The kitchen is nearly ready, but quite a few people have asked to have a nosy. So I made a quick video of the IKEA kitchen and here is the first walk-though, including design decisions, peep into the cabinets and drawers. It's an IKEA kitchen Metod cabinets with Veddinge fronts- white and grey- and Juttis glass doors. The appliances (except for our ancient fridge) are … [Read more...] about New IKEA kitchen- a first walk-though [Video Post]
Continuing on from the master bedroom renovation, we shifted our efforts on to the second bedroom renovations. Well, Dadonthebrink did. I was travelling. This was intended as the boys' room. I left Dadonthebrink a nice little list of the priorities we'd discussed. He made a prompt start with emptying the room of the boxes stored ceiling high, kids toys and bed and … [Read more...] about The Second Bedroom Renovation & Changing Plans, Small Family Apartment
So, does 700 square feet for a family of 5 plus dog count as a small apartment or a tiny apartment? It certainly is tight! Some remodelling is called on, for sure. On a beautiful Saturday, when the weather was actually beckoning us to sit on our terrace to just chill, sip coffee and eat cake, we found ourselves with a crowbar and a large hammer in our new flat. Our first … [Read more...] about Small Family Apartment Remodelling- Taking Down a Wall
The original bedroom in our new small family apartment will have to acquire a new role: the living room and dining room. You see, our apartment was built in the sixties, for a young couple or perhaps an older couple. It had a spacious bedroom, kitchen, a lovely dining room with an attached, small balcony and a nice living room with dual aspect. For it to be suitable for a … [Read more...] about Small Family Apartment Remodelling- Creating a Spacious Family Room
Good news is: we are buying a flat! Read about the ordeal of buying in Sweden The bad news is that it is rather small apartment- a mere 65 square meters or 700 square feet. It's moving week this week. As I tackle our ever-growing piles of possessions, I am panicking. We have acquired so much in the last 2.5 years, that it's rather unbelievable that we moved in just … [Read more...] about Can a family of 5 live comfortably in 700 square feet small apartment?