Brilliant Blogs - That Scandinavian Feeling

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Website header from That Scandinavian Feeling blog

It's been a while since we've done a "Brilliant Blogs" post and I thought it was about time. Also, I was looking for some tile inspo, and found exactly what I needed on That Scandinavian Feeling, so I thought I'd have a scout around and see what else this blog had to offer. 

Screenshot from That Scandinavian Feeling blog featuring herringbone tiles

Well I certainly was not disappointed. That Scandinavian Feeling is a nordic lifestyle blog run by Ingrid Opstad. The byline for the blog is Hygge, Home & Travel, so pretty much exactly what I want to be reading!

Screenshot from That Scandinavian Feeling - blog post on Home Office Spaces

Ingrid originally hails from Norway, currently living just outside Milan with her boyfriend and adorable dog (yes, don't worry, I'm not going to start featuring blogs without pets - the horror!). She also has great hair. 

Portrait of Ingrid Opstad from That Scandinavian Feeling

Ingrid's blog contains an absolute wealth of information and inspiration for anyone interested in Scandinavian lifestyle.

Screenshot from That Scandinavian Feeling - blog post on budget friendly travel in Norway

Everything from interiors inspiration and nordic travel guides, to design finds, book recommendations, little essays on slow living, and a wonderful selection of recipes. Check out this video for simple homemade ice cream. I will definitely be trying this one out. 

Bowl of ice cream on a pretty cloth

I also particularly enjoyed Ingrid's recent home tour, not least because of the shots of the pooch! Her home hits that perfect balance between cozy, bright and minimal that epitomises the Nordic vibe so many of us are striving for. 

Minimal blue and grey bedroom with fluffy white dog on bed

Nordic white kitchen with open shelving

Corner of living room with styled shelves and grey sofa

Modern grey kitchen with open shelving 

Do check out the That Scandinavian Feeling Insta feed too, it's an absolute treat: 

Screenshot of That Scandinavian Feeling Instagram Account

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Do you know of any Brilliant Blogs? We'd love to hear your recommendations for blogs to feature. We're interested in anything under the umbrella heading of lifestyle really - interiors, craft, travel, food, umm... cats? You name it, as long as it's interesting to read and easy on the eyes, we'd like to hear about it. 

All images in this post copyright Ingrid Opstad / That Scandinavian Feeling.

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  • Thank you so much for the feature – this made my day <3

    Ingrid | That Scandinavian Feeling on

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