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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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Perfect Home Sofas – the Ultimate Living Room Centerpiece

Perfect Home Sofas – the Ultimate Living Room Centerpiece

If the Dining Table is the centre piece of the home, then the sofa is a very close second. It's the ultimate living room centerpiece, where we retreat to after supper. It's where we sit soft for a long gossip with friends and crash out on for a night in front of the...

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A Good Idea: How to make Open Plan Living look good?

A Good Idea: How to make Open Plan Living look good?

The answer is Yes and No - mainly Yes. Having the living room, kitchen and dining space all in one makes everything home-related so much easier. There are fewer doors to open and shut, fewer walls to decorate and easier communications between people doing different...

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Decorate with Art Scandinavian Style: Masterpiece 2019

Decorate with Art Scandinavian Style: Masterpiece 2019

Minimalist interior style works with most art and home decor pieces - but there is a style that is distinctly Scandinavian. In this article 'Decorate with Art Scandinavian Style' we pick our favourite pieces from the prestigious annual Masterpiece London exhibition....

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What are the Top 10 Scandinavian Interior Design Trends?

What are the Top 10 Scandinavian Interior Design Trends?

What are the best Scandinavian interior design trends? In this article we pick the top 10 trends that have for the past 100 years helped make Nordic design a world leader in home design. Article Summary: Scandi Flooring - Wood & Vinyl Colors - Minimalism &...

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Scandi Seaside: How to Get the Nautical look in Your Home

Scandi Seaside: How to Get the Nautical look in Your Home

Contents: Bring the Seaside Indoors Key Seaside Decor Points Seaside Accessories Scandi Seaside Art Scandi Seaside vs. Other Coastal Styles Nautical Decor Ideas Lucky to have thousands of miles of coastline and islands, the Scandis are never far from the seaside. If...

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Famous Swedes: The IKEA Style of Ingvar Kamprad

Famous Swedes: The IKEA Style of Ingvar Kamprad

What is Ikea? And why is Ikea so popular? There are probably few people left who have never heard of Ikea, but also few who actually know the story behind the Swedish home decor giant.Ikea is the go-to store for millions of new home owners the world over, looking for...

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What is Gustavian Furniture: How to get the Swedish Look

What is Gustavian Furniture: How to get the Swedish Look

Swedish Gustavian furniture looks suspiciouly familiar... It is a pared down version of French Louis XVI. It was invented by Sweden's King Gustav III in the late 18th Century. Gustav was a well-travelled connoisseur and was impressed by the splendour of the palace of...

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How to Decorate using Scandinavian Interior Design Books

How to Decorate using Scandinavian Interior Design Books

There is a huge amount of magazines and books showing Nordic decor at its best. Apart from the real thing, what’s better than sitting in a cosy chair with tea (Hygge) and flicking through a glossy Scandi home decor mag? Article Summary: The Scandi Look - Mixing it up...

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How to Arrange Indoor Plants: Decorating with Plants

How to Arrange Indoor Plants: Decorating with Plants

Decorating with plants is like adding colour, atmosphere and freshness to your home. It's also a way to add dimension. Place them high to draw the eye upwards and maximise high ceilings. And place them in corners to use the full expanse of the place room.Contents:...

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The Classy Look: How to Decorate with Handmade Ceramics

The Classy Look: How to Decorate with Handmade Ceramics

No matter how much you’ve spent on furniture and the wooden floor, how do you add that extra touch of class to your new home? The answer is ceramic vases, of course! Bowls or pots for plants and snacks, or pottery pieces that are simply for decorative purposes.Article...

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Clear Furniture: How to Make a Living Room Look Bigger

Clear Furniture: How to Make a Living Room Look Bigger

Glam and kitsch are two words often associated with clear furniture, but acrylic is back… As urban living for young first time buyers gets ever more compact, see through furniture is the answer to the question we all want to know: how to make a living room look...

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How to Rent or Buy a Beach House in Denmark

How to Rent or Buy a Beach House in Denmark

Only Danish citizens can buy a beach home in Denmark, it says. But there ARE ways foreigners can buy or rent a house by the sea and have a 'hygge' Scandi holiday. Who can buy a Beach Home in Denmark How to Buy as a Foreigner Who are the big Buyers The Luxury Option...

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How Millennials and First Time Buyers Invest in Property

How Millennials and First Time Buyers Invest in Property

Contents: The Bottom Line Wish List - Millennials Investing in Property Cool Heads - Fewer Millennials are Buying Millennials not Buying Millennials Investing - From Renting to Buying Delayed Marriage Pushaes Back Decisions Parents with Portfolio Millennials are...

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First Time Home Buying: What to Ask Estate Agents

First Time Home Buying: What to Ask Estate Agents

Estate agents help you find the perfect home, but they work for the seller. First Time Home Buying: What to Ask Estate Agents shows how to deal with agents. Estate agents may have built up a reputation over the years for being tricky, but they do have to play a dual...

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