Tag Archives: inspiring place

Opening Up to Inspiration

I don’t like to pack, because it makes me antsy. I start thinking about all the things I haven’t finished yet, and that I now will have to prospone. No matter how many fun and exciting reasons I had for … Continue reading

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The most inspiring place: my home

I had to stop and take a photo… The sun came through the window and made me smile. The H on top of my TV creates another H on the wall when the sunshine peeks in. I so love that. … Continue reading

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Where the Dala Horse traditionally is made

If you have been to Sweden you have seen the traditional wooden Dala Horse (Dalecarlian), and if not I’m going to show you how it’s made and how it looks today and tomorrow. Yay! And a reminder: the photos in … Continue reading

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Pip Studio Design

Do you know the company Pip Studio? They make all kinds of super cute items, liked bed covers and porcelain, and are based in the Netherlands. I have been eying their stationary and notebook designs online for a while, but … Continue reading

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The book caf we always wanted to have

Where and how to have a excellent caf experience. It is a relatively new caf? in my old hometown Umeå, with a hand carved wood sign above the door. It is called Caf Pilgatan as it is situated on the … Continue reading

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A notebook collectors wet dream

My friend Ellinor in one of our favorite paper shops. It’s small but has a very nice selection of beautiful papers, pens, notebooks, albums, stamps and stuff. When I visited last they had hang these very beautiful Japanese papers in … Continue reading

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Greetings from Knit Cafe in Stockholm

Yesterday my friend Inger finally lured me out of my secret cave into the big world outside. It was just what I needed. I went to a knit cafe in Stockholm for the first time! It is open every Sunday … Continue reading

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Taxinge garden

There was a garden exhibition at Taxinge Castle this weekend. We made it into a day trip and brought my 89 year old grandmother too. She is very fragile but wanted to come. I brought my camera. Gran and me … Continue reading

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Planning a Dream Studio

I was reading Claire’s blog Loobylu this morning. It was one of the first blogs I found on the Internet, and it inspired me to start a blog of my own. In Australia where she lives they have hot summer … Continue reading

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Visit to the artist shop

I got a great big check to go to the Artist Shop in town (Konstnärsshopen) for my birthday, and I’ve been saving it for a special day when I needed a shop kick – and feeling so happy about having … Continue reading

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