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The Lovely Home of a Swedish Photographer and Stylist

Swedish photographer and interior stylist Johanna Hagbard spends her days capturing beautiful homes around Sweden for magazines such as Plaza Interiör. It’s the type of job which could insight serious home envy should your own abode fall short. But this is not something Johanna need worry about! Hagbard shares her home in Majorna, Gothenburg with… Read More »

5 Mini Christmas Tree Ideas For Small Spaces

Who says you need to have a 12 foot Christmas tree to create a festive feel? These pretty mini tree are ideas are living (some are potted!) proof that you can still have a christmas tree in the smallest of spaces, and it can look as festive as can be. Oh and they make perfect… Read More »

A Cosy, Rural Swedish Country Home At Christmas

Fanny Lindén’s IG @hostedbynature profile reads “mother of three, collecting dust & memories”. But there’s so much more to her wonderful Falu red home by the sea in rural Västerbotten, Sweden. As one half of the creative design duo BYN Collective and blogger behind The Waves We Make, Fanny documents their sustainable daily life on… Read More »

The Prettiest Flower This Winter Solstice

I do love to fill my home with fresh flowers at this time of the year – how about you? White hyacinths and eucalyptus have always been a firm favourite. But this year another bloom has caught my eye – and it’s selling out across Sweden! The Amaryllis ‘Rilona’ is a large apricot-salmon flower which… Read More »

5 Great Reasons to Visit IMM Cologne 2019

Wondering about the hottest interior trends for 2019 and beyond? Come and join me at the world’s biggest interior show for the international furnishing market: imm cologne! The furniture fair takes place between 14th – 20th January (open to the public 18th – 20th January) at the Koelnmesse Fairground in Cologne, Germany. I’ve been super… Read More »

A Minimalist Yet Pretty Holiday Vibe In a San Francisco Home

I remember my eldest daughter’s first Christmas. The day felt extra special and I couldn’t wait to share all our family traditions with her, and create new ones too. The memories came flooding back when I read Si’s blog French By Design last week. Si has been busy preparing her home for an extra special Christmas: her… Read More »

my scandinavian home: Our Home

I might not have bought any Christmas presents yet (aaaaagh!), but I have decked the halls with boughs of holly (fa, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la!). Actually, that’s not strictly true, there’s none of the prickly bush in sight. Instead a king spruce (which we chopped down at a local sustainable tree… Read More »

Candles and Stars in A Cosy Swedish Home at Christmas

There are some homes which I find I come back to time and time again, simply because they are unique and utterly inspiring! This lovely one in Bagarmossen, Sweden is one of them! I have featured Janniche Kristoffersen’s beautiful green and home before, but I couldn’t resist sharing a few more with all the cosiness that… Read More »

my scandinavian home: Holiday Gift Tip: 20% off at TRIWA!

Ever since my Nikki Watch give-away, people have been asking about a TRIWA discount code – well, your wish is my command friends! The Swedish timepiece brand contacted me from their (very cool) atelier in Stockholm to offer you all 20% off up until Christmas Day (type in the code NIKI20 at checkout)! I gift… Read More »