Welcome to our newest series here on Scandinavian Chic, “From the Blog Roll” We’ll be introducing you to the fabulous guys and gals behind the über chic blogs on our blog roll, and show you their HOMES (YAY!) and maybe even their wardrobes (!!). We’re very excited to introduce you to the first one out – Huset på Planen!
Who: An interior- and food loving girl with three kids, husband, dogs and hens in her garden.
What: The blogger behind Huset på Planen
Blogs about: Her old house, which formerly was a pottery, her cabins and cooking.
Describe your style in four words!
Simple, soft, natural and modern
<Her stunning summer home (filled to the RIM with Scandinavian design classics), designed by the Norwegian Thomas Lærdal / Filter Arkitekter>
What item in your house do you treasure the most?
One of our paintings painted by Herbert Thoma.
<Can you spot the classics?? Here she has everything from Iittala’s KIVI candle holders, to the 7 chair to mid century Danish light fixtures>
How do you incorporate Scandinavian design in your home and wardrobe?
I am so lucky that I have inherited a lot of design pieces from my MIL. Lamps and chairs are my favorite items.
What’s your latest purchase?
A huge lambskin in a beautiful dark honey colour.
What’s your favorite Scandinavian Design Classic?
Poul Kjærholms simple PK22 chair, and Arne Jacobsens elegant Vola design.
<Her fabulous PK22 chairs were inherited from her mother in law. I would definitely love to inherit some classics as well!>
Favorite Scandinavian Magazines?
I read a lot of interior magazines, but I think Elle Interiør, Danish Bolig Magasinet and Bo Bedre are on the top of my list.
What’s your favorite store?
Møbelgalleriet in Stavanger and Norway Designs in Oslo and Illums Bolighus in Copenhagen.
<Her Wik & Walsøe vase is on many wishlists… Stunning!>
Best décor / style / beauty advise?
Mix old and new things and buy your stuff in different shops. Natural wear and tear on natural materials.