How to Design Your Scandinavian Home Without Breaking the Bank


Have you been watching the show called "Your Home In Their Hands" on BBC1? It’s a show where people leave the keys to their homes to amateur interior designers and let them (re)design three rooms of the house.   As a great admirer of BBC, I have to say I am very disappointed that something like this would be produced by the Corporation. I do realize that this is an easy way of making TV programs, and it’s meant to be entertainment not a documentary, but coming from BBC? Really? Come on guys, I expect so much more from you!

Colour Inspiration for Your Interiors - Aaltonen Interiors After my previous blog, Choosing your colour scheme, I received an email saying that I missed a step: “I’m one of those people who would love to use colour, but my initial problem is that I’m not even sure which colours I like! So before jumping to the colour scheme, I would need help in finding the colours and deciding which ones I like!” Fair enough, I did miss a step. But better late than never! This blog post is for you, Ms C!

Choosing Your Colour Scheme - Aaltonen Interiors Customers often ask me about colours. They like colours, they want colours, but don’t feel confident in using them. Here are some tips on choosing colours that suit you.

How to Remain Sane When Renovating Your House - Aaltonen Interiors We moved to our house 8 months ago. The location is spot on, we have lovely neighbours (we are now planning to have a street party after summer holidays!) and we feel that the house is just right for us. Unfortunately the house is not quite ready yet. For the past 8 months we have lived with boxes, dust and a steady stream of builders.

Whether you have a small balcony or a big garden, you want to make the most of the warm weather that is (hopefully!) about to come. Here are some - a bit unusual - seats for relaxing and enjoying the summer.

I’m so excited about the idea of 3D printing that I wanted to share my excitement with you! In simple terms, with a 3D printer you can print out three dimensional objects.