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Designing a Nordic summer cottage

Designing a Nordic summer cottage

We bought our very own Nordic summer cottage a year ago. A little red summer cottage in South West Finland. The previous owner was a little old lady who had lived there her whole life but wanted to move to a flat instead. The cottage […]

My 7 favourite Scandi interior and decor online shops

My 7 favourite Scandi interior and decor online shops

Happy September! Holidays are over and by SHnordic is back to normal. The summer holiday was fun but it’s equally great to be back home and to everyday life. My kids went back to school and I have couple of fun projects about to start […]

How to create a patio seating area with a tiny budget – before and after pics

How to create a patio seating area with a tiny budget – before and after pics

Some of you might remember that I decided to do something with my badly neglected side garden area recently. It has a wall with Tuscan scenery so it’s called the Italian garden, which is rather grand for a fairly modest space really. When we had builders […]

These are my favourite things from the past week

These are my favourite things from the past week

Happy Friday everyone! Time to list out my favourite things from the past few weeks. Favourite event of the week Summer holiday! My two children finish school today and we have the whole summer ahead of us. We are staying home for the first couple […]

7 best Ikea hacks for every budget

7 best Ikea hacks for every budget

I love Ikea. From their unpretentious approach to decorating to the food shop which reminds me of home with all the familiar brands. Meatballs in the restaurant. Super clever furniture and storage solutions for smaller spaces. No crazy constant sales, where everything is always -50% […]

My top 7 Scandinavian interior instagram accounts to follow

My top 7 Scandinavian interior instagram accounts to follow

Instagram is one of my favourite places for interior inspiration. There are lots of great repost accounts (these accounts post a curated collection of inspirational interiors) but I really enjoy when people post various photos of their own gorgeous homes. It’s like having a house […]

Get your bedroom decor summer ready with blush pink and grey

Get your bedroom decor summer ready with blush pink and grey

Summer is here and it has made me feel like my bedroom could use some small updates. Nothing drastic, mainly just changing the colour palette from monochrome towards more soft pastels, muted greys with metal details. I have also been tempted to paint over the dark grey […]

Patio design – make the most of your available space

Patio design – make the most of your available space

Happy new week everyone. We are back to normal life after a lovely half term holiday. This time the holiday felt long but went really quickly. We started the week by visiting my husband’s parents. The children stayed there for a sleepover there too. We also drove to see friends […]