Friday, 30 March 2012

The wonderful home of a Danish stylist

It's Friday! Yay! This weekend I'm taking the girls out to the forest to enjoy a little of the Southern Sweden countryside. It's almost customery to take 'korv med bröd' (hotdogs) and bbq them alfresco. Wish me luck with that last bit...! Since I'm cruising towards a very Swedish weekend I thought I'd go all Scandinavian today with this beautiful home of Danish stylist Rikke Graff Juel which I found via the wonderful Scandinavian design blog La Maison d'Anna G.








Photographer Tia Borgsmidt
I really love this home, there are so many beautiful Danish classics, and they make great style look so effortless.  What did you think?

The good news is, this Danish homeowner also has a blog called Ellens album, so there'll be plenty more inspiration to cruise around this weekend!

Have you got any nice plans for the weekend?

Thursday, 29 March 2012

Boutique 'Glamping' in a vintage inspired caravan

Living here in Sweden I really wanted to show P and our little girls a little about where I come from so a real british seaside holiday is in order! So this summer we're going 'glamping' (glamorous camping) by England's beautiful SouthWest coast. I'm thinking whimsical days in wellies, chintzy tea sets, bunting, vintage caravans, 50's radios and buckets and spades. Can't wait!








Pictures: Love Lane Campsite
 For more info about hiring a 'boutique' caravan at the lovely Love Lane campsite in Cornwall click here. Do you have any exciting holiday plans this year?

Tuesday, 27 March 2012

A beautiful white Danish home

Now, there's nothing I love more than a white home. I live in Scandinavia after all. And this Danish home is the eptiome of white lovely-ness. I especially love the wooden floors. We have recently white washed our dark oak floors and our house has become so light and airy because of it. Next step - beautiful mid century furniture like in this home....






Pernille Kaalund for Femina via Seventeen Doors
There are so many things I love about this home I'm not sure where to start, perhaps you can help me?! What catches your eye?

Monday, 26 March 2012

A cool vintage inspired guest house

There's something about Australia this week...but here's yet another beautiful home. This time by interior designers Gardener & Marks who love to decorate quirky spaces with a vintage industrial edge. I love everything about this guest house, if i was a guest here I might never leave.....




Gardener & Marks via 79 ideas
If you have a little time definitely pop over to drool over the rest of the pics and other projects by Gardener & Marks here

My other tip is the wonderful blog 79 ideas where I found this home...one of my favourite daily reads...

Have a lovely day!

Sunday, 25 March 2012

Bohemian home of a Melbourne florist

You know when you see something and you get just a tinsy bit well,....jealous?! Well, when I spotted this Melbourne home of florist, Poppy on Keke I couldn't help getting a tad envious. Firstly I love Poppy's laid back, bohemian interior style (most of all her fab kitchen), then that she is a florist and spends her days working with beautiful plants (look at the way she has used flowers to brighten up her home) and finally she is an incredible chef and cooks a mean 'Love Fern Paella'! The funny thing is my home looks nothing like Poppy's, I am blonde and I am no mean cook. I did buy daffodils yesterday though...could that be a start?!







Thank you Kirra, for inspiring me with your wonderful blog and for allowing me to publish these pics. Oh and, for the wonderful Love Fern Paella recipe!

Friday, 23 March 2012

A lovely, bright, sunny Stockholm apartment

 Hej heeeej and happy Friday! Any great plans for the weekend? If you're house hunting, perhaps this lovely place in Södermalm, Stockholm could be worth a visit. I love the way they have made maximum use of the 73 m square. Naturally, I love the all white look with fantastic splashes of colour. But I also love the way the owner has created different spaces within one room, such as a work space all along one side of the room, a reading corner, and a day bed by the 'kakelugn' fire.  








Karlsson & Uddare
There are so many things I love about this apartment. Anything that catches your eye?

I hope you have a lovely, bright, sunny weekend!

Niki x

Thursday, 22 March 2012

Home of a French Fashion designer

It was such a lovely sunny, spring day here in Southern Sweden I thought I might celebrate with some pictures from the pretty home of the French fashion designer, Vanessa Bruno. I posted a picture of her lovely sitting room a few weeks ago here. I love the pretty pastel hues, floaty white curtains, mid century furniture and over-sized rice lamps....




Pictures via The Style Files

I've suddenly found myself in a tricky situation, do I move away from my love for monochrome and step into spring with pale pinks, lilac, and light green?

Have a lovely evening!

Wednesday, 21 March 2012

Calming all white bathroom

Hej hej! Just back in Sweden after a fab ski trip in Chamonix in the French Alpes! First things first, a relaxing bath over-flowing with luscious L'Occitane Lavender bubble bath :)

Sadly, i can't find the original source of this picture (I wish this was my bathroom but it isn't!). I found this image on Pinterest. Anyone know the original source?

I hope you've had a lovely 'Grand weekend!' Bisous!