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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Home, Interiors

Our dream midcentury home

When we started the search for our family home earlier this year, our brief was we wanted a 1960's house which hadn't been touched since the sixties. We love midcentury design, but all of the houses we went to look around had been stripped of all their sixties quirkiness and features. Then one day on rightmove… Continue reading Our dream midcentury home

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, Garden, Home, Interiors, Kitchen

Thinking bigger

We've been living in our one bed Victorian basement flat in South East London for almost 2 years now. We've been renovating the interior on and off during this time, and it's unrecognisable from the sorry state it was in when we first moved in. But the space is still small. And we have A… Continue reading Thinking bigger

Design, Home, Interiors, Retro, Vintage

Friday apartment envy

The renovation work in our flat has slowed to a complete stop at the moment, as all things wedding-related seem to be taking up our free weekends. So for now, I will have to make do with looking at other people's lovely homes. This 1960's flat is in the Barbican, London. The owners have kept the… Continue reading Friday apartment envy

Decoration, DIY, Home, Interiors

Floorboards – done.

Work has been crazy the last few weeks so I am sharing these pictures later than I wanted to. But the sanding of the bedroom floorboards is done! It wasn't as scary as I thought it would be - just noisy and took a while, but it was worth it. Following advice from bloggers and… Continue reading Floorboards – done.

Decoration, DIY, Home, Interiors

Wardrobe 0, Me 1

This weekend I had a fight with the built in wardrobes in our bedroom. It was a close-run contest, but after many hours of hammering, swearing and falling off a chair, I won! So the horrible MDF wardrobes are no more. I cannot wait to get some order in the room with some shiny new… Continue reading Wardrobe 0, Me 1