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Feeling Like... Team H&W's Holiday Gift Guides

December 03, 2018

Hygge & West Holiday Gift Guides

Call us sappy, but we're firm believers that the giving that comes with the holiday season will always be more fun than the getting. We love scouring our favorite shops for the *perfect* gift for everyone on our lists—and there's just something so heartwarming about seeing the recipients' eyes light up when they open their holiday packages. That feeling, well, that's what hygge means to us.

Need a little inspiration for your own holiday shopping this year? Each member of the Team H&W rounded up some of their favorite items to give, so keep scrolling to check off everyone on your nice list (and why not be a little naughty and treat yourself to a few, too?).

Feeling Like H&W Team Holiday Gift Guides | Christiana Coop

CHRISTIANA COOP

Hygge & West: Tell us about the gifts you choose and why they pair so well with your pattern of choice.

Christiana Coop: I chose Florebela (Fawn). I’m moving to a little farmhouse in the country about an hour north of San Francisco, so I’ve been obsessed with farmhouse décor and design. I think this pattern is so classic and perfect for modern, but timeless farmhouse vibes. I’m pairing it with, okay I’ll admit it, gifts I’d personally love (and, of course, would love to give to my country neighbors that I have yet to meet) to enhance the cozy factor around the holidays.

1. Farm From Home: This book is so inspiring for a unique perspective on moving from the city to a farm. 

2. Solar-powered lantern: I just love the idea of hanging these from a remote tree to welcome guests and for those afraid of the dark.

3. Solo stove: Aimee actually got me this and it’s so easy to turn on and move around to any location on the farm!

4. Stelton kettle: This chic kettle makes it easy to boil water for a lovely afternoon tea quickly and in style.

5. Table runner:  The pattern and texture of this runner are perfect for a meal gathered around a farmhouse table.

6. Hygge & West Home: Julie Backer’s chapter is so inspiring for modern (and pattern-filled) country living!

H&W: The holidays are all about tradition and memory-making. What are some of your favorite holiday traditions or memories of holidays past?

CC: I actually love our traditional Christmas Eve. For as long as I can remember, we eat my mom’s homemade clam chowder after sitting around the fire eating appetizers—the highlight of which is my favorite tuna dip (it’s basically canned tuna, blue cheese, and cream cheese and I look forward to it every year and eat way more than my fair share!). Then we set up our New Mexican luminarias down the driveway before venturing out to walk around the neighborhood and see the Christmas lights. It’s all pretty simple, but I think having these same traditions every year makes them so special. I just love it.

H&W: What do you have planned for the holidays this year? How are you planning to add extra hygge into the season?

CC: This year, I’m so very excited because I’ll finally have room to get a tree and go wild with white fairy lights. So I’m planning to have a lot of friends over for extra hygge evenings around the fire with cheese and pre-holiday bubbles. Then I’ll head to New Mexico to spend Christmas with my family.

Favorite holiday movie: A Christmas Carol (the one with George C. Scott)

Favorite holiday song: "I’ll Be Home for Christmas" by Bing Crosby

Favorite holiday dish or cocktail: That’s got to be a Bloody Mary on Christmas morning. Just my brother and I seem to enjoy them, so we usually make them together and it’s a delicious way to ease into the day and whet our appetites for the big meal!

Feeling Like H&W Team Holiday Gift Guides | Aimee Lagos

AIMEE LAGOS

Hygge & West: Tell us about the gifts you choose and why they pair so well with your pattern of choice.

Aimee Lagos: This year, we’re taking a family trip to Costa Rica the week after Christmas, so I’ve had travel on the mind. I chose Cities Toile (Ebony) to pair with travel-themed gifts!

1. The perfect sightseeing bag: If I’m going to be out and about all day, I always take my Small Sutton MZ Wallace bag. It’s lightweight, big enough to hold all your essentials, and the crossbody strap keeps your hands free. It also packs down to nothing in your suitcase.

2. Peace and (almost) quiet: They’re pricey, but for someone who spends a lot of time on planes, they are game changers. Enjoy being able to actually hear movies, or keep them on while you catch some ZZZs. They almost block out the sound of crying babies. Almost.

3. Monocle travel guides: Christiana and I have used these on most of our recent trips and we love them. They contain great resources for shopping, sightseeing, and dining, and they also do a great job of giving you a taste of local culture.

