Design, Home, Interiors, Retro, Vintage

Gorgeous midcentury house for sale in Sweden

This 1960s architect-designed modernist property in Trollasen, Sweden, is so amazing I had to share it. It's for sale via fastighetsbyran. Built in 1961, it's retained some lovely details and has been sympathetically updated where needed. All images courtesy of http://www.fastighetsbyran.se/

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Decoration, Design, Home, Interiors, Vintage

Midcentury inspired lighting on the high street

So this is the object of my desire today - George Nelson's Saucer hanging lamp. It's a design classic, and is part of the permanent collection at MOMA, but *sigh* I can't afford it. Also I'd need two to hang in our lounge so I definitely can't stretch to that right now! So I'm on the hunt for… Continue reading Midcentury inspired lighting on the high street

Decoration, Design, DIY, Home, Interiors, Kitchen

Our before and after kitchen makeover

Our compact kitchen is now a much nicer room to spend time cooking in. The makeover is finished, and Stuart did it all himself (apart from the gas work) in two weeks - he's getting very good at fitting Ikea kitchens! We needed the kitchen to be finished quite quickly and to a budget. So things… Continue reading Our before and after kitchen makeover

Decoration, Design, DIY, Home, Interiors, Kitchen

Nesting

I am a bit late in sharing this news with you all, but my husband and I are expecting our first baby! Baby Robinson is due early September. We have chosen not to find out if baby R is a boy or girl - although most bets are on boy at the moment. We're really excited,… Continue reading Nesting

Decoration, Design, Home, Interiors

Ikea PS 2014 collection

I'm back from a lovely week in Madeira, and rather than letting the post holiday blues get to me, I'm thinking how we can update our flat with new projects, paint and products. The new Ikea PS collection for 2014 has some really nice items, with bold colours and quirky design features. Here are my top… Continue reading Ikea PS 2014 collection

Design, Interiors, Travel

Time to escape

We're going on holiday this weekend to Madeira, for a week of relaxation.  We chose Madeira because it looks peaceful, which is exactly what we want for a week. We're staying in a lovely hotel overlooking the sea. I can't wait! If I was to book another holiday anytime soon though, I'd like to stay… Continue reading Time to escape

Decoration, Design, Home, Interiors, Kitchen, Vintage

Happy Friday!

Wow this week has been a manic one, I'm looking forward to taking it easy this weekend hanging out in Crystal Palace, looking around vintage shops and eating nice food. There's a whole Friday to get through before that though, so here's a cool and quirky house to stare at for 10 minutes and make… Continue reading Happy Friday!