2014/10/29

Scandinavian style


 
I stumbled across the Finnish designer and stylist Anna Pirkola's home page the other day. So nice photos and styling! Clean lines and Scandinavian design. See more pictures on her homepage or visit her blog da daa. for more pastime and inspiration!

  
Pictures borrowed with Anna's kind permission

 

2014/10/25

Art by Gjode



I found the most beautiful illustrations yesterday that would all suit so good in a picture gallery on my wall. They are all made by talented Ditte Gjøde.

The first collage shows four nice posters called Glimpse. What a wonderful mixture of colours! The nuances are just so me. They would all match good with Ditte's other black and white posters, for example the forget-me-not poster and the botanical prints.

 
See more here.

Pictures | Gjode

 

2014/10/22

The Shop of the New



Københavns Møbelsnedkeri has opened a shop called The Shop of the New in Hellerup, Denmark. The shop provides own woodworks and furniture design as well as design treasures from all the world. I fell for the Københavnerstol (KBH chair) in natural or fumed oak (love the nuance and design), KBH mirror (one of the nicest mirror I have seen) and the Stoolesk in oak. A nice collection of fine Nordic wooden design.


Pictures 1-5 Bo Bedre | Picture 6 The Shop of the New


 

2014/10/19

At Malin's



It is rough weather outdoors. Dark and early in the morning and the rain is pouring down my windows. But with a cup of tea and in soft clothes I am looking through this week's inspiration. These pictures from The way we play have remained on my mind. It is at Malin Persson's place, who blogs at Elle Decoration Sweden and whose home is also featured in the latest issue of the same magazine. I fell for the enormous plants everywhere with big lush green leaves (see more here). I always succeed in killing my plants by either watering them too much or too little. These look so healthy and nice!
 
Also the hydrangeas are green and good-looking eye-catchers.
 
The Christmas-like lamps. So nice! I am starting to get Christmas spirit. A bit too soon?
The dark evenings make me buy glittering chocolate candies à la Christmas and burn candles and lights everywhere. Not too bad season ahead at all.

 
Enjoy the day!
 
 

2014/10/15

Beautiful October

 
 
Blazing colours on my autumn walk in the park.
Nature is so beautiful right now.
Like a sea of leaves everywhere!
 
 
 

2014/10/12

October mood

 
 
I went nuts when I saw the flowery bomber jacket in a TV- interview today with Izabella Scorupco. A must-have! I am going straight to KappAhl tomorrow after work. Soo stylish!

I also collected some other details for the autumn decoration. Patterns in all forms and directions, dark glass, dark wood, dark colours, concrete and brass.


Bomber jacket | Kappahl
Dark knobs | Menu
Blue candle in the coulour "rain" | Iittala
Flowered cushion | GP & J Baker with Svenskt Tenn
Brass apple | Peroba
Grey glass lamp with concrete base | Iittala

 

2014/10/08

KitchenAid | A new friend



Let me introduce my new kitchen love - a white KitchenAid! I am so happy about it because I have dreamed of this for such a long time already!
 
Of course I wanted  to test it out immediately upon arrival, and thought for a while what to bake. I decided to go for Leila's blueberry buns, as her recipes never disappoint you. And I can honestly tell, it was a real pleasure to use my KitchenAid. Those were the days when I got stuck with my hands in the dough and could not pour more flour without messing up the whole kitchen. Everything neatly inside the shiny bowl now and I did not have to do anything at all! Just add the ingredients, listen to the baking sound and do the dishes alongside of this. Multitasking in a nutshell. It felt so luxuriously and was so easy-peasy so I will definitely become a baking pro now! I just had to pour a little more flour once in a while and then the dough took care of itself and was soon ready to mould into buns.
 
Of course I also like that the stand mixer is a real beauty in itself and can stand all year round just looking good on the worktop. I think it is one of the most popular American interior details that have gained ground in the Scandinavian design homes.
 
KitchenAid is available in a variety of colours (see all alternatives here) and is a stand mixer of high quality. It was brought on the market already in 1919.

The stand mixer has been rewarded with a lot of design prizes and is exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in New York and San Francisco. And, not the least, in my home!



 


 
To follow more news about KitchenAid and other design brands marketed by Magentur, visit their home site and Facebook page.

 
*In cooperation with Magentur and KitchenAid


 

2014/10/06

Wall art




I was glad to see this picture today. Reminded me of how nice those picture walls really are. Favourite art hung in different heights in a probably really well-planned way, but with the aim to look unplanned. I like. I just have to find that complete collection first. Or perhaps the idea is, that you fill up the wall little by little. I am just too organized for that... Emma hos has the ability to find interesting pieces and is an expert on these picture walls. Check out more inspiration here.

 
Picture via Stadshem, found via Trendenser
 
 
 

2014/10/02

Old favourite

 
 
I found an old favourite the other day when reading old magazines.
This is the home of Evelina Kravaev Söderberg, Design Manager at H&M Home.
 
I fell for the picture to the left. Something to imitate for your walls?
Not too difficult but anyway graphically cool.
I save it in my inspiration folder!
 
And not the least. The Grand Prix chair in teak. My long-time dream.
 
 
Picture originally from  Swedish Elle Decoration 4 | May 2014
 
 
 

2014/09/28

Morning light

 

 
A picture cavalcade from my Sunday morning.
Will be an easy agenda as I am trying to cure my cold for tomorrow.
With sunshine and tea.
 
Have a nice day!

 
 

2014/09/24

Pastels



Chilly autumn days are here and I have stocked up on new warms socks and jackets.
I made a mood board in icy pastels.
Usually I do not prefer pale colours, but they matched my mood today.
 
 



2014/09/21

Living in Lund



Beautiful details in this sunny apartment in Lund, Sweden.
I liked the kitchen painting (not too difficult, but anyway cool), clothes hangers (need those, but in black),
chairs, candlestick, coffee table and ceiling lamp (always falling for birds...).
 
 
Have a nice evening and new week!
I will need a cup of tea and Pinterest tour now (follow me here).
Such a good cure and escape when feeling tired!