I love waking up in the mornings to an albeit small but tasteful decorated Christmas tree…..all credits to the kids who discovered the best pieces, discarded some and fought over the tree top decorum – Star or Peak. It became a star in the end. Keeping in line with family tradition, we put up the Continue Reading

I almost forgot I never did post pictures of my new residence. Well it is gorgeous, overlooking a beautiful park and to top it all off it has a fantastic Turkish restaurant a few blocks away (Constantinople – needless to say I ordered Kofte :). So I am settled, house is clean and unpacked, I Continue Reading

I didn’t really get to vent my anger and frustration over IKEA. This is more than a company to born-and-bred Swede like myself – it’s an institution. Back then the IKEA warehouses didn’t look like they do today – they were white and red (like the Danish flag – who had that brilliant idea?!). All Continue Reading

Right now I am craving for the perfect dressing table. Just being able to wake up in the morning, grab a cup of coffee and sit down in front of a big mirror with all of my products right in front of me. I would decorate it with my perfumes, make-up, perhaps some flowers, and Continue Reading

Every typical girl is dreaming about having the perfect wardrobe filled with amazing clothes and shoes. But the opportunities are endless and it all depends on your personal taste, and of course the size of your wallet. Anyhow, today I put together some nice wardrobe inspiration for you to scroll through. Pinterest is really a Continue Reading

25 year old interior designer Sasha Bikoff designed this amazing apartment in the Dakota Building in New York for a client. The outstanding choices of materials and textiles makes this apartment into a real gem for interior design lovers.   photos borrowed from Domaine

I’ve discovered the perfect new hobby – frog hunting. Our pond is full of them, most being relatively small still, but some have become quite a decent size over the summer. Yesterday evening, as I was waiting for Reinout to come home, I got this brilliant idea to go frog hunting. One became two which Continue Reading

I long for a new renovation project. A grand old house with all the periodic features waiting to be restored to its former glory. It’s an expensive hobby and not one I can afford to exercise on a regular basis. But every so often a new opportunity arises and I hope such will come very Continue Reading