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Wednesday
Nov242010

A handmade home

Every once in a while I see a home featured on a website that makes me sit back and sigh in delight. This is one of those homes. My twin sister sent me the link to this home which I think is in Finland (since the site is) and is the home of a family of 5 where the mother creates beautiful knit objects and the father is a carpenter. I absolutely adore the rustic, natural, neutral and handmade vibe of this home. I think I'm going to save just about all of these photos in my inspiration folder. (More, including the gorgeous kitchen, after the jump).

  
  
  
  
  
  

Reader Comments (50)

Such a cozy home. I love the tree trunk table and that black framed fireplace!

24 Nov 2010 | Unregistered CommenterSing

OMG!!! I love sooo many pieces!!! perfect for our Canadian winters!

24 Nov 2010 | Unregistered CommenterWendy

What a fantastic home! Cozy to say the least!

I am in LOVE with this space. What an inspiration to hand knit all those cool things. Not to mention in all my favorite color tones. Just Gorgeous!!

24 Nov 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMegan

does anybody know where that black chair is from? the one in the living room with the metal base and blanket draped over?

24 Nov 2010 | Unregistered Commenterdebbie

the magazine is finnish, but i think the house in holland or belgium. the notes on the blackboard at least are in dutch and houses like this are (i am looking at the garden) are quite uncommon in finland, but that's just my thought!

wonderful knitting projects!!! wow!

24 Nov 2010 | Unregistered Commenterfrech

Will I ever have the courage to paint a wall black? That kitchen is awesome --the black paint is the perfect!
Great post. xoxo

24 Nov 2010 | Unregistered CommenterRLG

OMG...Reminds me so much of my home...I'd love for you to take a look....

24 Nov 2010 | Unregistered CommenterSoulpretty

iNBELIVEABLE !
it is so cozy and warm and beautiful !

24 Nov 2010 | Unregistered Commentercéline

Wow what a heavenly cozy home! Is everything homemade? The problem with that would be that I can't go purchase any of these charming pieces!

24 Nov 2010 | Unregistered CommenterAlyssa

Hi! I just found out your blog and it´s really pretty.
Wood makes the house totally cozy, love it!

24 Nov 2010 | Unregistered CommenterPetra

omg, I love all the knitted details, so cozy! a perfect atmosphere for a cold winter!

I love everything about this home!!! that's it!!! ima paint my kitchen black!!!!!

24 Nov 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMinie

This is lovely! A big fan of big knits in general and that kitchen! awesome

24 Nov 2010 | Unregistered CommenterArlie

OMG that close up picture where you can see her making that chunky knit...holy moly, makes me want to roll around in soft yarn.

The Craft

24 Nov 2010 | Unregistered CommenterThe Craft

Incredible!! One of my fave homes! Very unique.... love de the cat too.

24 Nov 2010 | Unregistered CommenterPriscilaPetersDecor

this is one of my favorite posts of all time! gorgeous!!

24 Nov 2010 | Unregistered Commenterterri planty

yup...belgium/holland indeed :-) jeej

24 Nov 2010 | Unregistered CommenterFrans

Wow...the knitting is phenomenal in this warm and cozy house - the pendant lighting in the kitchen is amazing...love it all!!

24 Nov 2010 | Unregistered Commenterdesignchic

Just amazing.

24 Nov 2010 | Unregistered CommenterAndreas

I am usually so attracted to color, but all of the knitting creates such depth and warmth that the home doesn't need color. I love to knit as well, but so far have only created 2 scarfs and one only a mother could love...I can't believe she actually wears it!

24 Nov 2010 | Unregistered CommenterDanielle

debbie, the chair is Ikea

24 Nov 2010 | Unregistered Commentermyaliya.com

I soooooo want that stool in the first pic....please SANTA please....if only I could knit..boo hoo

Such a labor of love!!!

25 Nov 2010 | Unregistered CommenterAndrea

The bed is absolutely fantastic...simple, but family-like. I love the way she embrases cosiness with cold details, like the black wall in the kitchen with the knifes well exposed...it`s all about bringind warm and cold together in the same time, but in her own special extravagant way

25 Nov 2010 | Unregistered Commenterdiana

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