It’s so easy to think that hygge is only something for the fall or winter months, but you can keep that cozy feeling going long after the days lengthen and the temperatures spike. “What’s hygge?” Some of you might be asking. It’s the latest craze sweeping the States, but the people of Denmark have been practicing it for some time. Simply put, it means creating a nice, cozy, comfortable environment while enjoying the simple, good things in life with the special people you surround yourself with.
Sometimes my eyes drift to the old, yellowed laminate flooring in the kitchen of our rental house and sigh. The windows in this old house don’t seal quite right, and you can’t use the vacuum cleaner while the air conditioner is running without blowing a fuse. This isn’t the house I grew up dreaming of. I could spend hours listing all the things that are wrong with it. And yet it’s home.
Surrounding oneself with inspiration is a simple and special way to add magic to your day. I love displaying an inspiration board in my workspace to spark creativity and remind me of all of the beautiful things that make my heart sing! From magazine clippings, ticket stubs, and polaroids, to handwritten letters, receipts, and beloved quotes, there are countless items that can easily be displayed as reminders of life’s beauty.
Bella Grace New Generation Issue 3 features the same inspirational content you love about Bella Grace, but geared toward young women ages 12 to 19. It’s a positive space for sharing, and we’re delighted to spotlight a number of young writers and photographers within this issue.
It’s the perfect discovery for daughters, granddaughters, sisters, nieces, students, aspiring writers, photographers, and young-at-heart friends – a gift they will treasure!