SCANDINAVIAN DESIGN

Must do for Finnish Design Lovers: Visit Arabia Factory in Helsinki

Artists are the rocks stars of Finland I recently visited Arabia factory in Helsinki. More about the factory, it’s history, amazing historical findings done from the factory attic, the showroom and why Arabia is the…

My Finland in 20 Instagram Pictures

It’s Instagram Travel Thursday again – and now with a new format. Starting this month, we will be hosting Instagram Travel Thursday link collection only once a month, and a new collection linky will be…

IKEA Launches 2015 Catalog with a Parody Video

The IKEA 2015 catalog has gotten my attention. I can’t help it. I don’t even know which continent we will live in January, but I sure hope I will live within two hour drive from…

Inexpensive Summer Guest Bedroom Makeover

This marks our third and last summer in Sweden, and each summer we’ve had visitors for several weeks. This summer is no exception. Each year we have made changes and additions in the way we…

Travel + Shop: Inspiration from Copenhagen

Copenhagen in six squares 1. The cherry blossoms make Copenhagen a must visit during spring. You can find cherry blossoms in several different parks. The picture is from the Langelinie promenade and park in central…

Share your Marimekko Unikko poppy print photos on Instagram with #Unikko50

Combine what you love with your travel photos One of my favorite Instagrammers in my son. He takes his Lego mini-figurines with him everywhere we go and takes pictures of the Lego men in Times…

Must do for Finnish Design Lovers: Visit Arabia Factory in Helsinki

Visiting Finnish design Arabia factory in Helsinki

Artists are the rocks stars of Finland I recently visited Arabia factory in Helsinki. More about the factory, it’s history, amazing historical findings done from the factory attic, the showroom and why Arabia is the…

My Finland in 20 Instagram Pictures

FINLAND in 20 photos at @skimbaco

It’s Instagram Travel Thursday again – and now with a new format. Starting this month, we will be hosting Instagram Travel Thursday link collection only once a month, and a new collection linky will be…

IKEA Launches 2015 Catalog with a Parody Video

Experience the power of a bookbook™  - IKEA catalog ad 2015

The IKEA 2015 catalog has gotten my attention. I can’t help it. I don’t even know which continent we will live in January, but I sure hope I will live within two hour drive from…

Inexpensive Summer Guest Bedroom Makeover

guest bedroom on a dime

This marks our third and last summer in Sweden, and each summer we’ve had visitors for several weeks. This summer is no exception. Each year we have made changes and additions in the way we…

Travel + Shop: Inspiration from Copenhagen

Copenhagen Inspired

Copenhagen in six squares 1. The cherry blossoms make Copenhagen a must visit during spring. You can find cherry blossoms in several different parks. The picture is from the Langelinie promenade and park in central…

Share your Marimekko Unikko poppy print photos on Instagram with #Unikko50

marimekko on instagram

Combine what you love with your travel photos One of my favorite Instagrammers in my son. He takes his Lego mini-figurines with him everywhere we go and takes pictures of the Lego men in Times…

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,…

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…