I finished off the year with a list of 20 wonderful things to do in Malmö in wintertime
– so it makes sense to start the new year with a peek inside a local home, don’t you think? This beautiful apartment belongs to Natalia Andersson
, a landscape gardener and owner of Atrium
– one of my favourite haunts (which of course, I included in my guide!). Natalia, her partner Adrian and their three-year-old son Mateo used to live over Atrium before relocating across the street to this larger 96 meter square (1033 foot square) apartment dating back to 1909. Natalia and Adrian have invested a lot of time renovating the space, gradually transforming it into the lovely family home it is today. Ready to take a tour?
Natalia is particularly happy with the bespoke kitchen – which was built with the help of a local carpenter.
A limestone countertop rests atop cabinets that have been built from scratch and painted in griege (4005-Y20R).
The kitchen walls have been painted in Skimmingstone by Farrow & Ball, which gives the entire space a lovely warm feel. Lampe Gras provides task lighting.
The rooms have been furnished with a blend of Swedish antiques and vintage finds as well as newer pieces by the likes of Scandinavian brands Artek
and Skovshoved Møbelfabrik
The sitting room walls have been painted in Jotun Sand
Tip: When you have high ceilings it’s important to include items that help draw the eye upwards and accentuate the height in order to balance the feel of the room. In this case a beautiful rubber plant does the trick!
I love the old wooden side table.
A good rule of thumb, is to include at least one vintage or antique piece in every room. It will instantly add a unique touch and a wonderful feel to the space – it also serves as a great talking point as people are always curious about the story behind it!
Such a lovely home – it feels so balanced and full of harmony.
This reminds me that I really should head to Natalia’s wonderful Atrium cafe for a brunch as soon as possible, it’s only a 5-minute cycle from my house, so no excuses! In case you missed my guide – here’s a glimpse inside:
A roaring fire and a good book. What else could you possibly need on a cold January morning?
Would you like to take a peek around a few other Malmö homes today?
Firstly of course, there’s our townhouse by the sea – see the before and after
– although those of you who know me well, know my home will never really be ‘finished’!
Har det så bra!