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Grandma crochet! Steps on the Senate Square.

The story goes that 1000 blankets were expected at this yarnbombing event in Helsinki, Finland, but ended up with 7800 and used only about half the pile. After the yarnbombing event all the blankets were donated to the safe house movement.

Helsinki's Kamppi Chapel of Silence Offers Refuge : Architectural Digest    Something completely different and thats what I want

Helsinki's Kamppi Chapel of Silence Offers Refuge

Helsinki's Kamppi Chapel of Silence Offers Refuge : Architectural Digest Something completely different and thats what I want

Object of desire - garden shed with a bed!

It is a unique prefabricated garden shed that combines a green house with storage space and comes in ready made elements that can be assembled by simply using a screwdriver. The Garden Shed is made from Finnish pine and safety glass and equipped.

Bar-Co-Helsinki

This is interior architect Joanna Laajisto's latest project, a bistro style bar in Helsinki called Bar & Co. "The Bar" with a 6 metre…

Essi recommends: Restaurant day - a day when anyone can set up their own pop-up restaurant/cafe. and all of a sudden, lovely food is available in oddest of places! http://www.restaurantday.org/en/

Helsinki Restaurant day - a day when anyone can set up their own pop-up restaurant/cafe. and all of a sudden, lovely food is available in oddest of places!

Essi recommends: Yrjönkatu Swimming Hall. An impressive example of 1920s classicism and it is an important building historically as well as architecturally.  There are separate times for women and men. Customers may swim with or without a bathing suit. (Yrjönkatu 21, Helsinki)

Helsinki’s Yrjönkadun uimahalli (swimming hall) opened in 1928 and while swimsuits have been allowed since 2001 they are still optional.

Sibelius Monument

Sibelius monument - Sibelius Monument (Helsinki) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Kiasma Museum

Cool architecture, and it's kind of fun to experience the various exhibits.

Restaurant Zetor, Helsinki  http://www.heitza.com/restaurant-zetor-helsinki/

Restaurant Zetor, Helsinki http://www.heitza.com/restaurant-zetor-helsinki/

Moko Cafe/Market

"Moko Market & Café Sörnäinen" Helsinki is one of the many treats of my neighborhood that I appreciate. It's a bright and spacious store-café where I go.

Artist Jan-Erik Andersson wanted to build a fairy-tale house in the   shape of a leaf, and that is what he did (2005–2009), together with his architect   partner Erkki Pitkäranta.

Artist Jan-Erik Andersson wanted to build a fairy-tale house in the shape of a leaf, and that is what he did together with his architect partner Erkki Pitkäranta.