Sarajevo: Naš mali kutak. On uči da svira gitaru, a ja pjevam cvijeću.

Photo: Ana Lukenda  – www.annalukenda.com

Text: Mersiha Karić

Renoviranje stana. Novi počeci. Stari namještaj. Pokloni od prijatelja. Želje, ali i mogućnosti. Sve je to dio jednog procesa koji na kraju ima divan završetak.

Ma koliko novaca imali, bitno je da je stan funkcionalan i da je uloženi novac otišao na prave stvari. Prioriteti su jako bitni! Nekada nemate dovoljno sredstva za sve, ali gledajte to sa pozitivnije strane – možda ćete još jedanput promisliti o tom komadu i shvatiti da vam ipak treba nešto drugo.

Renovirajući naš prvi zajednički stan znali smo da je budžet od 20.000 KM premali, ali novac namjenjen za putovanja nismo htjeli potrošiti na suvišne komade, za koje bi uskoro tražili novi dom! Logika je presudila. Kriteriji pored ograničenog budžeta bili su:

  • velika sofa i mnogo stolica za mnogobrojno društvo
  • svijetli materijali i veliki prozori, jer ludi smo za suncem
  • polica za vino i polica za knjige – big must have

Volim da kupujem stvari od ljudi koje poznajem, barem virtualno. Tako su sav namještaj radili bh. arhitekti i proizvođači. Stolove: studio Turntable Woodworkers; Police i kuhinju: Studio MI; Tapacirani namještaj smo radile Ana i ja u sklopu projekta Wish Sofa, kao i restauraciju starih fotelja. Stolice u trpezariji u život je vratila Adna Ahmedić – Drvoredaktura, a uramljene slike uslikali smo na putovanju, neke su sa izložbi mladih bh. umjetnika, a neke ostaci starih knjiga.

U sklopu renoviranja, postavili smo nove podove, zamijenili bravariju i stolariju, obojili zidove (u bijelo naravno (: ), komplet renovirali kupatilo i instalacije, te kupili neophodni namještaj. Renoviranje je trajalo 3 mjeseca, a namještaj smo kupovali 6 mjeseci i još uvijek ponešto dodajemo…

Veliki sam obožavaoc biljaka. Ja bih imala cijeli stan prepun malih i velikih  saksija, koje je neophodno održavati čak po nekoliko sati vikendom. On je kolekcionar vina, a kolekciju obogaćuju i mnogobrojni prijatelji koji žive van i unutar BiH, pa se tu pronađe i pokoja boca čak iz Južne Afrike, ali i divne Hercegovine.

Uživati u prostoru u kojem boravite, koristiti ga funkcionalno i shodno vašim potrebama najbolja je stvar koju možete priuštiti svojoj porodici. Ma koliko vas bilo, ma koliko novca imali, prostor prilagodite sebi. Mudro birajte i kupujte kvalitetan namještaj, ali nikako nemojte biti ovisni o njemu i reći: ‘ovaj komad želim da traje zauvijek!’

