5 Nordic tips on what to get a one-year-old for her birthday

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

5 Nordic tips on what to get a one-year-old for her birthday

Helsinki, 14 degrees


Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift, which is why we call it the present.
When I wrote my earlier blog post about how to organize a unique first birthday, many asked me about…
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Urban Nordic flamenco

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Urban Nordic flamenco

Helsinki, 18 degrees


Thoughtful street art is like good fiction – it speaks out on behalf of everyone, for us all to see.
You might remember my earlier blog post about my favorite style colors this fall, red and green th…
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Autumn hygge with Muurla's Moomin Candle

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Autumn hygge with Muurla's Moomin Candle

Helsinki, 20 degrees



There was so much to talk about that nothing was said. It was warm sitting there on the steps. Everything seemed to be so right.

After the sad happenings of last Friday in Finland, I've felt an i…
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Nordic interior essential: iron mesh moodboard

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Nordic interior essential: iron mesh moodboard

Helsinki, 23 degrees


The nitrogen in our DNA, the calcium in our teeth, the iron in our blood, the carbon in our apple pies were made in the interiors of collapsing stars. We are made of starstuff.
For some time now, …
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5 things I can live without owning

Sunday, August 6, 2017

5 things I can live without owning

Helsinki, 20 degrees



Consumption can be a remedy against boredom and may convey a sense of fictitious power and supremacy, by standing out from the crowd through the extravagance of the expenditure. As it becomes an ad…
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