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My Holiday Home & easy ideas for last minute Christmas decorating

My Christmas home done the easy way For many of us December is the busiest time of the year, and let’s be honest: sometimes it is hard to find the time to do it all,…

Holiday Home: Chalet Chic Style (inspired by my ski trip to Italy)

Cabin fever is ok…. Cabin fever is OK, when your home is decorated the way you like it, and you feel like you are enjoying your home to the fullest. I just arrived home from…

Holiday Home: Glitter and Glam

Glamorous Holiday Home One of the Holiday decorating trends this year is glittery glam. Well, glamorous metallics are trendy almost any year during the Holiday season, aren’t they? This year the I’ve seen more copper…

Gift a Room Makeover (that anyone can afford)

I know what you are thinking, gifting a room makeover sounds like a mission impossible, and pretty damn pricey. I have one simple solution: wall murals. One wall covered in beautiful print, a serene picture…

Scandinavian Kitchen Mini-Makeover

Our kitchen mini-makeover is finally done and I absolutely love it, it really reflects on our family perfectly, while it’s still in harmony with the country style of the 400-year-old rental mansion we live in.…

Find for the Home: Moomin Lamps by Le Klint

Le Klint has a great new lamp collection with beloved Moomin characters. Moomins are a Finnish fairytale character family created by Tove Jansson in 1945 and now loved worldwide. Nowadays there are hundreds of Moomin…

My Holiday Home & easy ideas for last minute Christmas decorating

Christmas in Swedish mansion

My Christmas home done the easy way For many of us December is the busiest time of the year, and let’s be honest: sometimes it is hard to find the time to do it all,…

Holiday Home: Chalet Chic Style (inspired by my ski trip to Italy)

Chalet Chic decorating ideas for the Holidays

Cabin fever is ok…. Cabin fever is OK, when your home is decorated the way you like it, and you feel like you are enjoying your home to the fullest. I just arrived home from…

Holiday Home: Glitter and Glam

H&M HOME for Holidays 2013

Glamorous Holiday Home One of the Holiday decorating trends this year is glittery glam. Well, glamorous metallics are trendy almost any year during the Holiday season, aren’t they? This year the I’ve seen more copper…

Gift a Room Makeover (that anyone can afford)

Room makeover as a gift with easy wall murals

I know what you are thinking, gifting a room makeover sounds like a mission impossible, and pretty damn pricey. I have one simple solution: wall murals. One wall covered in beautiful print, a serene picture…

Scandinavian Kitchen Mini-Makeover

Scandinavian kitchen makeover

Our kitchen mini-makeover is finally done and I absolutely love it, it really reflects on our family perfectly, while it’s still in harmony with the country style of the 400-year-old rental mansion we live in.…

Find for the Home: Moomin Lamps by Le Klint

Moomin pendant lamps by Le Klint

Le Klint has a great new lamp collection with beloved Moomin characters. Moomins are a Finnish fairytale character family created by Tove Jansson in 1945 and now loved worldwide. Nowadays there are hundreds of Moomin…

My Kitchen Dilemma: Modern or Country?

Modern Country Inspired Kitchen

Last week I picked some more modern product picks for our country kitchen makeover, and part of me really wants to modernize the old mansion kitchen. I have mixed successfully Eames chairs in our 400-year…

Editor’s Picks: Modern Country Kitchen Product Love

Modern Country Kitchen favorite products from Katja Presnal / SkimbacoLifestyle.com

I love cooking big family dinners, and our big country kitchen is the room where we all gather afternoons to cook dinner together. This summer has been great and carefree, and I’ve loved the country…

Home: Who Knew Faucet Shopping Can be so Inspiring?

faucet-shopping-country-kitchen

We recently moved to an amazing mansion in the countryside, and I shared a few pictures from our kitchen last month. I am in love with the large country kitchen. The house is large, but…

Home: Welcome to my Swedish Country Kitchen (I’m serving Breakfast)

Mansion in Swedish countryside

We recently moved into a mansion in the Swedish countryside and I wanted to invite you in to see what is a pretty typical Sunday breakfast in our house: crêpes made by my daughter served…