Hygge-fy Your Home With These 30 Winter Essentials

Hygge-fy Your Home With These 30 Winter Essentials

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.
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 Kilo Throw
Under wraps. The kilo cashmere blanket is made from 1 kilo (over 2 pounds!) of 100% sustainable cashmere.
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 - Walnut
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.
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 Wool 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 Cannabis Candle
A rich + earthy scent that brings to mind lazy afternoons + a lingering smokiness. Once defiantly naughty, now inescapably chic and always a rite of passage, cannabis has never been more in vogue.
Vitruvi Essential Oil Set
Fill your home with the subtle aroma of essential oils with this holistic set, which includes our four most popular scents: Lavender: A soothing, floral best seller – perfect for use before bedtime. Spruce: Woodsy and earthy, it grounds and invigorates.
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 Stovetop Tea Kettle
Raven stovetop kettle and tea steeper makes steeping any type of tea easy with its steep-range thermometer, weighted handle, and integrated tea filter. Heat and steep your tea in the same vessel, saving time and cleanup.
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...
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.
Parachute Classic Slippers
Step into something more comfortable. Designed to match our best-selling Classic Bathrobe, these cozy cushioned slippers feature plush terry fabric and ribbed rubber soles.

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