4. Something warm: These scarves are awesome for travel—they’re big enough to wrap up in on the plane if you get chilly, and twist up into a chic scarf when you reach your destination. Plus, they come in so many pretty colors.

5. A snazzy luggage tag: This will help the recipient quickly identify his or her black roller bag in a sea of black roller bags, and the bright yellow will perk up even the most jet-lagged traveler.

6. Our book: I know—this doesn’t really have much to do with travel, but we sure did travel a lot while making it, so a lot of my recommendations come from our time on the road shooting the book.

7. A nice water bottle: I get really dehydrated on long flights, so I’ve started bringing a water bottle along. This pretty Corkcicle x Rifle Paper Co. collaboration is my favorite one.

H&W: The holidays are all about tradition and memory-making. What are some of your favorite holiday traditions or memories of holidays past?

AL: There are so many—I have wonderful memories from my childhood and wonderful memories from Christmases with my boys. My husband reminded me of one the other night: my younger son was obsessed with Little Einsteins when he was two. It had just come out, so they didn’t have toys of the characters in stores yet, so I decided I would make him a Rocket. It took hours, and I was up until midnight Christmas Eve finishing it. The next morning, when the boys came downstairs, my son ran over to the fireplace and picked it up and looked at us and said, “What this?” and we said, “It’s Rocket!” He looked at it and threw it down and said, “That not Rocket.” We all laugh about that every Christmas.

H&W: What do you have planned for the holidays this year? How are you planning to add extra hygge into the season?

AL: We just finished the first phase of our home remodel, and I now have the kitchen of my dreams, so I plan to do a lot of cooking and baking. We’re also finally able to entertain again after losing our kitchen for four months, so we’re excited to have people over for lots of big and small gatherings. We has our first Friendsgiving the week before Thanksgiving. Instead of making traditional Thanksgiving food, we decided to make everything that we and our friends all love to eat, so it was a bit of a mish-mash, but delicious! And we’ll do our annual Holiday Singalong Jamboree this month, which involves more food, and lots of off-key renditions of holiday songs around the fire.

Favorite holiday song: "Little Drummer Boy," because it was my Grandpa’s favorite.

Favorite holiday movie: We watch Elf with the boys every year, so that’s become my favorite.

Favorite holiday dish or cocktail: Vin Chaud—we spent a Christmas in Paris, and now we cannot have Christmas without this drink.

Feeling Like H&W Team Holiday Gift Guides | Aimee Lagos

OLA SUPERNAT

Hygge & West: Tell us about the gifts you choose and why they pair so well with your pattern of choice.

Ola Supernat: My gifts center around the theme of aiming to do better by your body and mind. Bruno (Coral) pairs well with my theme—the abstract, fluid lines of the pattern could be a metaphor for how our lives are always in flux and how there is always room—and time—to be a better self. Plus, the Coral colorway is quite festive.

1. Baggu pouches: These pretty pouches keep you—and your stuff—organized.

2. Evan Healy Whipped Shea Butter: This luscious shea butter provides fantastic skin protection in the cooler months.

3. Alarm clock: A real alarm clock (rather than the one on your phone) will help avoid screen time in bed—the phone can stay in another room for the night.

4. Pumpkin seed oil: Pumpkin seed oil is not only delicious drizzled over fresh bread topped with avocado and tomatoes, but it’s also good for you.

5. Foam roller: Some may say foam rollers are evil, but your body will thank you! Plus, you can listen to music or (try to) do a little meditation while rolling—a win-win for body and soul!

6. Hygge & West Home: This book is both a feast for the eyes and a reminder that it’s not just things that make up a wonderfully cozy life.

H&W: The holidays are all about tradition and memory-making. What are some of your favorite holiday traditions or memories of holidays past?

OS: My favorite holidays are the ones I get to spend with my family back in Poland. I haven’t been able to go home for Christmas for a few years now, but my thoughts are always there during the season. Some of my favorite memories include baking with my mom and grandma; going to the Holiday Market; eating enough Polish food to last me until the next time I get to go home; ice skating with friends; and long walks followed by hot tea and cake in our warm, cozy kitchen.

H&W: What do you have planned for the holidays this year? How are you planning to add extra hygge into the season?

