3 Scandinavian furniture stores (that are NOT Ikea)

Don’t get me wrong! I love Ikea – to a point where I used to get everything from there without even considering any other brands. But living in Scandinavia with all its amazing furniture and decoration design has given me the chance to look at some other brands and stores.

The 3 furniture / decoration brands presented here are actually all Danish and widely spread all over Scandinavia, but can also be found in many other European countries and some of them even all over the world. Danish design is always functional, puristic and beautiful at the same time. Some of the iconic pieces from the 1950s are back in fashion and go with almost anything.

Check out BoConcept, Bolia and Erik Jørgensen!

Danish Design

BoConcept / Bolia / Erik Jørgensen

 

A week at home

Two days ago I came back from a week in my hometown Düsseldorf. Was so nice to see all my friends and family again and of course try out some new places to have food and drinks at.

My new favourite café I was introduced to by a friend is definitely Uhlenbusch. After a quiet breakfast there the place was buzzing during lunchtime and I heard that in the evenings dinner is served by a chef who deserves at least one star.

I think Uhlenbusch has the right amount of  “Berlin style” mixed with some really delicious and traditional snacks.

Kaffee Uhlenbusch
Klosterstraße 34
40211 Düsseldorf
Germany

Uhlenbusch Düsseldorf
Breakfast at Uhlenbusch

Café Düsseldorf

Baby feet

Thanks to the amazing luxury treatment I had last week, my feet are a softer than ever. Included was an additional foot and leg massage and of course a nice chat with foot therapist and beautician Bianca.
If you live in Stavanger or close, you should definitely book an appointment with her.
She does amazing work (including face treatments) at really good rates. Scroll down to view Bianca’s flyer and prices.

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Pedicure

 

Tea time

Feeling quite exhausted but so happy after a weekend in at home in Germany.

Was amazing to see my family and best friends, party a bit and have this lovely tea time at my friend’s very stylish place. I like how she combines new and vintage and managed to bake this delicious cake for us in only 30 minutes!

key lime cake
Key Lime cake. Yummy!

tea time