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lagom

Finding balance in your home, the meaning of Lagom

The Swedish phrase “lagom är bäst”, means “the right amount is best”. It is a Swedish idea of “Not too much and not too little.” …

Norlii is also a hygge box

Embracing the meaning of  Hygge: The Danish Secret to Happiness

If you’re just a little bit into the Scandinavian lifestyle, then you’ve probably heard of hygge (pronounced hoo-ga). Originating in Denmark, hygge is a concept …

10 Scandinavian words for joy

Scandinavia is a region rich in culture and history. Nordic countries are known for the beautiful landscapes, friendly people, beautiful design, and unique customs. Another …

Your FIKA moment

I want to introduce you to yet another Scandinavian concept: FIKA.

Your Fika moment I want to introduce you to yet another Scandinavian concept: FIKA. This is a good one to know, so please read along …

The Norlii home subscription box favors muted colors

Simple Nordic living 

Simple Nordic Living & Summer Tips What does Nordic Living mean? Well, these days – early July – It’s all about early dawns, long light …

My Scandinavian home subscription box on the midsummer night where the sun never sets

Midsummer: Flower wreaths in a sun that never sets.

Swedish Midsummer is celebrated around the summer solstice, when the Nordic night is the very shortest. Midsummer’s eve in 2022 is Friday, June 24th

May 17, The day when Norway goes wild

May 17 is Norway’s national day. A day that typically provides a total state of emergency throughout Norway. Kids in Norway learn to pronounce May …

Walpurgis night

Why the Swedes greet spring with fire on the night of Walpurgis In Sweden and Finland, “Walpurgis Night” is celebrated on the last day of …

Easter table setting in Scandinavian home

Easter in Sweden

Easter is the first extended weekend of the spring, and for many Swedish families this means the first trip out to their holiday cottage, which …

Joys of Spring in Scandinavia

THREE JOYS OF SPRING AND SCANDINAVIA

Guest blog by Joshua Kent Bookman In two weeks, I will be flying from Boston to Stockholm for my quickest trip yet – 24 hours. …

Styling your home

lagom

Finding balance in your home, the meaning of Lagom

The Swedish phrase “lagom är bäst”, means “the right amount is best”. It is a Swedish idea of “Not too much and not too little.” …

The Norlii home subscription box favors muted colors

Simple Nordic living 

Simple Nordic Living & Summer Tips What does Nordic Living mean? Well, these days – early July – It’s all about early dawns, long light …

Scandinavian home subscription box

Summertime hygge

Six ideas for a summer day of hygge As you know, ‘Hygge’ is the Scandinavian lifestyle concept describing a mood of coziness and togetherness (see …

Nordic living look and feel

Norlii and the Nordic Living Interior Style

Norlii is short for Nordic Living Interior. The Norlii Living Interior style is a way of creating a home that looks and feels fantastic. Based …

Scandinavian interior Design for happiness and wellbeing in the entryway

Design for happiness and wellbeing

The environment we are surrounded by greatly impacts our state of mind. A cluttered interior can make us feel stressed out and restless, whereas a …

Plant on wooden table near green corner sofa in white living roo

Seven steps to your hygge home

The Danish concept of hygge is an essential concept for Nordic living. Danes speak about hygge all the time. It has almost become a national …

How to press flowers – and let traditional decorations meet modern design

Right now in the southern parts of Scandinavia, spring flowers such as snowdrops and anemones are popping everywhere, and it’s just so pretty. In the …

Recent Norlii Boxes

We have found the most lovely Scandinavian items for a 'hygge' setup with Friday Mys

Full Reveal: October box 2022

October is the perfect month to start practicing a little Friday mys, the Swedish tradition of relaxing on a Friday evening. The nights are getting …

The balanced home box I Lagom meaning

The Balance Box

We have themed The February 2022 edition of NorliiBox The Balance Box. It is a tribute to harmony, balance and the concept of lagom While …

Style your entryway

Welcome to your Scandinavian styled entryway

August Box 2022 We have themed the August box “Welcome.”  In the Scandinavian style for the home there are three main factors: Simplicity, Warmth, and …

Norlii home decor subscription box, June 22

The Norlii June box reveal – Midsummer style

The Norlii box, June 2022. Check what’s in the June box 🤩🤩

Scandinavian spring with Norlii includes elegant watering can for pot plants

GET READY FOR THE NORLII SPRING BOX

Discover the Norlii spring box, April 2022: We have dedicated the Norlii spring box to Vår, as spring is called in Scandinavia. April is such …

evening of summer hygge

NorliiBox August 2021, Hygge in summer

Hygge in summer☀️   Summer is here! You can invite family and friends over for a summer hygge evening in the backyard: dining, outdoor fireplace, …

The Fika Box by Norlii

Welcome to the Fika box!!

The theme for Norlii box April 2021 is FIKA ☕️ – the Swedish coffee break!! 👏👏 Fika is Swedish and is pronounced “Fee-kah”. A Fika …

Read my Scandinavian home and lifestyle blog and get inspired on how to enrich your home and life with Scandinavian design and hygge. Discover other Scandinavian and Nordic lifestyle concepts such as lagom, Fika, lykke and kos. Read about what caters for a happy home and the connections between design and wellbeing. In addition, this is where you’ll find Norlii spoilers and sneek peaks. My point of departure for most posts is my Scandinavian home, close to Copenhagen in Denmark. But I also love to write about places, traditions and home design and style from the rest of the Nordic countries. Happy reading!