Let’s set the scene for a night in the bath surrounded by the most beautiful and luxury products with light coming from candles and the heating on full.
First light a Pure Thoughts Gratitude Meditation Candle. “This is an absolute beauty of a candle. The smell is divine, the light that the glass gives off when lit is a beautiful rich amber. Glorious of an evening time. This candle offers a little slice of peace to a worn out momma at the end of a LONG day” —Lottie, Pure Thoughts Customer
Hand poured with soy wax and pure essential oils. Pure Thoughts meditation candles are mindfully created to help you find pause in your day. Enjoy during meditation, mindful moments and restful evenings or relaxing in the bath.
Sink into your bath and add a dreamy pink bath and add Neom Organics natural Perfect Night’s Sleep Bath Foam… the ultimate combo. Create your own pre-sleep haven and let the feeling of calm wash over you with the NEOM Bath Foam. Softening the skin with marshmallow & coconut oil, & soothing the skin with aloe and sweet almond oil. Plus their Specially NEOM Tranquillity™ fragrance, containing English lavender, sweet basil & jasmine!
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Or, try one of my favourites from Grass & Co and their Infused with organic Tea Tree, Eucalyptus & Peppermint oils, our EASE Himalayan bath salts work to soothe aches away whilst sweet aromatherapy blends enliven and relax the senses to help in your nighttime 𝘙𝘐𝘛𝘜𝘈𝘓
The naturally cleansing salts and soothing, therapeutic essential oils will help you relax, restore wellbeing and leave your skin soft to the touch. Pop over to Grass & Co’s website for lots more lovely products.
Finish with the delicious The White Company Sleep Hand and Body Balm Upgrade your bedtime ritual with our naturally infused sleep remedies. This peace-inducing scent combines lavender, chamomile and clary sage. This luxury Hand & Body Balm is packed with nourishing natural extracts. Blended with jojoba oil, shea butter, cocoa butter, vitamin E and hyaluronic acid, it will leave your skin feeling wonderfully hydrated and moisturised. It’s the perfect partner to our gentle Hand & Body Wash.
Creating the right lighting in a room gives it atmosphere, but putting the lighting in the wrong place can change a room dramatically. Here are some examples of how lighting can create a Hygge style atmosphere.
You couldn’t get anything more cosy than this picture which shows just how much candles can create such an atmospheric light.
I just love these set of three lights over the table which will simply send the light beaming down on your food but still keep the room looking cosy. Washing up in your kitchen can also be more enjoyable with the right lighting like the picture below.
By having just one simple big light like this one means it will still create a cosy room atmosphere but if you want to read something then you can sit directly underneath it and do not need further lighting in the room.
How cosy is this bathroom with the candles. No matter what lights you have in a bathroom the only lighting when you are having a relaxing bath has to be candles, real or false they will all give the same glow.
A simple light hung down like these two pictures is perfect to create a cosy ambiance in your bedroom. You can add a string of fairy lights over or near your bed like the picture below. But if you want a little bit more light but the darker the bedroom the cosier it will look.
We have recently moved to a new home down south and the house we bought was nearly finished which meant the white suite and tiles were already fitted in the bathroom. All the rest of the room is also white so it was easy for me to finish it with accessories.
Check out these Hygge style bathrooms including this lovely one from Mother Distracted who say that by using a simple white base for your bathroom, the furniture will not only be timeless but also produce a serene space.
This one from Foam and Bubblesis another example of how white can be cosy. They say “Lighten, brighten and simplify” should be your new mantra when designing your bathroom. Painting your walls white maximises the light in your room, again brightening up the dark winter months.
This next bathroom is one of my favourites and shows how lighting can make such a difference. Hygge Home explain that Lighting can be one of the easiest ways to create a warm and cosy ambience in the bathroom. As an example, dimmable lighting is a great choice for the bathroom as it will give you an abundance of light when you need it with to create a calm atmosphere in the evening when you want to relax. Placing scented candles will also allow you to create a tranquil ambience.
I love the storage in this bathroom from Pinterest. I wish I’dthought of somethinglike this. Simple but very effective.
You could be a bit more daring and add wallpaper like this one also from Pinterest,
And finally, The Culture Tripsay that rather than a rushing for a quick shower in the morning, make sure your bathroom is a place for rest and rejuvenation. The trend forspa-style bathroomsis on the rise with evensaunas– a favourite among Scandinavians – becoming more common in bathrooms across the globe. Simple is often best, however, and nothing beats a soak in a steaming hot bath. Invest in candles, fluffy bath robes, clever storage, good lighting and even a sound system to make your experience as relaxing as possible.
There is a brilliant website called Cushions and More, which has patterns and details on every type of cushion you could ever think of, from pincushions to floor cushions. Some of my favourite ones at the moment are –
This fab knitted one above is for sale on Ebay and is 40cm square, don’ t you just love it?
These are just amazing and are hand made on Etsy.
This is another one from Etsy and reminds me of how you can cut up an old jumper and make it into a cushion cover. The pattern is on Pinterest.
Or you could try this one made from a fringed scarf which also is on Pinterest.
Metal sign ‘All I want for Christmas’ from Fine Nordic £4.79
Feel the love with our new range of #hygge ceramics! Hand-made exclusively for us by Sage ceramics, they are hand-thrown and glazed in the heart of the Sussex countryside by designer Yvonne Kirk, from Hygge Style for £9.99
Keep those keys to your hygge dream home safe on this lovely little keyring. Stamped by hand, the keyring has a red heart enamel charm, as well as a tiny gingerbread man. Gift wrapped in a kraft gift box, ready for your message; the perfect easy stocking filler. Also from Hygge Style for £7.99
Wrap yourself up in a blanket and sit by the fire—or Hygge as the Danish call their secret to happiness. The Let’s Hygge gift set is the perfect cocooning companion and will give you a chance to try Løv Organic’s hot, delicious blends: Løvely Break, Løvely Glögg and Almond Rooibos, £14.36 from Kusmi Tea
For readers everywhere who are embracing the Danish art of hygge – the first warm, wise and romantic hygge novel! The perfect feel-good novel to curl up with – light some candles, wrap yourself in a blanket and relax …Hygge and Kisses from Amazon £7.99