I am one of the persons who remained charmed by Sweden and all the Swedish things. Since the moment I have visited this country I remained impressed by many things like the climate, the landscape and the people. Although their climate is not so welcoming and warm I just adore it. The summer nights are gorgeous! The rocky land that combines with the beauty of the North Sea and the wonderful people make you fall in love with this piece of heaven.
As Swedish people love the quality and practicality this ISALA coffee table cannot be an exception of these things. IKEA, the famous Swedish brand designed this elegant and practical coffee table that seems to be inspired by the early Swedish furniture style. Its round shape, thick legs and the presence of a drawer make it perfect for any modern or classic interior. It is made of plywood and fiberboard and solid pine and beech. This combination of materials makes of it a resistant and elegant piece of furniture that everybody would appreciate it.
For $199, 00 ISALA can be yours and you can enjoy of its elegant presence and practical design! Imagine how stylish your living room will look and the wonderful and peaceful atmosphere it will create while you enjoy a nice cup of coffee with your friends!
I am a very light sleeper, so when I go to my mother for a visit and sleep over night there’s always a problem with noise: my mother has a clock that ticks really loudly and drives me crazy. So I have to remove it in the middle of the night and try to go back to sleep. Well, apparently some people have already solved all the problems and I was convinced of that when I found this funny Owl Clock. It is shaped like an owl (which is a night bird – I like the parallel) and makes absolutely no noise whatsoever.
The clock is made of bamboo wood which is cut by laser for a more accurate obtaining of the details. After laser cutting, the bamboo wood is further sanded and treated with tung oil. It works with an AA battery and comes in two sizes – big and small. You can order it now for $78.
Most kids like fruit very much and apples are among the favourites. So if you want to surprise your child or children and get something special and funny for their room, maybe it would be a good idea to buy something shaped like an apple. For example this Happle Lamp is perfect for any child to lit when the night comes. And if all children are afraid of the dark, when they see the sparkling apple in the dark they will be totally relaxed and fall asleep again.
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People have used wood for buildings and furniture long before they invented the nails. So they used certain innovative and intelligent ways of combining and linking wood so as not to use any nails or screws, but the furniture parts will still be in place. Some of these techniques are still used in China and in other parts of the world and they are illustrated in the design of such furniture items like this Ventana Vista Bookshelf.
The name of the designer is Maria Yee and she succeeded to introduce a huge “V” in the middle of the shelves. It looks great and bold, modern and cool. The material used is solid chestnut and Chinese hardwood. The bookshelf has two rectangular also wooden short legs that allow you to move the shelves from one room to another easily without having to unbolt them from the walls. The shape and size show you that this piece of furniture can be used for storing different other objects and decorations, not only books. It is made only if you order one such item for $1,529.
Pillows are very useful because they provide a soft and comfortable seating place for our heads during the night sleep. But sometimes pillows can also be used for decorative purposes. In this case you can choose a pillow with a nice design, something special that you like and that looks great. If you like geometrical shapes and colours, you will find this Pierson Pillow perfect for your bedroom or even living room.
This pillow is colourful and has an interesting and modern design, with squares and rectangles of different colours. They are separated by thick lines of solid black polyester backing and this makes the pillow looks very well. The pillow closes with a hidden zipper and this way it looks as if it did not have one. It feels really soft, too, thanks to the feather down insert. The cover can be easily removed and washed by hand or even in the washing machine. It is made in India and be bought for $26.95 from Crate and Barrel.
I ran into this 2 Door Kiyoshi Vanity when I was visiting an interesting web site that deals mainly with tea. I mean original Chinese tea. But this web site also offers some interesting furniture pieces for sale and one of them was this vanity. It is pretty interesting and looks great, showing its Asian origins in the simple, yet elegant design.
The vanity shows a combination of rustic and contemporary style and is a part of Kuryo collection. It is elegant and functional, as it offers plenty of storage space. The doors are complemented by the hand forged brass hardware that bring a plus of elegance.It is available in dark brown with a lighter line around the vanity doors. If you like this vanity and want to purchase it, you can do this online for $760. It is offered by Green Tea Design.
I bet you all know the story with the Wizard of Oz, with Dorothy and her dog Toto either from the book you read when you were kids or from the nice and funny musical you saw on TV. Either way, Dorothy is a very popular character among kids and I know for sure all the little girls want sparkling red shoes like hers. And I guess we keep that fondness in our hearts long after we stop being children and like her as adults, too. That is why I love this Dorothy Mug. It would be just a coffee or tea mug with nothing particular to draw attention if it weren’t for the picture with Dorothy and Toto.
The picture of Dorothy is in black and white, just like an old movie and it suits the white mug perfectly. It is a normal ceramic mug that has a ten ounces capacity and is perfectly suitable to be used with the microwave oven or cleaned in the washing machine. I guess the design is what makes it so special. And the price – $4.98.