Hygge is all about creating a nice, warm atmosphere and enjoying the good things in life with the people you love. We should take a leaf out if the dormouse’s book. I’m not suggesting that each Autumn, like the dormouse, you eat lots of berries to build up fat stores so you can stay warm during the winter months (although sounds like a good cover story for over-eating to me), but we could learn from the little dormouse and use blankets, rugs, log fires and candles this winter to stay warm and cosy indoors.
‘Lamb’ was a very popular Spring word you gave me. It got me thinking about all the usual lambs depicted at this time of year. The cute fluffy white ones, the occasional white one with a black face, the ones on cards and as soft toys. So then I thought, when was the last time…
“Hot-cross buns!” BY MOTHER GOOSE Hot-cross buns! Hot-cross buns! One a penny, two a penny, Hot-cross buns! If you have no daughters, Give them to your sons; One a penny, two a penny, Hot-cross buns! Or, better still, I say keep them and eat them yourself!!
Spring wouldn’t be Spring without a daffodil or a poem about them!
A few of you sent the words ‘sunshine’. After such a long wet winter some Spring Sunshine would be amazing. Quite fitting then that there’s a lovely Spring flower, a narcissus called Spring Sunshine.
Hygge is a way of life in harmony with nature. We should rejoice in the beauty of nature. Look up from the ground to the sky. Be closer to nature. Slow life’s pace and admire what’s around; the clouds, a sunrise, a sunset, a rainbow.
As Winter wreath decorations go, this one is my last and favourite. It’s the epitome of Hygge. Enough said apart from I hope you enjoy my pattern.