January 23, 2014

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: one of the versatile and fun objects is the IKEA Frosta stool made out of birch plywood. It can be used for anything from seating to storage to a fully-functional transportation device. I even have a pair that I use as bedside tables. Yes, it is strikingly […]


November 18, 2012

In light of celebrating 80 years of existence for Alvar Aaltos “Stool 60”, Finnish furniture company Artek has collaborated with designer Nao Tamura to produce a special design for the iconic 3-legged birch stool. Here is a beautiful description for the stool’s special celebratory design by the designer: “Contained within a single tree is its […]


November 13, 2012

This incredibly cute and unique birch stool is a simple and fun DIY project. Follow the guide below to find out how you can turn a simple IKEA stool into a fun piece of art. Completely customizable to your own liking! WHAT YOU NEED: – stool (e.g. IKEA’s FROSTA stool) – masking tape – acrylic paint – […]


August 5, 2012

If you enjoy a fun DIY project, then have a look at these really creative coasters out of slices of birch (tree) that are both incredibly inspiring and easy to make. Full DIY tutorial available by Lou at Happy Serendipity. Guaranteed that no two pieces will be alike. Perfectly imperfect! [easyrotator]erc_66_1344144682[/easyrotator] Images by Happy Serendipity  


June 20, 2012

Knock on Wood is the official Nordic Homeworx blog, where you can follow us through our daily updates containing inspirational images, news, events and much more. Happy reading!  

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