Violet edition: White January

Clew’s recent colour musings have been leading up to this magnificent colour: Violet. Violet as in creativity, poetry, flowers, mystery, expectation…and Clew. Violet is Clew’s colour, and it is often regarded as the colour of wisdom and creativity. So our 3rd anniversary edition (already!) will revive some of our old words of wisdom and creativity. This is […]

Going retro-reminiscent: The door knob

When’s the last time you saw a knob? Think about it. On a TV. On a car radio. These days it’s all touch, click, swipe. Not even doors or drawers have them… unless you’re the vintage type or your house hasn’t been upgraded in say… a hundred years.

Bring me outside!

When cleaning up my (husband’s) wardrobe, I found an old belt that is no longer in use. Instead of throwing it away I said to myself: «What can I do with this belt?». I always have a project going, and right now it’s renovating a small cabin in Norway that sleeps 8 and has limited space, so […]

DIY: Flower power

During a sunny morning walk in the forest, I came up with this little DIY project: By simply using scotch to make a grid pattern in a shallow and wide bowl, you can fill it with flowers and they will stay where you put them! Text and photos by Ann-Kristin Øvreeide, May 2015 Ann-Kristin Øvreeide has […]

Creating still lifes

With a background in decorating and interior design, I love bringing different objects to life. Home styling is both a passion and work for me. I’ll let you in on a few tricks for your own home styling. One of the first things you learn as a decorator is how to group objects. A group should consist of odd numbers; 3, […]

Varnished eggs

A different and easy Easter eggs DIYfrom the CLEW decorista. Simply fill a disposable container with water. Drip some drops of nail polish on the water surface and then dip an egg into it. You’ll get the best result if you  colour half the egg first, then let it dry, turn it and do the other half. […]