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Pantone Colour of the Year 2016 interior design

ROSE QUARTZ & SERENITY AT HOME

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This week the Pantone Colour of the Year was announced and for the first time it was a combination of two different shades; Rose Quartz & Serenity.

“Joined together, Rose Quartz and Serenity demonstrate an inherent balance between a warmer embracing rose tone and the cooler tranquil blue, reflecting connection and wellness as well as a soothing sense of order and peace.” – Pantone

Here is a selection I put together showing you how to add touches of Rose Quartz & Serenity in your home;

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  1. MUUTO AMBIT LAMP
  2. FERM LIVING COPENHAGEN TEA TOWEL
  3. MUUTO THE DOTS WALL HOOKS
  4. HAY BITS & BOBS LIDDED BOWL
  5. HAY BALLOGRAF PENN
  6. MARGIT SELAND LITEN KANNE
  7. FERM LIVING WIRE BASKET
  8. WOUD COME HERE SIDETABLE
  9. H&M CANDLES
  10. FERM LIVING QUILT CUSHION
  11. MUUTO VISU LOUNGE CHAIR
  12. MICHELLE CARLSLUND ALPHABET NOTEBOOK
  13. NORMANN COPENHAGEN NOCTO CANDLESTICK


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SCANDINAVIAN XMAS ON ETSY

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It’s the first of December & I can’t believe how fast time is flying by.. Is anyone else stressing out over Christmas present & decorations realising they don’t have as much time as they though to finish?

On my search online I have discovered a lot of great items on Etsy, so I decided to do a festive blog post sharing some of my favourite Scandinavian Christmas finds.

SCANDINAVIAN ORNAMENTS by HUSdesigns:
A sweet collection of traditional Scandinavian ornaments that can be put on your Christmas tree or on a branch ornament on the table. These remind me of my childhood, as my family always had similar ornaments on our tree!

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NORDIC GIFT WRAP by DBIllustrations:
Nordic style Christmas-jumper inspired design featuring repeated pattern of reindeers, Christmas trees, baubles & poinsettias. This cute design is also available as a greeting card pack and is illustrated & handmade in the UK.

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EMBOSSED ROLLING PIN by HousemateArtist:
This rolling pin can be a great way to pump up your baking by putting this cute Scandinavian pattern on your cookies or a creative idea for a present to your beloved ones. It is made of high quality polish beech wood, and engraved with a laser machine.

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SCANDI BOY MASJON JAR by AJarMpls:
This sweet little Christmas decoration is handmade in the US by Rachael Crew. The jar is pint size and features a little Scandi boy in felt & knit, frosty trees & fluffy snow. Perfect Nordic styled festive touch to any home!

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HIMMELI SCANDINAVIAN GEOMETRIC ORNAMENTS by PetitHelsinki:
Beautiful & festive himmeli decoration handmade in Paris from golden glass beads & metal wire. These modern pieces are perfect as Christmas decoration, either on the tree, the table decoration or hanging anywhere in your house!

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DALA HORSE PAPER GARLAND by OtloxotBarcelona:
Scandinavian style paper garland made with 12 paper Dala horses & 4 circles of snowflakes. A fun garland to hang in the window, on a wall or on your Christmas tree.

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PRINTABLE WALL DECOR by spellandtell:
Simplistic print with a black & white Nordic pattern, for a more modern festive feel. And as this is a printable file you get it straight away and can print any size you desire.

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SCANDINAVIAN CABIN by POAST:
These Scandinavian cabin tree ornaments are designed by a Scandinavian-American artist and designer living in Norway. They were inspired by the tiny log cabins that dot the snow-capped mountains and surround the beautiful fjords of Norway & Sweden.

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Hope you get some inspiration for decorating your home in Scandi style!

// Photo credit: 1 Ingrid Opstad / 2 HUSdesigns / 3 MDBIllustrations / 4 HousemateArtist / 5 AJarMpls / 6 PetitHelsinki / 7 OtloxotBarcelona / 8 spellandtell / 9 POAST

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MORE SCANDINAVIAN LOVE ON ETSY

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Last month I did a blog post showcasing some of my favourite Scandinavian inspired finds from Etsy (check it out here). It was such a great way to discover and connect with small shops, so I decided to do another one. So, here you go.

