what is that scandinavian feeling?

To me it is a lot of things but at the same time hard to explain and I guess that’s why it is so fascinating and deep in my heart. I have now lived away from Scandinavia for over 7 years, but for some reason the feeling is stronger than ever. It is not about location or origin but simply a mix of cosiness & calm. It is a warm atmosphere that invites you in and makes you feel welcome, but at the same time a cool freshness that hits you like a winter breeze. It is wrapping yourself up in a nice comfy blanket with a hot drink and a cinnamon bun. It is simplicity and minimalism, focusing on the little things in life. It is wooden houses, reindeers, knitted jumpers, fjords & mountains..
Whether you are from Scandinavia or just have a nordic state of mind, I’d love to see what you think.

I hope you join in and share your images on Instagram too, it’s a great way for us all to get together and spread some hygge. Just add the hashtag #thatscandinavianfeeling to your images for a chance to be featured. So, what is That Scandinavian Feeling to you? How do you create a cozy environment in your home?

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