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A Cosy Danish Loft Full of Plants & Vintage Treasures

Despite haling from London and being very much a city girl, I do love to go out into the great wide open and forget myself for a while. This summer we're island hopping on Sweden's west coast. If you've never been to this part of the world, it's a must! The nature is absolutely breath-taking (keep an eye out on my stories to see more if you're curious - I'd be so happy to share my tips with you!).  Another girl after my own heart is Juila, founder of the delightful blog Copenhagen Wilderness. When Juila's not in her charming, boho loft in the heart of Copenhagen which she shares with her boyfriend Allan, Norwegian Forest cat Elmer, she's staking out remote forest cabins in the Scandinavian countryside. Here's a glimpse into Juila's inspiring world!


Molecular pendant light*, Macrame wall hanging*, Tolix chair*


How did Copenhagen Wilderness begin?
"I started blogging five years ago as a student nurse. I love DIY, plants and interior design so it quickly evolved. Now I also blog about small adventure travels - about giung out into nature and living the simple life in forest cabins and all sorts of other peculiar small 'shelters'. I love city life here in Copenhagen, but I also love the wilderness, so I unite them."

Perhaps this is why Juila's 124 metre square (1334 feet square) exposed brick and white washed loft is also filled with greenery and earth colours, which sit among beautiful Danish design pieces and other second hand finds.



Reema floor cushion*, source a Louis Poulsen pendant lamp here*

Your home is full of beautiful pieces, how do you source them?
"I love old Danish design from the 50's-70's and sometimes I get lucky and find something great on DBA or at a flea market. I love a good treasure hunt!"

The room divider was custom made by @jernogglas using four double doors which can be opened right out to create one large room.  





A lot of your furniture looks beautifully crafted and I also spot many natural textures, was this a deliberate choice?
"I love the idea of buying furniture that's good quality and based on a more sustainable mindset, so I'm also willing to pay more to ensure good quality, that is also based on conscious and responsible sourcing."


I love your concrete floor, did you lay it or was it already in place? 
"We laid it along with a wooden herringbone floor. I've always loved the raw look of concrete and it fits the New York loft look that I'm drawn to. Also, it's practical and easy to clean."

For a similar look, try this ochre bed setand kilim cushion*.


What's next in the world of Copenhagen Wilderness?
"Now I'm looking to buy myself a small forest cabin in southern sweden."


I can't wait to see what it will be like, can you?! Perhaps it will be similar to some of the spectacular cabins Juila has visited in Sweden recently - like Naturbyn floating cabin on lake Eldan?!



I can't believe this cabin is only 6 hours drive from my house - I might just have to pay a visit! Is this your kind of over night stay too? If so, you might like to check out the full feature from Juila's overnight stay here - such stunning pictures!

In fact, if you're visiting Sweden and love to stay in places that are a little out of the ordinary, look no further than Juila's instagram feed, I've never seen so many wonderful places!

Do any catch your eye?!

You can keep an also keep an eye on her latest interior projects and travels on her blog Copenhagen Wilderness.

And for more beautiful Danish interior inspiration, check out these Copenhagen home tours.

See you Wednesday!

Niki



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  1. The last image is the one I love most:)) To me, it says it all.

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    1. It’s a beautiful picture - I completely agree!

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  2. This is lovely! Warm, cozy, and very well curated! I scrolled up and down to catch the images again and again. Thank you.

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    1. I’m so happy you enjoyed this home tour! Juila has such a effortless sense of style, it’s so inspiring!

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  3. This is like a green one. I love the way to put these lovely pots into the house! novel updates

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  4. Beautiful interior and great inspiration, no doubt. Thank you for sharing. One thing I do not get is why they move the dining table around from one pic to another?

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