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…..do 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 Menina [...]

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.

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 [...]

Friday night fun: pretty board games!

pretty board games

Happy Friday, friends! Any big plans this weekend? I am looking forward to catching up with hubby since he’s been in NYC all week, and have some good food with friends. Also taking a fashion design/sketching class on Sunday and I can’t wait to see what I get out of it! Our Friday nights are [...]

new IKEA BRÅKIG collection

limited edition IKEA brakig stools

Guess what girl (and her bump) will be heading out for some Swedish meatballs this Saturday? Ikea is about to release a new collection, limited edition called BRÅKIG, designed in partnership with ArtRebels and want to buy it all. Fun colors, bold patterns – and did you see they are releasing a new version of [...]

Pumpkin Spice

This post should really have been titled “Happy Halloween” really- because wouldn’t that the most appropriate thing to say on Halloween?! It’s just that I feel like the worst blogger when it comes to Halloween, zero post on the topic to be exact. Heck, all the other girls are posting these cute handmade customs – [...]

{in love with} Artsy Modern

artsy modern

Artsy Modern is by far my new favorite shop, and the place where you’ll find me Christmas shopping….including for myself ha I discovered it recently and I am just completely smitten by it. This gorgeous little shop is filled with treasures for the home and includes some of my favorite scandinavian designers including One Must [...]