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Why Heirloom Quality Dinnerware Still Matters

Cellini by Villeroy & Boch It’s not just about dinnerware If you know me, and are a long time Skimbaco Lifestyle-reader, you know that we move often (around the world), half of our furniture is…

Garden Greenhouse Perfected in Swedish Countryside

Dreamy garden greenhouse in Swedish countryside I admit, I am not a gardener. I love to host dinner parties in the backyard, but I am lucky that my husband is more of the green thumb…

Home Design Trend: Stikwood Paneling

Easy and inexpensive wood paneling product! I love wood paneling! And I am not talking about lodge style here, I am talking about sleek modern wood paneling, on walls and also on the ceilings. If…

More than just a Spring Clean – Declutter your Life and Support Goodwill

Declutter your life It is a great time for a “spring clean,” but I would like to think of it from a larger point of view. Spring clean can significantly help you to live life…

IKEA Temporary Installation at Milan World Expo

Even more brainpower can only be a good thing. We want your thoughts, opinions and feedback on what we could improve. We believe it’s much better when you tell us how you want to live…

15 Easy Ways to Save the Earth

Happy Earth Day! It’s a great day to think all of the very small steps you can take every day to be better for the Earth. Living life to the fullest should not mean that…

Why Heirloom Quality Dinnerware Still Matters

Why heirloom dishes are important

Cellini by Villeroy & Boch It’s not just about dinnerware If you know me, and are a long time Skimbaco Lifestyle-reader, you know that we move often (around the world), half of our furniture is…

Garden Greenhouse Perfected in Swedish Countryside

Garden greenhouse perfected in Swedish countryside

Dreamy garden greenhouse in Swedish countryside I admit, I am not a gardener. I love to host dinner parties in the backyard, but I am lucky that my husband is more of the green thumb…

Home Design Trend: Stikwood Paneling

Stikwood wall covering

Easy and inexpensive wood paneling product! I love wood paneling! And I am not talking about lodge style here, I am talking about sleek modern wood paneling, on walls and also on the ceilings. If…

More than just a Spring Clean – Declutter your Life and Support Goodwill

declutter

Declutter your life It is a great time for a “spring clean,” but I would like to think of it from a larger point of view. Spring clean can significantly help you to live life…

IKEA Temporary Installation at Milan World Expo

ikea temporary in Milan World Expo

Even more brainpower can only be a good thing. We want your thoughts, opinions and feedback on what we could improve. We believe it’s much better when you tell us how you want to live…

15 Easy Ways to Save the Earth

15 easy ways you can do today to save the earth

Happy Earth Day! It’s a great day to think all of the very small steps you can take every day to be better for the Earth. Living life to the fullest should not mean that…

BoConcept Shows off Furniture in a Sexist Short Film Filmed in Spain

BoConcept

Oh BoConcept I admit. It totally upsets me when the brands I like disappoint me with their marketing campaigns. What can I say? I love marketing. This time it’s Danish BoConcept, a modern furniture brand…

IKEA’s New Modular Kitchen SEKTION Makes Custom Dream Kitchens Possible for Everyone

IKEA SEKTION New Kitchen system for 2015

IKEA SEKTION kitchen system comes to stores in February I have been waiting this IKEA kitchen announcement, and the first photos for weeks now, and it’s finally here! What a timing – we are in…

Paris Flea Market Style as Home Decorating Inspiration

Paris flea market style home decorating inspiration via @skimbaco

The Skimbaco Philosophy on Saving & Splurging I am a big believer that you can live life to the fullest on any budget. I love to splurge on things, but I equally love saving money…

Maison Kitsuné Releases Special Holiday Capsule Collection

maison kitsune

Recently home from a trip to Paris, I have been inspired by everything I saw during my visit to the city of lights. Whether it was champagne, beautiful scenery, or, of course, fashion. It was…