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7 Ideabooks by Splendid Willow
Guest Picks: Gray is Always Right
There is something gray in each and every room in my house. It is as basic as white for me — always timeless, always right. And it is so easy to mix together with other colors: rust, purple, black, brown, yellow, white — the entire palette, really! —...
Guest Picks: 20 Favorite Finds At IKEA
I went to IKEA earlier today — it is part of my blood, being Swedish and everything. But I am a very picky IKEA customer; I don't buy into all of their things. I know exactly what to get and what not to get. Here are some of my favorite items at IKEA....
Guest Picks: 20 Great Pillows for the Fall Season
I am not much into seasonal decorating, except for specific holidays. But I do like to change my sofa pillows three times a year — spring/summer, fall and winter. It's such an easy fix that can set the mood for the entire room. I have collected 20 pillows...
Guest Picks: 20 Furnishings To Welcome Fall Into Your Home
I am writing this column on the last day of August — which means fall is right around the corner! In my latest ideabook, I have listed furnishings for the home that all have a fall feel and purpose. I hope you like them as much as I do. —...
Guest Picks: 20 Chic & Affordable Furnishings For the Living Room
I am always on the hunt for lovely and affordable furnishings for my own and clients' homes. Today I am showing some of my recent favorites. I hope you like them as much as I do! — Monika from
My home in Seattle, WA. I always bring in a lot of Swedish (my old roots) into my interiors. And I love to mix old and new.
Big Boys' Bedroom
I wanted a simple, easy to clean (!), soothing (colors, lighting, vibe) bedroom for our toddler - with a Scandinavian feel. And I promised my husband to be budget savvy! A lot of the furnishings are from Ikea.