Hygge means creating a warm atmosphere and enjoying the good things in life with good people. It’s acknowledging a feeling or moment, whether alone or with friends, at home or out, ordinary or extraordinary as cozy, charming or special. Feeling cozy is especially important in winter, on cold days with long nights, low temperatures, pale colors and lack of sunshine. That’s why today we are offering you some tips to decorate your home for coming Christmas in hygge way. How to create a welcoming ambience that lets you feel cozy at once? Here are some ideas.
Typically, Christmas is a little too cold to spend a lot of time outdoors. That’s why it is essential to bring outdoors indoors, which is a characteristic feature of cozy hygge decor. Go natural! Pinecones, evergreens, wood, berries and fruits are welcome to make your home feel like hygge Christmas.
Hygge is using what you have, anyone can create a hygge Christmas without spending a dime. Look for some DIYs on the web and repeat some tutorials to make your home decor more personalized and welcoming. Also making something in your home is the action of hygge, make some cookies, bake some cupcakes and share them with loved ones!
Don’t stage your home. Avoid formal spaces like a dining room and rock something cozy instead, for example, a cute little dining nook in the kitchen. Make your home decor and spaces more practical for more harmony, change the unused and awkward spaces and fill each of them with life and love.
First of all, avoid turning on that glaring overhead light and rocking too much light on the whole – a cozy and relaxing space is usually about some gleaming light. Don’t limit the lights to just your big Christmas tree: think outside of the box and put twinkle lights in a bookcase or around a window. And consider leaving a few twinkle lights well into January for a mood booster and hygge well after Christmas is over. If you have a fireplace, it’s gonna be another cool and cozy light source.
Light up your candles and go for scented ones, too! Candles will help to create a mood and an ambience, use them for your tablescapes, too. DIY some candles if you want adding your favorite winter scents to them, it’s very hygge-like.
Bring in cozy materials, hygge Christmas is sweaters, fur and all things soft! Rock knit and faux fur throws, pillows, rugs and even cover the base of your tree with them. you may also go creative rocking faux fur wreaths and ornaments or knitting them for your home. Enjoy your hygge Christmas!