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Latvia Calling #I

As many of you must still remember from all the picture bombing on IG stories, we were on a PR work trip to Latvia to get to know some of what the capital of the Baltics has to offer and meet some of the creative entrepreneurs working sustainably. Quite frankly, I was...

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Interior therapy

Our old iMac serves of TV and gaming station. One of those pieces I would rather avoid on a kids room but no can do. Playing SIMS is a non negotiable activity here. Yes. You heard it. Therapy. 2019 started heavy. Lots to organise, think, rethink, some confusion,...

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Yin Your Skin®

Last Sunday I had the pleasure of enjoying a girl's night. I don't remember when was the last time our girl's night didn't involve taping our computer keyboards while the kids run around and needing something every 10 minutes (I guess all mom's can relate?!). This...

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Home and homesickness

Unusual subject for an interior blog, I know!  It’s simple – it is emotional distress or anxiety from being pushed out of a comfort zone and/or being away from familiar faces.  As a Brazilian citizen living in Finland for 11 years now, this is an issue I deal with...

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Glögi evening with Johanna Gullichsen

Commercial collaboration with Johanna Gullichsen  I had the pleasure to be asked to collaborate with one of my favourite brands, Johanna Gullichsen, doing a Christmas story and to invite anyone in Helsinki to join their glögi evening on the 18th of December at the...

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Sauna makeover with Tikkurila

Small sauna... Big changes! During the previous weekend, I decided to turn my tiny old sauna into an inviting place to do what sauna does best... RELAX! Our sauna was in bad condition and some of the planks were starting to come off. I was also consistently annoyed...

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New Kitchen Worktop w/ Corian & Nomart

by Lela Louhio - In collaboration with NOMART. If you follow me on Instagram, you've probably noticed we been on a ongoing renovation process. We bought our first house just about 6 months ago and we been slowly renovating as we juggle work and family life at the same...

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Pelago of My Life

Yes... You heard it right... Pelago of my life! I have been in an ever lasting platonic love with the Pelago Brooklyn for about 3-4 years now and had just felt condemned to accept the fact we were never meant to be as the bicycle high was not fit for my very long legs...

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Mama I’m a Big Girl Now

by Lela Louhio What a 2 weeks these has been! B and V have had their bdays and they are now 8 and 9 and so full of energy and life. They can be a hand full at times but that is what a happy childhood is supposed to be! Like my sister wished.... That life brings you...

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Colors Much?! Yes Please!

by Lela Louhio If you follow me on IG, you've probably notice I am a sucker for a certain type of colors... specially if there is a 70's vibe to it! Not that I wouldn't love all the cold shades out there (witch I do and use a lot on my work) but when it comes to my...

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New Adea Collection

by Lela Louhio In the beginning of the year I had the honor to assist two of my Interior design heros on a photoshoot for Adea Collection. Adea is a family owned Finnish furniture company who produces the highest quality design oriented furniture for over 20 years. ...

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New Look For Botta

by Lela Louhio In the beginning of 2017, I had the honour of  being asked to redesign the interior of Botta. Botta is one of the oldest buildings in Helsinki and holds great historical importance in Finland. Currently, the building is partially protected by the...

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Field Day Studio

by Pinja Forsman Viime keväänä pääsin mukaan erittäin mielenkiintoiseen projektiin kun kauniita nahkatuotteita valmistava Field Day sekä taitava valokuvaaja Unto Rautio etsivät uutta yhteistä työtilaa. Field Day:n takaa löytyvä ihanainen Iina Kettunen ja hänen...

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Frantsila – Tested & Checked!

by Lela Louhio Hello friends... here I am, once again, writing about the same subject! I honestly, truly, meant to write a few other posts about work projects and Interior plans for our new home but... NO... Here I am to tell you how things have been ever since our...

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Summer City Like Painting

by Pinja Forsman Talvinen Hanko Heti suomen täytettyä 100v. pakkasimme äitini kanssa matkalaukut ja hyppäsimme junaan. Tiedossa oli pieni loma keskellä arjen kiireitä Suomen etäläisimmässä kaupungissa, Hangossa. Hanko lukeutuu ehdottomasti kesäisiin lemppareihini,...

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Memories of a Hipsterhippie

by Lela Louhio Once upon a time there were two friends... A former Brazilian hippie & a Finnish Punavuori hipster and they received a golden ticket to a far far away magical organic farm known as Frantsila! 😀 Friends, I could actually write a fairy tale out of...

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Pinja’s Home

by Pinja Forsman Vajaa vuosi sitten päätimme tehdä jotakin ihan muuta kuin mihin olimme tottuneet. Kun sopivaa uutta omistusasuntoa ei löytynyt, möimme omat asuntomme ja muutimme vuokralle. Vuokralla emme olleet valmiit tinkimään juuri mistään. Nykyisessä asunnossa...

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Lela’s Home

by Lela Louhio After a very very long time looking to buy their first home, the Louhio troupe finally found the perfect place to call their own! Throughout 2 years, the family looked at a large amount of possible homes, but there were tons of compromises on their way...

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