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10 PAJAMAS FOR AUTUMN HYGGE

One thing I love about autumn is to go out and get a new pajamas! It really makes those cold and grey nights more fun when you can slip into a new cozy outfit while watching your favourite tv program and drinking a hot drink.

Here is a selection I’ve put together, ranging from warm snuggly ones to quirky cool ones for anyone not living in a cold country. You know, you can still hygge no matter what the temperature is ;-)

Cute and cozy flannel pajamas set from Monki with eyes on.

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Cool pajamas with cactus print from Topshop.

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‘Chilling till Noon’ soft pajamas set from H&M.

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Super soft and warm pink pajamas set from Asos. This is for those extra chilly nights!

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Lovely grey Henley jumpsuit pajamas from Urban Outfitters, this is more of a lounge wear so no-one even knows you are wearing a PJ..

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Classy floral pajamas set from Oysho for a sophisticated yet comfortable look.

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Super comfortable lounge dress from Free People. Add some woollen socks and you are ready to have a lovely evening in.

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‘The snuggle is real’ pajamas set from Asos.

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Plannel stripy sleep shirt from Monki.

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Black & white checked pajamas set from Topshop, just throw over a knitted cardigan to be warmer.

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Now, let’s pajamas all day.. zzz…

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CERAMIC FAVOURITES FROM ETSY

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Who else is obsessed with ceramics? After I visited the home of ceramics this summer, a place called Grottaglie in the south of Italy (which I highly recommend to anyone who loves ceramics), I have been browsing online for beautiful pieces. I especially love when ceramics are handmade with a personal touch, when each of the pieces are unique.

Here are some of my current favourites from Etsy;

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This cute planter by ebenotti is the perfect addition to any home, great to have succulents or any small plants in. Each of the planters are handmade with the simplistic herringbone patterned carved out and inlaid with black stain.

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Loving this adorable spoon rest designed by noemarin to keep your kitchen bench clean while you’re cooking. With it’s simple design and clean lines, this piece can fit in anyones home no matter the style, and it can also be used to place your tea bag or spoon on.

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A fun and modern way to display your rings. These handmade marble ring cones by paperandclaystudio are so stunning, they also come in different colours if you are not as big of a marble-fan as me.

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How adorable are these cup sized colanders for washing berries by FringeandFettle? This is perfect for washing off single servings of fruits or veggies to add to your meals.

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Beautiful pink porcelain box by YuliaTsukerman. It can be used to store jewellery, for cotton pads, candy or any other trinkets of your choice.And as its produced with a spoon slot you can also use it in the kitchen as a sugar bowl or salt cellar. Very handy!

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I love hanging planters, and these ones by spinspin are so characteristic.
They are hand formed and then painted with black dashes, making each one slightly different and unique.

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These polka-dot ceramic spoons by Coconutstudiopottery comes as a set of two and are perfect for stirring with in your tea or coffee.

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Lovely pair of handmade ceramic glasses by MaevoStudio perfect for tea or coffee. They are tinted with different colours to get a beautiful surface, and glazed internally and on the edge.

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MY EARLY SUMMER WISHLIST

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Happy 1st of June! Can’t believe how fast time flies, but its ok because it means summer is fast approaching. Here are a couple of lovely items on my wishlist for early summer;

  1. ‘ESSENTIALS’ LARGE CANVAS POUCH BY ALPHABETBAGS
  2. ‘ON THE PIER’ PRINT BY JOHANNA LEHTINEN
  3. QUILT NAPKINS BY MARIMEKKO
  4. COOLER BAG BY H&M HOME
  5. ‘HANDS OFF’ TRAVEL TAG BY MONKI
  6. SUNGLASS STORAGE BOX BY NOMESS
  7. YELLOW PAPER FAN BY HAY
  8. BODY LOTION SILKY MIST BY MERAKI
  9. ‘LONG WAY HOME’ VINYL RECORD BY LÅPSLEY


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NEW TREND // PAINT SPLATTER SURFACE

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Something I noticed from walking around at the Milano Design Week was a trend of paint splatter on different surfaces. Its quite a fun and playful effect that goes really well with the trendy pastel colours but also makes a nice statement in black & white. I have therefore done a little round-up of products with this paint splatter textured effect on;

Why not add a little confetti to your life with these cute Ferm LIVING napkins?

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Loving the Plissé Folders by ATWTP for HAY, they are great archive folders for storing your drawings, pictures or documents. Team them up with the Tower Blocks for even more colour splatter fun on your desk.

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The new Last Stool Splatter family by Max Lamb for HEM is made from just a single sheet of turned metal, hand-painted and then fired at 800C for a perfect enamel finish. This could be a nice and subtle way to add the trend into your home.

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Studio Oyama makes beautiful handmade and hand painted ceramic items like this side plate, a nice decoration to have on the table or even hang up on the wall.

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Or why not put up a poster with paint splatter effect on like this beautiful Orb Éclipse by Puldefranck?

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What do you think of this trend? Is it something you would add hints of in your home? It could be a good way to literally add a splash of colour!

// Photo credit: 1 Ingrid Opstad / 2 Ferm LIVING / 3 HAY / 4 HEM / 5 Studio Oyama / 6 Puldefranck

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YELLOW FAVOURITES FOR EASTER

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I don’t know about you, but for me Easter is all about yellow! Yellow reminds me of the sun shining on a clear day and is a colour that brings joy & happiness. Here are some yellow inspiration to get us into the Easter spirit.

The retro Lotus bowl has the perfect Easter vibe. The pattern was designed by the Norwegian artist Arne Clausen in 1963, and is today produced by Danish Lucie Kaas.

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Going on a Easter hike or mini vacation? Then the yellow Fjallraven Kanken backpack is the perfect accessory! It was actually originally designed for Swedish school children in 1978, and has now become an iconic backpack around the world. I love that it is made from durable Vinylon F fabric, which repels moisture and is therefore easy to keep clean.

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The Bunny Hoptimist is a fun way to add a bit of Easter to your home. Originally designed by Gustav Ehrenreich in the 1970s, the Hoptimist is today one of the Danish design classics. The Bunny is a newer addition to the Hoptimist family, but was created using the same happy principals from the original.

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How about adding a bit of yellow to your Easter breakfast table with this Ursula jug by Kähler? Use the iconic jug along with the white plates from the same series.

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Wish someone a happy Easter with this cute greeting card by kikki.K, perfect for any chocoholics!

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The bright yellow Nappula candleholders by Finnish Iittala can of course be used all year long, but are especially lovely around Easter time. It looks great when you mix together the two different sizes as seen here on the Interior design blog Kettukarkki.

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And if you are like me and love cozying up with a blanket in the evening then the Loom soft hand-woven throw by Muuto is lovely. Now bring on the chocolate..

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Hope everyone is having a lovely Easter so far!

// Photo credit: 1 Ingrid Opstad / 2 Lucie Kaas / 3 Fjallraven / 4 Hoptimist / 5 Kähler / 6 kikki.K / 7 Kettukarkki / 8 Muuto

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