Maki Basket from OYOY with plants on wooden bench

Five House Plants to Brighten Up Your Space

Looking to brighten up your space with houseplants? Here are five indoor plants that will instantly brighten up your home, and a few tips for how to get started.

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Crystal Ball Installation at Hadeland Glassworks village

Enjoy Norwegian Tradition: A Visit to Hadeland Glassworks

Hadeland Glassworks is the oldest industrial company in Norway, founded in 1762. Whether on the shelves of my friends’ childhood homes, or in the armoire at my bestemor’s house, the beautiful works of Hadeland Glassworks are a familiar part of my upbringing. And I believe most Norwegians would say the same.

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Introducing: Inside the Scandinavian Homes of Female Creators

Introducing: Inside the Scandinavian Homes of Female Creators

We are introducing a new content series here at Blue House. The focus of our project? The Scandinavian homes of female creators, the inspiring work they are doing, and the spaces they have created around them. We’re excited to celebrate creativity, entrepreneurship, and women who inspire us.

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Five Simple Steps to the Perfect Picture Wall

Five Simple Steps to the Perfect Picture Wall

Somehow I feel like gallery or picture walls are a controversial topic. Some love them, some detest the idea of a cluttered wall. Personally, I am always delighted by one done well. It is an opportunity to learn more about the person or family who has put it together. Where they’ve been, what they’ve loved, the story they choose to share.

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Designer Kristine Five Melvær

Designer Highlight: Kristine Five Melvær

When we are obsessed with a product, we want to make sure we are really highlighting the creator behind it, and in this case, the creator is Kristine Five Melvær.

And as it turns out, her stunning work with the Syndin blanket is but the tip of the iceberg.

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