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Wish Sofa je dizajnirana kao modularni element, a moguće je namjestiti  na 4 načina. Lampa je poklon od dvoje prijetelja za moj 29. rođendan! Volim je jer pored toga što savršeno izgleda, daje veoma diskretno radijalno osvjetljenje! – Wish Sofa is designed as a modular element, which is possible to arrange in 4 different ways. The lamp is a gift from friends for my 29th birthday! I love it because, in addition to being perfect, it also gives a very discreet radial lighting!
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Mini radno-zabavni kutak upotpunjen je stolicom Lupina dizajnera Nike Kralja, a restaurirana od strane dizajnerice Jasmine Krzović-Kontić i studija ArtLab. Special credit dragim prijateljima koji su nam poklonili divnu Lupinu. – Mini work-entertaiment desk is combined with a chair called Lupina by designer Niko Kralj which was restored by bh. ARTLAB studio. Special credits to our dear friends who have given us the wonderful Lupina.
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Knjige o projektima iz jugoslavenskog perioda su moja tiha patnja. Pokušavamo ih skupiti što više, jer u njima se nalazi dosta projekata i konkursnih rješenja sarajevskih stambenih, sportskih i ugostiteljskih objekata. – Books about projects from the former Yugoslav period are my silent suffering. We are trying to collect as many as we can, because in them one can find competition projects and solutions of Sarajevo’s residential, sports and catering facilities.
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U dnevnom boravku i kuhinji provodimo najviše vremena. Opremili smo ih tako da možemo ugostiti dosta prijatelja. Plava fotelja je restaurirana od strane brenda Wish Sofa i također je vjenčani poklon. ❤ – The most time is spent in the living room and the kitchen. We arranged them so that we can accommodate a lot of friends. The Blue chair was restored by the brand Wish Sofa and is also a wedding gift.
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Kuhinja bi nam uvijek bila mala i da je 100m2. Zaključak: snalazimo se, jer volimo da kuhamo zajedno! – The kitchen would always been too small even if it had 100m2. Conclusion: we manage it somehow because we love to cook together!
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Oko 15 unutrašnjih i 10-tak vanjskih biljaka u tren oka su se stvorili u stanu. Čak i prije nego što smo kupili trpezarijski stol! – Around 15 internal and 10 external plants were settled in the apartment in no time. Even before we bought a dining table!
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Trpezarija je onaj dio stana koji postane najljepši kada se na vratima začuje ‘ding-dong’, te nakon dugog i napornog radnog dana sjedimo i pričamo satima … –  The dining space becomes the most beautiful part of the apartment when the door bell rings its ‘ding-dong’. Then, after a long and hard day we sit and talk for hours …
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Cvijeće i kolačići stalno su  u vidokrugu. ❤ – Flowers and cakes that are constantly in sight. ❤
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Mali pomoćnici su uvijek dobrodošli. Sortiranje hrane i kuhinjski aksesoari su mi neophodni, jer volim da je sve pregledno kada kuhamo! – Little assistants are always welcome. Sorting food in kitchen accessories is necessary to me, because I like that everything is neat when we cook.
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Moj omiljeni čoškić! Balkon od 3 m2 i na njemu selekcija povrća i ukrasnih biljaka. Meni najdraža: kukurijek! – My favorite corner! The Balcony of 3 m2 and on it a selection of vegetables and ornamental plants. My no.1 : hellebore!
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‘U sobi ne želim puno namještaja. Spavaća soba je za snove i garderobu!’ – tako je započela priča o opremanju 12 m2, u kojoj provodimo vrijeme između 00 – 7 h (vikendom nekada čak do 8) 🙂 – ‘In the bedroom I do not want a lot of furniture. The bedroom is for dreams and clothes! ‘ – So began the story about furnishing 12 m2 ment for the bedroom, where we spend the time between 00-07 h (weekends sometimes up to 08:00)
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Postoje trenuci kada bih rekla: ‘Danas odavde ne mičem’, ali ubrzo shvatim da su nam svi dani isplanirani od jutra do sutra. – There are moments when I say, ‘Today I do not move from here’, but soon realize that we always have the days planned from morning until tomorrow.
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Pojam ‘noćni ormarić’ mi nije baš najdraži, pa sam u svom slučaju pribjegla alternativama – Ikea stolica i par starih foto-albuma. – The term ‘nightstand’ is not exactly my favorite, but in this case, I picked a alternative. Ikea chair and a couple of old photo albums.
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U ovoj sobi od 9m2 uglavnom nešto ‘izgubimo’. Tu se pegla te sprema za posao i izlazak. – In this room of 9m2 we often ‘lose’ something. Here, we do ironing as well as get ready for work and parties.
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Komforan tuš, veliko ogledalo i skrivene police! Kraj priče o kupaonicama. – Comfortable shower, a large mirror and hidden shelves! End of story about the bathroom.
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Tlocrt stana –  Plan

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Renovation of an apartment. New beginnings. Old furniture. Gifts from friends. Desires, but also opportunities. – It’s all part of a process that in the end has a superb finish.

No matter how much money you have, it is essential that the apartment is functional and that the money was spent on right things. The priorities are very important! Sometimes you do not have enough resources for everything, but look at this as a positive side – you might think again about a piece and realize that you maybe need something else more.

Renovating our first apartment together we knew from the beginning that the budget of 20,000 KM is too small. But, the money intended for travelling we did not want to spend on redundant pieces, which would be soon looking for a new home! Logic has won. The criteria in addition to the limited budget were:

  • A Large sofa and plenty of chairs for many friends
  • Bright materials and large windows, because we are crazy about the sunlight
  • Many shelfs for wine and books – big must have

I like to buy things from people I know, at least virtually. So the tables are made by studio Turntable Woodworkers, shelves and kitchen by Studio MI, Ana and I did the upholstered furniture as a part of the Wish Sofa project, as well as the restauration of the old armchairs. Adna Ahmedić – Drvoredaktura returned the Chairs in the dining room to life. The framed pictures we took ourselves on our trips, some are from exhibitions of young BH. artists, and some remnants of old books.

During the renovation, we have set new floors, replaced old windows and doors, painted walls (in white of course (:), fully renovated the bathroom and its installations and purchased the necessary furniture. the Renovation lasted three months, the furniture we were buying six months and still there are things left to be added …
 
I am a big fan of plants. I’d have a whole apartment full of small and large pots, which need to be taken care of even for a few hours on weekends. He is a wine collector and our collection is enriched by many friends who live inside and outside the country. One can finde bottles from South Africa as well as some from our beautiful Herzegovina.

Enjoy the space you live in, use it functionally and according to your needs. That is the best thing that you can provide your family. No matter how many of you live there, no matter how much money you have, adjust the space to yourself. Choose wisely and buy quality furniture, but do not be dependent on it and do not ever say, ‘I want this piece to last forever!’

 

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