Spring has been slow to arrive here in Ottawa (we had snow just last night!) but according to the forecast it’s going to turn around this week with a mix of sunshine and rain to help all the good things grow. 🙌 In the meantime Scandinavian home and lifestyle box Norlii Box has inspired me to get our indoor garden going with April’s lovely Spring theme. Every other month the subscription delivers a thoughtfully curated selection of Scandinavian home decor and accessories designed to help you create a hygge home trademarked by simple clean lines, muted colours and soft natural textures.
Nature plays a significant role in Scandi style. In addition indoor gardening is more popular than ever; houseplants are a great way to invite nature indoors and soften the minimalist home.— Norlii
Let’s take a closer look. (Psst! April’s box is still shipping so if you like what you see you can order it up!)
Continue reading Spring has sprung Scandinavian-style with April’s Norlii Box
So many of us are struggling to find balance in our everyday lives. Lately I’ve really been grappling with finding that happy medium in my media consumption, specifically related to the occupation here in Ottawa. The Swedes have a word for that happy medium: lagom or “not too much and not too little.” It’s a central part of the Swedish national mentality, says Linda Hasselbalch, founder of Scandinavian home and lifestyle box, Norlii Box. It’s also the theme of February’s edition. Every other month the subscription delivers a thoughtfully curated selection of Scandinavian home decor and accessories designed to help you create a hygge home trademarked by simple clean lines, muted colours and soft natural textures.
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Happy Saturday, everybody! I hope you’ll get the chance to enjoy at least one slow morning this weekend lingering over breakfast and coffee. Tomorrow we’ll be getting up early to put the turkey in the oven and start on the vegetables so that’s out but Monday I’m going to relax, Scandi style. “Nordic Bed & Breakfast” is the theme of October’s Scandinavian home and lifestyle box, Norlii Box, and it’s a reminder that simple rituals like taking the time to enjoy a soft-boiled egg and a delectable jam can enrich your life by multitudes and turn even the greyest days bright.
Continue reading Norlii Box October 2021: Nordic Bed and Breakfast