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Advent is just two weeks away, and it´s time to plan and buy the things that is needed ( and wanted .. haha ).

I have made a collage with products that are availiable in Xnot Shop that hopefully can be of inspiration for advent. Nr. 3 is an advent calendar btw. with the most amazing chocolate – every adult should have one of these! And nr. 8 is a book with Christmas recipes & stories. I want!

You can find more products for Christmas in Xnot Shop here. All selected favorites : )



One IKEA sofa - two looks!


It´s fun how easily you can change the look and style in a room just by changing the covers of your sofa! creates custom sewn design covers in hundreds of high-end fabrics so you can update your IKEA sofa, armchairs, chairs and more by changing the cover. This way you can make your furniture reflect your personal style better, but also find the perfect color for your home. A good idea if you want a little makeover in your living room for example. All Bemz products are btw machine washable and the covers are sewn in Europe. Big thumbs up for that!

As you might remember, I had a white Söderhamn sofa in our living room, but now I have ordered two different covers from for our sofa. The first one is a in the fabric: . This is a luxe 100% linen and cotton blend with an ultra soft, brushed peach-skin finish. And the warm brown color is a perfect fit for our living room I think! The room suddenly became a lot more cosy and inviting. Do you like it too?

Linara Peach Skin - Spice.

The other cover is quite different in style because of it is . I´ve chosen the high quality 100% linen because I´m thinking this cover will be perfect for spring and summer.

As you can see the two different covers change the look quite a lot! Do you have a favorite?


By using the discount code stylizimo20 you get a 20% discount on your whole purchase. The code is valid until 19.11.18.
Start shopping or get free fabric samles on .

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photos © Kat Holst


New Limited Edition PH 3/2 Table lamp_Louis Poulsen

The  PH 3/2 table lamp designed by Poul Henningsen has always been special to me. But now with the , it got beyond special. For this photoshoot, I got to borrow one of these lamps, and now that I have seen it in real life I know that this will be my very own Christmas gift.

The lamp can be described in one word –  classic. With its Italian mouth-blown amber colored glass and brushed brass frame, I just know that this is a lamp I will grow old with. And as time will pass, the brass frame will acquire a beautiful, unique patina.

But design aside, the lamp creates a magnificent light. When I have turned it on in the evening, the lamp gives the room a calming atmosphere with its softly diffused lightning.

Lastly, a nice little detail I have to add is the through-switch located on the stem of the base (see photo below). No cheap plastic to be found here *smile*.

So if this lamp appeals to you as well, you should be aware that it is a limited edition and will only be available from the 1st of October to 31rd of December 2018. You can shop it .

Will it be on your Christmas wishlist?

New Limited Edition PH 3/2 Table lamp

Henningsen’s initials are beautifully engraved beneath the switch.

New Limited Edition PH 3/2 Table lamp

The lamp looks just as good when it is switched off as you can see below.

New Limited Edition PH 3/2 Table lamp

View the video to see more of how this beautiful lamp is made.

photos © Kat Holst

Autumn hues


Here is a little sneak peek of what I´ve been working on in my studio today… One out of many stylings I´ve been doing this week, actually! Some of them at home and some here in my studio.
I´m looking forward sharing some of them with you later here on my blog!

Notice the beautiful coffee pot and glass table in my studio. Both second-hand finds I got for a very good price! If you missed my other second-hand finds this Autumn, you can check them out here.


photo © Kat Holst

Second-hand treasures

I love second-hand stores and the search for cheap beautiful treasures for my home! And I´m lucky to have a great second-hand shop in my neighbourhood where I always find something nice, the prices there are also ridiculously low. What I ´m searching for these days are ceramics and pottery, and I´ve found a lot of beauties lately. Let me share a few of them with you and show you how nice it looks when you mix old treasures with new. I think it´s an great and afforable way to create a cool style + add more personality to the home. You also get unique items which is a good thing these days where everyone has the same products… : )

Photo 1:
– One of my favorite; The tea pot from the Norwegian A/S Egersunds Fayancefabriks Co. (made between 1963-69). What I paid: 25 NOK! ( I also bought a matching cream mug that´s not in the pictures 10 NOK)
– The white little vase (as I have used as a tea light holder) was only 10 NOK
– The tall “bottle” on the table was also only 15 NOK! Perfect as a vase or just a sculpure.

Second-hand treasures

Photo 2/3: Another find are two of these brown cream jugs(?) as I here use as a vase and a sculpure (below). I love its shape and colors! I actually met an old lady in the second-hand store when I bought these, that told me that they are very old. Maybe you have more information about this mug? I would love to know! Price: 15 NOK pr. mug.

Great finds, right?

Do you like second-hand stores? What do you usually look for?

Second-hand treasures
photos © Kat Holst