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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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ENTERING THE FUN WORLD OF MONKI

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One of the shops I miss going for a browse in back home is Monki. If you haven’t heard of this Swedish brand before, be prepared to be inspired by their quirky & cool style! They describe themselves as “a wild and crazy international retail concept that believes that it needs to fight ordinary and boost imagination with an experience out of the ordinary” and I couldn’t agree more. Their website is currently full of great items, here are some of my favourite ones;

Stina pink dress Monki

Marisol yellow trousers Monki

Rosalita green top Monki

Hana dungarees Monki

Anita jaquard dress Monki

Jonna striped dress Monki

Maggie backpack Monki

Be sure to check out #monkistyle for more inspiration or have a browse in store if you are lucky enough to be located near one.

// Photo credit: Monki

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MY SPRING WISHLIST

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  1. IITTALA PINK PLATE FROM THE X ISSEY MIYAKE COLLECTION
  2. IKEA FINRIV CUTLERY SET IN COPPER
  3. MAISONS DU MONDE ‘ANDERS’ WOODEN CLOCK
  4. MONKI ‘MOLLY’ WALLET
  5. FORM US WITH LOVE ‘PINE CONE’ PRINT
  6. CHRISTIANIA GLASSMAGASIN NORGESGLASS WITH LID 0,7 L
  7. TIGER 3.7L DRINKS DISPENSER
  8. & OTHER STORIES FRAGRANCE CANDLES SET
  9. KIKKI.K ‘LOVE FOOD’ RECIPES ORGANISER


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THE LIVING WORK OF ART

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Today the Danish store Søstrene Grene launched their new spring interior collection in stores with the keywords creativity, colour, nature, wood, basketwork & soft textiles.

This season is inspired by the ’60s & ’70s colour and patterns + soft Scandinavian bohemian styling. With a relaxed style that exude personality and comfort to enjoy good living.

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Psst; check their website for a super quick DIY on how to make a paper towel holder from these ceramic candle holders!

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You can see the whole collection online here or follow along on their Instagram where they post new products, DIY and styling tips daily.

// Photo credit: Søstrene Grene

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EASTER FUN FROM TIGER

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Is it too early to get excited for Easter?.. The other day I went to Tiger, one of my favourite shops for affordable Scandi-style decorations, and got a couple of fun items to start the countdown!

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Chocolate eggs – because they are without doubt the best part of Easter. These pastel coloured ones are the perfect decoration to have in a bowl on the table (if you can resist to not eat them..)

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Polkadot egg-shaped candles! These will look so good next to the chocolates, and will fit perfectly in my Seletti Egg Holder in ceramics.

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These little stickers are to decorate eggs with, a fun idea for the breakfast table on Easter morning. I might put these stickers other places too.. They come in a pack of 2 sheets so you have plenty to spare.

Tiger doesn’t have an online store, but they are now located in 27 countries around the world and you can find a full list on their website.

// Photo credit: Ingrid Opstad

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MY WINTER WISHLIST

WINTER WISHLIST

  1. AESOP PARSLEY SEED CLEANSING MASQUE
  2. HAY CORAL 5PCS CORD HANGER FADE
  3. H&M HOME ‘LET’S STAY HOME’ PILLOWCASE
  4. DARRA GOLDSTEIN ‘FIRE AND ICE: CLASSIC NORDIC COOKING’ COOKBOOK
  5. SKANDINAVISK ‘SNÖ’ (SNOW) SCENTED CANDLE
  6. FERM LIVING ‘BORDEAUX’ SQUARES BLANKET
  7. CHOKOLADE COMPAGNIET ‘NUTE’ NORDIC NIGHT TEA
  8. COCO LAPINE ‘MOUNTAIN ABC’ POSTER
  9. BLOOMINGVILLE COPPER BREAD BASKET

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