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Sunday, October 13, 2013

For those of you that follow me in Instagram you know that for the few next weeks I am in Greece!
It feels nice to be back home and the weather is great,
but I miss my Norwegian new home much more than I thought.
I always loved Scandinavian style but the minute I stepped to Norway I became addicted.
So much so that my neoclassic minimalist old bedroom looks like it needs a major redecoration.

I want to take the opportunity though and point out that the room itself a few years ago underwent a major refurbishment on its own. What it looks like a wall nook is in fact a window. You can see before pictures here and during construction here. I didn't want to interfere with the structural integrity of this particular wall so I had to install custom made plaster wall fittings. I finished off with another custom made shelf which runs above the bed. The nook I created is far smaller than the window which actually extends below the last shelf. The room is relatively small and on the left side there is a large window that lets in more than plenty of light. 

The additions make for extra space without interfering with what is an already small room. I paid extra attention so the bed would fit perfectly under the new shelf, since on the other side and below the window there is a wall mounted radiator I couldn't move. 

Overall I am happy with the result it looks better than I remembered however I have to admit my new found love for Scandinavian style keeps burning as bright as ever.
Do you have any new or past redecorated spaces you would like to share? I would love to check out your space and if you have questions I would be more than happy to provide with guidance!

Photographs taken by Katerina Dima unless otherwise stated.

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  1. raumfuerzweiOctober 13, 2013 at 9:12 AM

    Is this your bedroom? It's lovely. I also love scandinavian an minimalistic style. This style is very new in germany and most of german people only know ikea :P There is so much more and it swappes slowly to germany. I always love looking on scandinavian blogs for ideas and brands.
    Have a nice sunday.

    Kind regards

    1. This is my bedroom in Greece well my childhood bedroom really. I live in Norway now but I came back to visit my parents for a few weeks! So far the norwegian bedroom is not ready for photos yet but when I go back I will get right on it :)
      Thank you for stopping by have a lovely day too!

  2. I love your bedroom ! And I'm so happy I found out about your blog through Stylizimo !
    Have a nice day - Sarah

    1. Thank you! I've been a follower of yours ( Blog and Instagram) for a while , I am so flattered and humbled.
      Have a great week!

  3. Stunning room. I'm currently in the process of decorating our new apartment, but I've got a long way to go before it's photo ready.

    Glad I found your blog. I'm excited to see what your room in Norway will look like :)

    1. You are very kind ♥ We need to start painting it first and then it will be very rudimentary to start but I can always snap some sneak peeks! Believe our house is also so long way before photo ready which is why I am always snapping some pics here and there but I am confident it will be ready by next summer. Until then I just take it room by room :)

      Thank you for stopping by!
      Have a great day :)



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