By Kayla Mason

by Kayla Mason - 1 month ago

Discovering new designs with warm minimalism

Throughout this year there has been an abundance of new product launches, during Stockholm furniture fair and more.  I’ve noticed is a trend towards a soft, warm minimalism with almost a nod to the 1970’s. Not so much retro but more of an industrial, geometric and raw sense of modernism, with sof...

by Kayla Mason - 1 month ago

Celebrating Spring in Skagit Valley

Skagit Valley’s famed tulip fields are about to burst into a rainbow of color all around the valley. Every year over a million people from around the world flock to this region to witness the beauty and take part in the annual Skagit Valley Tulip Festival. If you ever have the opportunity to experi...

by Kayla Mason - 1 month ago

a simple Scandinavian table setting

When considering tableware and cutlery I have a very fixed style in mind. Yes you guessed it, simplicity. This is no easy task, simplicity can be done badly especially when compromising on detail and quality. My search for the perfect tableware led me to Menu and their new norm dinnerware and cut...

by Kayla Mason - 1 month ago

Bathroom Everyday Spa

This is a Sponsored post To find small moments in our everyday lives that give a feeling of looking after yourself and doesn’t have to be such a big effort, after all. Not if you start including the little touches that makes it feel special in your morning/evening routine. You can create a quick 2 m...

by Kayla Mason - 2 months ago

How to make a simple spring centerpiece with seasonal blooms

To celebrate the official start of spring, I thought I’d share a little step-by-step photo tutorial for creating a simple tablescape featuring daffodils, tulips and other spring blooms from the garden. For this particular project, I created one medium-sized bouquet for the center of the display and...

by Kayla Mason - 2 months ago

Cut Flower Garden 1 Year Anniversary Party

This week marks the one year anniversary of the release of Floret Farm’s Cut Flower Garden: Grow, Harvest & Arrange Stunning Seasonal Blooms. It’s hard to believe that a whole year has already flown by, but at the same time it seems like just yesterday that I was signing the mountain of advance...

by Kayla Mason - 2 months ago

A weekend at the Vipp Shelter

Dreams can come true. This is how I felt while curled up in front of a roaring fire, looking out to a frozen Swedish lake. All in the comfort of the Vipp shelter for a very special birthday weekend. I’ve written about the Vipp shelter in the past when it was first built. Mainly an introduction piec...

by Kayla Mason - 2 months ago

Say hello to hellebores

The days are finally getting noticeably longer and the change in seasons is on the horizon. I’ve had a terrible case of spring fever this year after spending the winter dreaming and scheming about all the possibilities for the acreage on our new farm. On a recent morning walk around the property I...

by Kayla Mason - 3 months ago

A look at Stockholm Furniture and Light fair 2018 – part 1

Visiting Stockholm furniture and light fair 2018 is significant for my work and inspirational too. Trade shows can be quite overwhelming with hundreds of exhibitions and thousands of products.  I went this year with the focus of getting a feel of the interior design styles used and mostly looking f...

by Kayla Mason - 3 months ago

#GrowFloret Giveaway

Oh man–scrolling through all of the photos on Instagram that show so many people sowing their first seeds of the season (and in a few cases it was for the first time in their lives!) makes me so unbelievably happy. What fun to see all the beauty that fellow flower lovers are planting, growing, and...

by Kayla Mason - 3 months ago

Welcome spring with these hardy annual flowers

Earlier this week, I shared a newly expanded list of my top DO’s and DON’Ts when it comes to starting seeds. Today I thought I’d highlight a few of my favorite hardy annual flowers that can be sown early inside to get a jump start on the growing season. Among the many other benefits of transplantin...

by Kayla Mason - 3 months ago

A Quiet Reflection – Stockholm exhibition

One of my favourite parts of  Stockholm design week is exploring the installations and exhibitions around the city. This year’s highlight was the peaceful yet dramatic exhibition A Quiet Reflection. Curated by Residence magazine in collaboration with Japanese furniture producer Ariake and Wästberg...

by Kayla Mason - 3 months ago

It is seed starting time!

Every year around mid February, I am ready for winter to be over and I yearn to get my hands dirty and to dig in the soil again.  While most of the field work is still several weeks away, there is plenty to do in preparation for the season ahead. First and foremost on the late winter to-do list: so...

by Kayla Mason - 3 months ago

Finding joy in cleaning with stylish products

We all have to battle with mundane household tasks, cleaning, sorting etc etc. Now that the days are getting lighter I’ve noticed areas of my home needing a little freshening up. My house can get quite messy at times so to make life a little more interesting I’ve been finding joy in cleaning with s...