Cozy Sunday


OK - it's now official: it's June. It's summer in Sweden. Or so they say.  But temperatures are low and it's raining cats and dogs outside my window, so I keep a fire going , keeping warm and cozy.

The whole thing is really very clever: first you get hot from cutting down the tree. Then you stay warm while chopping it. And now my cheeks are glowing from the burning fire. Mmmmmmm. 

Don't have a fireplace? Here are some "fiery" inspiration, if you're planning to build one at your home.
Any summer where you are?






The images in my collages are from (top left):
Wooden joints, Karsamaki Church, Finland.  Interior from Sköna hem 
Interior via boligmagasinet
An old iron stove and a patchwork lace curtain from Sköna hem
A stone wall from lewfrenchstone, Interior from an unknown source
Modern stove in re-modelled barn via bing
Wood Assemblage by Alton Falcone, plus an interior via bobedre

WABI SABI Lisbeth Williams @ Williams Design
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5 comments:

  1. It's warm and sunny...finally after a week of cold, rain, fog....generally miserable coastal weather. (We are about five miles inland.)

    Love all you images....especially that wood stove.

    Happy Sunday......love,*s*

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  2. Summer and 75 degrees F. here on Cape Cod. It's been a lovely weekend. And we're very near to Smartcat, who commented above.

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  3. I am offering a link to a Southwestern Kiva fire place and my favorite hang out in Santa Fe, New Mexico, the Tea House, "where East and West meet."
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/phenomenalgirlfriends/260734878/in/set-72157605001446632/#/photos/phenomenalgirlfriends/260734878/in/set-72157605001446632/lightbox/
    Here in the high desert temperatures are in the eighties made very bearable by a refreshing breeze. No fire, and no heater for me, thanks, passive solar gain will do fine most of the time. Greetings from the City Different in The Land of Enchantment.

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  4. Your weather post could be mine here in Issaquah, WA (just east of Seattle) I think it is June, but yes, we still have a fire and the rains are here again. Love living here and looking forward to slightly warmer temps in July and August. I love your images always.

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