During the last 6 months, I’ve been reading a lot more books again. I really missed it, but I just didn’t have time or my mind was full of other things, I had to deal with. But now I recognize myself again, and I’m glad to say that now I’m always in the middle of reading one or two books. It’s such a fantastic change, and now I find myself browsing the net for books to read this summer. What will you be reading this summer?
Here are a few books on my list:
1. Hverdagsglamour by blogger Emily Salomon
2. The Opposite of Loneliness: Essays & Stories by Marina Keegan – Thanks @ciaraelliott for the recommendation.
3. Kinfolk issue sixteen
4. Better Than Before by Gretchen Rubin
5. The Monocle Guide to Good Business
6. Before I go by Colleen Oakley
We’ve been waiting a long time for some sunshine this year. I want sunshine and long days outside now, in the garden and the city, without being cold or blown away. Therefore, I decided to create the ultimate summer wishlist and hopefully the weather will change for the better soon.
I want to ride around the city on a new bike – the new model Bronx from Batavus is pretty cool. Ideally, I would add another pair of Birkenstock sandals to my collection. Walk around town in the beautiful skirt from Envii and wear the black bra underneath a gorgeous t-shirt. I would enjoy drinks, served in Frederik Bagger glasses, outside in the evening sun with friends, while we listen to music on the aGroove from Kreafunk. Then I’ll write notes and remember to write down what I’m grateful for in the beautiful pink notebook. Then I’ll go to bed and dream about the Lily bag from Mulberry.
Monday I went shopping with my little one. We were on a mission. We wanted to get a gift for ‘farmand’. My little one was so excited about going out and buying a gift, even though he was a bit sick. Our daughter is also creating her very own gift for dad – right now she is adding some finishing touches to her ‘dad painting’ – a DIY project by IDEmøbler and Frk. Hansen – get your print right here.
Here are a few other gift ideas for your favourite dad.
1. Frederik Bagger – lowball glass
2. Our Berlin Vodka
3. The Monocle Guide to Good Business
4. Playtype Welcome to the city of champions poster
5. Dad mug from Liebe
6. Weber grill
8. toCHARGE from Kreafunk
9. Coffee subscription from Coffee Collective
It’s time to decorate our new terrace in our garden. I’ve been looking at different tables and chairs all week. I’m still not quite sure what to get, but we need something soon. It’s time for long nights, drinks, colourful lamps and good company. I’m ready for summer in our garden and not just our roof top terrace. Here are a few of the things currently on my maybe – maybe – not – list. I see a trip to Ikea in the near future. Maybe a bit of sunshine will make the decision much easier.
1. Falster table from Ikea
2. Cool flamingo from Kitsch Sweden from Designdelicatessen
3. Rocking chair and table from Ilva
4. Långholmen parasol from Ikea
5. Väsman chair from Ikea
6. A mushroom the kids will love from Designdelicatessen
7. Lökö parasol base from Ikea
8. A Weber Spirit grill
9. Black table with bench
Pictures: Fantastic Frank
Today, I want to share a few pictures from Fantastic Frank with you guys. Looking at pictures of this family home in Stockholm makes me want to sort out my work space. I’ve been talking about it for ages, but somehow other projects jump the line, and I never get around to it.
Right now our garden is taking up most of our free time. We’re redoing half of it, and getting rid of old trees and bushes. Hopefully, we’ll get to the fun part down there soon – the terrace and making it cozy. Right now it’s just a lot of waiting around and hard work. I’ll show you the result, when it is more than a pile of dirt. We’ll be working on it for the next few days. Today we’ll also be looking at dressed up drunk teens running around in the streets as well. It the big parade day here in Aalborg, which will end another week of Aalborg Karneval.
But back to my work space. I’m working on different solutions in my head and on Pinterest. I’m in desperate need of storage space. Magazines and pieces of paper tend to pile up on my desk, and it is just too complicated to move everything around when I have to get some work done. I’ll show you what I have in mind soon.
Have a fantastic day <3