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

Home, Interiors, Vintage

We’re in!

We have moved into our new home, and it's fantastic to have space at last! Now our little boy is super active, to have room for him to run around and play is really special. The house is so light and bright, exactly what we wanted. And all the features are in tact because it hasn't been touched since… Continue reading We’re in!

Decoration, Home, Interiors, Vintage

New adventures

I'm back after a very long blog break and there have been lots of things going on. I'll fill you in! In September I had a baby boy, he's almost 10 months now and he's wonderful. His name is Heath Falcon, and he's a little adventurer. He started crawling quite early, and as soon as he was… Continue reading New adventures

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!

Design, Home, Interiors, Retro, Vintage

1960’s house envy

  Wow what a beautiful house. It's for sale for the first time since it was built in 1967, and the owners have carefully maintained it's original details. Designed by the renowned architect Peter Aldington, the four-bedroom property was given a rare Grade II listing by English Heritage in recognition of its outstanding design. It's in South… Continue reading 1960’s house envy

Decoration, Design, DIY, Home, Interiors, Vintage

Our before and after hallway makeover

Our one bed basement flat may be small in many ways, but we do have our own front door and a really good sized hallway (both plus points in small London flats). When we moved in it was a damp and dark space, with dodgy floorboards and dirty magnolia walls. It had one sad looking… Continue reading Our before and after hallway makeover