This is a lovely infographic on simple ways to add hygge to your life and journal from Page Flutter
Here are some delicious Hygge inspired food images to tickle your taste buds on a lovely sunny day from my Pinterest site…
Hygge the FREE way.
The old-fashioned saying ‘The best things in life are free’, can be achieved if you want to change your home into a Hygee home.
According to Meik Wiking the author of The Little Book of Hygge ‘hygee is humble and slow, it is choosing rustic over new, simple over posh, and ambience over excitement. simplicity and modesty are central to hygge’.
You can soon change your style of home into a hygge home. Go through each of your rooms and write down how you would change it, what little things might make it more hygge, what accessories or furniture you want to finish it the hygge way.
Home is where the heart is, you can transform a room with the simplest of items which you could get for FREE or for very little by checking your local FREE pages or popping to your local car boot. If you just enter what you want into Google with for free after it you would be surprised what comes up.
Summer hygge means more outdoors so look at your furniture outside and think of ways you can transform them into something more cosy with simple throws. Add candles and the right lighting and carry the lights on into the patio door to extend your room. Summer is probably the easiest time of year to enjoy hygge.
10 ways to embrace summer the hygge way –
- Pick some flowers, my house doesn’t feel like home without a few fresh flowers in it. For best results, collect cut flowers in the morning when their stems are fully turgid and avoid picking during warm and sunny conditions as the plants will be water-stressed.
- Visit a flower show. There are lots of flower shows around the UK at the moment with the RHS Chatsworth Flower Show in full swing this week.
- Get cosy on your patio with a warm rug and cushions and look at the stars or visit the sight Go Stargazing to find a stargazing event near you.
- Get your toes wet by visiting the seaside or lake near you.
- Go and watch the sun go down. According to Hallmark Hotels, some of the best places to go and see the sun go down are Bournemouth Pier, Bournemouth. …The O2,London. …The River Severn, Stourport. …River Mersey, Liverpool. …Beetham Tower, Manchester. …Ely Cathedral, Cambridge. …and Misty Island, Loch Lomond.
- Enjoy a picnic and with friends or toast marshmallows on a campfire, this is the time for making memories and enjoying the warmth.
- Watch a wedding at your local church. There’s nothing more exciting than watching the bride arrive then leaving with her groom after the service. Don’t forget your camera.
- Don’t take the car get some exercise instead by exploring your local area by bicycle, and embrace the fresh air and family fun.
- Enjoy some ice-cream. Look out for the ice-cream van or visit an ice-cream parlour.
- Go strawberry picking as late June is the best time to pick the best strawberries ready for making some delicious homemade jam.