Hygge-fy Your Home With These 30 Winter Essentials
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Hygge-fy Your Home With These 30 Winter Essentials

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By Samantha Daly
Though the Danish philosophy might not have a direct English translation, everyone can benefit from adding a little hygge (pronounced “hoo-guh”) to their home.

Rumored to have been born out of the desire to celebrate the small moments of everyday life, the hygge concept is warm, cozy, and inviting. From plush knit throws, to aromatic candles, to coffee and tea accessories, these goods are sure to help spread the cheer.

One Step Timers Dew Drop Wired LED Lights (Set of 2)
Festive fairy lights.  Delicate dew drop fairy lights make every room feel more magical. They're a pretty alternative to standard string lights—and the wire is bendable and moldable, giving them more structure than typical string lights, too.
The Laundress Home Spray - No247
Fill up your living space with the smells that you make it feel at home. The Home Spray – No247 was designed with a non-toxic formula so that you can feel comfortable spraying liberally in every room.  How to use: Spray liberally six inches away from the target.
Studio Stockhome Scented Candle
What it is: A hand-poured candle reflects the brand's commitment to fine craftsmanship with high-quality perfume oils blended with natural vegetable wax. Cotton: A clean, crisp fragrance that evokes fresh spring air. A whiff of lavender and violet drift above a bed of rich amber and woody oakmoss.
Cabin Porn: Inside
First an online phenomenon and now a bestseller with more than 300,000 copies in print worldwide, Cabin Porn has become a powerful lifestyle movement that is synonymous with unplugging from a tech-obsessed world to find peace amid nature.
Parachute Braided Wool Rug
This super plush rug is like a sweater for your floor – wonderfully soft, cozy and timeless. Hand-braided by Indian craftspeople from thick wool and cotton, it features a uniquely warm and cushiony feel.
Naadam Chunky Wool Blanket Oatmeal
Merino sheep have the finest, softest fibers. Their hair is sheared and spun into a yarn that’s water, stain and odor resistant. The sheep's wool has residual lanolin making it antibacterial.
The Citizenry's Java Rattan Baskets
HANDCRAFTED IN INDONESIA BY THE ARTISANS OF CIREBON  Keep things together and organized with these lightweight, durable, and on-trend rattan baskets. The super functional handles make it easy to move them from room to room - perfect for stowing toys, books, or laundry.
Nils Strinning String Pocket
In the late 1940s, Swedish publishing house Bonnier decided to encourage the public to display more books at home, so it sponsored an international bookshelf competition. Out of 194 entries received from around the globe, first prize was awarded to architect and designer Nils Strinning.
Secto Design Octo 4240 Pendant
The Octo lamp, designed by Seppo Koho for Secto Design, has a wooden shade which is hand-made from Finnish birch by highly skilled craftsmen. As the other Secto Design lamps by Seppo Koho, also the Octo lamp is well-known outside Finland as well for its clear Scandinavian feel.
Skandinavisk Candle
Cozy candles by Skandinavisk, inspired by the ethos of Nordic living and travels across the ruggedly beautiful landscape. Housed in a painted glass vessel with a beech wood lid and single wick.
Muuto Around Coffee Table
Designed by Thomas Bentzen for Muuto, the Around Coffee Table has a modern and unique identity, while its materials and craftsmanship express traditional Scandinavian design values. Pair the coffee table with its small side table companion to further enhance your modern space.
Vitruvi Porcelain Essential Oil Diffuser
What it is:  A handcrafted, stone essential oil diffuser that doubles as a stunningly simple piece of home decor.  If you want to know more…  Essential oil diffusers are a way to create your own custom home aromas without the synthetic chemicals of traditional room fresheners or...
The Little Book of Hygge
Embrace Hygge (pronounced hoo-ga) and become happier with this definitive guide to the Danish philosophy of comfort, togetherness, and well-being.  Why are Danes the happiest people in the world? The answer, says Meik Wiking, CEO of the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen, is Hygge.
