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.
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Creating an office space at home or in part of an office block can easily be done as these pictures illustrate.
Keep it simple like this one from Ideal Home.
Or add a warm colour if you prefer to work in this type of light from Design Soda Blog.
Keeping it white can make a space feel bigger like this image from Curbly.
Check out how these plants and office chair can make such a difference from West Elm.
Lots of shelves can also look great in this Farmhouse Office Makeover.
Use a worktop and pop a shelf up and you have an instant office desk looking very Hygge from Outstanding Decor World.
Wool Throw in Orchard Fruits, £91, The Great British Ottoman Company
50/50 Cushion – Heather by Cozy Living, £44.99, [hoo-gah] Scandinavian Homewares
Faux Fur Bean Bag – Grey, £69.99, BeanBagBazaar
Amy Cooper Illustrated Porcelain Lamps, visit Amy Cooper Ceramics via Etsy for pricing and full range
Alison Cork Faux Mohair Throw with 4″ Fringe, £31, QVC
Pleated blinds by Style Studio, prices start at £81
Luster Hurricane Lamp – Moss by Cozy Living, £55.99, [hoo-gah] Scandinavian Homewares
Clockhouse Log Table, £120, Grace & Glory
OneLeg Wood Posture Stool, £185, designed2enable
Hive® blind by Style Studio, prices start at £108.
Source: House Beautiful
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 Bubbles is another example of how white can be cosy. They say
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.lighting explain that
I love the storage in this bathroom from Pinterest. I wish I’d thought of something like this. Simple but very effective.
And finally, The Culture Trip say 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 for spa-style bathrooms is on the rise with even saunas – 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.