My paint brushes needed a place. An old cardboard candyjar got a new look with some harlequin wrapping paper from Minimega. Eiffel-eraser of course, from Paris.
Friday, 30 September 2011
Wednesday, 28 September 2011
This brilliant design by Teemu Järvi will move into our house. Kasaa cardboard shelf is made out of a sturdy but lightweight cardboard. It comes in two different sized units that pile up to form a modular shelving system. The combinations are limitless. Each unit folds up with two flat-packed cardboard sheets without glue or additional fittings. It can also be recycled as paper.
Monday, 26 September 2011
Saturday, 24 September 2011
Swedish born Emma Lundgren, a graduate from London Royal Collage of Art was named one of 2010’s up-and-coming fashion designers by Swedish ELLE Magazine. She is definitely a fashion talent to keep in mind. Her latest Samilight-collection is a fascinating combination of 21st century digital techniques and nordic artisan traditions such as print, knit, crochet and embroidery. She creates passionate fashion for those who want to take the nordic tradition to the wilder side. I just love the work and the attitude!
I'm a book lover. Especially I'm a fan of great illustration. 'Lumoojien sukua'-book by Nemo publishing is gorgeous! It's actually a pack of two books -one telling a story about a little girl and the other telling spellbinding tales of women that maybe had something to do with witchcraft. The illustration is by Benjamin Lacombe who has done very impressive work including a stunning pop-up book about the world's most known fairytales. If you can get a hold of this book or any of his books, please do -each one is a piece of art.
Thursday, 22 September 2011
Tuesday, 20 September 2011
This notice board is made out of perforated chipboard and colorful elastic bands. Part of the chipboard was cut into house shapes, painted with spray paint and then attached into the main board with elastic bands. What a great place for all the pencils, notebooks and notes!
Photo by Kari Hautala
Sunday, 18 September 2011
Sewing thread used to be rolled on these beautiful reels. Too bad they are now mostly made out of plastic. I was lucky to find these old wooden beauties in a fleamarket and made a necklace and some magnets out of them. Both are very simple to do. You can get round magnets from the stores selling craft supplies and for the necklace you only need a strong string.
So, keep your eyes open when visiting a fleamarket...
Thursday, 15 September 2011
Acoustic panels by Woodnotes
Wallcabinets by Karl Andersson and Söner
Footstools by Isku
Tuesday, 13 September 2011
Monday, 12 September 2011
Sunday, 11 September 2011
A woman can never have too many purses or toiletry bags. For this small bag you only need a cotton or canvas purse and textile markers. Let your inner artist go wild and sketch on! To make the art work stay and be washable, iron the image after it is dry.
Canvas purse and textile markes from Tiimari.
Friday, 9 September 2011
I like jewellery and I know an interesting piece of jewellery when I see one. London based Jennifer Loiselle makes the most magnificent necklaces, hats and earrings out of colourful ribbons and has an Etsy shop. One of her necklaces would be my choice for today.