Lotta Jansdotter's Handmade Living (Hardcover)

A Fresh Take on Scandinavian Style

By Lotta Jansdotter

Chronicle Books, 9780811865470, 172pp.

Publication Date: August 25, 2010

List Price: 29.95*
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Beloved designer Lotta Jansdotter's smart, organic design has earned her international acclaim. Now she shares her recipe for a stylish home: take a whole lot of Scandinavian influence, mix in a dash of flea-market finds, and then top it all off with expressive handmade touches. The result? An entirely fresh approach to home dcor and contemporary living. In this lavishly illustrated book, Lotta shares her decorating secrets, design resources, entertaining tips, and family traditions. Tucked away at the back shes included stencil pages and perforated recipe cards featuring classic Swedish dishes. Equal parts inspiration and how-to, this charming book shows readers how to create a warm home with elements of simple Scandinavian-influenced style.

About the Author

Lotta Jansdotter is a self-taught designer who sells her products and designs across the globe. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Photographer Jenny Hallengren lives and works as a freelance photographer in Stockholm, Sweden.