My Home Featured In Rue Magazine

I am on route to Stockholm, Sweden were I will be spending a couple of weeks (and will occasionally blog from). My husband is sending out this post while I am still up in the air!

It is an honor for me to share with you that today my home is featured in the latest issue of the oh-so-fabulous Rue Magazine. I can hardly believe it myself. Bloggers and magazine founders extraordinaire Anne Sage and Crystal Gentilello felt that my home in Seattle would be something for their readers and asked if I wanted to open my doors for them. I am beyond thrilled. This is the first time a design magazine has featured my home — ever! And what a magazine!

Another fabulous blogger and Rue magazine contributor (and good friend!), MacKenzie Horan, spear headed the text.

Thank you all! It has been such a pleasure working with you and I am so looking forward to meeting you all in person one day soon.

For the article Rue sent over the super talented Seattle-NY photographer Dorothee Brand with Belathee Photography who spent a day at my house and made my home look fantastic from angles I had not even discovered myself! (She is a gem).

Here is a sample of a few images from the photo shoot.

Please, visit HERE to read the full article. (Page +158).

I can’t wait to land in Stockholm and read the article myself. It’s a little surreal (really, my home?!) but what a fun experience! I am very grateful.

Warm hugs to you all.

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  • Julie says:

    Dear Monika,

    I saw your house in Rue and it looks beautiful. If that is how it looks without editing or styling it then I can’t imagine how would it look if that happens. I loved it, let’s talk about the bookshelves-wallpaper? I’m very happy for you. Good to hear you’re with your mom and spending time with her that’s precious time. Enjoy your days in that beautiful land.


  • Carolyn says:

    Hi Monika,

    I am in awe and such a fan of your work and style! Absolutely beautiful. Congratulations. You make it look effortless. I’m making a cup of espresso and going to sit for a minute to catch up on your blog. Wish you could post daily. Thanks for sharing.

    Glad to hear you arrived safely. Best of luck the next 2 weeks.


  • Anna says:

    Hej vännen!

    Jag läste hela artikeln igår. Det är ju helt fantastiskt. GRATTIS!!!

    Hoppas du har det bra i Sverige och att allt är OK med din mamma.

    Stora Kramar,

  • Piper says:

    So how did I not know this – you’re home was in the latest issue of Rue??? CONGRATS!! Your home is gorgeous…just like you! How exciting that must be – go Monika!!! :)

  • carole says:

    Monika, how exciting. I’ve been away and offline for a week so I have some catching up to do but I’ll be checking this out straight away! Have a lovely time in Sweden my dear. xx

  • Thank you, Monika for opening up your BEAUTIFUL home to us! It was such an honor! Looking forward to see you in Seattle in August!


  • Cindy says:

    Your home is beautiful. I, too, would like to know the name and source for the gorgeous *book* wallpaper!


  • Mon – I’ve been so behind on all my blog and magazine reading and haven’t yet seen it – but from what we’ve seen on your blog, I’m sure your house is amazing! Looking forward to reading and hope you’re having a great time in Stockholm!

  • Joe Clarke says:

    Monika, Very cool! And did you know that Rue (therefore you too) got picked up by the New York Times today? Awesome! 😉

  • Your home looks gorgeous Monika! Just Awesome!

  • Purple Area says:

    Wow, you have a beautiful home, it looked really good in the magazine too!! Well done!! Love your style!
    I hope you will have a great time in Stockholm.


  • Mrs Boj says:

    A really beautiful home and so lovingly styled! Hope everything is ok back home. Thinking of you.

  • Judi says:

    Loved seeing your beautiful home. Especially loved the book wallpaper. Please could you give me the info of it. Thanks so much. . .

  • Carmella says:

    How fun is this? Really, what a beautiful home, and shown so well! Congratulations, Mon!

  • margarita says:

    Just saw your house at Rue magazine, really enjoyed the article and photos, love your style, of mixing and being eclectic, glad to have found your blog.
    Regards from London

  • Oh Mon….it has been far too long since I have come over to your beautiful neck o’ the woods. How perfect that your gorgeous home is in this month’s Rue. That makes me SO happy! You & your little one are so beautiful, your home is filled with warmth and gorgeousness. I am so glad I got the chance to see it! Congrats hunnie! :)

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