10 Easy DIY Craft Projects to Bring the Cozy Hygge into Your Home

Last updated on December 27, 2020

Hygge is the Danish way of life of finding the coziness in simple things. It means cuddling up in a bed in a knit blanket with a cup of tea, having a hot bath in the morning and spending time by candlelight with your loved ones. Hygge is at home, it’s in the way you prepare food, it’s in your daily rituals, and it’s in the way you decorate. And while it’s best known to help you survive a cold winter, it extends to all seasons whenever you seek comfort and coziness.

A lot of people have found interest in this concept, as evident by how it trends on Pinterest. If you want to give it a shot too, get yourself a bunch of pillows, knit blankets, a cup of hot cocoa and get ready to learn a few easy DIY crafts that will help you create Hygge at home.

Rustic String Light Lamps

Check out how to make easy DIY rustic string lights
Tutorial: craftybutt.blogspot.com

You can create a wonderful cozy mood lighting with string light lamps – and that’s nothing new. But styling your lights to add a rustic decor accent moves your Hygge up another notch. This simple project shows you how to create lovely grapevine string light orbs.

Personalized Mug

Check out how to make your own DIY personalized mug
Tutorial: laughscraftsandphotographs.blogspot.com

Having your favorite mug to drink your coffee is a big part of your morning ritual. To create more Hygge, make your own personalized mug design that’s all about you with this simple craft project.

Tassel Garland

Check out how to make these easy DIY tassel garlands from tissue paper
Tutorial: designsbynicolina.blogspot.com

Hygge is also all about happy moods and your home decor should reflect that. And while this style is far away from eclectic, some accents like a tassel garland is just right to create the right vibe.

Rustic Candle Holders

Check out how to make these DIY rustic twig candle holders
Tutorial: itskriativ.com

Having dinner with your loved ones in candlelight is what Hygge is all about. Create some handcrafted rustic candle holders to create the vibe. This project makes use of twigs for a set of adorable rustic candle holders.

Handmade Scented Candles

Check out how to make your own DIY scented candles
Tutorial: thehomespunhydrangea.com

Once you have your handcrafted candle holders you can even make your own scented candles. This is a fun project that you’ll enjoy doing and sharing it with your loved ones.

DIY Pouf

Check out how to turn an old sweater into a DIY pouf
Tutorial: www.thoughtsfromalice.com

A comfy pouf is a great addition to your room decor in Hygge style. Even better if you can make one yourself. Here’s a project for making a pouf from an old sweater.

DIY Plush Rug

Check out how to make an easy large scale DIY plush rug
Tutorial: www.papernstitchblog.com

A plush area rug adds a lot of softness to the room and that’s so important to create a cozy vibe. Make this plush rugby following the tutorial for more Hygge at your home.

Decorative Lantern

Check out how to make an easy DIY mountain scene lantern
Tutorial: blog.darice.com

Since mood lighting is so important to create the right vibe and decorate your home, a decorative handmade lantern will go a long way. And while there are many ways to make a lantern we especially like this mountain scenery one.

Dip Dyed Wall Hangings

Check out how to make your own dip dyed DIY wall hangings
Tutorial: blog.blinds.com

Dip-dyed decor accents make it easy to add variety in color without going overboard. Since Hygge is all about simple things, ombre colors you get in the process are just right.

Bed Canopy

Check out how to make an easy DIY bed canopy
Tutorial: spindlesdesigns.com

Your nook where you can cuddle up with a book is a big part of the Hygge lifestyle so you need to create the perfect place for yourself. Use lots of pillows and knitted blankets, create a bed canopy to top it all off.


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