2/28/11

Jutta's Spring-Hued Home

Doesn't this color palette make you thirsty for springtime?  Mellow greenish yellow and that crisp light turquoise are such a lovely pair.  Jutta is a graphic designer who lives in Finland and this is her colorful abode. 

Forget any fondness I've ever had for ottomans or coffee tables---a trunk on wheels... I want!

Loving the metal lantern and candle-holder on the coffee table.

I'm not usually a fan of pink.  But this shade of cotton-candy pink pair with that oh-so-retro teal... love it!  This is a cupboard bursting with eye-candy: vintage tins, glass canisters, pretty labels and a cupcake!  Plus, I love the old metal tray.

Another view of the kitchen.  Even the calendar matches (...for this month anyway)!

Ooooh, I spy a typewriter.  The scarlet sheen of this console is stunning up against cool teal. 

Close-up shot of the kitchen counter. 

I'm experiencing serious furniture envy right now.  That graceful silhouette, rich wood and plush velvet---I've always wanted a gossip bench.  I also love how the mirror almost blends in.

Decoupaged coffee canisters?  Consider this added to my to-do list of diy projects.

I'm on the lookout for a pretty hand like this to wear my rings when I'm away.  And I just adore this little set up of color and pattern.

Sooo... Jutta also has a lovely blog Kootut Murut.  Don't be fooled by the name, it's in English and it's bursting with some serious prettiness and thriftiness.  (All the photos in this post belong to Jutta and are from the jutta / kootut murut photostream on Flickr.)

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12 comments:

Green Tea at Midnight (Jessica) said...

The scarlet console is just stunning. It's so shiny! The artwork in the last photo looks like a DIY with this IKEA frame http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/30151035 which is an awesome idea!!

Jutta said...

What a lovely surprise to find our home here! :) Thank you Jessica for your sweet words!

Green Tea at Midnight, it is that same exact Ikea frame :) I got it from a lovely reader and used it to frame a Catalina Estrada illustration.

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Nancy Smith said...

Your place looks really cosy and a nice place to drink coffee and stay in the whole day.
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Quintin T. said...

I really like the furniture in your house because it looks great.
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Peter Green said...

I like the way that you even changed your coffee container's design. Thank you for sharing them.
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I love the hand think where you keep your rings. where can I buy that?

andreafox21 said...

Your wallpaper looks gorgeous. I love the design of the furniture.

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The color combination is perfect, it feels so refreshing. Thanks.

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I would want to retire in a place like that. Thanks.
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Mrs. Mandy Catez said...

Oh, I just love the color combination of your kitchen it does really stand out. Thank you for sharing these idea.
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Valerie Phillips said...

I love how the kitchen is constructed. The layout is so practical. The combination of colors is awesome as well as the pieces used. Awesome job.

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