Patterns are a great way of adding interest to an interior. I love graphic patterns in black and white, but also in bold colours. Both of which are very typical in modern Scandinavian prints. As I was looking the print fabrics that I have in our own home, I suddenly realised that many of them are from a Finnish textile company Finlayson. It’s not something that was planned, but clearly, I must like their prints!

Can I just start by saying that I LOVE Christmas! It’s definitely my favourite time of the year. I love writing Christmas cards, decorating the house and filling the house with the smell of gingerbread and mulled wine (or glögi as we say in Finland). As...

My husband loves tea. He REALLY loves it. Which means that he drinks a lot of tea during the day. The problem is that my beautiful, white kitchen surface doesn’t love tea at all.   In order to protect the kitchen surface I thought it would be a good idea to have a small tray where hubby can put his cup when making his tea. But not just a tray, but something that looks nice as well, as it will need to become a more or less permanent feature on our kitchen top.