What Does Coziness Mean?

Let’s start with the etymology. What do the words themselves teach us about how to make a room cozy? Cozy There is a connection to the Norwegian words kose seg, meaning “to bask, to enjoy oneself, to be cozy”, and koselig, which loosely translates to “coziness.” The OED doesn’t recognize this connection, however. It says … Continue reading What Does Coziness Mean?

You’re Going to Have to Declutter Again

You just finished decluttering! Your house looks amazing, Instagram-ready, cleaner than when you moved in! You’re relaxing in a chair next to a table with exactly two things on it. Your creativity is on absolute fire because you can see all your supplies and materials and you know exactly what you want to do with … Continue reading You’re Going to Have to Declutter Again