Tuesday, 17 August 2010
The mantelpieces I grew to love whilst living in London cannot be found in finnish architecture. There´s seldom fireplaces in finnish apartments. If there is a fireplace, it is usually a cast iron or tiled stove. So there is no mantelpiece.
I´ve created my own mantelpiece. I have a large chest of drawers, and I´ve placed it in the middle of the wall, added a mantelpiece-mirror (french!) and lots and lots of stuff. Once again, showing you how much one can sqeeeze on to a "fake" mantelpiece. Did I say mantelpiece?
Though I would love to have a fire, I´m not going to burn the chest of drawers;) I just have to live with the fact I cannot have all.
Last night I felt chilly for the first time this summer. I even got up in the middle of the night to look for a pyjamas...