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Ninja traveller. Seamlessly travels between Stockholm, Shanghai, Zurich and France. Late nights in the city and early morning countryside life. Fashion, beauty, reflections, portraits and inspiration.

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  • This weekend was spent on beautiful Öland with family, good food and nature. The annual harvest festival was held those very days and it's always so charming. We drove around between different farms and art galleries where they had a lot of ceramics in particular and came home with local honey and a darling little milkpot from Resmo Krukmakeri, just about enough shopping after buying a bazillion baby necessities. ; ) 

    I'm super pregnant (5,5 more weeks to go now) and quite tired to be honest so I'm a little behind on updates - bare with me!

    Odalisque Magazine AW19 is PRINTING TODAY and I'm so excited to see the results. I think I will always prefer print. I like the relaxing and luxurious feeling when I choose a cosy corner and snuggle up with something inspiring and interesting to read, preferably with a cup of tea and a cinnamon roll to keep me company. 


    Love, Christine Deckert
  • When Henrik started tasting some of his Georgian natural wines this afternoon I felt a bit left out (by now you all know I'm super-pregnant, right?) UNTIL I decided to join the fun but then rather try out a matching selection of body oils. 

    I've been obsessing about oils lately as my belly is growing and I want to avoid stretch marks as much as I can. Pregnant or not, it's a luxurious treat. 

    Kerstin Florian Lavender Bath & Body Oil, 419 SEK/100 ml at skincity.se

    Contains: Calming Organic Lavender Oil with Vitamin E.

    Natura Bissé Fitness Dry Oil, 645 SEK/100ml at hudoteket.se

    Contains: Mint, Eucalyptus, Carrot Oil, Grapeseed Oil, Vitamin E, Sunflower Oil and Azulen. Works anti-inflammatory and purifying. 

    Natura Bissé Energizing Dry Oil, 645 SEK/100ml at hudoteket.se

    Contains: Carrot and Grapeseed Oil, a combination of essential oils from various Citrus Fruits along with Lavender Flowers and Cypress Leaves, Sage, Olives, Rosemary and Vitamin E. The scent is wonderful and it has an energizing and refreshing effect. This was my personal favourite!

    Bio-Oil Hudvårdsolja, 119 SEK/125ml at apotea.se

    Produced especially to treat stretch marks and scars. Contains Paraffin, Sunflower Oil, Chamomile Flower Oil, Lavender, Rosemary and Soja Oil. It's lightly perfumed and is therefore suitable for people particularily sensitive to strong scents. Very affordable!


    Love, Christine Deckert
  • I couldn't help myself, this little tuxedo-body I found at Livly was just too cute!

    Chipmunks room is finally finished, how do you like it? I wanted it to be a calm room without too many impressions. A place to snuggle & rest.

    8 weeks to go now. 


    Love, Christine Deckert


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