One of my favourite DIY departments is lamps & lighting [check out our DIY sub-category named Creative lamps]. The coolest lamps consist of various stuff put together (be it bottles, odd china or well, anything), handicrafted lamp shades (knit wool, braided birch bark, etc) or just some old thing made into a lamp (like a [...]
Posts tagged "recycling"
ag rugs have gone from being a standard element in (at least Swedish) homes, to almost oblivion, to newly awakened wide popularity. Just have a peek though our rag rug tag, there’s quite a lot of fresh decor scenes with this feature. Like well, our hallway! ;) Of course, rag rugs are right on target [...]
Kitchen decor winds are blowing this style in Trendey’s direction. Basically simple with nostalgic hints. Retro, recycle and charm summarize this kitchen blend. Open shelves, fresh flowers, some 50s details and happy accents are all parts of the mix. | picis via marieclairemaison & sköna hem. the wonderful still life pics by photographer trine thorsen [...]
Take just anything you like, mix it together, assemble, glue and – pcch…..just spray it! Like in the lovely creation above via Sköna hem or the cake dish below made of different parts of old china and candle holders, via the DIY-show Äntligen Hemma. Easy picey. Your own design is the very best design.
I’ve got some news for you Fembots (fembots) have feelings too Are-n’t the-se fo-bots lo-v-ely! Found object robots – in artist Amy Flynn‘s versions made up of various bits and pieces such as old tins, handles, tea infusers, a pocket watch and hydraulic fittings. Very creative, quirky and fun. An assortment of Amy Flynn’s Fobots [...]
The Swedish fashion company Boomerang has, since the start in 1976, said to define “Scandinavian Preppy”. Their concept is a preppy style with a Swedish heritage – less sporty than the American style, yet more casual and less formal than the British style. Tonight, the Boomerang Home Collection will be previewed.. and from tomorrow Friday, [...]
This, my dear readers, is my new darling in the jewelry compartment! The bracelet bears the name Katarina and is part of a series of bracelets called Bracelets of Uttran. The designer of this beautiful and very creative re-use of old lace and scraps of silk is Ida, who is also the author of the [...]
In its report about this Autumn’s hottest trends, the Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter picks up 5 strong trends: Recycling, Eco, Colourful, Clean Wood and Neoclassical. Pics of all 5 trends display a chair. Here’s my top 3, (I left out the colourful and the eco). The Recycling trend is pretty obvious. And pretty cool. I [...]