Inspired by: Claus Dalby

Being a very visual person, what first attracted me to his style of gardening was how he put together shapes and colours in his planting, or rather the colours he left out. His planting was so harmonious. In 2004 I had never seen anything like that here in Denmark. Instead it seemed like the gardening world was full of white and red roses, or bright red and yellow tulips.

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Inspired By: My Grandfather's Garden

The are many ways to create a garden, and many ways to be a gardener. I have grown up with several beautiful gardens in my life. But the two that most influence me today are the one at the farm where I lived with my family from I was 13-17 years old and the second is my Grandfather's magical garden on the island of Thurø, which is not far from here. There I spent every summer holiday ...

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Wedding: Holly & James

I am so grateful for the cool couples who come here to get married, and who don't care one bit about the weather. But I was also really happy that Holly and James decided to get married indoors, so I finally got the chance to create the indoor ceremony setup in the cottage that I have seen in my mind's eye for a few years now.

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The West Coast

The Danish West coast nourishes me on every level. Although I live surrounded by the sea here on Aeroe, the West coast is something entirely different: The drama and scale, the power of nature, the colours of the sky, the sand, the windswept grasses, the deep mossy pine woods. I go here at least once a year, and if I don't I feel a longing deep inside me.

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Wedding: Brooke & Jason

Brooke and Jason got married at Sigridsminde on a cold rainy October day, but opted to ignore the cold and get married in a sheltered spot in the garden amongst the heavy apple trees anyway. Afterwards everyone moved into the cottage to get warmed up and enjoy a glas of champagne ...

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Inspired By: Jonna Jinton

Today, I want to share Jonna with you. In case you don't already know her she is a young Swedish girl who moved from the big city and now lives in a tiny village far into the deep woods of Sweden. She creates the most incredible photos, films, art and songs (or Kulning as it is traditionally called). I have been following Jonna on Instagram for a few years now, and it always lifts my spirit when I see one of her magical landscapes or moods show up in my feed.

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