DIY Vintage Teatowel Pillow

As mentioned from my flea market posts, this summer has been a quest sourcing old vintage pieces and coming up with new product applications and ideas. I received a bunch of old monogrammed linnen towels from my aunt (check out their gorgeous little red cottage here), which used to belong to my fathers grandmother called … Continue reading

My Swedish Summer House – The heart of the house

Second part of my mini-interior series “My Swedish Summer House” takes us the main floor where the heart of the house is; the living room goes in white and navy with the most comfy sofas (impossible to stay awake in); the dining room is furnished with an old Gustavian dining group that was given to … Continue reading

Something Old, Something New …..

Antiques, vintage, slow-fashion, second-hand, loppis (in Swedish), thrift shopping, flea markets – name it what you want but once thing is clear – there is a HUGE trend right now in Sweden to Restore, Reuse and Renovate. The old saying “Something old, something new, something borrowed” has never felt more appropriate. Perhaps it’s a backlash … Continue reading

Swedish Style: Couture and Prêt-à-Porter for chairs

I’m so thrilled to finally be able to share the exciting news that I will be writing a blog series called “Swedish Style” for Shop des Créateurs – the leading online retailer for emerging fashion in Asia. I always liked the idea behind Shop des Créateurs as emerging fashion and design (unfortunately) never been well … Continue reading

DIY Nautical Name Bracelet

I participated in a Fashion show organised by the lovely Fa Herrington at ITS Fashion project last summer and the theme of my collection was “Maritime Luxe”. I came to think about it as I was looking through a lot of old pictures and found the inspiration board. The blue and white colour combo seem … Continue reading

I see London, I see Sam’s Town

My sister lives in London since five years back in time, and over the years I’ve been a frequent visitor. Coming from Hong Kong, the first thing that hit you is the vast majority of creativity and history; everywhere you look is something exciting to explore. London is to me the ultimate melting pot of … Continue reading

My Swedish Summer House – The Kids’ Attic

It’s ironic that I have not yet written a post about “My Shoebox apartment” in Hong Kong. After all, my tiny flat was what inspired me for the name of the blog. Once back in +852, it’s the first thing scheduled to be published. In the meantime; after hijacking my parents place here in Sweden … Continue reading

Sun, Waffles, Paint

I first thought about writing a DIY from my little painting session the other day but decided to skip it as I believe most of you know how to to use a brush and paint. Let’s just say it was not really anything groundbreaking; I just added a little bit of white and pale pink paint … Continue reading

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