Smart Compact Family Living On a Budget, Swedish Country Style!

From time to time the best issues arrive in tiny packages. And this dwelling is a ideal instance of this! Located in Uppsala, Sweden, the 43 sq. metre (463 sq. ft) condominium is dwelling to digital creator Emma Boman Högmark, her husband and their three little ones: ten-yr-old twins and a four-yr-old. 

“The hallway, dwelling area, bedroom and kitchen are all 1 room,” Emma tells me. “Our mattress is behind the curtain, powering the sofa. And the kids’ bed room is in a independent home. The closet has been adjusted into a bed room for our youngest daughter – so compact dwelling, yeah!”

Seeking at the design, which Emma describes as “region style and next hand – total of harmony, ikea hacks and warm colours”, you would be forgiven for contemplating this funds friendly pad is in the countryside – but it truly is truly in a 90’s block, right in the coronary heart of the town! 

All set to sense encouraged? Pull up a chair, and acquire the tour! 

At mealtimes, the desk is pulled out from the window to produce seating for the entire relatives. 

A person of the gorgeous matters about this condominium, is that there is storage nearly in all places (search carefully and you can see open shelves and rows of hooks on pretty much every single wall all over the flat). And but it nonetheless looks uncluttered, cosy and charming. 

Guiding the dining desk you can glimpse Emma and her husband’s bed by the window. 

Sheer curtains are ideal for flexible modest room living. For the duration of the working day, they can be pulled back again to flood the sitting down space location with light-weight. By night, the curtains can be drawn across to produce privateness whilst nonetheless slipping in comfortable, filtered light to the other half of the area. 

The corner of the sitting area doubles up as a dressing room. 

Wall-to-wall storage built from a group of Ikea IVAR cabinets painted in an earthy green offer storage for clothing, toys and other merchandise. 

Over it, loved ones pics and a choice of artwork insert a own contact to the place. 

Even with the compact room, the condominium is dotted with  beautiful pieces that produce a exceptional and homely vibe.

The twins snooze in an Ikea MYDAL bunkbed which Emma stained brown for an aged search: “I blended a full load of wood stains – employing all the things I experienced at residence, some of which ended up various colors!”
On the opposite facet of the place, a lot more slender ikea ivar cabinets are utilised for storage, when a wardrobe at the stop of the bed gives hanging room and a classic suitcase* delivers a household for scaled-down items.  

Although the youngest family members member sleeps in a transformed closet. This is how it seemed right before the make-over: 

To make it more ‘liveable’ Emma eradicated the doorway and painted the interior in cosy two-toned walls and additional compact specifics this sort of as a mini shelf, hooks, and a cover. 

Compact family living at its finest! 

And also, a great example of how you never require to go up to date just because you dwell in a modern-day apartment in the centre of city! 

Genuinely inspiring, will not you imagine? 

See far more snapshots of Emma’s house and follow her most up-to-date ikea hacks and other fantastic house Diy initiatives at @emmahogmark
Intrigued to just take a glimpse at some other tiny areas today? Head on over to this archive – it is really Stuffed with awesome Scandi design and style compact living strategies. 

Har det så fint! 


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