this beautiful set table really caught my eye
while visiting this stylish and minimalistic apartment 
for sale at fantastic frank

it's just perfect to start the weekend on a quiet way
after some hectic- (at work) and some cosy and busy days
while enjoying a short holidaybreak with my family

wish you all a fab weekend!


stylinglove - the SATO project

 Last week stylist Susanna Vento presented the first apartment of
 her latest interior design work:  the SATO project.
 It was a pleasure (pure eyecandy) and so great to follow this project 
on instagram and when assistant Carolina announced the presentation of
the second apartment on the Varpunen blog this morning
I couldn't wait a second to admire it....

beautiful soft minimalism, great inspiration!
see more here



Love the latest work of stylist Sarah Widman and her team 
at this amazing object for sale
a home with great potential and a breath-taking view on the top floor 
already filled with some design classics, great plans and  stunning mooboards
 created with some inspiring magazine pages and color swatches

beautiful simplicity that always seem to inspire me...
see more of the apartment here


in my workspace

photos elvs

As you all know I really like photos, graphic prints and posters on my wall
I have many of them and I always love to discover new ones...
Posters are so great and so easy to change a room or to give it a new look, 
so when I received a mail from Anne from Copenhagen, where she introduced 
her beautiful minimalistic constumized city map posters, 
 it really made me smile!

Anne thinks it's nice for people to have some personality on their walls
and I think she is right... Love to have the citymap of my birthplace Vlissingen 
on the wall in my workspace and to have one of my favourite cities
 "Amsterdam" in my livingroom... it really makes the difference
what do you think? 

Anne can make almost every city/town anywhere in the world in different colors
find all about it here and have a happy new week! 


a bloggers home

Love the fresh and bright look and the beautiful spaces
 filled with vintage finds, design classics and stunning details...

Perhaps you have already seen these pictures the last days...
Her beautiful home was futured in the last issue of the Swedish Residence magazine
and on her blog she treated us with some more pictures filled with 
inspiration and a glimpse of her personal life

you can find more of the stunning "Seventeen doors" home 
of Blogger/stylist Ulrika Randel at lovely life here
enjoy and have a wonderful weekend! 

                                                                               photos Kristofer Johnson styling Pella Hedeby


swedish novels

really like to visit the Ikea livet hemma blog
 admiring their great ideas and to be inspired by the work 
of their guest stylists and photographers

this week they share this stunning workspace
inspired by the crime scene places of the Swedish crime novels 
that are very popular at the moment, 
with a special role for this stunning trolley made of stainless steel
 witch is filled with evidence ofcourse ;-) 
an absolute musthave in my future home office

 see more here 


the wonderful world of Sukha

 photos elvs

Starting this new week with some snapshots of the
 beautiful and stylish mini atelier (filled with props, fabric and materials)
at the little attic of the always inspiring Sukha shop
that I visited in Amsterdam this weekend...

Just loved the neutral tones... the stunning new stylingwork in the shop, 
and the unique items and labels of fashion, paperwork, accessories,
 furniture, amazing knitwork and juwelry that they have.

Visiting the wonderful world of Sukha with its fantastic 
decoration ideas is always a little party...
 see more here

PS. talented Paulina Arcklin made wonderful photos of the new styling at the Sukha store
you can find them on her blog here


the attic

lóóóve the atmosphere in this gorgeous serene workspace/bedroom!

This week I was really inspired by
 this beautiful all white renovated attic 
with its original high ceiling, 
white painted brick walls and wooden floor
and the cosy and warm contrast created by the use of 
the wooden shelves and the personal details on it.

see more of this wonderful home in Montreal here

                                                                                                            photos:Steve Monpetit


shades of grey

just admired this gorgeous 75sqm apartment for sale
with its large windows, beautiful white floors
and all these different shades of grey, 
with a touch of black, natural tones and
some fresh green to create a warm atmosphere

beautiful warm minimalism... 
stunning accessories and tasteful styling work
I really love everything about it!

see more at Alvhem mäkleri here


a winner!


it's time to announce the winner of the beautiful
handmade DEEF lamp!

Congratulations to....  Susan Gansekoele
"random generator" has chosen you as the lucky winner (number11)  :-) 

we want to thank you for joining in and for so many great
 comments on our DEEF lighting giveaway! 

DEEF lighting is a new dutch online-shop where you can find the most beautiful custom-made
lights. At DEEF Lighting you can create your own unique lamp with a choice of
several vintage Edison light bulbs, a retro or modern fitting and different cord colors. 
Together with her partner Davy, Evelien assembles all items to a stylish "old-fashioned"
 looking lamp and I think they really look amazing...
On their website you can find all about the story behind  the start of
 the webshop and how to design your own Deef!

ps. Susan, please let us know your adress and a message which configuration 
you would like to receive at elvsblog@gmail.com 


lop magazineholder

inspired by the form of the paper clip and 
perfect to use on its own or to group several together to display
your favourite magazines or books on the wall

Starting this new week with this stunning new magazine holder Lop
Lop is made of white metal and designed by kaschkasch for Swedish brand
 Karl Andersson & Söner and just added on my wishlist...

 Have a great new week!

                                                                                                                   found via myunfinishedhome with thanks!


Sinnerlig #ikealove

The sneak preview pictures look so promising...

soft cushions, cork, baskets, bamboo pendants, tables, glass vases and bottles, 
 pottery, lamps and ooh this stunning daybed 

I really can't wait to admire the amazing Sinnerlig collection
and I am so looking forward to spend many indian summer evenings
surrounded by these beautiful natural materials,  neutral colours 
and some fresh green in my backyard....

The collection will be available in Ikea stores and online from august 2015!

PS.  dont forget to join our amazing DEEF ligting giveaway HERE 
the winner of the DEEF lamp will be announced next week!