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Hygge and Spring

Every season, you can enjoy the essence of Hygge. Here comes the spring after a cozy cuddles and hot cocoa of winter days. Some simple steps to make Home ready for spring and treat yourself better.

12 Simple ways to bring spring in home:

1. Light Weight, Colorful Throws

This spring, exchange your fluffy, comfy, warm blankets with lightweight throws.  Drape throws over your sofa and chairs to add comfortable places to relax after an evening walk or a trip to the park.  Select colors and patterns that brighten your space.

2. Textured Pillows

Paisley Pillow Cover

3. Bright, Springy Floral Arrangements

Don’t have a green thumb? No worries. Bringing the outdoors inside with bright floral arrangements doesn’t have to be daunting or scary. Try faux flowers at first and work your way to master flower arranger if you’d like.

4. Scented Candles

Now that we’ve added some cozy lightweight throws, textured comfy pillows, gorgeous vintage vases, and pops of colorful flowers to our spring home, let’s talk about another necessary element of all hyggelig homes…candlelight. There is no hygge without candles.

5. Iced Coffee Bar

Are you an iced coffee fan, or do you prefer your coffee piping hot? Either way, we can all agree that this DIY Coffee Bar is what dreams are made. Brent & Courtney from Gray House Studios set out to turn their breakfast nook into their own cozy coffee shop. Check out this blog post for their inspiration and instructions on how to create your very own coffee bar.

6. Cheerful Artwork & Photos

You may have heard that I recently celebrated my birthday with my girlfriends at a palette painting class at AR Workshop. You can read more about our class and see our finished pieces in this post.

7. Seasonal Decor

Easter Decor is so delicate and sweet. I love the soft pastel colors, intricate textures, and decorated Easter Eggs in a big bowl on the kitchen table. Here are some Easter Decor ideas you’ll love…

8. Cozy Lighting & A Firepit

Fireplaces are another cozy element of hygglig homes that we can still enjoy in early spring. But, if you’re anything like us Michiganders, we are chomping at the bit to get outside as soon as the weather begins to turn. How about adding a firepit or some hanging lights to your outdoor space? It doesn’t take much to turn your porch, deck, or patio into a cozy little hangout spot. Try making Peeps S’mores this spring. Just replace the regular marshmallows with colorful peep

9. Colorful Patterned Bedding

Let’s give our bedrooms a makeover with some soothing paint colors and beautiful bedding. Spring is a time to brighten up your bed linen with fun patterns and pops of color. Here are some amazing ideas.

10. New Board Games & Puzzles

Spring is also a great time to update your board games and puzzle collection for rainy days. Gathering around the fireplace, playing a board game, and enjoying some delicious seasonal food sounds like the perfect spring hyggelig day, doesn’t it? I love these Deluxe Collectors Edition Board Games from Pottery Barn that are pretty enough to sit on the coffee table as decor too. I especially love the black iron Scrabble letters!

11. Springy Comfort Food

Indulging in delicious seasonal food is so very hygge.  In fact, the Danes consume more sugar than almost any other country in the whole world.  Here are 3 fun, decadent springtime desserts that your family will thoroughly enjoy.

12. Springtime Adventures

Last but certainly not least, let’s talk about some springtime adventures for you and your family. Make a seasonal bucket list. Search for fun activities in your area to help you celebrate the season. We like to visit our local farm in the spring when all the baby animals are born. We also take a trip to the zoo while the cherry trees are blooming. Look for Easter Egg hunts, flowers picking, or visit your local park.

Make the most of this spring by implementing some {or all} of these ideas to create a cozy, memorable season for you and your. family. What element of hygge are you going to try today?




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