Fabric of my Life.

Tag: Sweden

A better everyday life.

Hands up if you have an item of IKEA furniture in your home.  Silly question; who doesn’t?!   I hadn’t realised until moving up to Manchester that one of my new local IKEA stores in Warrington, Cheshire, was actually the first to open in the UK, back in October 1987.   Growing up in South London my first experience of the big Swedish blue-and-yellow store was when the Croydon outpost opened in the early 90s on the site of the

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A home from home, all around the world

i stayed in a wonderful apartment in stockholm last week with my travelling companion katie (confessions of a design geek) which we found through airbnb, a global network of accomodations offered by locals. airbnb provides a community marketplace for you to list, discover, and book unique spaces around the world, and with listings in over 18,000 cities and 186 countries, you’re sure to find something inspiring! the apartment we chose was in central stockholm, just north of the main train

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