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Scandi Boho Decor – How to Get that Chic Nordic Look
Scandi Boho Decor – How to Get that Chic Nordic Look

Scandi and Boho are two opposite styles. Scandi is neat and minimal - Boho is impulsive, dramatic and colourful. Generally, the Nordic style is gallery-like with sharply defined lines and surfaces. Here less is more… But Boho is romantic, a beautiful, welcoming,...

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Glamorous and Practical Style: How to Decorate with Daybeds
Glamorous and Practical Style: How to Decorate with Daybeds

The word 'daybed' has a fine ring to it, something luxurious, slightly decadent and romantic because it's almost a chaise longue. But it's the newest must-have item in any Millennial's first time apartment if only because it's so versatile, serving several purposes....

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SCANDI LIFESTYLE: HYGGE >

Love being at Home – How Hygge can change Your Life
Love being at Home – How Hygge can change Your Life

Some people are natural socialisers - happiest out and about, being the life and soul of the party. Any excuse to get out... But we Scandis love being at home just as much... Being happy at home is important. Here are DU's top tips on How to Fall in Love with your...

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How to Hygge and live like a Scandinavian anywhere
How to Hygge and live like a Scandinavian anywhere

It is only a couple of years since the world woke up to the Hygge buzz word. A raft of coffee table books on the subjects were published, including the famous Little Book of Hygge. But it's been our way of life forever. To a Dane and other Scandis it's quicker to say...

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Popular Houseplants and How to Create an Urban Jungle
Popular Houseplants and How to Create an Urban Jungle

It was a kind of joke throughout lockdown that it was normal to talk to your plants. It was only a problem if they actually replied... Our time spent in isolation due to the worlwide coronavirus showed more than ever that houseplants can be our best friend. Indeed,...

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ART: SCANDI STYLE >

Scandinavian Graffiti and How to Create Street Art at Home
Scandinavian Graffiti and How to Create Street Art at Home

Once upon a time graffiti was a word for bad art or scribbles by unruly children on buildings in the rough part of town. Or on the side of trains. Graffiti was vandalism committed by an underclass who didn't know how to express themselves like artists and writers....

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Best Art: How to Collect and Decorate the Scandi Boho Home
Best Art: How to Collect and Decorate the Scandi Boho Home

It is almost easier to explain what kind of art is Not best suited to the Scandi boho chic home than what really is best suited... Placing art in the Scandi Boho chic home is Not about filling blanck spots on the wall or finding something to place on an empty table or...

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Wall Decor and Pop Art Style: How to Paint like Andy Warhol
Wall Decor and Pop Art Style: How to Paint like Andy Warhol

Art is not just for experts – Wall Decor: Paint Andy Warhol style Pop Art shows how you too can create interesting wall art to brighten up your home. Painting looks easy – a brush, a bit of paint plus a canvas and you’re there, right? Well, yes and no. We’ve seen on...

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BEAUTY: TOP SCANDI TIPS >

5 Important Beauty Tips few People think about
5 Important Beauty Tips few People think about

At DU Beauty we keep things simple, following the Scandinavian ethos of less is more. Rather than paint over our cracks, we celebrate them and prepare for healthier skin going forward. Here are five of our top tips which sometimes get left out of our beauty routine -...

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Anti Ageing Tip – How to avoid lines under the Eyes longer
Anti Ageing Tip – How to avoid lines under the Eyes longer

Fine lines under our eyes can be disguised with foundation and concealers but, actually, sometimes that could just make it worse. Certainly in the long run.  So often we, particularly younger women, apply makeup on the train or bus on their way to work. Super busy, in...

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How to cleanse your Face and look younger for longer
How to cleanse your Face and look younger for longer

There is a raft of amazing beauty products on offer, thankfully, for many different skin types. But there's one beauty treatment that's overlooked...and it's plain spring water. Not just for drinking, but also as a key part of our facial cleansing routine Beautifully...

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WORK FROM HOME TRENDS & IDEAS >

How to Choose a Zoom Work from Home Background
How to Choose a Zoom Work from Home Background

Some will view the chance to peer into people's homes through video conferencing as a positive result of the Covid pandemic - others will view it as an irritant. Creatives and corporate staff discovered they can still get work done via Zoom after Covid-19 put a...

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