Changes

Today Jake and I moved out from our house in Bua, to our summer house up the road. The last couple of days have been very busy. Cleaning out drawers, getting everything ready for our summer guests. In between all this we decided on giving our walk in closet an upgrade. A total make over from boring white, to chestnut blossom.

For a while now, I’ve been looking for a desk on ‘Blocket’ (Sweden’s equivalent to gumtree), I almost drove down to the south of Sweden to buy one vintage because it was getting rather tight with time.
But one morning before opening FGL Store, I quickly stopped by a second hand shop in Varberg.

There it was…
The perfect size, the perfect everything. Love finding treasures like this, vintage shopping is so much fun. That same morning we also found a sofa, a cabinet, a table. Everything gathered under 10 minutes the final missing pieces to get a fully furnished house.

The space is long and narrow. When building this room it was meant to be a closet. We don’t really need all that space right now so I thought I wanted to make an office for myself. So much paper work nowadays so couldn’t be more perfect.

Green is such a relaxing colour and it’s stands for positivity. Like I mentioned in my previous update about wall paper, my love for Boråstapeters collection ‘In Bloom’ is just spot on. Here you see Chestnut blossom . This particular design also comes in a blue base for those of you who prefer a darker choice. Both are absolutely stunning.

The mint green cabinet once belonged to my nan, she painted it mint green back in the 1950’s. The inside is covered with yellow and green stripe paper. So cool.

Few hats from different countries.
I always seem to forget my sun hat when travelling, so the collection has grown. Nice to decorate your wall with to.

Our house has now gone through 2.5 years of renovation, finally it’s come to an end. Yay!

I think celebration is in order.

This is a payed collaboration between me and Boråstapeter.

Carnation Garden

Earlier this spring I went to Kristins event with Boråstapeter, it was a release of their new collection  In bloom.

Right there I fell in love with many of their new prints. We got to hear  the story behind each pattern and that was very inspiring,  said from the start that Carnation Garden was my  big favourite.

Welcome to the new bedroom.

Jake helped me get it ready just in time.

Said and done – our bedroom is now in bloom .

All walls and our ceiling is covered. I’m really pleased how it turned out. I wanted to cover the whole room with this wallpaper since it’s so beautiful. But also to make the room bigger.

You can see more photos on my instagram.

This is a payed collaboration between me & Boråstapeter.

Thanks for visiting,

xx

yesterdays delivery

I received the most beautiful delivery yesterday.

– A bouquet with the finest of all flowers.
Look!

Kristin held a workshop on Monday night together with Boråstapeter, the whole night was a ‘full in bloom’ kinda a thing, if you didn’t read my previous update it’s here.
The evening was stunning, and now this bouquet! My heart burst with joy.

If you only knew how much this means for me, especially on a day like this. So Thank you, Thank you and Thank you again.

Flowers truly do have healing vibes..

xx

IN BLOOM

Ok guys, this will be an update from Kristins house and her workshop last night.
Prepare for bloom bonanza!

Yesterday we were invited for a workshop in her lovely home, together with Borås tapeter. They just released their new collection In bloom.
Every single piece of wall paper in there, stunning!
Jenny Hahne the illustrator behind some of the patterns were with us all night and she shared her story when creating these lovely prints.

This is the book you should look for when in the store.
( Sofia Jansson just re done her office with the print you see on the book cover. Check it out here )

Kristin chosen the Thistle in bloom, such a magical piece that as well. Perfect for their kitchen.

Chestnut blossom totally took me by storm. It’s not even funny how you can fall in love with a pattern this much,
I had a very simular years ago from Borås tapeter. Since we renovated the whole house it’s now long gone. The one in blue is made for our bedroom upstairs, for both walls and ceiling I think. Go big right?

We got to see some of the original pieces from long back..

Dinner was served in the green house, food from Verket! – Varbergs best restaurant.
Kristin also ordered sunshine and +16 degress for last night. Could’nt get any better than this accually.

Hanging out with creative, inspirational girls a whole night is always a pleasure. I’m so grateful.
Here’s to strong women: may we know them & may we be them!

Natahlie & Matilda – Babes in Boyland.
Nanna – Nannakerstin
Catarina –Annacate

A funny thing with meetings likes this, is that the camera always eats first.

Kristin in action.

Nanna & to the right Diana – Diadonna.

Creative dinners as it’s best. I tried my hardest to create a new pattern for next years collection, let me just say I’m not an artist ! hahaha! Creating is good for your soul thou..

I’m very sure the whole of Sweden will be ‘in bloom’ all year around..

Thanks Kristin & Boråstapeter for a magical night,
….and thanks to all the girls who made it so special.

that this is not a sponsored post.