OS: We’re going to Bora Bora for the holidays. It definitely won’t be a white Christmas, but I think island lifestyle goes hand-in-hand with the concept of hygge. We’ve booked our accommodations—overwater bungalow!—and the only plans so far include starting our mornings with leisurely breakfasts on the porch and ending back on the porch reflecting on the day. We’ll take it one day at a time, enjoying everything as it comes (even a torrential downpour, which is a high possibility since we’re going during rainy season).

Favorite holiday song: Any classic Christmas carol

Favorite holiday movie: Home Alone

Favorite holiday dish or cocktail: Potatoes in the US, pierogi in Poland

Feeling Like Team H&W Holiday Gift Guides | Melissa Andersen

MELISSA ANDERSEN

Hygge & West: Tell us about the gifts you choose and why they pair so well with your pattern of choice.

Melissa Andersen: When I think of the holidays, I think of wintry days spent cooped up in a cozy mountain escape. A rustic log cabin shared with loved ones, a roaring fire inside, a snow storm roaring outside, good food, and Christmas music—does it get any more hygge than that? I paired my gifts with Snow (Gold) because it invokes those cabin feelings with just a touch of glitz and glam—perfect for the holidays.

1. Dot bowl: This handmade vessel is a beautiful way to make all those holiday treats feel even more special.

2. Mountain mugs: I have a soft spot for ceramics, especially when you can see the artist's hand. These mugs bring that cozy, mountain-y feel to your coffee or hot chocolate, no matter where you live.

3. Faux fur throw blanket: Every snow day needs a warm, fluffy blanket to snuggle under. This faux fur version is comfy and cruelty-free.

4. Dinner bell: Something about a snowy winter cabin makes me long for the simple lifestyle of bygone days, and this steel dinner bell gives me all those old-timey feels with a modern twist.

5. Fatwood crock: Because how else are we going to get a roaring fire going in our cabin? This crock and kindling serve a purpose and look great while doing it.

6. Embroidered pillowcases: These embroidered pillowcases make lazy mornings in bed so chic—and a little cheeky, too. 

7. Shearling slippers: Cozy and cute—what's not to love about these slippers that bring all the hygge and toasty toes, too!

8. Hygge & West Home: A snowy cabin weekend demands good reading and interior eye candy, and this book has both in spades. Plus, Stephanie Housley's ultimate mountain home is the stuff my log cabin dreams are made of!

9. Woodland smoker: This whimsical wooden smoker brings the aroma of cedarwood to any space in your home—and looks darn adorable while doing it.

H&W: The holidays are all about tradition and memory-making. What are some of your favorite holiday traditions or memories of holidays past?

MA: In my big, Italian family, the holidays are all about traditions, from the foods we eat every year—lots of seafood and pasta, a serious antipasto platter, decadent traditional desserts, and so much more—to the rituals we partake in, like the long process of making and hand-forming dolalucci cookies. But my favorite is definitely driving out to the country to cut down our tree. We make a day of it with lunch and antique shopping afterward, and it's the perfect way to kick off the season.

H&W: What do you have planned for the holidays this year? How are you planning to add extra hygge into the season?

MA: My husband and I just had our first baby (!!!) so the holidays are going to be very different this year. Since the baby will only be a few weeks old, we'll likely avoid the big family gatherings and mostly lay low at home instead. We're planning to cook up a big feast for two, binge on Christmas movies, and just soak up every second with our new little bundle.

Favorite holiday song: Brenda Lee's "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree" for something classic, and Otis Redding's "Merry Christmas Baby" for a little more funk.

Favorite holiday movie: National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation—it's mandatory holiday viewing in my family.

Favorite holiday dish or cocktail: Dolaluccis! They're a traditional Italian Christmas cookie that's super labor intensive to make, but so worth the effort.

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Feeling Like... Black Friday Prep!

November 21, 2018

Feeling Like | Black Friday Sales | Hygge & West

Are you ready for Black Friday? Me too! I'm crossing my fingers for some sales. My Black Friday strategy is pretty focused this year on things I "need" for the new place. This is basically a long way of telling you that 1) I picked a new wallpaper for the bedroom - Queen Anne (Taupe) and 2) we're having a sale and it starts today!

Other items on the list: 1) Rifle Paper Co. rug, 2) Pottery Barn curtain rods, 3) Rejuvenation fireplace tools, 4) our Foret pillow, 5) East Fork Pottery bowls, and 6) a SSMEG.

Happy Shopping!

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Say Hello to Piedmont!

October 26, 2018

Piedmont (Pine) | Hygge & West

We were so excited to launch this gorgeous pattern, Piedmont, designed by the lovely ladies at Helmsie!

