Friday finds: IKEA Favorites

This week I received the new IKEA 2013 brochure which inspired me to post some of my favorite IKEA furniture:

isala table collection (l) and arod lamp and hogsten chair (r).

Below: ikea ps sofa, in beige and bright blue

All time favorite: Rugs Alvine Rand and Alvine Ruta are beautiful, functional and cheap!

Pictures via: ikea;,


Iittala new collection

Iittala launches its new collection called Sarjaton this September.

Last year I loved the Kulku collection with mugs and bowls with red and grey dots, this year the Sarjaton collection is a must have with beautiful pastels!

Sarjaton means “no series” in Finnish and is a collaboration and concept development of six talented designers from fashion, product, graphic and digital design. “The patterns used are based on traditional basket braids, embroidery motifs and the forest that covers half of Finland.¬† While modern life has made us crave for an authentic feeling, the Sarjaton collection takes us back to the way things were made before.” (

– S