Now for the holidays, and not least for New Year’s, many tables need to be decorated – so I just wanted to forward a few tricks in giving the table that joyous and festive spirit. The always inspiringly creative gal Underbaraclara has put tealights on the cake stand and in small baking tins scattered around […]
Today I got a bit of X-mas feel. Saturday before Christmas and we decided to go shopping. Prepared for the year’s worst crowdedness on the Stockholm streets we were amazed to be almost alone in the department stores! Only us strolling around, some staff and the Christmas songs. No queues, no stress. Here’s the trick: […]
It is the Day of Saint Lucia. In the darkness she lights up and brings us lussekatts! Lot’s of candlelights today and of course the traditional candle-lit processions singing beautiful hymns and carols. Saint Lucia overcame the darkness and found light. In honour of this day, some more beautifulness: |from the portfolio of photographer Trine […]
Christmas decor need not be strained, excessive or even traditional. To hang a pineapple in the window or a pair of skates somewhere is a great trick! Also to integrate the season’s flowers here & there in the decor. This kind of xmas decor will endure through and past Christmas right until you get the […]
This weekend we visited our overcrowded store room in the attic (how come storing rooms always so quickly turn into a mess?) on a mission to find stowed away Christmas decor. We found an old electric candlestick lamp in oak. Boooring. But look – a left-over paint sample (powder white) and some plastic lingonberries later: […]
An excellent and inspiring example, I think.
….must be the jester stocking! Adoringly whimsy and cute. I always enjoy a touch of circus in home decor, it makes me smile. Pics via photographer Nato Welton.
Speaking of dog motifs in this year’s Christmas decor, it is time for a fuller report on the celebrations to come. What do trend-eye spye? | pics: top left from Living etc dec 2010 and top right from Ideal Home dec 2010. Stocking and birchcraft noel heart from John Lewis and table decoration right from […]