Piedmont (Taupe) | Hygge & West

This inspiration? In the Southeast, as the mountains slope down to the piedmont, you'll find red foxes, rabbits, and quail running in the forests. They are hiding behind the thistles, snacking on the peaches and blackberries. Piedmont, named for the region Karla and Sarah of Helmsie call home, is available in four beautiful colorways sure to complement any decor scheme.

farm house | Hygge & West

In mildly related news, I'm moving from San Francisco to the country about an hour north and this wallpaper is absolutely going in the new place!

Feeling Like Coutry Farmhouse | Piedmont (Indigo) | Hygge & West

I put together a mood board for the overall look I'm going for which is something along the lines of "Modern Rustic French Country Farmhouse" :) Some items I have my eye on that work with with Piedmont (Indigo) wallpaper include 1) blue velvet chair; 2) farmhouse table; 3) caned chairs; 4) wool blanket; 5) ferm living throw pillow; 6) Arabesque bedding; and 7) vintage marble work table. Will keep you posted, of course!

 

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Feeling Like: Labor Day Host Gift Ideas!

August 24, 2018

Hygge & West Home: Design for a Cozy Life

We're already thinking ahead to the long weekend, and we thought that we'd remind you that our book makes an excellent host/ess gift if you'll be spending your Labor Day weekend at any of the following places...

1. Our book! | 2. If you're going to a lake house, odds are you'll be spending time on a boat, and is it just us, or does the reference on this shirt never get old? | 3. Who doesn't love a fancy candle? No one, that's who. | 4. If you're feeling like splurging, this is the Cadillac of water floaties - super comfy, and the best part is no one has to get lightheaded inflating it. | 5. It's still pretty warm this time of year, so some iced coffee (and the perfect iced coffee brewer) is a great way to caffeinate yourself on an end-of-summer day.

1. Our book! | 2. Every mountain cabin must have a fireplace, and these matches and some fatwood are the best way to get a fire started quickly. | 3. This gorgeous quilt brings the beautiful starry sky indoors. If you can sew, you can make your own. | 4. Card games are a wonderful way to spend time with family and friends - these cards are the most gorgeous we've ever seen. | 5. And wine (especially this one) is always a welcome gift - make it even more special with this awesome bottle cooler.

 Hostess Beach Gifts | Hygge & West Book

1. Our book! | 2. If you feel like splurging on your hostess, this Apres Sea hat is a no brainer. | 3. How about a classic picnic basket for a picnic at the beach? | 4. We're big fans of the round beach towel trend, especially if they are patterned! | 5. Always be celebrating under the sun with these gorgeous champagne saucers.

 Feeling Like Hostess Gifts for the City Dweller | Hygge & West Book

1. Our book! | 2. Everyone will love the smell of this stunning Fornasetti candle; guaranteed. | 3. Wipe off that city grime with a witty welcome mat. | 4. Hasami porcelain mugs are so pretty and great for stacking in limited cabinet space. | 5. And, we both love these little ball incense holders for an inexpensive, unexpected gift!

 

Happy Friday!

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Feeling Like: Back to College

August 17, 2018

Hygge & West Removable Wallpaper

How is it that time of year already? A quick round up of some favorite dorm room items, including our removable wallpaper: 1) Schoolhouse Electric Throw Pillow; 2) Daydream Twin Bedding; 3) Rejuvenation Task Lamp; 4) Ferm Living Desk Organizer; and 5) Do Your Best Penant from Three Potato Four.

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Feeling Like... A Cat Lady

June 29, 2018

Cat's Meow wallpaper by Julia Rothman | Hygge & West

Wallpaper: Cat's Meow (Blush) | 1. Cat tipi | 2. Sweatshirt | 3. Shop Cats of New York book | 4. Cuff bracelet | 5. Planter | 6. Measuring pitcher | 7. Mirror | 8. Crystal stud bag | 9. Cat feeder | 10. Collar | 11. Plate | 12. Velvet flats | 13. Doormat

I love great design, and I especially love great design with a cause. That's why I've been so inspired by our newest pattern, Cat's Meow by Julia Rothman. Just like her Dog Park pattern (another one of my faves!), 100% of the proceeds from this pattern will go to animal rescues — in this case, Watermelon Mountain Ranch animal shelter in New Mexico, which helps cats find the loving homes they all deserve.

