Dos Visits Kollijox´s Home in Varberg, Sweden

Kollijox13This is artist Jennie Blomkvist where she likes to be the most: on the deck with her daughter Jill. I went to visit her with my camera and today I want to show you her home that she calls her playhouse. Jennie´s art is just like her home: fun, spontaneous and relaxed. She does not pay attention to trends and being at her house is inspiring, layed back and I can´t imagine it ever being dull.

Visit Jennie´s blog here, buy her art here and follow her on instagram @kollijox

I photographed this story with writer Kicki Wieslander for Australian mag. Real Living.
I hope you like it.
dosfamily--04Jennie and Fredrik with their kids Fideli, Viggo and Jill.  They live in Varberg Sweden in a house from 1938.

Kollijox15Black velvet and colorful shoes welcome you in the entrance

Kollijox26Faces on tables and on boobs

Kollijox06Fridge and freezer decorated with tape screaming:  “Meat, ice cream,  milk, cheese, eggs and stuff”

Kollijox11This is where they eat all that meat, ice cream,  milk, cheese, eggs and other stuff.


I think Jennie was a Blythe doll in a previous life.dosfamily--0798

Kitchen tiger

Kollijox19Jill is resting her creative little mind on a futon with a cover made out of the family´s old T-shirts.

Kollijox16A family tree painted by Jennie

badrum-kollijox12Bathroom mural with the Hulk painted by cartoon lover Jennie of course.

Kollijox31Dolls “Auntie Deidei”

Kollijox32Black, white and red. Being in this bathroom is like reading a comic book.

Kollijox22Plastic is fantastic. Candle holder made by Jennie. If your wondering what Kollijox means? This is it! Little knickknacks in Jennies home and on her mind.dosfamily--0195People who decorate in the middle of a renovation are my favorite kind of stylists. See below and above.dosfamily--

dosfamily--34dosfamily--0166Fashion is spelled t-s-h-i-r-tdosfamily--0468This T-shirt is kept in a box to help preserve the scent from someone that is no longer here.


Jill reaching for the window in her parents bedroom.


Long summer days are spent out on this deck. Jill has found some shade under this table so she can play “cut the rope” on moms phone.


Such a divine space. They´ve added wheels on some pallets for a generous seating area. And painted the old wooden sofa red.


One big playhouse…dosfamily--42

…and one small playhouse.



Bye bye thanks for having me over


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Join the discussion and tell us your opinion.

May 5, 2015 at 21:47

Wow vad fint! Vad är det för en fin iron maiden-akitig tröja. Vad står det på den? Fin jallafall !

Jenny Brandt
May 6, 2015 at 13:09
– In reply to: Jens

Eller hur.

January 14, 2016 at 20:57
– In reply to: Jens

Hej! Jens, det står join a weird trip :)

May 6, 2015 at 10:57

Love it!!!

Jenny Brandt
May 6, 2015 at 13:10
– In reply to: Elsa

Elsa! Yes its very nice

Jenny Brandt
May 7, 2015 at 14:03
– In reply to: Elsa

Me too Elsa!

May 6, 2015 at 22:59

Det är ett lyckopiller att besöka Jennie och hennes familjs underbara hus!

Jenny Brandt
May 7, 2015 at 13:59
– In reply to: Ullrika

Håller helt med Ullrika!

May 8, 2015 at 10:04

Hi Jenny!
The t-shirt in the box. Like a beautiful haiku.
Great pictures!

Jenny Brandt
May 9, 2015 at 17:05
– In reply to: Patricia

Patricia. Thank you.

May 9, 2015 at 09:56

Cheerful and creative home. Great individual style. And the deck is lovely. Seems like you could not get bored in this home!

Jenny Brandt
May 9, 2015 at 17:05
– In reply to: Katarina

I really love the deck.