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Daily inspiration, clever solution

There are always a need of clever solutions in some areas in the home that have to be customised, when furnishing a room. Crooked, narrow, limited space – or, as here, a sloping roof. Then it is gratifying that someone has already thought of & created a solution – not only clever but also simple, as stylish.


Take care / Marie

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Homemade / 199

Hej dear blog readers,

There’s something special with homemade stuff, no matter how they look…you know, whether they are perfect or not. It’s the thoughtfulness & the time that’s been put into it, that appeals to me. Plus that it’s something that nobody else has, which is fun too. It doesn’t have to be ambitious, just fun, new, exciting, different. I like people who takes their ideas into action. Especially those that are practical, handy & innovative. Maybe innovative isn’t quite the right expression. I’m not thinking about something complicated really, somewhat more towards the resourceful direction. Kind of making soup on a nail, as like making something out of nothing…you know what I mean, right?

Those nifty people who fixes & juggles & comes up with ideas … AND swish… suddenly there’s a solution that’s both fun, excting, different … sometimes without much effort. Well, that’s the way it seems. What would we do without these individuals…our world would be rather boring without them. As I mentioned, it’s no high tech stuff I’m talking about, but more  the appealing, simple, easy & nice solutions. Well, well you will probably understand what I mean when you see the pictures below. Simple, fun, different…that is, if they appeal to you at all.

Recycling at it’s best, personalised & fun / Apartmenttheraphy

Worn & unpainted doors on wheels / Cush&nook

How cool is that, taking in nature through logs as table legs / Desiretoinspire

Blackboard has been around for a while now, but here with a personal touch / Keltainen

Modern, rustic & contemporary / Mywhiteroom

Irresistible low cabinet with wooden hatches / Poppytalk

Some wooden boxes in the hall & you get a functional storage / Sanna&sania

Another cabinet solution with reclaimed wood / Sfgirlbybay

Why not piece together a puzzle / TomVmorris

Reeds as a backdrop & recycled timer to the bed / Desiretoinspire

Who would believe that waste wood could look so good  / Dreamywhites

Cubic shaped wooden boxes, various gaps with old & new mixed / Rosavanriel via Pinterest

It doesn’t have to be so pretentious, you know / Kulunkadecoblog

Ingeniously simple, right / Blissblog

Some various fabric scraps & you will soon have nice neckties / 79ideas

Take care / Marie

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It’s in the details / 84

Hej friends,

Detail have been standard throughout my working life. It’s true, that small things can determine the whole. It’s like a painting where you see new things each time. Details are relatively important no matter what you work with, more or
less. One might not always perceive them but they are noted unconsciously – something that will determine, confirm or something that you just can feel or sense that adds to your experience. It’s certainly a lot about having an open mind – too. That little last part is sometimes what separates the wheat from the chaff. I’ve picked some images that has some details that may or may not catch your eye. Either way, it’s in the details.

In the sun light & close up, it’s possible to se all small details that wouldn’t have been noted otherwise / Flickr

Looks like any other cord but not really – it’s a lamp that you can hang wherever it suits you / Home ideas

A slightly skewed branch, painted white, with chains attached device from the ceiling / Bolig

There has to be some protection for the floor…with this pretty detail / At home

Enhance or simply refresh in a small way / Um pastel de nata

A nice small corner although I don’t understand the cups – a minor detail that I don’t really grasp / Family living

A fourth squeezed himself into the team,with a another colour / Etc

Yellow bright fridge – a detail or you might see other details without the bright yellow colour / Residence

An ordinary hemp roll goes from ordinary to exciting, with the love word / Visual poetry

A simple white blouse front, immediately becomes exciting with a slits at the back / Winter fashion

Breakfast-train – a train comes loaded. With what? / Handmade Charlotte

Take care / Marie

The majority of the images on the blog are not mine. If you are the owner & would like your image removed, please let me know.

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Hide & seek / 80

Hej friends,

Hiding is difficult with a house full of people everywhere in every room. Lucky that we have terrific weather that much time is spent outdoors. It’s a bit too hot right now, around 40 degrees. My in-laws have unpacked & are now installed with the stuff that’s needed around them. They’re spending most of their time at the pool, no matter how hot it is. Crazy Swedes, sitting in direct sunlight in this heat:)

My lovely friend from Adelaide arrived the day after for a visit which was nice with time well spent, it just went too quickly. My days now on are occupied with early breakfast’s, coffee, then a second breakfast, coffee again, then lunch, coffee in the afternoon…well you get the picture. Later, around midnight, is when next visit arrives – this time it’s my sister in law whom we haven’t seen in quite a while. It’s indescribable how incredibly pleasant it is, having the loved ones around you. It’s truly the height of happiness. What can be more essential in this world.

I’m blogging about dividers today, perhaps because it feels relevant with the house full of people right now. It’s a good way to solve privacy, to bring order for each one & to keep surfaces neat & tidy. Above all, you can hide the worst mess temporarily.

Thin brown transparent curtains surrounding the white bed / Remodelista

Nice to have some privacy when taking a bath / Google.com

What a nice way to create a hide away behind lovely clothes / From moon to moon

Stylish solution to keep the hallway in one place but still transparent with the glass door between / Femina dk

A big bedroom & plenty of space for a canopy above the bed / Inspiring interiors

It’s easy to separate the light by a pleasant room divider / Nice room

Sliding doors to the pantry, makes the room more exciting / Inspired bohemia

A half wall is not a bas solution sometimes / My white room

A wall of glass, divides the room, to create a working atmosphere but still part of the joint unit / IKEA

A common solution with the shower curtain but the ceiling height, strengthens the sense of two rooms in the room / Home & garden

A relatively small room, but with thin white curtains on the side of the bed gives a sense of space & airiness / IKEA

Bright yellow door to separate the bath room from the bed room / House to home

A large white curtain as a room divider / Pinterest

 Another solution with a cloth drapery to cover the small storage area / Skona hem

A hat is still the best to shut out the sun / The pursuit aesthetic

Again, thin white curtains that create some privacy in the large room / Stadshem

Old classical room divider, removable, flexible & a good way to create character/ unknown

Take care / Marie

The majority of the photos on the blog are not mine. If you are the owner & want your photo removed, please let me know.

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Daily inspiration, railway

This is freshly styled with nice props that makes the set up playful with the well chosen things that would appeal to kids imagination. Especially the railway in wood, running across the floor & makes the whole feel more alive.


Take care / Marie

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