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A Charming Rural Cottage By a Norwegian Fjord

Enable me to take you again in time at present. Properly, you would be forgiven for considering so however truly, this charming Norwegian cottage belongs to Liv Sandvik Jakobsen – a contract journalist, who has fastidiously restored the property, whereas being cautious to maintain the unique appeal. Liv and her household dwell in close to the village of Kviteseid, 3 hours’ drive West of Oslo. The cottage has views of the fjords, that are equally spectacular within the winter as they’re in the summertime, and all seasons in between!

Inside, the wooden panelling has been painted in comfortable earthy blues and greens to replicate the colors of the environment, and vintage furnishings offers cosy spots to collect round a desk or preserve heat by the fireplace. Prepared for the tour? Welcome to Liv’s cosy world within the Norwegian fjords! 

Liv has used piping over the range to retailer ‘knekkebrød’ – conventional crisp bread. 

The inside is principally made up of classic and vintage furnishings, nonetheless you often spot a contemporary contact, such because the wall lamp beside the eating space. 

Mittens and different linen are hung to dry over the wooden burning range, which can also be used to boil the kettle. 

Liv is a eager knitter and has co-produced three common knitting sample books with knit designer Lene Holme Samsøe. I’m truly studying to knit proper now (thanks Farmor!) however making such gradual progress. It is my dream to knit one among these stunning Norwegian jumpers sooner or later! Are you able to knit? 

Come summer season, the sunshine transforms and with it, the fjords flip an exquisite blue-green hue. Would you prefer to see the way it appears outdoors in summertime? Listed below are a number of photos! 

How unimaginable! This has made me miss the Norwegian fjords a lot. I really want to make a return journey some level quickly. Norway is a magical nation! Have you ever ever been? 

See extra of Liv’s charming cottage and life within the countryside at @livslyst. You may additionally prefer to discover these Norwegian nation houses at present: 
You may additionally really feel impressed by my journey to the Hardanger fruit path a number of years again. Learn all about it right here! 



Images courtesy of @livslyst, shared with variety permission. 


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