Peonies and rose wine kind of day

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My garden peonies are blooming, me love!!! I also love that I finally got rid of the old coffee table. It was thirteen years old with too many scratches plus destroyed from a leaky vase. I decided to move down this black table from our bedroom… so now it’s empty in the bedroom…

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Table// Bo Concept   Rug// Layered   Candle sticks// CB2  Vase// Restoration Hardware  Blankets// Hermes and Missoni  Sofa// Italmoda (also really old and need a facelift, I’m waiting for a new cover to arrive!)

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The most beautiful flower in the world – I think!

You know what?! Someone told me it’s National Rose wine day (thanks Jana for the info, hehe) So time to pour up a glass of chilled rose wine :)
Cheers to you all!!

No power in the house

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Sunday in our house and we have no power. No fun!! Cozy for a bit with fireplace and candles. But it’ gonna be chilly soon,  it’s freezing outside and the weather is nasty. I’m thankful for great neighbors though, that shares a cord from a generator so we can charge phones and use the coffee machines etc. Also thankful for friends that have power, wifi and dinner ready when you show up uninvited :) Thanks Dev!

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Reading time in front of the fire. This book, haha, perfect for kids that love hockey and farts :)

Kram// Xx Cissi

 

 

Flowers and snow

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Fresh flowers from Papa Joes!

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These long candle sticks are back in the living room, from CB2 and the big blueish/smoke hurricanes are from Restoration Hardware.

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Hi from a snowy Birmingham!! It has been snowing a LOT, and yesterday all schools were closed -snow day is what they call it. It surprises me every time. I think that happened one time of all my school years in Sweden :) But, I’m not complaining. Me and the boys had a fun day. We went bowling and went to see the new movie Pete the Rabbit! It was so good and we were all laughing a lot. My favorite James Corden, from Carpool Karaoke, is the voice of Pete :)

Today we had hockey early in the morning, than some of my girlfriends with kiddos came over, and now I’m saying hi to you while the boys are sledding, and tonight we are going out for dinner and drinks!!

Kram//Xx Cissi

Before and after

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From our Swedish home! I love this area with the original fireplace even though it went thru a big facelift and we got great storage with doors and handles that match the kitchen. And very special to me -my grandma’s chair that I got reupholstered (omklädd).

Now over to before:

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Hard to see in the picture but the ceiling was very low. Did I keep anything? Yes I did! The tile floor and the inside of the fireplace.

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Work in progress.

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Details -Brass candle holder and candles from HilkeInDesign and vase from Iems in Jönköping.

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I’m so happy we could open up the ceiling, expose the beam (that now is stained/betsadand add spotlights!

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Hope you like to see some before and after pics!

Kram//Xx Cissi

Happy weekend

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Fireplace and candles are a must every day now these cold days! And fresh flowers never hurt. The house is all clean and organized and I’m extra happy because my brother and nephew are coming into town tomorrow!!

It’s time to pick up Eddie-Bo at school and then a cozy Friday night at home is waiting.

Happy weekend peeps!!

Santa baby…

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On my wish list Xmas 2017 – Flos Staccia table light… so dreamy! I think it would look amazing on the built in side table in our Swedish house ↓

 

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An update on this house renovation will come tomorrow!

Kram//Xx Cissi

A day to remember

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Maybe not because this shiny ottoman got moved up from the lower level, but because we are going to see ED SHEERAN tonight!!! I’m so freaking excited. I’m a big fan!

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I’m full of energy and I’m dancing around singing out loud to his music at home at the moment :)

Kram//Xx Cissi

My temporary lounge

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After the kids were in bed tonight I enjoyed some me time right here! Well needed after a weekend with full house!

On the shopping list for our living room -sofa and tv. But for right now I took what we had and made it to a lounge area. The rug, table and the chair to the right belong to the guest house. The grey chair to the right used to be my grandma’s, so that piece feels extra special to me. With some paint and new fabric it looks like new! The two ones to the left are from Newport, that I ordered last summer… and now when unpacked them I realized they’ve sent one in wrong color… another dark grey is on the way!

I’m so in love with this house. Can’t wait until everything is done though!! Waiting is not my thing… hehe… I’ve to show you the exterior soon, then you’ll understand what I’m talking about!

The bed is calling. Wait. Eddie-Bo’s bed is calling. Nope, we still don’t have a big one for me and hubby :) Our to do list is looooong!

In Småland

 

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This is my favorite spot in our summer house in Småland! The kids are now in bed, hubby is watching football, Americans call it soccer :) and I finally have time to sit down and relax with some magazines and a glass of white wine (and blogging!).

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Sofa// Ikea  Table// CaneLine (outdoor table)  Blanket// Missoni  Chairs, Big Ottoman, Picture, Lights// all from DIS Inredning  Small Ottomans// from NK  Stair// Snickarlaget

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And two minutes later… really?!! The kids were almost ready for bed (I thought!!) were watching Pippi Långstrump when I was cleaning up and took some blog pictures… then they showed up like a storm. Blog vs Reality!! Haha!

Soon- sauna time!

We are back home

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Home sweet home! And extra sweet because my mom and her Janne are here!! Haven’t seen them since August. They arrived last night to our empty house, so today I just felt i wanted to go home asap.

My lazy relaxing week switched to busy busy as soon as we got home. I unpacked the bags, did some laundry, started to decorate with ballons and banner and also started to bake around 11pm, so typical me!! But, May 13th is Oliver’s birthday and I’m looking forward to sing in the morning for our amazing 4 year old boy!

Night night, time to get some good sleep (that stupid full moon has really been messing with me the last two nights!)