my scandinavian home: A vintage inspired Swedish home full of soul

A vintage inspired Swedish home full of soul

Wednesday, 30 November 2016

Every now and again I stumble across a beautifully unique, creative, Swedish home that's full of soul.  This is one of them. Tuva Minna Linn, husband Peter and their two children and dog live in a former missionary house in the countryside in Southern Sweden. The house dates back to 1921 and is teeming with vintage treasures and beautiful patterns, and designed throughout so all the family can feel happy and relaxed. So wonderful! A few weeks ago photographer Kristin Lagerqvist (who's home I once featured here), paid a visit.....















Photography: Kristin Lagerqvist Interior design: Tuva Minna Linn

So lovely! And so lovely life!

The wallpapers, the textiles, the quirky art, the one-off pieces. It's all so inspiring, don't you think?

Is there anything that catches your eye?

Get the look from Minna's home: Boucherouite rugs (this one is beautiful - it's a one-off though so you'd need to be quick!) and vintage kilims (love these!), this leather chesterfield is similar, Minna sells vintage kimonos in her online shop. Children's bed canopy and bunting. Try William Morris for similar wallpaper (Hyacinth is a pretty one). 

You can see the full tour of Minna's home here. You might also like to check out Minna's lovely blog, instagram and online shop Oddlovin'

Other homes captured by Kristin include the lovely Swedish home of Johanna Bradford, the boho home and studio of an artist and florist and a dairy in the Swedish countryside. Sooooo beautiful, in a fab boho way.

Have a lovely day!

PS With my favourite month of the year just round the corner there are so many exciting things coming up on My Scandinavian Home  (even if I say so myself!) including a big give-away this evening and a tour of my home with Christmas touches tomorrow (I've been busy with my little elves! Always nerve-racking to share too - eeeeek!), as well as lots of other Nordic Christmas inspiration (and of course the usual Scandinavian inspired home tours)....soooooo excited!


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    1. That's the perfect way to describe it Annton, thank you.

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  2. Gorgeous pictures! Sophie x

    sophiehmstewart.com

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    1. They are lovely aren't they? kristin has a wonderful knack for capturing the atmosphere in a home.

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  3. The last bed! I want it :-)real kingdom for all the princesses :-)

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    1. I'd love a bed like this myself too Petra!

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  4. Wow! OMG!! This is breathtaking! To me this is the home of a free spirited artist/child with heart just like mine! Absolutely love it!!!
    Tray-C

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    1. I love the free-spirited feel too - it's wonderful!

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  5. Wauw so colorful and fun. Love it, so much going on and in such harmony. Beautiful.
    Thanks for sharing, have a lovely day.

    Nadia Kaplan
    Www.neronoir.dk

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    1. That's so true - it really does all work together in harmony nadia.

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  6. It's unusually colourful for MSH. :-)
    Lots of beatiful things, it looks very warm and cozy. I have a weakness for the blueish teal paint colour (the little table next to the stove).

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    1. I do love to surprise from time to time Alena :) I love blue-teal too, beautiful!

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  7. First of all I love seeing your posts. They bring a 'time out' to busy days here. I don't have a 2 colour sceme in my house though. My own place is more like this house in this post
    I make lots of quilts and other colourful things myself so I could move right in this Swedish home! I dont have this beautifyl red wood outside, that will be something to wish for. Thanks for showing.
    Groetjes
    Annemieke

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