MOOSE WALL HANGER by Metalya:
Cute and modern moose head coatrack & jewelry organizer.

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“LET’S GET LOST” PRINT by WhatWeDoDK:
Beautiful hexagon shaped plywood board with UV-print & hanging device.

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TYPICAL NORWEGIAN POSTER by ModernTribute:
Limited edition silkscreen poster with the typical Norwegian letters æ, ø & å.

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RED UMBRELLA TEA TOWEL by LilleputtStudio:
Handmade linen & cotton blended tea towel with a Nordic feel.

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PINES N TRIBES WALL STENCIL by StenCilit:
Scandinavian wall stencils that brings a fresh look to your home. The stencils are made from durable 12 mil plastic and are reusable.

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REINDEER CROSS STITCH PATTERN by Stitchonomy:
A Nordic cross stitch pattern PDF download to help you create one yourself.

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DALA HORSE STAMP by talktothesun:
Cute hand carved rubber stamp with a Swedish data horse on, perfect for anytime you need to add a Scandinavian twist to any craft project.

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THE DANISH MUG by paperandclaystudio:
A cute Danish inspired handmade coffee mug in yellow & white.

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My hunt for great Scandinavian inspired designs continues, so stay tuned for more found treasures..

Did you know that I’m on Etsy too? Click here to browse my designs & say hi.

// Photo credit: 1 Ingrid Opstad / 2 Metalya / 3 WhatWeDoDK / 4 ModernTribute / 5 LilleputtStudio / 6 StenCilit / 7 Stitchonomy / 8 talktothesun / 9 paperandclaystudio

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MY SEPTEMBER WISHLIST

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  1. ACNE STUDIOS STRIPED ‘CANADA’ SCARF
  2. NICHOLAS VAHÉ ‘CÔTE DU RHÔNE’ ROSÉ WINE BOTTLE
  3. KÄHLER ‘UNICO’ VASE OCHER
  4. BIKBOK ‘RIVER PULLOVER’ KNITTED JUMPER
  5. MONKI ‘AVA’ COASTERS
  6. UO WHITE CERAMIC RING HOLDER
  7. JOY ‘OOLA’ GEO PRINT IPHONE CASE
  8. JOLLYGOODFELLOW URBAN CUBE CALENDAR
  9. ZARA CABLE KNIT SOCKS
  10. SKANDINAVISK ‘HYGGE’ SCENTED CANDLE
  11. HAY ‘AD MANUM’

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MY IKEA CATALOGUE 2016 FAVOURITES

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I am currently on a trip home to Norway visiting my family & friends. It’s so lovely to be back in the land of fjords, although the weather is quite different from what I am used to now.. When I got home I was happy to discover the new IKEA catalogue had arrived, so I thought it was a good idea to post some of my favourites from it here on the blog.

I love the KNAGGLIG boxes in untreated pine wood, they are great on their own or stacked together as a custom storage space.

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The LISABO desk in ash veneer with legs in solid birch gives a warm and natural feeling to your work space. Each desk has its own unique character because of the distinctive grain pattern in the wood surface.

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When putting on makeup and getting ready in the morning it is important to have even lighting without any shadows. That is why the STORJORM mirror with integrated lighting is the perfect bathroom mirror, plus it also looks beautiful.

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The DALSHULT / SLÄHULT table is so pretty, and the combination of the crossed trestle base in wood and the white table top is so fitting.

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I like the whole SÖERHAMN sofa series, but especially like how they have created a little cosy nook by using the SÖDERHAMN footstool in dark yellow. A lovely little spot to relax and read a good book..

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The TJUSIG hanger comes in white or black and is a great addition to any wall. It is a practical storage space for clothes, bags, hats or anything you want.

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I think the RANARP floor lamp have a nice industrial feel to it, but also really like the wall / clamp spotlight from the same series.

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The IKEA 365+ jug in clear glass with cork lid can be used for both cold or hot drinks and is the perfect match with another favourite of mine, the mugs in the same collection.

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And of-course my favourite chairs; the JANINGE chair collection that I wrote about here.

Want to see more? Go to your local IKEA and pick up a catalogue or check out the online catalogue.

// Photo credit: all by IKEA except top image by Ingrid Opstad

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