Big news ♥ California Dreaming collection release + $150 giveaway with Spoonflower

tropical wallpaper

Removable wallpaper in Spring pattern – California Dreaming collection I’ve got some BIG news today, friends! Something I’ve been working on for the past few months: my very first collection of patterns, named “California Dreaming”. Twelve prints that you can mix and match to bring color to your home, clothes and many projects- these patterns […]

10 gorgeous accent chairs

Source Doesn’t this little nook look up there look so cosy and welcoming? I’d spend hours there reading a good book…well, hours I don’t really have right now but someday, friends, someday I know I’ll be able to sit down without kids interrupting me every minute because they can’t find their favorite minion underwear or that […]

10 gorgeous pendant lights

10 gorgeous pendant lights

Source You guys, I’ve been spending way to much time on the internets looking up pendant lights since we moved to our new home last December. Don’t tell my husband, he’ll roll his eyes at that because the previous owners put in new fixture right before putting the house on the market….good fixtures, just not the […]

Modern family room – inspiration board

Source: 1. | 2. |3. |4. |5. |6. |7. As I mentioned in my {live here} post last week, we are renovating part of our basement and making it into a family/media, and I am so psyched about it! It’s our first real renovation in the very first home that we own, and I can’t […]

Holiday gift guide 2014

Can you guys believe it’s already almost December? My favorite month of the year, but I wonder if I’ll have much time to enjoy it this year – we plan on moving to the new house mid-December, I won’t have much time to shop for presents… you think the girls will notice if I just […]

A little bathroom refresh

tropical bathroom inspiration board

1. |2. |3. |4. |5. |6. As if putting together baby’s nursery wasn’t enough (more about that here and here), I’ve also decided to do a little “refresh” in our upstairs bathroom. welcome to the journals of a mad nesting woman 😉 I never did much to our bathroom when we moved to Berkeley last summer, […]

Pillow punch

colorful pillows by Menina Lisboa

One thing I can NEVER get enough off around the house are pillows – they’re everywhere! On our couch, on our bed, in the girls bedroom, in our reading nook…our bathroom is probably the only room that’s pillow-less – I need to fix that 😉 In any case, I just found these lovely pillows by […]

Somewhere over the rainbow

pastel rainbow colors

In case you didn’t know, today is St Patrick’s day – a.k.a rainbow power day in my books, so here’s a little color inspiration for you if I may! Last year for St Patrick’s day my very good Irish friend invited us over her apartment to celebrate, and it was all stew and green jello […]

{In love with} Bloomingville

candles by bloomingville

I first ran into Bloomingville products last summer in Denmark when we were visiting my husband’s family – and fell in love with it right away. I’ve already spend hours browsing through their S/S 14 catalogue and there’s isn’t a thing I don’t like. Now, if only they sold in the US! Here are a […]

Whatever, winter. Whatever.


Source Is it me only, or is winter way overrated? When I see my New York friends’ Instagram feeds I sometimes get a bit jealous of all that beautiful snow….that winter wonderland, you know? But then I really think about it – naaah, I ain’t missing that nasty cold. AT. ALL. I remember last winter when it […]