Casalinga was launched by ceramicist and industrial designer Trine Weng in 2008 and has since become an established brand in modern Danish design. The collection is driven and characterised by equal parts of functionalism, storytelling and quality. The apparent clash of contrasts, where nostalgia meets a modern Scandinavian design approach, is not an obstacle but a path to innovation that benefits the consumer in the form of new exciting and functional products. The Casalinga collection consists of harmonious hand-made porcelain vases, bowls, candlesticks, coat hooks, tableware for children, and jewellery.
This beautiful 1940s cottage belongs to famous hair guru John Frieda. The cottage has been designed by decorator Sharon Simonaire who transformed it in a light-filled retreat that’s as comfortable as it is sophisticated. I love the bright and cozy atmosphere that has been created. The beautiful outdoor space is perfect for enjoying the stunning views.
A dark 1940s bungalow in the state of New York was transformed into into a modern and bright, 2,100-square-foot house with generous windows. But a very modern looking house can feel cold so owner Sloane Klevin asked British interior designer to “make it warm’. Selina softened the monotone color palette of white, black and brown with colorful Turkish kilim rugs, which add character and warmth to the various spaces. Also some ‘country-industrial’ elements such as sliding barn doors, hand-forged iron hardware and barn lights were incorporated into the interior. Similar vintage kilim rugs can be found here.
It’s a grey Fall day in this part of the world which inspired me to do today’s post entirely in beautiful grey. At the end of the post you can find links to the various products and source. Have a wonderful weekend!
A while ago I featured a lovely Greek home shot by photographer Carla Coulson. Carla recently opened her Etsy shop Departure Lounge where she sells prints of her beautiful travel photos. There are some stunning images from her trips to Paris, Italy and Greece for sale. The photos featured in this post are from Carla’s trip to Puglia Italy where she stayed in Masseria Cimino. You can see more of this 18th century farmhouse that has been transformed in a stylish boutique hotel here and here.
This weekend I did some serious online shopping. With colder weather approaching I realized that I did not have any fall/winter clothes. I did most of my shopping at Everlane as I love their basic elegant yet casual fashion. Everlane works with best factories around the world, the very same ones that produce your favorite designer labels, but they manage to keep their designs affordable. My favorite fall pieces is the black cotton shirt (above) and their chunky knit cardigans (I bought the winter white cardigan and also one in navy).
I love this beautiful wooden and concrete kitchen. This house is often rented for commercials and magazine products so I keep seeing this lovely kitchen popping up on tv and print. The cabinets are made from old, reclaimed wood. The concrete countertops give the kitchen a raw look. Concrete stains easily as concrete is porous but you can prevent serious stains by rubbing olive oil in to the concrete. If you don’t want stains at all you can better use a Ceasarstone countertop in a grey concrete-like color (like we have in our kitchen).
The streets are filled with fallen leaves, as well is our garden. My four year old son loves to collect beautiful leaves in all shapes and colors. I searched online to find the best diy projects that you can do with leaves. And I like to share these with you today. I have also included some other fun fall inspired projects. If there are instructions you can find them by following the links mentioned in the source & credit section at the end of this post.