How to create a timeless Nordic wardrobe: introducing the Little Book of Colour

Sunday, February 23, 2020

How to create a timeless Nordic wardrobe: introducing the Little Book of Colour

Helsinki, 6 degrees


What you wear is such an expression of who you are.
Last October, I picked up a book at the local Book Fair that came to change this year if not forever for me! It was Karen Haller's Little Book o…
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My 10 Helsinki Freedoms

Sunday, February 16, 2020

My 10 Helsinki Freedoms

Helsinki, 6 degrees


Lock up your libraries if you like; but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind.
Recently, my workplace launched a talent attraction movement named Helsinki Fre…
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Every Moomin fan's must-buy: the Moomin book bag / clutch

Saturday, February 8, 2020

Every Moomin fan's must-buy: the Moomin book bag / clutch

Helsinki, 2 degrees


Books are uniquely portable magic.
Commercial collaboration: Moomin.com / Kaupallinen yhteistyö: Moomin.com
The ones that have read my blog for a long time know that already since 2013, I've been …
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Introducing a Nordic interior essential: the modern hoop braided knit wreath

Sunday, February 2, 2020

Introducing a Nordic interior essential: the modern hoop braided knit wreath

Helsinki, 4 degrees


I shall smile when wreaths of snow Blossom where the rose should grow.
Commercial collaboration: Omiako / Kaupallinen yhteistyö: Omiako
For some time now, I've been looking for the perfect modern …
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How to teach a Nordic preschooler about a sustainable lifestyle: HSY's workbook

Saturday, January 25, 2020

How to teach a Nordic preschooler about a sustainable lifestyle: HSY's workbook

Helsinki, 2 degrees


The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it.
Recently, my husband visited a waste receiving station, which we in Finland call Sortti stations. While visiting, he pic…
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Turning invisible people & items into art in Helsinki: Vivian Maier & Anu Tuominen

Sunday, January 19, 2020

Turning invisible people & items into art in Helsinki: Vivian Maier & Anu Tuominen

Helsinki, 5 degrees


Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye. 
Helsinki has one of the highest percentages of museums in the city, and that makes it an excellent art Nordic destination both for locals and vi…
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5 drop-dead gorgeous blue ideas for a Nordic home

Saturday, January 11, 2020

5 drop-dead gorgeous blue ideas for a Nordic home

Helsinki, 4 degrees



Blue is the color of peace. 


In the midst of a beautiful winter day (note warm as we have 4 degrees when we usually would have at least -10 during this time of the year), I sit and daydream about how …
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