All pics via The Poetry of Material Things with thanks
I´ve been thinking about doing one of these of my own as I´m always inspired by others doing the same. I was also inspired and reminded when reading a post about loving listings by Sanna Fisher Nordström (big thanks for mentioning by the way!).
Original monthly list starter here in Sweden as far as I know was Johanna Bradford with her monthly listings encouraging other bloggers to do the same and there has been many great followers in for example Krickelin, Seventeen Doors and Husligheter to name few.
So here is my attempt and naming it ”On my mind” instead of list as I got caught in not being able to decide if it should be ”February list”, ”February listings”, ”List of February” or something else. Please feel free to fill in if you have a suggestion for a good name. All categories inspired by the bloggers mentioned above. Ok – February, here we go!
Travel: I can´t say that going to the sun is not high on my wishlist at the moment too but before that I´m gonna enjoy some proper snow and will be heading up north already next week. Equally excited about hitting the slopes as enjoying that hard-to-beat-feeling of super tired legs and sleepiness with a cup of hot in front of a fireplace afterwards.
Shoes: They are actually already in my closet and now I´m just waiting for the streets to clear up so that they can brighten my day.
Flower: Ranunculus – I buy them for work and I buy them for our home. In different colors, on their own or combined with greens. Every year it hits me how beautiful I think they are.
Bedroom: A perfect bedroom. Calm colors and no fuzz. I´m far from done with ours but new beds are in, the old headboard is out and hopefully soon we will get to what I´m dreaming of (without repainting the walls that would make the biggest change but also is a little bit too much work at the moment)
Office: This office has been in my inspiration files for ever. Mostly because I love the idea of a duo work station at home for me and my husband. Finally (!!) we are getting there and within a few weeks we can sit opposite each other and work. We do work a lot in the evenings when the kids have gone to sleep so why not make it enjoyable? The room does not look anything like in this picture as our station will be in the basement but at least a 100% improvement from banana position with lap top in knee on the couch.
Words: I´ve been so so tired for the last couple of months without almost any daylight and the work load has been massive, not a perfect combination. But it´s still been a lot of fun and not giving up gives energy too. Writing this I´m hearing the birds chatting outside and I´m sure they are talking about Spring and that it is almost around the corner. Hallelujah to that!
Food: I might even start looking like a zucchini soon. I eat it every day at the moment. This recipe is a favorite.
Book: It´s not new but I use it in my styling all the time as I love the cover. Fashion and food combined in a great wrapping. You can buy it here.
Sustainable pick: I love the products made by Tina Bergdahl of Skapha. I´ve got two of her cushions in my sofa and a basket functioning as a flower pot (you can spot it here in the window). All made in recycled materials.
Music: I first got the tip of Half Moon Run from a friend in the car listening to music on our way to his wedding in this beautiful spot in Denmark. Because of that special moment sitting in the car just listening to great songs while traveling the incredible green summer landscape just hours before the wedding – this song will always be special to me. The band played in Stockholm on my birthday just a few days ago and even if we missed it I still was reminded of listening to them again. Half Moon Run with one of my favorite songs, Full Circle.
These pictures will probably be one of the most published features on at least all Swedish interior blogs this week and understandably so. The home of Johanna Bradford beautifully captured by Kristin Lagerqvist. I really like the personal touch Johanna has to her interior, you can see and recognize that it´s her living there. It´s also something very soothing and calm about it even though there are a lot of things to look at. Perfect Friday inspiration!
”The White House” with views over the amazing South African landscape.
Photographed by Patrick Messina. Via Vogue Living with thanks.
White inspo via Zsa Zsa Bellagio with thanks