Archive for the ‘Stockholm’ Category

Travel Photo: Welcome Aboard Lifebuoy Pile

December 30th, 2011 at 6:00 pm » Comments (0)

Another Swedish boat art objects I found in a shop in Waxholm, when we were out on a roadtrip recently, is this pile of lifebuoy’s with the text Welcome Aboard. It’s a pity we don’t have any room for them at home, otherwise we would have bought one. It would have been fun to decorate [...]

Swedish boat art objects

December 29th, 2011 at 8:00 pm » Comments (0)

Everywhere around the Swedish coastline, you will be able to find small shops selling marine objects and in this case boat objects, especially in Stockholm’s archipelago. What you see in the painting is a very traditional Stockholm archipelago tour boat, painted by the Swedish artist Marianne Stern. ©Lifecruiser Love Boat Art  

Travel Photo: Skokloster Castle By Night

December 22nd, 2011 at 7:00 pm » Comments (2)

A December roadtrip took us to Skokloster, Carl Gustaf Wrangel’s baroque styled castle, built between 1654-1676 in Sweden’s Age of Greatness, on the shores of Lake Mälaren. Designed by architect Nicodemus Tessin the elder, who also designed Drottningholm Palace – a world heritage site. We arrived to the castle in the dark afternoon and unfortunately [...]