Category Archives: Before and after

Gifts for my nephew’s baptism

I wanted to give my little love and nephew a personal baptism gift and therefore I painted this little white chair from Ikea, Sundvik, for children. I gave it to him at this big family event yesterday. He also got … Continue reading

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Mix and match

In Sweden, the chairs Lilla Åland from 1942 by Carl Malmsten are extremely popular. It is a loved classic, and a more simple version than the British Windsor chair. The Windsor chair can historically be found as far back as the … Continue reading

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Art on my own easel

Here is another before and after photo and this time of my easel. I have shown one of my paintings before and often I paint them on this easel. Unless the painting is too big in which case I paint … Continue reading

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Lampshade before and after

Remember the lampshade which I showed in one of my first posts? Here is the before and after result of my redesign efforts. Sorry about the bad before shot, could not find a better photo. It was an ordinary white … Continue reading

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Cabinet gets a new look

My cabinet is what gave inspiration to my whole apartment. I saw a photo in the Swedish Saturday magazine Leva & Bo which comes with the newspaper Expressen. In the photo there was a black cabinet and with the white … Continue reading

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From outside to inside

I would like to share another before and after picture. When I moved into my new apartment my bar table and bar stools did not fit into the kitchen, so as a temporary solution I used two outdoor folding chairs … Continue reading

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Paint job

Initially I wanted my apartment to have the shabby chic look with only white furniture, but over time I started to see that look in every magazine and I changed my mind. I had been looking for an antique coffer for a long time, … Continue reading

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Shoe rack

When I moved into my apartment I started painting a lot of my furniture but also “designed” some myself, like this shoe rack. I found the inspiration in a store window where they had used a palett for the window … Continue reading

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