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LLStyle Report: 5 Hygge-Inspired Winter Décor Ideas to Keep You Snug till Spring

Winter is knocking on our doors, and while the season may promise chilly weather, we're taking a leaf out of the Scandinavian book of life—hygge, to be specific.

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Published on December 17, 2023

Winter is knocking on our doors, and while the season may promise chilly weather, we're taking a leaf out of the Scandinavian book of life—hygge, to be specific. It's not just about enduring winter but relishing its quiet comforts, transforming our homes into inviting sanctuaries. Let's dive into how you can infuse elements of hygge into your home for an utterly cozy season.

gray engineered hardwood floor in living room with off white matching sofas with rust accent pillows plus large potted plant and medium wood tone coffee table
ReNature Cordova Distressed Engineered Bamboo Flooring

Minimalism is the New Black

The mantra for Scandinavian design is simple: less is more. Begin by evaluating your space, discarding items that serve no functional or aesthetic purpose. A decluttered space is not only visually pleasing but serves as the ideal canvas for your hygge-inspired winter oasis.


Let There Be (Warm) Light

Shorter days demand cozy, atmospheric lighting. Opt for bulbs emitting a warm, gentle glow that complements your space's aesthetics. Don't shy away from accent lights or quirky lamps—they add personality to your rooms. And when it comes to candles, think of them as the cherry on top; their flickering light instantly raises the hygge quotient.

Texture on Texture

Winter décor is synonymous with soft—soft hues, soft glow, and above all, soft textures. Mix and match throw pillows, blankets, and upholstery in various fabrics to craft a multi-layered tactile experience. For that extra oomph, introduce natural materials like clay or wood to offer contrasting yet complementary textures.

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Builder's Pride Port Cannon Maple Solid Hardwood Flooring

A Tale of One Bookshelf

Hygge isn't just plush throws and glowing candles; it's a holistic lifestyle that promotes well-being. Nothing embodies this better than a well-curated bookshelf. It serves as a conversation starter, enhances the room's character, and offers a treasure trove of stories for those snowy nights. Plus, supporting your local bookstore while you're at it? Double win.

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Bellawood Select Brazilian Cherry Engineered Hardwood Flooring

Tablescapes that Talk

Central to the hygge philosophy is the joy of communal living. Dress your table with a minimalist yet elegant setup, featuring an array of candles and seasonal greenery. A well-thought-out tablescape not only impresses your guests but also sets the mood for heartfelt conversations.

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CoreLuxe Gilded Teak Waterproof Rigid Vinyl Plank Flooring

What's Your Hygge Strategy?

We'd love to hear how you're making your winter abode cozy and inviting! Share your hygge decor tips by tagging us at @LLFlooringOfficial.

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