The Citizenry Nublado Throw (Ivory)
Made from thick unspun wool, this extra chunky throw is looped entirely by hand. Designed in a compact, easy-to-style size, it adds an insanely lush finishing touch to a side chair or sofa.  Handcrafted by one master weaver in Peru, each throw takes a day to knit.
Iris Hantverk Doormat with Bristles
The Iris Hantverk company produces high-quality household items using techniques that date back to the 19th century. Enlisting the skills of top designers to conceptualize their products, they hire and support visually impaired craftspeople to create these meticulously assembled pieces.
Malin + Goetz Candle
What it is: A candle handmade in Brooklyn.  What it does: This candle's earth-friendly blend of beeswax, vegetable and soy waxes provides a clean, slow burn while filling your home with a crisp, clean aroma.
Vitruvi The Essentials Set
What it is: A collection featuring four of Vitruvi's most popular essential oils, including Eucalyptus, Spruce, Lavender and Grapefruit. Set includes:- Eucalyptus Essential Oil (0.3 oz.): a 100% certified organic essential oil with a fresh and herbaceous scent.
The White Company Medium Winter Botanical Candle
What it is: This softly scented candle enhances botanical notes with a generous infusion of cinnamon sticks, orange slices and red berries.  Fragrance story: Like the inviting aroma of stepping in from the cold, winter will instantaneously wrap your senses with its warm, spicy scent.
The Touch: Spaces Designed for the Senses
It is often said that beauty lies in the eye of the beholder. The Touch, the new book from Kinfolk and Norm Architects published by gestalten, presents an alternative: that good design is not only visually appealing but engages all of the human senses.
Parachute Washed Linen Tablecloth
Dress up your dining room with our festive, jewel tone tablecloth.
Food52 x Farmhouse Pottery Forest Candle
Take a stroll through the forest.  Light up one of these hand-poured soy candles—dreamt up with our friends at Farmhouse Pottery and made exclusively for us—and transport yourself on a walk through the Vermont woods.
Ton Valencia Chair
Industrial designers Alex Selma and Clara del Portillo met at an exhibition for young designers in 2004.
Fellow Raven Tea Kettle & Steeper
Look at you, tea master.  No more juggling between a hot kettle and an infuser—this multitasker does it all. Start by adding up to one liter of water to the pot, and then use the handy thermometer to gauge when it’s ready.
Menu Echasse Vase
Inspired by test tubes found in laboratories, the Menu Echasse Vase has the classic drop-like shape that is cradled in a minimal metal stand. Meaning stilts in French, Echasse is anchored to the floor or table with four metal legs that resemble its namesake.
The Scandinavian Home: Interiors Inspired by Light
Discover classic and contemporary Scandinavian style with specially commissioned photography of homes in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and Finland.  Scandinavia is famous for its distinctive style: homes are pared-back and simple, and form and function are combined to create aesthetically pleasing...
KAZI Goods Natural Striped Raffia Placemat, Set of 2
Entertain and delight your guests with these handcrafted raffia placemats, each woven with care by a cooperative of women in Uganda. The perfect excuse to throw your next dinner party.
RachaelPots Speckled Stoneware Planter
Clean, geometric lines and masterful ceramic craftsmanship make the Speckled Stoneware Planter an essential addition to any aspiring botanist’s collection. The throwing and glazing processes imbue each piece with a subtle character all its own.
Bialetti Stovetop Espresso Maker
The Bialetti Moka celebrates more than 80 years of classic design elegance and technological simplicity. From the early 1950s to the present day, Bialetti has manufactured over 200 million coffee makers.
Saatva Lofton Organic Sheet Set
Experience silky-soft sateen in a 300-thread count, long-staple, organic cotton weave.  Long-staple cotton for durability  Deep pockets for mattresses 10”-15” high  Single ply thread for lightness and breathability  Machine wash cold. No bleach.
Parachute Waffle Slippers
Comfortable, convenient and equipped with a ribbed rubber sole for grip, these cushioned slippers are perfect for hanging out at home.

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