

Scandinavian apartment with industrial touch

Cozy nook by the window

Scandi + industrial

Still life with ceramics on wooden table
 
Latest jobs from Kristofer Johnsson for Residence magazine are both so beautiful that instead of a Christmas themed post I had planned for today I want to share those with you. The first apartment (which is styled by Lotta Agaton) is a home of Nadja Mini Helminen. Its all white base is a great backdrop for darker furniture pieces and shows beautifully all the architectural elements of this apartment. The second interior is decorated in darker and muted hues and it looks like a cozy nest for cold winter months. It’s a good example that Scandinavian style doesn’t always have to be only black and white. The second apartment was styled by Alexandra Ogonowski.

 

// photos from Kristofer Johnsson //
 
 

Christmas preparations

December 15, 2015

 
Christmas preparations

Nordic Christmas inspiration

Christmas styling

Natural Christmas inspiration

Simple Christmas inspiration
 
Finally I have started to decorate for Christmas. I was waiting for the first snow to get that right spirit for Christmas preparations, but I can’t wait any longer… For me decorating our home for Christmas means bringing some green branches inside, adding some extra candles and of course Christmas tree, which will be brought home some days before Christmas. Baking gingerbread cookies, listening to Christmas carols and wrapping those carefully chosen presents for the dearest are definitely also in my Christmas list.
 
 
// photos and styling by me //
 
 

Hübsch Tendencies 2016 collection

December 9, 2015

 
Hübsch Tendencies 2016-2

Hübsch Tendencies 2016-9

Hübsch Tendencies 2016-12

Hübsch Tendencies 2016-4

Hübsch Tendencies 2016-3

Hübsch Tendencies 2016-8

Hübsch Tendencies 2016-7

Hübsch Tendencies 2016-6

Hübsch Tendencies 2016-10

Hübsch Tendencies 2016-13

Hübsch Tendencies 2016

 

Danish interior brand Hübsch released their new collection Tendencies 2016 a few days ago and I found many things I like. Their ceramics is my special favorite – simple, practical and beautiful pieces easy to mix together like you can see from the photos above.

To see the whole catalogue, click here.

 

// photos from Hübsch //

 

 

Slow weekend mornings

December 6, 2015

 
cozy Scandinavian style monochrome living room styling

slow weekend morning inspiration

on the coffee table

The Kinfolk home book

cozy moments with book and coffee
 

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!

 

// styling and photos by me //

 

 

 

Scandinavian apartment with oversized watercolor art

December 2, 2015

 

cozy Scandinavian living room

Scandinavian living room with oversized watercolor art

livingroom inspiration

white Scandi-style kitchen with dining table

kitchen details, leather strap hanger for teatowels

White kitchen with wooden worktop

Simple white kitchen

Monochrome dining nook in the kitchen

blcony styling

Scandinavian apartment

bedroom, white linen bedding

bedroom windowsill with books

bedside styling
Again some interior inspiration from a Swedish real estate page Stadshem. This two room apartment is kept monochrome with the rustic wooden floors adding texture and warmth. The highlight of the space is definitely an over-sized watercolor painting hanging on the wall behind the sofa – something completely different than traditional picture walls!

 

// photos from Stadshem, styling Greydeco, photography Jonas Berg//

Christmas inspiration from Broste Copenhagen

November 27, 2015

 
Christmas decor ideas from Broste Copenhagen

Christmas decorations from Broste Copenhagen

Christmas inspiration from Broste Copenhagen

 

Love this subtle and natural Christmas mood from Broste Copenhagen.

In early October I planned to start decorating for Christmas earlier this year, but it’s already almost the first advent and I don’t have nothing planned yet. The only thing I know is that I want to take it easy and make only a few subtle decorations and definitely bring a little tree inside when getting closer to Christmas.

 

// Images from Broste Copenhagen, photography Line T. Klein, styling Marie Gravnbøl //
 

 

Apartment with romantic touches and gorgeous picture wall

November 16, 2015

 
Living room picture wall

living room with beautiful gallery wall

details

cozy Scandinavian living room

Piano, Paolo Roversiand a vintage chair

white kitchen with patterned tiles

big kitchen, dining table and Thonet chairs

dining room with Thonet chairs and pop art

bedroom with vintage painting

bedroom with cozy little balcony

bedroom in a mirror

 

I thought to start this post with sending my deepest condolence to all of those out there who were affected by the horrible things happened in Paris last Friday, but then I started to think how to say that and realized that instead of the phrase “to all of those out there who were affected” I should use “to all lovely people out there” because we are all affected, just some of us much more closely than others… These are the moments that remind us the fragility of life and importance of living in the moment we have. Importance of showing love and caring each time we have a chance, because only that way we can balance evilness and hate that tries to raise its head over peace and love…

As for the photos above, these are from a two room apartment sale on Swedish Entrance Makleri site. I was taken by the beautiful monochrome art wall in the living room where photos, art prints and a big painting are mixed together to create a focal point in the room.

 

// photos from Entrance Makleri, photography by Jonas Berg //
 
 

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