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Susanna

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2013-01-31

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Thirtysomething Nordic girl living in the UK. British husband, two children and one Victorian house in need of renovating, updating, decorating and an extension. Plans, dreams, ideas and project updates. Possibly an occasional thought about life.

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Thirtysomething Nordic girl living in the UK. British husband, two children and one Victorian house.. in need of renovating, updating, decorating and an extension. Plans, dreams, ideas and project.. updates. Possibly an occasional thought about life.

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  • Comeback time!
    on Nov 26, 2014 in Day-to-Day My house
    Hey, life got in the way but the plan is to come back!I'll have busy few weeks ahead of me but next year is looking wide open at the moment...in a good way!
  • Comeback time
    on Nov 26, 2014 in Day-to-Day Kitchen My house
    Hey, life got in the way but the plan is to come back!I'll have busy few weeks ahead of me but next year is looking wide open at the moment...in a good way!
  • Run like you stole it
    on Nov 29, 2013 in Day-to-Day Healthy Running
    I started running again a couple of months ago. I was running lots when I was younger (umm, quite a lot younger, like 20 years ago..) and have had several half hearted attempts to get back to it ever since. Several unlucky, non-lasting attempts.Surpr...
  • Pale pink country Christmas
    on Nov 28, 2013 in Inspiration Xmas
    Beautiful xmas decorations and table setting. These colours are looking really fresh and "new" compared to the more traditional Christmas colours. Would still be Christmas-y enough for me!Via...
  • Winter arrangements
    on Nov 27, 2013 in lounge
    I bought a few new candles and rearranged my coffee table display using them. They'll live for the time being under the Tiffany-style, glass and copper melon cover I bought from an antique market last year. I really like the colours! ...
  • Finally some action...Lighting plan for kitchen extension
    on Nov 26, 2013 in Extension lighting
    I started the lighting plan for the new kitchen today. It's going to be a fairly big space, so how we organise the lighting and the circuits is going to be super important. We bought four 1920's converted street lamps a few years ago already, three f...
  • Baby blue kitchen
    on Nov 25, 2013 in Playroom
    My daughter got her birthday present a bit earlier this year. She was carrying around a GLTC catalogue, showing anybody and everybody how she really really really would like to have this kitchen. So we decided to combine Christmas and birthday presen...
  • And so it was gone
    on Nov 24, 2013 in Extension
    But now I'm back again. I fell off the blogging wagon as house stuff wasn't in my radar for a while, and before I knew weeks had turned into months. We are still planning for the kitchen extension. Start date early next summer, got the final dra...
  • Update
    on Apr 5, 2013 in Day-to-Day
    Hello! Our internet has been acting up, especially in the evenings so I haven't been blogging for a while. We have been beeing very sociable lately, weekends have been all booked with visiting family and friends.  It's been now four months since...
  • More DIY - painted wooden settle bench
    on Mar 14, 2013 in DIY Hallway Furniture
    I was on a look out for a wooden bench for our hallway for a very long time. It's sometimes harder when you know exactly what you want - it's impossible to find exactly that and nothing else looks as good.I wanted Scandinavian style vintage wooden se...
  • New camera...
    on Mar 13, 2013 in Day-to-Day
    ...with random pics! Bricks from chimney stack Our garden ladyUmm, flowers. My botanical knowledge is embarrassingly poor.I bought a new camera a while ago, Canon EOS 600D. I don't have any fancy technical reasons why I decided to choose th...
  • Art
    on Mar 12, 2013 in Day-to-Day Inspiration
    I'm thinking of starting another new hobby this spring -painting. Last time I was painting was 20-years (!) or so ago, mainly with water colours. This time I want paint with oils, or acrylics. Not sure yet. Not sure what's the difference of the two r...
  • Spring shopping
    on Mar 11, 2013 in Day-to-Day Style
     We have had lots of family and friends visiting us lately. I love having them around but it's also nice to have the house back to ourselves for a again!I have been doing lots of shopping trips lately too, accompanying all my friends from home (...
  • Trip to the aquarium
    on Feb 21, 2013 in Day-to-Day
    My son is on half term this week and the husband had a day off so we decided to make a little family trip to the London aquarium. We weren't the only people who had had the same idea, it was hectic there today!I don't like queuing (well I don't know...
  • Here it is
    on Feb 19, 2013 in lounge My house Furniture
    My new Danish family member:This is were it'll be located for now. It may move to the new kitchen when we get the extension done or it may stay here... I am very pleased with it and as my new coffee table arrived too the living room is almost ready (...
  • After two weeks of sleepwalking
    on Feb 16, 2013 in Day-to-Day Extension Renovation
    After tough two weeks of high temperatures and broken nights my poor children are finally both healthy for a chance. Apart from a couple of quick trips to the local shops for groceries I have been living on a survival mode, so there hasn't been...
  • Good things
    on Feb 5, 2013 in lounge My house Furniture
    Yay! I've been doing some late night internet shopping. An iron and glass display cabinet (there seems to be a theme going with my attraction to glass and black furniture :) from Denmark:Lets hope it'll look as good in my lounge!!
  • Coffee table
    on Feb 4, 2013 in lounge Furniture
    I've been spending a lot of time trying to find a coffee table. A lot. Flicked through hundreds of magazines and websites. Tried several different search terms in hope of finding the perfect one. The results are not promising.The problem may well be...
  • Sunday love
    on Feb 3, 2013 in Kitchen Renovation
    Great weekend. Good friends, food, wine, walks and general laziness.Visited a couple of local kitchen showrooms which gave us much needed inspiration for the upcoming extension project. We still haven't got an architect, so no plans or quotes from bu...
  • Speaking of unfinished projects*
    on Jan 31, 2013 in DIY
    I've been starting a couple of new projects again... I bought a MDF radiator cover for the radiator in our hallway (which is a very very ugly radiator) which needs painting. For a fairly big house the hallway isn't massive, there isn't enough room fo...
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