Archive | August, 2007

DESIGN and style, LIVING

August 9, 2007 | by Kim

Post-mortem: A revised posting schedule

Post-mortem: A revised posting schedule

Writing two posts a day had been fun over the last three weeks. With my upcoming work load I suspect it will [...]

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HOME + GARDEN, HOME decor

August 8, 2007 | by Kim

My top 3 kitchens in the new IKEA 2008...

My top 3 kitchens in the new IKEA 2008 catalogue

Like it or not, IKEA has democratized the home decor industry. If you are on a budget and use your creativity, you [...]

CAKES + desserts, FOOD + DRINK

August 7, 2007 | by Kim

Delightful artistic cakes by Bakery Bar in...

Delightful artistic cakes by Bakery Bar in Portland

Cakes are an important part of any celebrations. This is one custom that I hope with never go out of fashion. Even [...]

FAMILY, LIVING with kids

August 7, 2007 | by Kim

Perched tree cabins set the tone of a magical...

Perched tree cabins set the tone of a magical party decor

In our house, we need to transform the room to create a magical atmosphere for a party. But if you utilize a [...]

FOOD + DRINK, HOSTESS gifts, TABLEWARE

August 7, 2007 | by Kim

Cocooning and design tableware from the...

Cocooning and design tableware from the German design company Philippi

Everybody knows that conversation pieces are icebreakers at parties. This morning, I discovered via roadside scholar the fabulous catalogue of Philippi which [...]

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FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus

August 6, 2007 | by Kim

Chicken Tagine with preserved lemon and...

Chicken Tagine with preserved lemon and olives: Emile Henry vs Les Touilleurs recipes

The first recipe any new owner of a tagine will prepare is a Chicken Tagine with preserved lemon and olives. You can [...]

FAMILY, HOME + GARDEN, KIDS rooms, OUTDOOR space

August 5, 2007 | by Kim

Recreate the beach club atmosphere at home

Recreate the beach club atmosphere at home

Beach cabanas remind me of vacation. You feel pamper and relax when you are lying beneath one. It helps you create an [...]

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ENTERTAINING, PARTY ideas + decor

August 3, 2007 | by Kim

Small points on my notebook 2007.08.03

Small points on my notebook 2007.08.03

A compilation of beautiful sun shading structures for outdoor entertaining spaces was the subject of Terassliv att drömma om, a post on Purple [...]

COOKING tools, FOOD + DRINK

August 3, 2007 | by Kim

Superb kitchen linens by Scandinavian design...

Superb kitchen linens by Scandinavian design company Form & Design

I am showing you more Scandinavian works of art today. While seeking more tea towel inspirations, I was pleased to discover the [...]

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ENTERTAINING, PARTY ideas + decor

August 2, 2007 | by Kim

Instant party décors with FERM Living wall...

Instant party décors with FERM Living wall stickers

With the announcement of the opening of a FERM Living branch in the United States several weeks ago, I was interested to [...]

ENTERTAINING, PAPER goods, PARTY ideas + decor, TABLETOP

August 2, 2007 | by Kim

The art of making a guest list through the...

The art of making a guest list through the eyes of English-style tea service sets

This post started strangely. I browsed in the May 2007 Domino and recalled this lovely tin plate set for picnic by Mottahedeh. [...]

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HOME + GARDEN, OUTDOOR space

August 1, 2007 | by Kim

Outdoor lounging gears of Marcel Wanders by...

Outdoor lounging gears of Marcel Wanders by PUMA

Summer partying at the park, the beach or the roof terrace is great as long as the sun do not feel too [...]

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