Ladies’ Night Spa Party

All of us ladies need a little pampering once in a while, so why not have your own at-home spa experience? Treating yourself and your close friends to a wonderfully relaxing spa party can be just the right way to keep koselig, especially during those long chilly March days, but really any time of year! …

April 1, 2019
10 Ways to Keep Koselig this Winter

Are the gray and cold days making it hard to pull yourself out of bed? Do you need some inspiration for keeping the winter blues away? Why not add more koselig moments in your life to help you see the beauty in winter. What is koselig, you say? Ever feel your heart glowing? Yes? That …

January 29, 2019
Fall into Friends Fete

Hi, friends! Koselig & Ko. is back after a short break! These past few months have taken an emotional toll on our family so when my husband and I realized my birthday landed on a Saturday we jumped at the chance to celebrate something happy. Fall is a beautiful time of the year to throw a …

October 31, 2018
A Smokin’ HOT Fire Truck Birthday

Sound the alarm: This birthday theme is smokin’ hot! My son turned 3 this past month, and his dream was to have a fire truck birthday bash. Fire trucks are all he talks about day in and day out, and I was happy to make his dreams come true. When settling on the look and …

July 25, 2018
Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend

Diamonds, they say, are a symbol of eternal and steadfast love. I love this, because the diamond has become the unifying motif for our home. While it wasn’t initially part of our design process, the diamond insignia sort of happened and we rolled with it. Now diamonds are our “family crest,” so to speak. While …

June 27, 2018
17th of May Celebration

The 17th of May, or Syttende Mai, is the Norwegian Constitution Day.  It is a huge national holiday in Norway filled with parades, parties and lots and lots of ice cream.  My kind of holiday!  Here in the NYC tristate area there are many Norwegians who celebrate this great day.  My family enjoys traveling to …

May 17, 2018
Champagne & Caffé: A Mother’s Day Celebration

Glitz, glam, glitter and gold: all the elements fit for a queen—aka a mommy! Mother’s Day is a holiday I’m truly looking forward to. A specially designated occasion for my family to shower me with gifts, hugs and kisses? Of course! Maybe I will be granted the gift of sleeping in or being served breakfast …

April 17, 2018
HOW TO USE UNUSABLE SPACE BRILLIANTLY

One of the most important lessons I’ve come to learn after building a home is how to maximize space. In some instances you can make a mistake, but sometimes when you discover the perfect purpose for an unusually sized nook or corner, it’s serendipitous! That is exactly what happened when we were struck with inspiration …

March 22, 2018
EASTER BRUNCH TABLESCAPE 2018

I truly wanted to create a simplistic table for my Easter brunch. These holidays keep rolling in faster and faster, so time is of the essence. While wandering around Hobby Lobby, I came across vibrant green eucalyptus branches and pink statice sprays and knew these were to set the stage for my table setting.  Pairing these …

March 16, 2018