Hey and welcome to my design blog. This is a place for me to collect and share beautiful work that inspires me; mostly interior styling and photography but there are no rules here so you can expect anything. Happy reading!
I'm having something of a love affair with plants and greenhouses at the moment. We are house hunting and one of my definite requirements is a greenhouse in the garden. I cannot wait to spend time in my little glass house.
This new restaurant that is a large greenhouse in the centre of Copenhagen has that "green" feeling I'm hankering after and no doubt the food as awesome too. I just returned from Denmark yesterday, but was not in Copenhagen, but next time I'm there I'm eating here for sure!
I had my baby boy, I’ve spent many hours browsing the web looking for gorgeous
things. A little place in the www called Petite and Small was the
perfect place to start. They are a blog that specialise in all things mini.
They write some really great posts about new products, crafts and provide lots
of helpful ideas and tips for decorating your little ones room.
also have a fantastic store directory, which is great when looking for cute
things to buy. Hop over to have a look, I guarantee you will be there for a while!
Such beauty and simplicity in kid’s toys is
rare. “Archipelago” and “Shipping” by Norwegian Design house Permafrost are
perfectly hand- crafted wooden pieces. They peak above the surface and tell a
maritime story. Just beautiful.
I had a salad for lunch and as much as I love eating clean, these images just make me think about sugar! It's warming up outside (at last) and I'm looking forward to more time outdoors. Our place is around 2 minutes from the beach, so it will be bliss to cook under the stars this summer.
To celebrate this gorgeous new colour arriving at end of this month, we are hosting a giveaway! To enter the competition to win a large Pia Wallen Cross blanket in Camel, just write a Story North wish list in the comment field of this post. Five of your most wanted items! This giveaway closes on 30 May 2016. Good luck lovely people :)
The winner has been chosen at random and it is Lilia Maria. I have emailed you Lilia! Thank you everyone for entering :)
So finally after weeks of design work and adjustment our new site is live! We wanted a more interactive website with lots going on - not to mention a new e-commerce platform - the old one had too many limitations. Hop over and take a look :) www.storynorth.com
It's that time of year again. Everything starts to feel new and fresh. the windows are open, the cool breeze is running through the house. I love it, it motivates me and definitely gives me a spring in my step.
So I can totally see myself embarking on a project like this. We are house hunting at the moment and it's a real toss up between a period property near to town (always been a bit of a dream) or an old 70's bungalow with lots of grounds - with which we would undoubtably do something like this. We will surely know as soon as we walk into it. It will just feel like home.
I have been absent lately. Felix bear and I have been sick (again) with chest infections, colds etc, etc. We seriously couldn't have a healthier lifestyle, we eat really well, live near the beach, I have a great work/life balance, but I can't seem to stop these bugs! Seriously it's insane. Come on sunshine, come out to play and warm us all up already. Burn these bugs away!
Firstly I want to welcome my brand new sponsor - Ivy Cabin! They have an amazing collection and I for one would be hard pushed to pick what to buy. The prize is a £50 to spend in their shop. To enter the giveaway. Please hop over and pick your top three items and leave your answer on this post. Please also like their Facebook page to enter. I will pick a winner at random in a couple of weeks soon :)
Heather Sebastian, you are the winner. I will email you :)
These earthy colours are so nice. Their new campaign illustrates beautifully how String shelves can fit anywhere. I agree - I have some - they are now in my kitchen, but who knows where they will be in a few months..... I just love them.
I've just been over on long time favourite web-shop Vuela. They are one of my lovely sponsors and oh my.... there are some gorgeous new things over there. Seriously gorgeous (and I'm not just saying that because they're my sponsor!). Hop over to take a look.Images: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6
A nice treat for you this lovely Monday afternoon! What an inspirational space. Gorgeous high ceilings, huge windows, vintage furniture and I just love the leaning art work. I hope you all had a great weekend! I had a lovely time - I spent it in Haarlem with my love, catching up with friends and drinking coffee....It was just great.
Images: Birgitta Wolfgang Dreyer, Sisters Agency, via Bo Bedre with thanks
Gorgeous friends of mine Tim and Tómas have just renovated their stunning old house situated in Akureyri (north of Iceland). They have truly worked some magic in this place - and I for one, cannot wait to go and stay there. They've mastered the delicate balance of keeping things traditional and cosy whilst finishing in a modern, minimalistic style.
Akureyri is a beautiful city - it is known as "the capital of the north" and it is surrounded by amazing nature. They are taking bookings now, so if you have a trip to Iceland planned this year (so many people are visiting right now) - you must include this little gem on your itinerary.