sneak peek: elisabeth dunker’s country home

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Since we last visited stylist/photographer Elisabeth Dunker’s Swedish home, she’s been busy working on the new Fine Little Day shop that just launched, as well as a range of freelance projects, including a photo exhibition currently going on in Gothenburg, Sweden. Today we have a special look into her country home, a calm and peaceful escape that is something between eclectic, playful, bohemian-meets-old-classics and vintage. Now I just wish we could travel back in time to pick up some of those patterned wallpapers! Thanks, Elisabeth (and thanks for the great shots, too)! – Anne

Image above: Our cat, Hiro (a Devon Rex), in one of the patterned bedrooms.


Image above: The wallpapers in the house are all old and original (probably from the 60s) and were here when we moved in.

The rest of Elisabeth’s home tour continues after the jump…


Image above: Generous windows facing south and north in the 50 square metre attic.


Image above: There are a lot of patterns and colors in this house, with different wallpapers in every room.


Image above: The little guest house is a renovated hen house.


Image above: Inherited furniture and secondhand finds all over.


Image above: Hallway. The old kont (the basket with lid) was used by my grandmother a long time ago when she picked blueberries and cloud berries. You can find new Swedish konts here.


Image above: Floor tiles in the hall. A bit cold for a cat’s paws but practical in typical Swedish autumn weather (rain).


Image above: Inherited teak dresser.


Image above: Rowanberries, autumn flowers


Image above: Peace and quiet in the kitchen. The honey is from the neighbor’s bees.


Image above: The old AGA-stove keeping us warm during cold autumn and winter days.


Image above: A nightdress bag with Little Red Riding Hood


Image above: The little guest house. Our garden is wild and untamed, like a hilly courtyard that merges with a birch forest. The grass is full of nettles and wild flowers. We also have apple trees, currants, rhubarbs and wild strawberries. And in the birch forest garden, there are lingonberries and blueberries.


Image above: A glimpse of the main house. I especially like afternoons in the garden, when the day is about to turn to night. The light is magical, and it’s a pleasure just sitting there in all the green and taking it all in.


  1. Kimberly says:

    This may be my favourite home ever. BEAUTIFUL.

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