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So Hygge Right Now

So Hygge Right Now

One of the hottest home decor trends of 2017 was hygge, but you might be wondering what makes something hygge or not? What exactly does it mean? Pronounced "hoo-ga," this Scandinavian concept cannot be translated into one single word, but it encompasses a feeling or moment of cozy contentment. It’s about enjoying the simple things in life. If you've ever enjoyed reading a book indoors or being curled up in a blanket on a rainy Sunday, you've experienced hygge without even knowing it.

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Radicle Renovations

Radicle Renovations

In today’s connected world where everyone is a food and design critic, restaurants must undergo renovations to avoid becoming dated and to continue to attract guests, help keep the business profitable and keep up with the changing standards of any major city’s bar and restaurant scene. A fresh look can bring a new vibe and energy, which can also bring major ROI. 

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Designers Get Creative With Their Island Getaway

Designers Get Creative With Their Island Getaway

Part of what Kerry Johnson and Ian McLeod enjoy spending time on when it comes to renovating their British Columbia vacation house are art projects, construction work, and meticulous DIY jobs. In fact, Johnson and McLeod have been so busy working on their playful and practical Mayne Island home since Houzz profiled it 3½ years ago that it was time for another tour. 

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