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Hello, I am Annie and this is my Hygge & Cwtch blog created in Wales and inspired by the Danish hygge (pronounced hoo-gah) way of life. I believe a lot of goodness flows from choosing to live in the moment and take things simple and slow. We all need a bit of time and space to relax, take comfort and enjoy the good things in life with good people.  I believe connecting with nature's beauty and nurturing power and indulging in moments of everyday joy is a true tonic.

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We’ve got that new season feeling here at Hygge & Cwtch Design Studio. March brings the early blooms, the longer days and lighter nights. That undeniable sense of optimism for a bright and sunny season ahead. With these feelings of change and excitement, we always look for new ways to enjoy our home and to […]

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There’s nothing quite like the final two months of the year. Wrapping up against the cold air. Wet welly walks. Christmas shopping. Festive celebrations. School plays. Muddy football matches. An abundance of reasons to go out and connect with people and with nature. But with that, comes an unrivalled yearning for a warm, cosy sanctuary. […]

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The Danish philosophy of ‘hygge’ is integral to our brand. Hygge and Cwtch – a Welsh term for ‘cuddle’ – really sums up the feeling that we strive to achieve for all of our Interior Design clients. A simple sense of calming, cosiness and contentment. A feeling that we want our blog readers to achieve […]

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Here at Hygge & Cwtch Design Studio, we’re very much about enjoying the moment and living in the here and now. Embracing the seasons and aligning with nature to create a home connected to the world around us. So as we step into a new season, we think it’s a good time to share our […]

Welsh Scandi blanket on bed
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Kim Otterburn is the Founder of Welsh Otter, a sustainable textile business based in West Wales (www.welshotter.co.uk). I recently sourced some gorgeous cushions from Welsh Otter for an interiors project and was keen to learn more about her work and what drives her.  Kim welcomed me into her beautiful home near Llandeilo, set amongst the rolling […]

hygge living
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I fell in love with hygge in 2007 when I first visited Copenhagen with my husband on our honeymoon. Here we are on the eve of 2021 and I believe that it is more relevant than ever in our ever-changing, chaotic world. It is really quite simple and anyone can tune into the hygge way […]

Hygge Life

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Indulge in simple pleasures everyday and live the hygge life. 



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Connect with nature and live well.



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Bringing warmth and cosy to your home.


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