White Christmas – Christmas Guide

December 1st is fast approaching which means Christmas is well and truly on its way. Here are some of our favourite gifts that will guarantee your friends and family get that longed-for White Christmas. White

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Grey Is the New Black

There has been ‘Green is the New Black’ for the eco warriors out there, ‘Orange is the New Black’ for the TV watchers so it only seems right to have our own Skandi take on

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The Story of the Dalahorse

The Dalahorse (otherwise known as Dala horse or Dalecarlian horse) originates from Sweden in the 1600s. The original wooden Dalahorse was born in the log cabins in forests, by workers who would carve them for

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A modern replica of living in the Swedish 1700’s

Here’s a perfect example of a contemporary replica of living in the Swedish 1700’s. The colour palette is light and pastel, using mainly white as the basis for all walls as well as beiges and

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More white please…

‘It’s that time of year when gray skies are getting us down but if anyone knows how to deal with a long, dark winter it has to be the Scandinavians. Here’s a collection of photos

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‘Start your spring cleaning early this year’ – Your COFFEE BREAK

‘If you didn’t already know, we here at Your Coffee Break love to decorate and organize our home, office and life. When it comes to the New Year, many ladies find themselves consumed with renewing

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Swedish Christmas – a feast for Young and Old

In Sweden, Christmas is a family affair. We get together on the 24th just before 3pm for a rather strange tradition: children and adults all gather around the TV to watch the yearly ‘Donald Duck

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White, the recipe for a classic Nordic Christmas

Have you ever wondered how to get that beautiful Scandinavian feel in your home during Christmas? Well it’s not that hard; the answer is ‘traditional’ and ‘white’. For us Scandis, Christmas is the most celebrated

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Clutter makes a home cosy

Now…I know we have spoken a lot about decluttering in our previous posts, however clutter is not all bad! Just like everything else, it needs to be managed! If you feel you have a lot

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Back to White…and a few dots of colours

As mentioned in our previous post on Scandinavian style, here we are again with lots of beautiful large white spaces with only a few spots of colours here and there. Scandinavian design is often referred

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