Who doesn’t want to have a space that is comforting in their home, where they can wind down each day? After working all day or running around, the first thing that we want to do is curl up on the couch and enjoys a good book, watch our favourite television program, or sip some wine with a friend. It is comforting to have a space in your home where you can just relax and unwind. You can design your living space to enhance your comfort level and create a space that is inviting and warm.
The Feeling of Hygge for your Living Space
Hygge is a Danish concept that translates into a feeling of convivial cosiness, warmth, security, and comfort, so that one can enjoy every moment of their life. One way to embrace this catching trend is to turn your favourite living space into a wonderland of hygge.
- Lighting is important
Ambient bulbs with subtle lighting fixtures are perfect for your hygge look. It will keep the room warm and never allow it to feel cold or clinical.
- Add comfort to multiple aspects of the room
It is best to add cosiness and comfort to every aspect of the room, from the carpet to the couch to the walls. Adding a comfortable rug to your space will please your bare feet and your eyes.
- Adding your hygge nook
This is a little spot where you can curl up and enjoy a good book and a cup of tea. Add a comfy chair near the front window with a warm and plush blanket over the back. Be sure to add a small table for your tea or coffee and a small light for later in the evening.
Candle burning is a great way to create an ambience in a room. It is comforting and will make the room smell great. Choose scents that are calming like jasmine or lavender. You can also choose vanilla or cinnamon.
- Choose furniture that is built for entertaining
The hygge appeal is one that focuses on being ready to socialize. The furniture that you choose for your space should be designed to entertain. Purchase furniture that is plush and comfortable. Keep coffee tables clutter free, so that there is room for your friend’s wine glasses. Choose add-on’s furniture pieces that provide for hidden storage, so that you can keep the space free of clutter.
You want your living space to be designed to be your sanctuary and your escape. It is in this theme that you will be able to entertain your guests, read a good book, and unwind after work each day. Less is more when it comes to decorating your space. You want to ditch the clutter, make room to entertain, and focus on providing warmth and comfort. These tips will help you find the perfect look for your living room, dining room, or study. They will create a space that allows you to relax and get refreshed for a new day.