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Keep the change | homestyle
An international inspiration returns to her style roots, with one key difference. Louise Johansen loves to redecorate, and often does — very often, even. Eager readers of her blog Mor til Mernee (Mother of Mernee) and Instagram account @mortilmernee have watched as the walls of her 1947 villa have changed colour, the décor within them has been updated, and the kitchen has been adjusted almost annually, with new hues, tiles and cabinetry. “I’ve changed my style several times over the years, but I find peace in it every time,” says Louise, who shares the house in Hedensted, Denmark with her husband Jesper Olesen and their daughters Merle and Neel. “I never stop playing when it comes to decorating.” But recently something strange has happened — Louise has changed. In the last year, she’s made peace with the home’s interior, which in the past may only have stayed the same for a few months at a time, and her style has come full circle to where she began this aesthetic journey more than a decade ago. …