Vitsippan ute i backarna står

I just got back to Hong Kong after spending one wonderful week in Sweden – watching Fall transform into Spring. My sister was joking that I’m slowly turning into a landscape photographer as the nature has been my prime source of inspiration over the past visits (explaining all the flower and landscape photos that have been … Continue reading

DIY Easter Pastel Party

I have to admit I never been crazy about Easter (except for the fact that you get a couple of extra days off from work). Saying that, for this years Easter, I headed back home to Sweden  to spend some quality time with my family and decided to go Easter-Decoration-Nuts. My sister and I decided … Continue reading

12 ESSENTIAL TIPS TO SHOEBOX-LIVING

This is probably one of the first blog post I should have written here on Shoebox-Living. After all, it was the inspiration for this blog as well as how I lived life in Hong Kong over the last seven years. A topic long over due, I got together with the Hong Kong’s newest creative web-community StylebyAsia to dissect … Continue reading

Bed Canopy Inspiration

Phew. After one more week of apartment hunting, I’ve still not found that flat. You are probably asking yourself what can be so hard? Well, there are a lot of obvious things to consider like size, budget and location. Then, there are the less obvious considerations like having a green view; perhaps a little balcony … Continue reading

New house. No Shoebox. No turning back.

If you are a regular follower, you probably picked up that I’m on a quest searching for a new flat in Hong Kong. The truth is that my boyfriend and I have been looking for a larger apartment the past three years (not kidding!). However, as anyone living in Hong Kong know, the hustle and … Continue reading

DIY Renovate Old Furniture

One of my favourite hobbies during summer time is to renovate old furniture. Last summer, I renovated an old coffer and this summer, I got my hands on a gorgeous vintage pin chair (check out my flea market post of reviews of the greater Gothenburg area ). Despite being very different kind of furniture, I … Continue reading

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

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