At home with

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No surprise there is a stylist living in this apartment. This is the home of interior stylist Elin Kickén , 1/2 of very talented stylist duo SundlingKickén with impeccable taste. Don´t miss out on their blog either, it´s a daily read for me. Inspiring interviews, monochrome deco in featured color scheme, products to wish for and images from their work. You can find it here. 

Photo by Mikael Lundblad. 

Time for nomination

Skärmavbild 2017-10-11 kl. 09.23.41I was so happy and overwhelmed last year to be part of the top 10 Interior Bloggers in Sweden in the Elle Decoration Swedish Design Awards. Now it´s time to nominate again and I would be lying if I said I wouldn’t´ be extremely happy if you took the time to vote again. For me or for another favorite, or both. Only a few days left, last day to vote is October 15th. Since I don´t look at statistics that much from being a non-commercial blog I really did appreciate it so much more getting your feedback last year by being nominated so I want to say a big thanks for that! It means a lot since I really put a lot of time and effort in the blog and sharing it with you makes it worth everything.

As I know I have a lot of international readers, a quick translation of the voting page that you can find here . Scroll down the page and then field 1: Name of you favorite blogger, 2: Why do you think this blog should win? What do you like about it?, 3: You first name, 4: Your surname. (Leave boxes without a star), 8: Your emailadress & finally just click approval in the last box with a star attached to it. Then just press send through the big black button and you vote is in. 

Thank you! ❤️

Vote link here. 

Follow me on Bloglovin´

follow-me-on-bloglovinDid you know you can follow me on Bloglovin´ as well? I almost didn’t so you can understand my excitement when I realized I´ve got no less than 52 643 amazing followers there! That is crazy!! Since I don´t run a commercial blog I don´t check statistics but of course nothing makes me happier than if someone like what I do here. So so glad & thankful that you guys stay with me, lots of love to you ❤️

If you don´t already, you can find me here: Follow my blog with Bloglovin

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Like music to my ears

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Top: Chanterelles on butter fried sourdough toast with extra everything. Middle: Hasselbacked sweet potato with blue cheese, chilli and pomegranate. Bottom: Wedding cakes made for one of her friends. 

Best news lately is that one of my favorite bloggers/Instaaccounts now is a Food writer for Make It Last. I have followed Sofia Wood for a long time and even though her blog was updated the last time 10 months ago I still go there every single day hoping she will return. Luckily she is on Instagram with a daily dose of inspiration of lots and lots of deliciously looking creations.

You can see Sofia´s Instagram here and from now on also over at Make it Last. 

Places to go

VDL 1 VDL 2 VDL 4 VDL 5 VDL 6 VDL 7 VDL 9 VDL 10Inspired by blogger The Dashing Rider this morning. In addition to impeccable taste in fashion it seems we share an interest for interiors as well. The Richard Neutra VDL House goes straight on the list of things to visit when in LA next time. Open to public on Saturdays 11am to 3pm.

All pics in this post by The Dashing Rider with thanks. 

March: On my mind

Can´t believe how quickly this month has passed by…Only made it through half of my to do -list, both at home at at work. Hopefully April will bring more of  Spring warmth and feelings. But before that, let´s go with the monthly list for March:

travel marchTravel: This month I was asked by my husband to block a weekend in April as he has planned a surprise trip. I´m probably one of the most curios people in the world so I´m trying to get him to reveal where we are going but he is super stubborn about it being a surprise so I will have to wait patiently. In the meantime me and my sister booked a trip for our mother and us as she just turned 70, so Mallorca – see you in September!

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shoes marchShoes: Not only do I long for warmer days with lots of fresh fruit but apparently I have the need for dito on my feet too. These cuties are new in my wardrobe (that I have finally cleaned out and organized, wihooo!!)

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flower marchFlower: My allergy is on a high at the moment so I´ll take that as proof Spring and more colours in nature are to come. Finally! Our magnolia tree just had one or two flowers when we moved in ten years ago but now it´s happily exploding every Spring and I can´t wait to see how many flowers this year will bring.

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outfit marchOutfit: Not only do I crave that bike but that outfit looks just perfect to start of Spring with too.

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bedroom marchBedroom: Wouldn’t mind to meet April in a bedroom like this with open windows and no fuzz.

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office marchOffice: That floor, big windows, Essay table by Cecilie Manz and Series 7 chair by Arne Jacobsen from Fritz Hansen – yes please.

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words marchWords: Simple beauty.

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food marchFood: How lovely do these look? Found these amazing coconut acai bowls over at  Design Love Fest. Wish all meals could look this pretty.

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series marchSeries: No surprise that just the scenery of this serie keeps me hooked but the cast and plot is so good too. Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley, Laura Dern and Swedish Alexander Skarsgård who is actually doing a really great job here. If you haven´t already seen it, perfect for this weekend!

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TheSustainableSociety-loggaSustainable pick: My friend Maria Soxbo of interior blog Husligheter has always a million exciting projects going on and this one is no exception. Today she together with 11 other bloggers are launching initiative ”The Sustainable Society”. Together these blogs will pick one subject per month to write about within the subject of sustainability. Love it!! Really looking forward to follow, learn more and see different angles of the same theme.

Pic and info via. More info here. 

bloodjungle-39515156--1024x1024Music: Track ”Hands” & ”Air is free” have been recurring tunes in my head since the release in February. This weekend I´ll give the whole album a good listen to see if it all has the same effect.

Pic via and more listening here. 

Thank you!

finalistlogga_arets_inredningsbloggare-420x420Thank you so much everyone for sending me to the finals of Interior Blogger of the Year 2017 in the Elle Decoration Swedish Design Awards. Super happy and proud to be among these great 9 interior bloggers in Sweden. I really do put a lot of work and love into this page so it really warms my heart that so many of you appreciate that. It´s definitely a win just to be a finalist. I´m laughing a bit when seeing all the photos of us nominees as my daughter asked me ”why are you the only one looking so angry, Mom?” Ha ha, I will work on that but trust me, I´m really not, just super uncomfortable in front of a camera.

Check out the nominees and where to vote here. 

Some Friday links

nina campionino 1fullviktigSome things from this week…

  1. This made me laugh out loud. So well written and oh how I can relate. Nina Campioni´s  top 10 of the most annoying things. You can read it here.
  2. An honest and well needed post from one of my favorites, Emma Elwin. We should never be ashamed of our bodies and hopefully with something like this we can be reminded that there is beauty in everything. You can read about it here. 
  3. Today Ikea´s collection Fullviktig is released and I can really recommend the ceramics of this serie. I had the pleasure of doing some short films and stills for this collection a few weeks ago (not the picture above but I think you can see it on the big screens outside of the warehouses and other places). The colours and shapes are so pretty and the story behind it inspirational. Read more about it and see the full collection here. 

Nomination time: Interior Blogger of the Year


It´s time for this year´s nominations to interior blogger of the year and of course I would be super happy if you wanted to put your vote in for me (or any other favorite you might have). The blog with most votes end up among the top 10. It´s crazy competition for this one as we really do have so many strong and great interior bloggers in Sweden so to even get there would almost take miracles…but one should at least always aim for success, right? Only takes a few seconds and can be found here. It´s unfortunately written in Swedish though and as I have many international readers, please let me know if you need translation and I will be more than happy to provide you with one . Axx

Update: Since I´ve already have had questions about translation on the voting page, please see the comments for this note where you can find everything from Swedish to English. Thank you for voting!