our home in France

Hallway renovations BEFORE/AFTER

March 2, 2016

Hallway renovations BEFORE/ AFTER picturesLast June, we updated the look of the hallway in this holiday home in the Bay of Arcachon. So today I would like to show you the BEFORE and AFTER photos so you can see how easily you could transform your home with a bit of paint and elbow grease. READ ON…


Winter bedroom update

November 29, 2015

Calvin Klein beddings. Styling & Photography by Karine Candice KöngIt’s that time of the year where I start “hibernating”…it’s getting cold and dark far too early for my liking (how do you guys manage in Norway!?) and as a result I do whatever I can to make our home cosy and comfy.
So when Calvin Klein Home asked me to try their beautiful Acacia bedding collection, to commemorate the brand’s 20th birthday, I jumped at the chance of making our bedroom a little bit more gorgeous and cosier.


Easy, peasy chocolate brownie

November 17, 2015

easy, peasy chocolate brownie by Lily & Mila. Read on www.karinecandicekong.comThis is one of the easiest chocolate brownie recipe you will ever make!
Mila and Lily did this chocolate brownie during half term alone. I put the oven on and they did the preparation alone.

I love when kids bake on holidays, don’t you!?
It’s a good way to keep them busy, teach them something useful while having fun and on top of it, you get to have some cake to eat afterwards and seriously…this chocolate brownie is so incredibly easy that it won’t take you no more than 15 min to prepare but it tastes DE-LI-CIOUS!

As I’m intolerant to gluten (I ballooned like a whale!), we used gluten-free flour to make this chocolate brownie so I could have a little slice but you can use normal flour if you wish. READ MORE...

How to tell your Airbnb guests about the toilet?

November 5, 2015

How to tell your Airbnb guests about WC with a bit of humour. Read on www.karinecandicekong.comI know… the last thing you were expecting me to write about was toilet but bear with me :-)
I’m off to Paris next week to attend the Airbnb conference where I will be part of the Expert panel to share tips and advices on how to style your home, promote it via social media and get positive reviews.