Master the danish art of hygge in your home this winter

Ballarat is a melting pot of artesian products that will spread warmth and calm into any home. 

Discover for yourself how to enjoy life’s simple pleasures by adding a little hygge into your favourite indoor spaces this winter.  
 
Wondering what hygge (pronounced hoo-gah) is? It’s a Danish word that encompasses a feeling of cosiness, so it certainly makes sense why many people chose winter to start their new hygge obsession. 
 
Here are some ways you can add hygge into your lifestyle: 

  • Enjoy life’s simple pleasures 
  • Make your home feel cosy by adding local products and decorations  
  • Sip on a warm drink while you read a book  
  • Relax under a thick throw  
  • Stay in bed a little longer 
  • Make a fire to huddle around 
  • Come together with friends and family 
  • Indulge in a winter warming meal 
  • Delight in homemade sweets and comfort food 
  • Enjoy a long warm bath  
  • Head outside and take a long walk  
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Katherine Scott
We love the work of Ballarat artist Katherine Scott.
Find your hygge inspiration from one of our local makers 
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Arabella + Autumn Her Golden Point Photography
Your children will love toys from Arabella + Autumn
  • Keep warm by an outdoor fire pit from PO Box Designs  
     
  • Search for your next book at Collins Booksellers in their beautiful Lydiard Street store
     
  • Snuggle up on the couch and discover more about the region with a copy of Uncover 
     
  • Find a one-off planter pot from Ivy & Coco 
     
  • Sip on local Hellbilly coffee, Hatties Blend loose leaf tea or Grounded Pleasures hot chocolate  
     
  • Keep warm with a local merino wool scarf from Branberry 
     
  • Pick out your next favourite winter jumper and faux plants from Such N Such 
     
  • Unwind and rejuvinate with skincare from When Polly Met Murphy 
     
  • Sit down to a 1000-piece Ballarat-inspired jigsaw by local photographer Craig Holloway 
     
  • Invite your friends over for a game of Monopoly, the Buxton Ballarat Edition  
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Ballarat Monopoly Her Golden Point Photography

 

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