GRAPHIC WALL

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Images: Henriette Amlie Kalbekken

Hello,

Last night I decided to do something with my blue wall. Something was missing. And I started to draw something on paper. The result is this, a graphic design in a new fresh color. Im thinking to do some more with grey. What do you think?

Henriette

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DIY STRAWS LAMP

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Images: Henriette A Kalbekken

Hello! And I hope you had a great evening yesterday. Welcome 2014!

Yesterday I got inspired of Josefin that use this for simple Christmas decoration. But I was thinking; what can I do more with it…? Aha, lets make a lamp. It is so easy! So, I made this simple lamp of straws, and I painted it black after. The result is lovely. Cool. Minimalistic. Easy. Clean.

The only thing you need is 12 straws, scissors and a type of string. You can find the recipe here.

Henriette

CHRISTMAS FEELING

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The music is on, the smell of christmas and the Christmas feeling is coming to me. This year, everything is very simple, since we not gonna spend this christmas home. But we’ve got the Christmas tree that is crooked as hell – but it is only part of the charm!

MY creativity will spin and I’ll wrap Christmas gifts tonight.

Soon Christmas!

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Nå er det julestemning i hus. Musikken er på, det lukter ferske pepperkaker, mandarinene er kjøpt inn og jeg kjenner julefølelsen smyge seg på. I år blir alt veldig enkelt, da vi reiser bort og ikke skal være her. Men vi har fått opp julestjerne og juletre som er skeivt som bare det – men det er bare litt av sjarmen!

Kreativiteten skal få spinne og jeg skal pakke inn julegaver.

God torsdagskveld! Snart jul!

Henriette

NEW IN! LIMITED EDITION

 

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Da jeg trasket inn på IKEA her om dagen fikk jeg øye på et av de fineste skapene jeg har sett! (Det fine med det er at det er limited editon, så det blir ikke et fast møbel hos IKEA og blir nok snart borte igjen, slik at ikke alle har det). Det var bare et lite minus, som måtte gjøres noe med; håndtakene var knæsj oransje (noe som i utgangspunktet var kult, men som ikke passer inn her hos meg) Så jeg spraylakkerte håndtakene i en nydelig grå farge slik at resultat ble akkurat slik jeg ønsket. Superfornøyd! Hva syntes du?

Henriette

MAGAZINEHOLDER – DIY

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I was at the store “Rost” yesterday where I found a supernice magazine holder cost about 600, – wich I thought was too expensive for such a “simple” design – so I went directly to Panduro Hobby and bought a leather strap in brown. I had the other things  at home – so for 80, norwegian money- I got about the same magazineholder. It was fun and easy to make it. (The one at the store had colored balls, but I enjoy that mine was in nature) But if  you want some color on it, it’s just to spray them in the color you want.

Henriette

LAMP IN THE BEDROOM -DIY

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Igår var jeg på et relativt stort loppemarked. Fant meg blandt annet denne lampen som jeg fort skjønte kunne bli ganske fresh med litt spraylakk. Den er visstnok veldig gammel, men med litt pussepapir og lakk ble den som ny.

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Yesterday I was at the flea market and found the coolest lamp.  I sanded it down and sprayed it gray. Perfect as a bedside lamp and a super easy DIY.

Henriette

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Photo: Henriette Amlie K.

I have received many questions where the boxes on my wall are from. They are from Bloomingville and originally three, that I have painted in the colors I like.

The wonderful thing about these boxes is that you can just paint them again and again if you change the interior otherwise. I run to find new space for these a day and then it’s actually a theme to paint those too.

Have a great Thursday!

Henriette