Tools For Building Hardwood
An Introduction To Woodworking Planes

PlanesTo Cut And Shape Wood

In a previous article here, I spoke about some of the most useful electronic power tools and related aids that are a must for newcomers that are starting out with furniture creation.While I stand by that list as a great starting point with some accessible tools, I appreciate that the actual craftsmanship of a bespoke …

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Appeal Of Solar Powered Off-Grid Living
The Appeal Of Solar Powered Off-Grid Living

 Eco-Friendly Side Of Swedish Interiors

My interest in Swedish design and their ethos when it comes to interior design is evident to see across this site – if I am not gushing over a new design idea that I can bring into my own home, I am exploring new ways of making the most of the materials used.

A recent …

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Dos And Donts Of Cleaning Your Beautiful Hardwood Floor
The Dos and Donts Of Cleaning Your Beautiful Hardwood Floor

Cleaning Options For Wooden Surface

In some of my blog posts about interior design, you will have seen that I have an apparent love of the hardwood floor. To me, no other option offers the same sense of style and comfort as a perfectly laid, wooden surface with a beautiful grain. Admittedly, it is easy to get caught up in …

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Nordic/Swedish Room Designs Idea
10 Ways To Bring Scandinavian Interior Design To Your Home

Swedish-Inspired Design Ideas

Getting a few Swedish-inspired design ideas is great when you want to freshen up a piece of furniture, change a color palette or rethink flooring options, but how do you completely transform a room or a whole home. I have compiled the following tips for the more ambitious – those with new homes to renovate or new …

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Bringing Gustavian Style Into Swedish Furniture Styles
Bringing Gustavian Style To A Modern Home

The History Of Gustavian Furniture

Swedish furniture comes in all shapes and sizes – and by that, I don’t mean the different widths and heights of the panels of cheap wood in an IKEA flat-pack bookcase.Design trends have evolved over the centuries in Sweden, and while many first-time home-makers may look for the simple lines and adaptability of more modern …

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Tools Hardwood Furniture
10 Helpful Tools For Newcomers To Furniture Making

Furniture Making Tools

Across this site, I have talked a lot about different styles of furniture and how Swedish design ideas can be brought into a home through interior design and some bespoke DIY projects. Getting the ideas on paper is a great start, but I haven’t forgotten about the practical nature of it all. To make these pieces yourself, …

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swedish cabin design
Discovering Swedish Design Through The Swedish Cabin

Swedish Design And Architecture

When we talk about Swedish design and architecture, it is easy to focus on the modern trends towards materials and lighting and the way that they can be incorporated into a new build.Then there are the formal styles of the Gustavian area and the way that these little details can be brought into a more rustic …

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