Happy Midsummer!

Last hours of work and then of to the summer house to celebrate Midsummer with the family, can´t wait! We have been talking about what two eat for two weeks now and will make all the traditionals plus all the games and other crazy stuff us Swedes are doing on this specific holiday. Here are some of my Midsummer plans:

Lots of good food and a table and setting filled with fresh summer flowers…

Midsommar 1 midsommar 2Picking flowers and making wreaths for everyone…

midsommar 4

Making a strawberry cake that this year will be extra interesting as the kids are picking the filling….

midsommar 5

Going almost all in with the romantic theme but am hopefully still safe with black base wearing this

midsommar 7Sleeping in the best smelling and crispy sheets when the light fills the sky almost all night long. And there is no one who can make a bed look more welcoming than my Mum. 
midsommar 9

Swimming in the sea as much as possible after a warming sauna. 

midsommar 10

Happy Midsummer everybody! 

Pics: 1-2 via Kinfolk with thanks. 3. By Babes in Boyland with thanks. 4. Via Honestly Yum with thanks. 5. Dress from Zara. 6. Styling and pic by Daniella Witte with thanks. 7. By Donal Shehan with thanks. 

The view

The view from the next apartment I´m decorating for JM (from my Instagram). Not bad, not bad at all. #wishlist

 

Interior decoration in a new suit

mjölnaren 1 mjölnaren 2 mjölnaren 3mjölnaren 4Decorating in a completely new space with no history in the walls to lean back on is both challenging but also very fun as it really takes a lot to make it feel cosy and to show the full potential of what you can actually do in a space like that. It´s a clean start and you have all opportunities to make something starting with colors and going through the whole space with the idea you have created. I´ve had the pleasure of decorating two apartments for JM before (you can see them here and here) and am just about to start my third project. The apartment in these pictures is decorated by Marie Ramse who I have had the pleasure to work with when working for JM. If you only new how many apartments she has decorated and how many similar projects she has got going at the same time, it´s very impressive! And with that task to still find new ideas and a personality to every single project, it´s really so well done and very inspiring. You can see more of Marie´s work here.

Styling by Marie Ramse, photo: Sara Danielsson. Styling assistant: Jenny Martinsson 

Holiday ready no 2

semestra 1 semestra 2 semestra 3 semestra 4 semestra 5 semestra 6 semestra 7 semestra 8 semestra 9 semestra 10 semestra 11 semestra 12 semestra 14 semestra 16

I´m going to send off the weekend with another ”holiday ready” inspiration bonanza. I´ve been solo home this weekend as my family is away on a weekend trip so have had plenty of time to among other things surf the web for inspiration and loveliness. Apparently I´m ready for holiday as most of the searching goes to blue skies and water, houses to die for and views to fill all your senses. Two more weeks of work and then, holiday!

Pics via L´échappée Belle with thanks 

Wherever I lay my hat

desert view suite close-up

hat 2 hat 3 hat 4hat 5hat 6

Red Hill

Hats on display are most often best in a summer house or in an environment that breathes holiday (if they are straw hats at least) and I really like when putting things you use into something to look at even when not being worn or used. A couple of years ago we where visiting friends in their house in France and this view was what we were welcomed by (from my Instagram). Just loved it. So sweet and the arrangement was simply beautiful and in this case supernatural.

Pics via Pinterest search. 

 

In Harlem

nina 1 nina 2 nina 5 nina 6 nina 7 nina 8 nina 3 nina 4These pictures are not new but I don´t think I´ve ever shown them and was reminded of Swedes in NY when Director Johan Renck is now selling his flat (see pics here). This is (or at least was) the home of singer Nina Persson in Harlem, NY, and I still find it very inspiring.

Via Elle Decoration with thanks. Styling: Emma Persson Lagerberg, photo: Petra Bindel.