Category: Art

What the Heck is Hygge? 10 Cozy Ways to Practice It

by Anna Glavash Do you know that feeling you’re always chasing as the cold winter weather settles in? It’s that satisfied sense of deep contentment, of being warm, snuggled and loved. As it turns out, there’s a word for it—hygge. Hygge (pronounced HYOO-gah) is a Norwegian word that means “well-being.” The Danish use it for anything that makes us feel comforted by our surroundings and connected to those around us. Hygge can be found in favorite places, daily rituals, the company of close friends, comfort foods and adventure. It’s in the things that make us feel most alive and...

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Falling for Autumn Decor

By Skyla Patton Autumn is here! Fall fans are rejoicing in the crisp air, big fluffy scarves and plethora of pumpkin spice products. Even if you’re more on the “bah-humbug” side of the aisle, there’s one thing that most of us love about the turn of the season: the leaves changing color! It’s always a joy to watch the trees morph into totally different palettes and shed their leaves into huge, beautiful piles of color. Check out these fun DIY projects for bringing this special moment and the season of fall into your home. Leaf Banners This project is...

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Pumpkin Decorating 101

By Skyla Patton The month of Halloween is upon us. Apparently some people call it October? The smell of nutmeg is in the air, Halloween costumes are trending on Pinterest and it’s the time to shine for everyone’s favorite scary-faced squash – the Jack O’Lantern. According to History.com, pumpkin carving originated in Ireland, and they used the plethora of turnips that grew there to ward off angry spirits. Pick up the biggest (or smallest  —  size is not everything!) pumpkin you can find at one of Eugene’s local farms and take it home to slice and dice. Check out...

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