So in honor of good deeds, good homes for good cats, and good design, I've rounded up a few Cat's Meow-inspired products that will awaken your inner cat lady. From accessories to home decor to pet goods, these finds will have both you and your kitty companies feline fine. 

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Feeling Like... Team H&W's Dream Summer Getaways

May 29, 2018

 

Hygge & West Dream Summer Getaways

When team H&W dreams, it goes without saying that we dream in pattern. And with summer just around the corner, we're in full-on vacation mode ? if not physically, than certainly in our daydreams! If a real trip isn't on your summer itinerary just yet, enjoy a mental getaway with these dreamy escapes and the spaces they've inspired in all of us here at Hygge & West. 

Feeling like... the open road

Wallpaper: Wood (Cream) | 1. Airstream | 2. Throw | 3. Radio | 4. Mancala
5. Stool | 6. Coffee press | 7. Arabesque (Navy) Bedding | 8. Dog bed

CHRISTIANA COOP

Hygge & West: What dream summer destination did you choose and what pattern have you paired it with?

Christiana Coop: Ever since I saw the first H&W wallpapered Airstream pop up on Instagram, I?ve been dreaming of hitting the open road with my boyfriend, his dogs, and our patterns. I paired my open road destination with the Wood (Cream) pattern because it feels the most outdoorsy and also masculine enough that I could trick Joe into thinking I generously selected it for him so that he won?t mind doing all the driving.

H&W: What does your perfect day at this destination look like?

CC: I?ve never been to Yellowstone National Park, so that will be our first destination. A perfect day would be waking up to freshly brewed coffee, blue skies, and no agenda. Of course, we wouldn?t want to miss Old Faithful. And we?d want to head to Lamar Valley to try to catch some bison viewing at sunset.

Feeling Like... Team H&W's Dream Summer Getaways

Photo by Montana Office of Tourism (via Sunset Magazine)

H&W: Tell us about the space you envision that's inspired by your summer destination. What items bring the feel of your vacation back home?

CC: I?m envisioning the coziest Airstream Bambi imaginable :) I?d include crisp bedding, plush towels, and some old school classics, but otherwise keep it pretty simple ? a.k.a dog- and Joe-friendly. And, of course, I?d stock the mini fridge with lots of snacks and cocktail fixings.

Feeling like... heading up North

Wallpaper: Snow (Blue) | 1. Print | 2. Throw | 3. Sofa | 4. Table | 5. Pancake mix |
6. Lingonberry preserves | 7. S'mores maker | 8. Paddle 

AIMEE LAGOS

Hygge & West: What dream summer destination did you choose and what pattern have you paired it with?

Aimee Lagos: When the boys were little before we had our cabin, every summer we would take a family trip to Lutsen on Minnesota?s gorgeous North Shore, and I?d love to go back. While it doesn?t snow in the summer (is May the summer?), Snow (Blue) really captures the spirit of the area and it?s one of my very favorite patterns.

H&W: What does your perfect day at this destination look like?

AL: We always stay at the Lodge at Lutsen Resort ? it?s a historic lodge set right on the shore of Lake Superior with the beautiful Poplar River running along one side of the property. We?d wake up a bit late, and eat a delicious breakfast of Swedish pancakes in the restaurant at the lodge. After filling our bellies, we?d do a short hike then head back so the boys could fish, swim, and skip rocks into the lake for the rest of the day while Manny and I sit on the shore and read in the sun. For dinner, we?d drive into Grand Marais and eat at the Angry Trout Café ? everything there is delicious, with a focus on locally grown and caught vegetables and fish. Then back to the lodge for the nightly bonfire on the beach, complete with s'mores!

Feeling Like... Team H&W's Dream Summer Getaways

Photo via Lutsen Resort

H&W: Tell us about the space you envision that's inspired by your summer destination. What items bring the feel of your vacation back home?

AL: I?d create a cozy den full of MN made items that bring the feel of the north shore home. We?d snuggle up on the sofa, watch movies and enjoy breakfast or dessert depending on the time of day.

Feeling like... the Amalfi Coast

Wallpaper: Peonies (Yellow) | 1. Daybed | 2. Pendant | 3. Tile | 4. Throw | 5. Stool |
6. Olive topiary | 7. Floor cushions | 8. Tumblers | 9. Lemon pillow

MELISSA ANDERSEN

Hygge & West: What dream summer destination did you choose and what pattern have you paired it with?

