Author Archives: Danielle

THE FASHION FILES: STYLISH SNOW & WINTER GEAR

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We are taking a family trip to Lapland in Finland later this month. This destination has been on my wish list for a long time and now our son is six I think he is old enough to be enjoying a trip like this. We will be doing lots of activities such as husky and reindeer sledge tour. And we are hoping to get to see the Northern lights. It can be extremely cold in Finland (last week it was -40 °C (-40 F) so we need to get appropriate winter gear. In cold conditions you should wear layers to beat the cold: thermal clothing as a base layer (preferably made of merino wool), then a fleece jacket and then a water and winter proof jacket & ski pants. As I was browsing the web for good snow & winter gear I decided to create a post about this topic.

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1. Fire + Ice Sierra ski jacket | 2. Hestra Alpine mittens | 3. ski pants | 4. Bogner Fire + Ice ski pants | 5. Bogner ski jacket | 6. Smith goggles | 7. Sorel Carnival winter boots | 8. Bogner Fire + Ice ski pants | 9. Dakine beanie.

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1. waterproof down filled ski jacket | 2. Barts beanie | 3. merino wool legging (to be used as under layer) | 4. merino wool sweater with stars | 5. merino wool top | 6. quilted down ski jacket | 7. Sorel Carnival winter boots | 8. black ski jacket | 9. Falke ergonomic ski socks | 10. Continue reading

HANDMADE ETSY TREASURES

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Some beautiful treasures can be found on Etsy. Like these delicate porcelain twig spoons (set of 4) in the image above.

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linnen duvet cover // gold stacking bangles // porcelain bowl with gold pattern // handmade cactus mug
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handmade pottery mug for brewing coffee

TINE K SUMMER 2017 COLLECTION SHOT ON IBIZA

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It is winter in this part of the world (hopefully we will be getting some snow at the end of the week) but when looking at Tine K’s new Spring/Summer catalog I was immediately in a summer state of mind. The catalog was shot on the Spanish island of Ibiza which is the perfect setting for the bohemian chic style of the collection.

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A HUNTING CABIN TURNED INTO A BEAUTIFUL FAMILY HOME

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It is hard to believe that this beautiful bright family home in the Los Angeles hills of Topanga was once a hunting cabin. Artist and owner of General Store (which is a stunning lifestyle shop with locations in Los Angeles and San Francisco) Serena Mitnik-Miller shares the cottage with her husband and their newborn son. The renovation of the one room hunting cabin (which was build in 1927) was a labour of love. The couple worked hard to strip the place down. And because it was so fragile they did most of the demolition themselves. I love the decor which is minimalistic yet warm. All furniture pieces and accessories are carefully selected to create a beautiful, balanced atmosphere.

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WISHING YOU A WONDERFUL 2017

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A new year has begun. I wish you all a year full of happiness, health and beautiful moments! Hopefully 2017 will bring more peace to the world.

Credits & source: this beautiful print is available from Etsy.

DIY CHRISTMAS GINGERBREAD GIFT TAGS

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I am loving these gingerbread gift tags! These are something different than the usual gift tags. Kids will love them as they can eat the gift tags after opening the presents! You can find instructions on how to make these here on Honestly Yum.

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SIMPLY STYLE CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS BY OI SOI OI

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I am all for simple Christmas decorations preferably made of natural materials such as wood and felt. The products of Danish brand Oi Soi Oi are right up my alley! You can see their Christmas collection here.

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