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ELLE Decoration UK Jan 2017

ELLE Decoration UK showcases the world’s most beautiful homes and makes good design accessible to everyone through its mix of styles, products and price points. Combining all the inspiration, information and ideas you need to bring your home to life, it is the authority on trends, style and contemporary design.

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this month’s contributors

Nicola Rew Instagram @littlerew Profession Illustrator Feature Winter warmers, p17 Likes Dancing, cinnamon buns, Ebay Dislikes Rats, rude people, whistling Interiors style Mid-century meets print clash and colour. But in an organised way! Dream buy The perfect reading chair. I’m always on the lookout for it, but have yet to find it Design heroes Charles and Ray Eames – I love how their work crossed over and combined so many fields Dream destination Next on my list is India – I’m excited about the food, the colours and the jewellery Sanna Fyring Liedgren Websitehomegrownswedes.com Profession Cook and stylist Feature Some enchanted evening, p98 Home I live in a turn-of-the-century house, very much influenced by the English and American Arts and Crafts movement. The garden is very big, and is planted with lots of fruit trees and bushes full of berries Most precious possessions Paintings by…

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’tis the season to be cosy

Winter, brrr, even the word sounds cold. And, I confess, I am someone who needs to be warm at all times. The only reason I survive this season is because it’s when home really comes into its own. Nothing quite beats the glorious feeling of warmth that envelops you as you step over your threshold, the pleasure of curling up on the sofa (assuming you get a spare moment) snuggled up in a blanket with a mug of hot chocolate, or the simple gratitude I feel to be safely indoors when rain or gales storm outside (assuming my roof is no longer leaking). But, terrifying fact, the average home is thought to be more polluted than a busy street corner, with The Royal College of Physicians estimating 99,000 deaths in…

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1 live the hygge life

‘Hygge’ is the biggest buzzword around right now, but what can we tell you about it that’s new? Firstly, the word’s meaning is so fluid that lots of people get confused about what it actually is. It’s almost impossible to translate succinctly, encompassing the idea of cosiness, safety, togetherness, contentment, relaxation and being kind to yourself. You can enjoy hygge while having a good meal with friends and family, or on your own, doing very little at all. It’s about taking pleasure in life, or ‘being, not having,’ says Danish author Louisa Thomsen Brits. I can’t pronounce it! Danish can be a tongue -twisting language for English speakers. Hygge is pronounced ‘hue-gah’ – ‘hue’ as in colour, ‘gah’ almost like the first three letters of ‘girl’. Where does the word…

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6 soft touches

1 Habitat’s ‘Gus’ rug is made from soft wool and has a deep pile that will be super-cosy underfoot. £400 (habitat.co.uk) 2 Take your lead from the Scandinavians and make sheepskins your winter staple. ‘Herdwick’ sheepskin by Toast. £129 (toa.st) 3 Wrap up post-soak with this set of ‘Hydrocotton’ towels. From £5 for a face cloth, The White Company (thewhitecompany.com) 4 Chilly toes? Get yourself a pair of cashmere bed socks. Our favourites are these ivory ones from Brit brand Celtic + Co. £69 (celticandco.com) 5 Could this be the ultimate fireside chair? We think so. ‘The Tired Man’ lounge chair by By Lassen, from £2,599, Skandium (skandium.com) 6 In steel, leather and brass, this ‘Emma’ log basket by Eldvarm is an elegant storage option. £354, Amara (amara.com) 7 Made in Sweden and lined with sheepskin,…

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7 books to curl up with

Sensual Homeby Ilse Crawford (Quadrille, £9.99) Farrow & Ball: How to Decorateby Joa Studholme and Charlotte Cosby (Mitchell Beazley, £30) Plain Simple Useful: The Essence of Conran Style by Terence Conran (Conran, £25) The Iconic Houseby Dominic Bradbury and Richard Powers (Thames & Hudson, £35) The Natural Homeby Hans Blomquist (Ryland Peters & Small, £19.99) David Hicks: A Life of Designby Ashley Hicks (Rizzoli, £53) Billy Baldwin: The Great American Decoratorby Albert Hadley (Rizzoli, £52) Design Masterclassby Kelly Hoppen (Jacqui Small, £26) Axel Vervoordt: Wabi Inspirations(Flammarion, £45)…