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How To Get Wood Flooring Right The First Time Around

March 5, 2020

Installing the right kind of wood flooring that will suit your home as well as match your interior decor can be tricky given the fact that there are multiple types, textures and colors to choose from when selecting wood flooring. There are also many other considerations such as installing mouldings, underlays, and skirtings for your […]

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JUNGLE FEVER

April 2, 2018

We recently collaborated with the talented Live Loud Girl team for a special interior photoshoot – featuring that playful style that Live Loud Girl is known for. Our natural Kährs Oak Siena wood floor was selected to add an earthy and grounding feel to the otherwise vibrant decor – showcased in two different room settings. We love! Discover the fully story […]

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LUXE MINIMALISM

March 3, 2018

In light of our #FloorOfTheMonth Kährs Oak Dew, we are loving an elegant, exclusive interior with neutral tones such as ivory, beige and muted camel contrasted by stark blacks for a grounded balance.

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HOW TO TAKE CARE OF WOODEN FLOORING

April 17, 2017

This is a guest blogpost by Caroline Modig on how to care for your wooden flooring and get that timeless finish! Anyone can vouch for the fact that hardwood flooring is one of the most beautiful design investments that can be made. Its timelessness not only reflects the owner’s impeccable sense of style but also […]

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WINTER GREEN

January 9, 2017

Inspired by the colours of a wintery landscape, we are loving the combination of suave cream-white tones with wintery green accents. Try layering different textures and materials in similar tones, as well as the occasional brass detail, creating an understated boho-elegance. Low maintenance leafy green plants and other rustic materials in wood, concrete and linen will add a natural […]

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AIRY STUDIO APARTMENT

December 5, 2016

This 29 sqm studio apartment in central Gothenburg is perfectly designed to maximise the use of space and define different areas within the miniature home. With a generous ceiling height, the owner has decorated vertically, creating storage space along the high walls and leaving the space feeling uncluttered and airy despite its small size. Having […]

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#DREAMNORDIC

October 12, 2016

Pin & Win! From October 9 – November 6, 2016 we invite your to create your dream living room with Kährs wood flooring on Pinterest and stand the chance to win Dhs 1,500 to spend at Mall of the Emirates! All you have to do is re-pin one of our four new Chevron-patterned floors by Kährs Chevron Collection […]

DIY: WOODEN HEADBOARD

September 4, 2014

We love any great project using wood, but we are especially loving this nifty little DIY idea by blogger Sugar & Cloth! She has transformed her IKEA Malm bed headboard using Stikwood – a radical new approach to modern wood wall decor, the worlds first peel & stick solid wood planking using reclaimed wood that is pre-finished and with an easy-to-use adhesive backing. On top […]

COOL COOLER

July 23, 2014

Are you spending time at the beach or picnicking in parks this summer? Do you usually keep your beverages cool in a cooler? While most coolers are, let’s face it – U G LY – we came across this übercool, ultra-chic cooler by the DIY blog Almost Makes Perfect (you can guess which part of it we […]

PYROMANIAC

February 25, 2014

When I was in elementary school in Sweden we had to participate in woodshop classes as part of our education (yep, DIY really is that important over there). And as a final exam, we had to compete in assembling the most complex piece of IKEA furniture in the shortest amount of time. Just kidding! Jokes aside, I was […]

DIY: IKEA FROSTA STOOL

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 […]

SWEDISH SAFFRON BUNS

December 10, 2013

In Scandinavia and a few other countries, December 13 is known as Saint Lucia’s Day. On this day, a traditional kind of bun, Lussekatt (“St. Lucia Bun”), made with saffron, is normally eaten. Here’s a beautiful video showing how this delicious bun is made, and here is the recipe to make your very own Lussekatter! Video by […]

DIY: TRIVET/IAL PURSUIT

October 8, 2013

We are really loving this on-trend trivet that combines natural wood with copper. Made from a simple rounded pine wood stick and copper corner pieces (i.e. piping) from any hardware store. Super simple yet very elegant and modern. You need: •     30cm wooden stick •     Saw •     Glue • […]

DIY: ADVENT CALENDAR

November 25, 2012

The festive month of December is quickly approaching, and if you’re celebrating Christmas, there’s no time like the present to begin planning for all the festivities! In Scandinavia for example, it is common to have an Advent calendar that leads up to the days of Christmas. The tradition is to open one small gift each […]

DIY: CROSS-STITCH STOOL

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 – […]

DIY: COFFEE TABLE

October 18, 2012

Looking for a highly unique and sustainable coffee table? Skip the mass-produced! This tutorial for a DIY coffee table made from left-over wood pallets is very easy to follow and you will end up with a cool coffee table with high functionality. Paint it in your favourite colour and store your books, magazine and decorative […]

DIY: STACKABLE SHELF

October 7, 2012

If you are looking for a unique shelving unit at an affordable price, we’ve got a great DIY project for you! This stackable shelf made out of IKEA’s PRÄNT plywood boxes has been a major hit, especially in Sweden this year. And at only Dhs 79 per box (with lid), it’s a bargain! Since the […]

SOMEWHERE OVER THE RAINBOW

August 27, 2012

A doormat is probably one of the most overlooked items a homeowner can have in their home. It does not seem to hold much aesthetic significance, especially if it is kept outdoors. But this this little gem revolutionizes our perception of doormats. Not only is it made out of wood – which we love – but it […]

DIY: WOODEN COASTERS

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  

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