Outdoor | Terrace

Open doors to the terrace that blends into nature – a breathing place where you can sit & soak up all the beauty around.

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Botanical garden

Beautiful weather, people strolling around, children playing, other are exercising or having a picnic. At the botanical garden in Singapore.

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Margarita

Margarita = tequila, lemon liqueur & lime juice, served in a salted glass. Great to vary with fruit or liqueur.

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Before | After

The thing with storage, it’s that it can be tricky if you want it to look nice, organised & easy to find. Before & after images can inspire to necessary change, perhaps.

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Wall

Gallery wall, a way to create your own “photo album” on the wall with memories & beautiful pictures.

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Outfit

Stylish combination & nice colors. A warm color scale & layers that makes the outfit interesting.

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Simple

Sometimes – what’s beautiful is the simple & uncomplicated solution that reinforces & beautifies, in its stillness.

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Istana Park | Singapore

Cloudless, blue sky & sunny – and blooming greenery – at Istana Park, Singapore ☀️

Happy Easter

Happy Easter celebrations 🐣 A weekend with long walks & spending time with the family ❤️

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Mini pavlova

Pavlova, incredibly sweet pastries, like tiny jewelleries on the plate. A variant filled with mascarpone cream, fried apple, sweet salt caramel sauce & candied almonds. Perfect size & an opportunity for upcoming Easter holiday.

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Bedroom

A bedroom with warmth & comfort enhanced by the choice of wallpaper & soft textiles.

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Nike

Black, stylish, comfortable & allrounders – perfect training shoes or just everyday sneakers.

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Pastels

Lovely pastels with darker shades, for the darker furniture & where the base itself is white – make this home an irresistible caramel.

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Landscape

An Icelandic landscape that hides a modern cottage, where the roof is covered with grass – and a panoramic window taking in the whole uninterrupted view of the magnificent nature.

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Convenient

I’ve always found that several small tables or like here, a set, are much more convenient to use. It ads more space when needed, and it’s flexible to move around as it suits while the other one is in place. You can clutter one & keep the other clean for decorative things.

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Architecture

Martina Eriksson has run her own architectural business in the company m.arkitektur, since 2003.

The emphasis is on developing buildings with a holistic thinking in relation to the existing built environment, landscape belonging & local materials & crafts.

The buildings create an increased quality of life both functionally & aesthetically. One of my favorite architects.

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Matisse

The Art Gallery of NSW in Sydney is located in a green lush surrounding near the water – and a free public institution. The gallery is currently showcasing a collection of Henri Matisse – an extraordinary immersion in the range & depth of the art of one of the world’s most beloved & influential artist.

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Raffles

Raffles Hotel Arcade is a shopping venue located inside one of the greatest attractions in Singapore, the famous Raffles Hotel. Most people have heard of Raffles Hotel which is known for its beautiful colonial architecture & colourful history.

The interiors are simple but striking with rattan chairs in wonderfully warm colors, bright walls & friendly staff. And the lounge music is faintly heard in the background.

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Black and white

It’s certainly a skill set to create a setting that looks so inspiring & well thought out with limited colours – very impactful. An environment with depth, character, harmony & creativity.

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Accessories

There’s few things that complement an outfit like accessories. Finishing touch!

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S N O W ❄️

The wonderfully creaking sound when walking on cold fresh icy snow & everything else is quiet all around.

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Late veg. lunch

On the menu: Breaded cashew portobello, beetroot croquettes, almond cauliflower poppers on truffle potato mash, spiced red vegan ketchup & kombucha citrus dressing. Delicious vegetarian hot meal 😋

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Josef Frank

Josef Frank designed a lampshade for each of his lamp models, all in white textile. The founder of Svenskt Tenn, Estrid Ericsson, later had them sewn up with prints by Josef Frank & other designers. Classic beauties ⭐️

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Re-arrange

Christmas has been removed & stored away and everyday life has been restored, albeit with a little sadness. Old things becomes like new when you re-arrange stuff a bit in different places.

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Pre-war flats

Pre-war flats in Singapore, built between 1936-1941. Architect Alfred Church was entrusted with the design that was a modified form of a style called Streamline Modern – a late development of the Art Deco movement.

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Bondi Icebergs

Bondi beach is known all over the world & Bondi Icebergs Swimming Club is not only an Australian winter swimming club, it is also a famous Instagram site.

The club is located at the south end of Bondi Beach in Sydney, New South Wales & was founded in 1929 – and has a small museum on the first floor.

It’s a beautiful place where the waves of the sea ripples over to the pool & meets in an embrace.

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Sydney view

Travelled to Sydney Australia to visit our son after a long time with travel restrictions. Chose the same hotel as always, mainly due to the location in the city but also for the stunning view – it’s something you never get tired of.

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Meatballs

Meatballs with mashed potatoes, cream sauce, cucumber and raw lingonberries – the most Swedish meal imaginable. Served at restaurant Chouchou, which offers 100% plant-based food in the middle of Stockholm.

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Bottles

Old pharmacy bottles makes a charming picture in the window – where the light changes during the day.

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Tulips

Fresh tulips in small transparent glass vases are everyday luxury of the highest kind.

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Travel

To travel and to discover new places, to take it easy & to explore – is the gift of life ⭐️

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PARKROYAL

PARKROYAL, on pickering’s, is a building that’s greatly admired around the world as a model of green building design & has been dubbed “Singapore’s most awarded sustainable hotel”.

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Semla

Semla is a famous Swedish cream bun, an old-fashioned dessert that was originally invented & eaten on Fat Tuesday, the last day of indulgence before Lent.

It’s made with a plain wheat bread bun lightly flavored with cardamom & cut in half. The inside is filled with a layer of almond paste & vanilla-flavored whipped cream. The top is placed on the whipped cream & the sweet creation is lightly dusted with a layer of powdered sugar.

Traditional practice is that the top should be eaten first & used to scoop the whipped cream. However, the oldest Swedish tradition is to serve the entire bun soaked in a plate of warm milk – the best way to eat a semla.

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Henderson Wave

View from the bridge, Henderson Wave, over the rainforest towards the sea. Up in the air, with a slight breeze, enjoying the moment despite the constant heat in Singapore.

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Gigantic

There’s trees & then there’s trees. This gigantic beauty is impressive, beautiful & something to really stop by & enjoy.

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Christmas tree 🎄

It’s so wonderful with a Christmas tree in the living room, welcoming with decorations & lighting. Pure joy & happiness 🎄⭐️🎄⭐️🎄

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Christmas lunch

The best time of the year, spent with the family is the best gift to be given. MERRY CHRISTMAS ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️

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Home library

A dream room – with the fire place, a big table & a book case along the wall filled with books. The perfect home library.

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Sandwiches

Sandwiches work great for breakfast, lunch & dinner with various toppings & goodies. And as party food ⭐️

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Stockholm 🇸🇪

Wouldn’t mind being home at this time of year. So infinitely beautiful with all the candles, candlesticks, Christmas loops & other Christmassy – in the cold winter nights. Wonderful ⭐️

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Sunday | Singapore

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Classic

Georg Jensen & Royal Copenhagen – a classic table setting for Christmas 🎄

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