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A glimpse into a book lover & design buff’s character-filled apartment

Earlier today, a friend was asking me what I looked for when I feature homes on Hyppiä. “Do they need to be really ‘done’, if you know what I mean? Polished?” she asked. “Honestly, the less ‘done’ they are, the better,” I replied. “That’s when you get to see someone’s personality and character.” My mission…

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design is hard, so cut yourself a break

I’m enamoured by those who appear to design their home effortlessly. I have my moments. I think I’m skilled at the little vignettes, and coming up with ideas for other people’s homes, but when it comes to my own—I feel like a deer in headlights. Or, more aptly, a sloth in headlights. But I’ve felt…

A poem for those with mending hearts

You round the corner homeand, all at once, feel yourself strainingto bring back the memories you’ve worked so hard to erase. Smudged, barely legible,hastily marked upto hide the momentstoo sweet,too searing,to remember. Now, you want them all.The sweetness, the levity,the claustrophobia,the panic.Now, you want to cradle themgently, in your lap,as you think just how,how hollow…

groovy shapes & contrasting colours

I’ll never be able to answer the question, “What’s your taste in design?” One day, I’ll wake up and want to throw out 90% of my belongings so that I can transform my home into a serene, white-walled cabin with minimal furniture. A single fire burns. I stoke it alone. I listen to violin. Okay,…


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About Hyppiä Homes

Hyppiä is focused on design for the home & mind. Inspired by the Finnish word for jumping up and down out of joy, each post is intended to bring some space, intention, and joy back into both your internal & external surroundings.

Miranda Babbitt, a digital marketing professional with a background in editorial content, founded Hyppiä Homes as a creative outlet during lockdown in spring 2020. Her favourite two things in life are talking about rad interior design and the strange realities of being human. She lives in Vancouver, BC with her partner and two black cats.

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