Melissa Andersen: To me, there's no better place in the world for a summer getaway (or any time of year, for that matter!) than Italy's iconic Amalfi Coast. My husband and I went there for our honeymoon and it kickstarted an unhealthy obsession with Italy (we've been all over the country since). The Amalfi Coast was my first experience of Italy, and it was nothing short of magical - warm people, delicious food, and fascinating history, all set against a backdrop of the most gorgeous scenery. I paired my trip with Peonies (Yellow) because it reminds me of the bright lemon groves that dot the coast and their intoxicating scent that perfume the salty sea air.

H&W: What does your perfect day at this destination look like?

MA: There are so many sites and villages nearby to visit (like the Blue Grotto in Capri or the stunning Positano coastline), and those are absolutely worth it, but my dream day would involve very little of the touristy stuff. Instead, I'd book my stay at the same hotel where we spent our honeymoon - Hotel Villa San Michele in Ravello - which is literally hewn into the side of the cliffs overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea. We'd spend my morning snacking on Italian pastries and reading while perched on the Villa's rocky outcropping over the water and take in the stunning azure views, stopping only for the occasional dip in the refreshing waters. For lunch, we'd meander down to the sleepy town of Atrani, just down the road from the Villa, to Ristorante 'A Paranza where my husband and I enjoyed some of the freshest and most delicious seafood we've ever eaten. From there, we'd head over to the village of Amalfi to shop for the hand-painted pottery that Italy is so famous for, while being sure to stop for some wine and olive oil tastings to refuel. A trip up the mountain to Ravello's historic center for a dose of history and jaw-dropping views would round out the day before heading back to the Villa for dinner. The Villa is family-owned and operated, and the little grandma of the family does all the cooking for their restaurant. The menu is whatever is fresh that day ? local vegetables and meats, homemade pastas and desserts, and fish caught that morning. A nightcap by the sea would end the day before falling asleep to the sounds of the coast.

Feeling Like... Team H&W's Dream Summer Getaways

Photo by Michal Krakowiak via Lonely Planet

H&W: Tell us about the space you envision that's inspired by your summer destination. What items bring the feel of your vacation back home?

?MA: The Amalfi lifestyle is light, breezy, and casual, and very much centered on the outdoors (I mean, look at it - who wouldn't want to take those views in as much as possible!). I envision this space being a sunroom or porch of some sort, where the windows could be thrown open to let the Mediterranean breezes in. Patterned tile, terracotta pots filled with olive trees, sunny yellows, and ocean blues would round out the space, which would be anchored by a coastal-inspired daybed and an exotic pendant. Comfy, cool, and laid back, this is the perfect space to enjoy a good book and those endless Amalfi Coast vistas.

Feeling like... a tropical escape

Wallpaper: Aja (Aubergine) | 1. Chair | 2. Throw | 3. Diffuser | 4. Floor pillow |
5. Crystal | 6. Bird of Paradise plant

OLA SUPERNAT

Hygge & West: What dream summer destination did you choose and what pattern have you paired it with?

Ola Supernat: My dream destination of the moment is French Polynesia ? we just booked tickets to Tahiti for this winter! I?m pairing my tropical escape with Aja (Aubergine) because of the pattern?s lush floral subject matter and color palette reminiscent of Paul Gauguin?s paintings of Tahiti.

H&W: What does your perfect day at this destination look like?

OS: We still have a lot of research to do, but we definitely like our travels to be a mix of leisure and adventure. I imagine waking up to the sunrise and sounds of waves. We enjoy a slow breakfast on the porch while taking in the incredible surroundings. The days are spent playing in the water (snorkeling, surfing, kayaking, or perhaps renting a boat!); hiking; exploring the islands; experiencing the local culture and cuisine; and overall being inspired by this remote part of the world. We end the days back on the porch with a fresh seafood dinner and a magical sunset.

Feeling Like... Team H&W's Dream Summer Getaways

Photo via Audley Travel

H&W: Tell us about the space you envision that's inspired by your summer destination. What items bring the feel of your vacation back home?

?OS: I envision a sunroom nook full of plants and cozy lounging options with light lazily filtering in; the scent of Tahitian Vanilla is in the air and crystal prism?s reflections dancing all around the space remind me of the sparkling Pacific Ocean. It?s a perfect spot for relaxing after work or dreaming up next adventures.

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