Long been obsessed with all things Scandi? You’ll likely find the Danish concept of Hygge appealing. Pronounced ‘hue-gah’, it is best described as the philosophy of enjoying life’s simple pleasures, and is now the latest buzzword in wellness thanks to a new crop of books and blogs.

What Is Hygge?

Long been obsessed with all things Scandi? You’ll likely find the Danish concept of Hygge appealing. Pronounced ‘hue-gah’, it is best described as the philosophy of enjoying life’s simple pleasures, and is now the latest buzzword in wellness thanks to a new crop of books and blogs.

There’s nothing quite like a little red to heat things up and what better shades to use than burgundies? Yes, burgundy ombre is all the rage and it’s easy to see why. Red is such a head-turning color and has a wonderful reflective quality, so if you want to be noticed this is the hue…

There’s nothing quite like a little red to heat things up and what better shades to use than burgundies? Yes, burgundy ombre is all the rage and it’s easy to see why. Red is such a head-turning color and has a wonderful reflective quality, so if you want to be noticed this is the hue…

Long been obsessed with all things Scandi? You’ll likely find the Danish concept of Hygge appealing. Pronounced ‘hue-gah’, it is best described as the philosophy of enjoying life’s simple pleasures, and is now the latest buzzword in wellness thanks to a new crop of books and blogs.

What Is Hygge?

Long been obsessed with all things Scandi? You’ll likely find the Danish concept of Hygge appealing. Pronounced ‘hue-gah’, it is best described as the philosophy of enjoying life’s simple pleasures, and is now the latest buzzword in wellness thanks to a new crop of books and blogs.

Hygge is everywhere at the moment and I’m embracing it! Hygge is a Danish term and Denmark is regularly voted one of the happiest countries in the world A definition: The art of building sanctuary and community, of inviting closeness and paying attention to what makes us feel open hearted and....

Embracing Hygge

Hygge is everywhere at the moment and I’m embracing it! Hygge is a Danish term and Denmark is regularly voted one of the happiest countries in the world A definition: The art of building sanctuary and community, of inviting closeness and paying attention to what makes us feel open hearted and....

You have to take these predictions with a pinch of salt – just what is a ‘colour of the year’ anyway?  I try to approach them with a bit of skepticism, but they can be both interesting and quite useful if you work in interiors. I was a bit turned off by the whole Radiant Orchid thing from Pantone last year – for a few weeks Twitter went absolutely crazy with a fairly ugly shade of deep purple. It seemed (to me) like such a dated colour, and didn’t remotely reflect the trends I had seen…

Dulux Colour of the Year 2015

You have to take these predictions with a pinch of salt – just what is a ‘colour of the year’ anyway? I try to approach them with a bit of skepticism, but they can be both interesting and quite useful if you work in interiors. I was a bit turned off by the whole Radiant Orchid thing from Pantone last year – for a few weeks Twitter went absolutely crazy with a fairly ugly shade of deep purple. It seemed (to me) like such a dated colour, and didn’t remotely reflect the trends I had seen…

Using neutral paint colors is one of our favorite ways to warm up a room. Picking the best neutral color scheme for your home is the first step, but we'll also show you how to decorate with gray, beige, and white decor.    bhg.com/decorating/color/neutrals/neutral-paint-colors/

Neutral Paint Colors

Using neutral paint colors is one of our favorite ways to warm up a room. Picking the best neutral color scheme for your home is the first step, but we'll also show you how to decorate with gray, beige, and white decor. bhg.com/decorating/color/neutrals/neutral-paint-colors/

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