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photo by Kristofer Johnsson

This image was beautifully styled by Pella Hedeby for Livet Hemma. I like random piles of books and the unusual way of adding fairy lights. Black and white styling at it’s best, not to mention that window! I wish I had a nice space like that in my home. One day! x

 

Today’s Tuesday Tip is all about advent, as it’s less than a week away. Never have I felt this unprepared for both Advent and Christmas, but I’ve got a few days yet. This years version of my advent candle holder is a really quick and easy one. I simply used 4 clear glasses, 4 tealight candles and gold sticker numbers.

 

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If you’re in need of more Advent and Christmas inspiration have a look at my + 600 pins in my Christmas board on Pinterest.

It looks like I change my Advent candle holder every year.. Here’s my 2013 and 2012 versions. All three versions are completely different. Change is good!  x

 

 

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photo by Fantastic Frank

I’m really loving chairs instead of sofas these days. Instead of having two sofas, why not be a bit different and only have one. It makes a room more flexible and easy to change. We’ve got a chaise end sofa and it’s normally fine, but when people come round it’s a bit awkward. Where do you sit? I would much prefer a smaller sofa and a couple of nice chairs.

I also like the unusual vase with fresh flowers on the floor, in the middle of the room. So refreshing to see something a bit different. And for the two gold floor lamps – Yes please! I’ve never thought about buying two of the same floor lamp before, but I think it looks great here.

Have a nice weekend! x

I will admit that I do pin a lot. Every so often I come across a photo of a living room that gets hundreds of re pins. This is one of them.  With almost 800 re pins and over 100 likes in less than 24 hours(!) I present this living room.

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Why do you think people like this room so much? Is it the Butterfly chair or the skull collection? It’s hard to say, but I think the room is well balanced. It’s looks comfortable and the colours go really well together.  It is a very neutral room with lots of natural light.

I think the best way of adding colours to a room is with accessories – here a green throw and some nice, fresh flowers.  x

To see more of this living room click here. Follow me on Pinterest.

 

 

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This minimalist pine tree branch decoration is as simple as it gets, but I think it looks beautiful. The nice shade of green looks nice and fresh on the window sill. You can cut a branch off your Christmas tree or you can go out for a nice walk and find a branch in the woods.  In a bit of water, the branch should last for a good while.

I’m a huge fan of candles in the winter and light them every night.  The “You light up my day” candle is from French Connection. I think it’s about time to find a nice branch to decorate with fairy lights. It gets dark outside around 4 o’clock now,  so it’s time to make it cosy inside. I’m thinking fairy lights, throws and sheepskins. Oh, and scented candles of course!

After another long week, I’m glad it’s the weekend.  I’ve had some fun experiences this week and even spent the whole day yesterday in front of two cameras creating videos (!), but more about that later!

Happy Friday! x