Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Stolen diamonds

Ok, this is embarrassing, but i have actually been working on this post for a week now.
Not constantly, of course, but on and off.
So much keeps happening at the shop, so every time i'm about to hit "publish" i remember this one thing i need pictures of, and then i decide to wait.
Well it ends here!

On Sunday, and that's last Sunday, not the one we just had, our glorious new wallpaper was put up in the work room.
That room never really became what we'd hoped for the first time around, and in comparison to the other rooms it just seemed a little too... not us.
And with Nick leaving we needed to do some major remodeling anyway, so we decided to go all out.
We sold the old desks, ordered some wallpaper from our favorite wallpaper pushers, bought wood for the paneling and convinced our painters and carpenters to do the actual dirty work for us.
Morten already did the paneling on Thursday, so everything was ready to be painted and wallpapered up.

Poor Morten, trying to tame the crooked walls

 Me, Allan and Eckel started the day by going to the flea market to get some new, old furniture and while we did that, our two trusty painters got started on the wallpapering and painting.
There was quite a lot to be done, and at one point it looked like there wouldn't be enough wallpaper for the whole thing, but you know our painters; even when they're wrong they're right!
So they made it with only scraps to spare and it looked amaaaazing.

In progress

Stolen diamonds... no, really
We put our marks on the wall before the wallpaper came up...
... this will be there FOREVER!
Everyone joined in
Remember this?

The following Sunday, yesterday (or day before since it's technically Tuesday i guess) the painters finished the black panels and the red wall.
It looks so amazing and i can't wait to get stuff on the walls and make the room come together.
Epic is not too big a word.

The red wall
Eckel started on his corner today 

The other rooms are getting small makeovers as we go along too, here's what the office looks like now
The small orange couch now lives in the drawing room... off limits, as it should be
Oh, and tattoos still happen here too, here's one that Eckel did of Danish national treasure, Lars Von Trier (i'm sure you're all very nice, but if you don't know him, we can't be friends)

I'll be back with more work room pictures as soon as things are looking a little less chaotic than they are now!


  1. geez, seeing pictures like that reminds me of why I get tattooed by Eckel. Epic.

    The shop looks amazing, can't wait to see it in the summer (hopefully!) x

  2. The wallpaper reminds me of a saloon from the Old West. And pretty walls as always. And the owner of that tattoo is one lucky guy (haha I almost said "or gal" but then noted the other leg...).

  3. Haha you sounded just like Lainey with the 'then we can't be friends'.

    I hope we're not fighting

  4. The Retro/Hipster thing, thing, thing.
    turned out real Sweet!
    Have a nice day!

  5. samboy, yeah, we should start looking at dates when we come back from Japan probably.

    nova, we think so!!

    Fawn and Flower, definitely guy legs!

    Anonymous, haha, i wasn't actually thinking of that when i wrote it but yeah, now that you mention it! Also, you must know me pretty well, since you can so safely assume i read Lainey!

    Anonymous, what with the what now? Your mom's a hipster!

  6. ANTICHRIST !! Tak for billedet Amalie......it healed perfectly


  7. Looks SOOOOO good now!!!!!!!!!!!