Hanna Östberg, my husband Mikael, and our children, Filippa, Lovisa, Vilhelm and Lilian
Täby — Stockholm, Sweden
2100 sq. toes
Describe your property’s decor type in 5 phrases: A heat and colourful inside love story.
What’s your favourite factor about your property? I completely love the beams in our bed room. We by accident discovered them in a barn not removed from right here and had been instructed they got here from the demolition of the outdated quarters in downtown Stockholm. When extending our dwelling in 2016 we determined to make use of them in our bed room. This manner town lady in me feels very a lot at dwelling despite the fact that we’re now residing within the suburbs. I additionally love all of the quirky outdated particulars such because the flooring, the fireplaces, and the beautiful particulars from the final century.
What’s your least favourite factor about your property? Haha, possibly the very same reply as to what I really like about our dwelling… the outdated particulars similar to no straight angles, the non-practical planning, and so on. It’s beautiful however so arduous to handle when restoring or rebuilding, you need to be very cautious to not destroy the attractive soul of the home.
How does your property’s decor replicate the area? We dwell in Stockholm however once we met, our hometown was Barcelona and earlier than that we’ve got each lived in varied cities like, Paris, Bournemouth, and Milan.
I actually consider that these years have made us much less afraid of colours than possibly the common Swede. Nevertheless, in the case of furnishings I completely love to combine the traditional Scandinavian type with decorations from all around the world.
What’s your greatest small house trick? Use each sq. foot, not solely the flooring however the partitions and the ceilings. If the peak permits it, construct a loft. Perhaps you can twist a bit with the plannings?
Cover the storage. My first condo was solely 247.5 sq. toes and I couldn’t match a loft in so I constructed an area the place I might disguise the mattress and put a eating space on high. Each night time I simply slid the mattress out from beneath that eating desk and slept like a child despite the fact that it was very near the ground.
What’s the latest factor you’ve purchased in your dwelling? My dream carpet and a phenomenal girl (vase) named Frida by Jonathan Adler; each my husband and I are completely in love together with her.
What’s the one factor that makes your house really feel like dwelling? On a Mom’s Day a few years in the past I acquired a phenomenal portray by Lisa Rinnevuo known as Monikas vals. Wherever I grasp it I really feel like dwelling. It jogs my memory of my youth and all of these late nights in varied cities the place life was taking place 24/7.
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