My reading nook

There is a place in my livingrom I like to kick off my shoes, wrap myself in a comfy blanket, put my feet up on the old worn leather puff and relax and preferably with a good book. In this corner I have placed someting old, something new, something bought and some hand me downs. I went…

Milkpaint

Whitewash has become very popular and this type of paint comes in a wide variation of colors. I wanted to be bold and go for a bold color, but I chickened out and used white. When I bought my new place, the rooms in the attic had a yellowish tint and when I painted the floors…

My toilet

When it comes to my own style, I must confess that I am very incecure, I like so many different looks. In the end or at least for now I have chosen light colors in my new appartement, light, bright and optimistic .  Since the appartement has high celings, tall windows, a classical look feels…

Wood storage

Cosy advent lights in antisipation of Christmas, last sunday we lit the second candle counting down towards  the festive hollidays. It is perched on top of on Expedit shelves I bought from IKEA. Winter has finally arrived and it is getting colder and ligting the fireplace gives a warm and cosy feeling. I got some…

The appartement is getting there

The new appartement floors has been allowed to dry and harden for a few days since I painted them, so I have begun moving in a few furnitures. Most of what I have is what I have brought with me from the old house. It is still chaotic, but it is starting to look like someones…

Place mats DIY

How do you get ideas to make things? In my case sometimes things just happens. My oldest son was trying to camouflage his Christmas present for his sister and used these stiks that I use to stir paint and duckt tape And with no better use for them after she opend her gift, I used them…

Finally finished painting the hall

After a wonderfoull day spent out in the sun, I decided that I should finish up what I had started and paint the wall in the hall with the thorne wallpaper, I hade already pinted it ones, but the color looked to much like tooth paste, so I had to do it again. The new…

The Kitchen is done

A little over a year ago we started renovating our old kitchen. We basically demolished the old one and the dining room, we had to put in iron beams so the house would not fall apart. It was really bad, we do not actually know when the structure was built only that it was made into…