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Wednesday
May042011

Swedish home

Why are the Swedes so good at getting it right? Casual yet stylish, comfortable and cozy, family focused and perfect for entertaining friends. Yesterday's apartment prompted Anna to send us a link to her sister's home which is currently listed for sale. What a lovely house! What a shame to be selling! I'm sure that the owner is heading on to greener pastures but still .... imagine leaving those posts and beams, the rustic floors and ceramic stoves. Love the open plan living, dining, kitchen with clever central storage and the attic! Swoon! I'm seriously thinking of immigrating to Sweden.

P.S. Anna's sister is called Linnea and you can see more of her lovely home on her blog Linneas Blommande Värld.

Reader Comments (23)

what a beautiful contrast the exposed beams are providing to the all white interior..really striking..love the mix of old and new in the kitchen! have a fabulous day, jo..xx meenal

Thank's for all the kind words. I also love my house.. //Linnea

4 May 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLinnea

i love the white en the wood! great home! i can imagine it's wonderfull to live there!

4 May 2011 | Unregistered Commentervivian hoebe

Makes you wonder if they have any other colour if paint in Sweden, or if all the furniture is white too. Beautiful apartment.

4 May 2011 | Unregistered CommenterGeorgia

i would live there in a heartbeat!

4 May 2011 | Unregistered Commentercinzia allocca

Delightful! I love the way the spaces are allowed to be simple and bright, accented by the gorgeous beams, with little touches in each room - love the white clock, and the picture of Kurt Cobain along with stuffed fox in the master. I bet it feels good to be in this place.

4 May 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAnnie

given canada's election results i was considering moving to sweden anyways. this post just might put me over the edge!

4 May 2011 | Unregistered Commenterpolish chick

love the mix, the contrast, the white walls, the personal style. Beautiful home!

4 May 2011 | Unregistered CommenterDesign Elements

... too beautiful. love the ceiling.

I also wonder how Swedish people do it so right. They are casual, but still classy... so beautiful

Im a Brazilian new blogger. You are such a good inspirtation for me.

4 May 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMonna

polish chick, take me with you!

Could that house be any more gorgeous - I don't think so!

4 May 2011 | Unregistered Commenterjil casey

The light Swedish interiors are the best. This pretty house is making me really home sick!!

4 May 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLiveLikeYou

I am such a sucker for white walls and wood. LOVE it~ this so refreshing yet homely. x

BEAUTIFUL. Absolutely love the tones and light and textures.

4 May 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKathryn

This is 221,000 in US Dollars? Dang, tempting to start browsing job sites there.... and of course learning Swedish.

4 May 2011 | Unregistered CommenterRachel SFBAY

this farm house has a more contemporary feel, bringing the home into this century yet maintaining some of the wonderful charms of a time when the pace of life was a little slower...beautiful home....
maureen

Oh yeah, gorgeous. Gotta love the wood-burning stove!

5 May 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKristian

oh really beautiful...love the soft furnishings , the cushions, the white room with the fresh, warm, light and airy feel. I have been trying to get this same feel for my own home. Absolutely gorgeous!

I love this house, though I think there are too many dead animals on the floors jk. its beautiful

5 May 2011 | Unregistered Commenterdaniela

i love the contrasts of the wood and the white... beautiful spaces.

Yes, 225 ooo US Dollars - but valdemarsvik is a small city and not exactly the centre of the universe. Houses like this around Stockholm probably goes for just over a million US dollars!

6 May 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKarin

This is what my house should look like. It's breathtaking. The hardwood floors are to die for!

29 May 2012 | Unregistered CommenterAlex

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