30 Dec '16, 8pm

I grew up in a house that looked like a 'hygge' postcard. It was a lot of work.

I grew up in a house that looked like a 'hygge' postcard. It was a lot of work.

For those of us who actually live in rustic settings in cold climates, the household items that define the 'hygge' decorating trend are a matter of survival. You’ve probably heard of hygge by now. The Danish word that roughly translates as “cozy” has erupted into a hugely popular lifestyle trend that’s dominating Instagram, magazine covers, bookstore and department store displays. People are rushing out to buy items that they think will increase the hygge-ness of their homes – blankets, candles, woolly socks, mulled cider, and firewood – according to what they’ve been told in a host of newly published books on the topic. The hygge craze amuses me greatly because, as someone who grew up in the bush in rural Canada, I see it as a home décor project for urbanites. Most of the things that are recommended by “hygge experts” as key items to purchase if you want to recreate that ...

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