How to hygge on Valentine’s Day
We’ve been talking about hygge for a bit now, and how hygge is about coziness, feeling comfortable, no-stress and simply an overall feeling of satisfaction and contentment. Valentine’s Day is another excellent opportunity to light some candles, snuggle on the couch with loved one, and celebrate with some simple, yet lovely DIY gifts.
Decorate your space with a little hygge:
These Felt Heart Pillows by Make Life Lovely are adorable, and pretty easy to put together.
For something a little different, these Anthropologie Style Pillows from Hello Glow would also make for great snuggling.
I just love these Yarn Letters from My Sisters’ Suitcase. I think yarn on its own is the epitome of hygge.
This is a great, simple and easy Valentine Decor Idea from Saved by Love Creations. Absolutely inexpensive and you can totally personalize it!
This Valentine’s Day Table Runner by H20 Bungalow is a great DIY to work on as a family, AND it can be used as a banner, or on a coffee table or mantle.
These Quick Hand Knit Hearts by Nemcsok Farms can be used as coasters, strung together for mobiles, and sewn together for placemats. They also happen to be perfect blankets for little toy animals and dolls that need snuggles too.
DIY some simple and hyggelig gifts:
Fabric Heart Sachets by Flamingo Toes are perfect for gift giving. Fill them with your favorite scent for the ultimate in relaxation.
Because coffee needs to be cozy too – these DIY Reusable Coffee Sleeves by Lovely Indeed are a wonderfully simple gift to make and give.
This Book of Love Coupons from I Heart Naptime is full of love and comfort!
Chocolate Lip Balm by Soap Queen combines all that is right with the world – chocolate, love, and sweetness.
And this leads me to:
Some easy yet decadent Valentine treats for added hygge:
Chocolate Filigree Hearts by One Little Project are a must try, must gift, must eat kinda thing. Go ahead and try it, you’ll see what I mean.
It doesn’t get a whole lot simpler than mug cake, and this Nutella Raspberry Mug Cake from Five Heart Home is pretty much hygge in a cup.
Heart Cookies by Dinner at the Zoo go well with everything, especially on Valentine’s Day.
And really, “hygge” means Candles:
And these Mason Jar Candles by Damask Love are ideal, easy, lightly scented and just festive.
Tea Cup Candles by the Craft Patch Blog are just too pretty! They remind me of the comforts of home, and family.
Floral Candles by Cherished Bliss are simply stunning.
Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be commercial, depressing, disappointing or stressful. Use these simple and comforting ideas to make the best of a day that celebrates love, hygge and doing things that make you feel good with the people you enjoy, including yourself.