Every summer we come to our house here in Sweden and every time I fall in love with this place all over again. Homes are to be loved and lived in and I can’t think of a place that represents that more than this house. The house sits in a little village with only sevenPictures from our house in Sweden
Our new simple Scandinavian country kitchen
Hope you are enjoying your summer. We arrived in Sweden this week to an almost finished house I couldn’t be happier. Living in two houses that are being renovated while renovating and designing for others can put you over the edge! You might remember the water damage disaster that ruined our country house. Furniture sourcesOur new simple Scandinavian country kitchen
Renovation plans created in one afternoon
We left our summer house in Sweden in slightly better shape than we found it in… In case you missed the disaster I’ve dealt with you can check it out here. You can see what the house looked like when we came home in June and I burst in to tears here. The renovations areRenovation plans created in one afternoon
Unplugging Swedish style
Hope you’re having a good summer. I want to share some pictures from our trip over here. Since the house is undergoing renovations we have been out and about more than usual. I’ve unplugged not been attached to my computer instead doing a lot of this… Enjoying evening swims in pristine lakes. Biking country roads…Unplugging Swedish style
My DISASTROUS kitchen pictures & the coolest toilets ever
There are makeovers and then there are M-A-K-E-O-V-E-R-S. Seems the most challenging projects just keep lining up. We arrived home to our summer house in Sweden, except what house?? If you follow this blog you know we had bad water damage this spring. Turned out it was BAD. This is our kitchen now…Want to comeMy DISASTROUS kitchen pictures & the coolest toilets ever
Has this house nightmare ever happened to you?
Just as I’m gearing up start next week with the One Room Challenge (the internet makeover sensation where 20 designers and bloggers makeover a space in 6 weeks) another emergency home makeover will be in my future. You might have seen pictures here on the blog of my old house in Sweden where we spendHas this house nightmare ever happened to you?
A few things that will be hard to leave behind…
Our summer vacation over here in Sweden is coming to an end. Although I’m sad to leave next week, I’m ready to go back to work and to get our house in LA designed. Life here in Sweden is always like a breath of fresh air and the few weeks of an uncomplicated lifestyle surroundedA few things that will be hard to leave behind…
Happy 4th from beautiful Sweden!
Hope you are enjoying your holiday weekend! We are over in Sweden enjoying the serenity and beauty of our country home here. While we are sad to be missing the July 4th celebrations over in the states, it’s hard to suffer with this view from the bedroom…. Pretty magical. We’re here for a few weeksHappy 4th from beautiful Sweden!
Dreaming of a white Christmas…
The renovations are getting a break this week while we’re making a quick holiday visit to Sweden. I’m so grateful to be able to come here. Our new life in LA had us seriously dreaming of a white Christmas.
And thankfully this is what we came home to.Dreaming of a white Christmas…
FIKA IN THE BARN – PROJECT PROGRESS
Everything I wanted to get done to turn our barn in to a “party room” has not been completed, such as finding a pair of great chandeliers. But we came far enough to be able to invite some of our neighbors over for “fika” in the barn. “Fika” as you might have seen in theFIKA IN THE BARN – PROJECT PROGRESS