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Nature and Travel-Inspired Art Prints: Adding Danish "Hygge" to Your Home Decor

Being an artist from Denmark, I grew up with hygge as an aspect of Danish culture, and the concept I think, influence my work as a fine artist. I believe that the right fine art print can transform a room, giving it a cozy, warm, and inviting feel that is quintessentially Scandinavia-inspired. Whether you live in Denmark or not, adding a touch of "hygge" to your home decor can bring a sense of calm and tranquility to your space.

Nature and Travel-Inspired Art Prints: Adding Danish "Hygge" to Your Home Decor
Nature and Travel-Inspired Art Prints: Adding Danish "Hygge" to Your Home Decor

Nature-inspired art prints help to bring the outdoors inside. They can help create a calm, serene living space, perfect for those who want to relax and unwind. At the same time, travel-inspired art prints evoke a sense of adventure and wanderlust, reminding us of the beauty and diversity of the world we live in.

In this blog post, I'll share some tips on how to choose the right nature and travel-inspired art prints for your home, how to incorporate Danish "hygge" into your decor and give a few examples, using my own artwork.


Nature-Inspired Art Prints

When it comes to nature-inspired art prints, the possibilities are endless. You can choose prints that showcase landscapes, seascapes, forests, mountains, and more. The key is to choose pieces that resonate with you, that evoke a sense of calm, and that complement your existing decor.

For example, if your living room has a neutral color scheme, you might opt for a print that features muted tones, such as soft blues, greens, and grays. If you want to add a pop of color, choose a print that features vibrant oranges, yellows, and reds. You might also consider the size and scale of the piece. A large art print can make a bold statement, while a smaller fine art print can add a subtle touch of nature to your decor.


Nature and Travel-Inspired Art Prints: Adding Danish "Hygge" to Your Home Decor
Nature and Travel-Inspired Art Prints: Adding Danish "Hygge" to Your Home Decor

Travel-Inspired Art Prints

If you're a travel enthusiast, you might consider incorporating travel-inspired art prints into your decor. These prints can showcase the beauty of different cultures, cities, and landscapes, reminding you of the adventures you've had and inspiring you to plan new ones.

Like nature-inspired art prints, travel-inspired art prints can come in a variety of styles and sizes. You might choose a vintage-style travel poster that evokes a sense of nostalgia or a modern print that features bold typography and vibrant colors. You might also consider the theme of the print. For example, if you love the beach, you might choose a print that features a tropical paradise or the sun setting over the ocean. If you love cities, you might opt for a print that showcases a majestic skyline or iconic building.


Incorporating Danish "Hygge" into Your Decor

"Hygge" is a Danish word that describes a feeling of coziness, warmth, and contentment. It's about creating a comfortable and inviting space that makes you feel relaxed and happy. To incorporate "hygge" into your home decor, consider the following tips:

  1. Choose soft lighting: Soft, warm lighting can create a cozy and relaxing atmosphere. Consider using lamps, candles, and fairy lights to create a warm and inviting space.

  2. Use natural materials: Natural materials, such as wood, wool, and cotton, can create a tactile and comforting environment. Incorporate these materials into your decor through blankets, pillows, and furniture.

  3. Create a cozy seating area: Create a seating area that encourages relaxation and conversation. Consider using comfortable chairs, cushions, and throws to make the space feel cozy and inviting.

  4. Display personal items: Displaying personal items, such as photographs and mementos, can make your space feel more personal and meaningful. These items can also evoke happy memories and create a sense of nostalgia.

  5. Simplify your decor: Too much clutter can create a feeling of chaos and stress. Simplify your decor by choosing a few key pieces that bring you joy and complement your style.

  6. Embrace nature: Incorporate natural elements, such as plants and flowers, into your decor. Not only do they add a touch of greenery to your space, but they also have a calming effect on the mind and body.

Scandinavian Art Prints: Nature, Travel, and 'Hygge' on Fine Art Paper
Scandinavian Art Prints: Nature, Travel, and 'Hygge' on Fine Art Paper

Scandinavian Art Prints: Nature, Travel, and 'Hygge' on Fine Art Paper

As a Scandinavian gal, I love to create art prints that embody the essence of nature, travel, and "hygge". My nature-inspired art prints feature landscapes, seascapes, and forests that evoke a sense of peace and tranquility. My travel-inspired art prints showcase the beauty and diversity of different cultures and landscapes, inspiring you to explore the world around you.

All of my art is printed on high-quality fine art paper, ensuring that each print is a work of art that will last a lifetime. I offer a select variety of sizes from small prints that add a subtle touch of nature to your decor, to larger statement pieces.


Nature and travel-inspired art prints can transform your home decor, bringing a sense of calm, serenity, and wanderlust to your space. By incorporating Danish "hygge" into your decor, you can create a cozy and inviting environment that makes you feel relaxed and content. I hope that my fine art prints can help in creating a space that is not only beautiful but also meaningful and personal.


Thanks for reading! I hope you found this helpful. If you would like to connect with me, you can find me on Instagram :)


In my Art Shop on this website, as well as in my Etsy shop, I have a range of nature and travel-inspired art prints, original art, and homeware products available that are inspired by the spirit of Hygge. From snowy landscapes to calming moments in time, these pieces are influenced by the Scandinavian way of life. Each piece is made with love and care, and I hope they bring a little bit of Hygge into your life too. You can find my Etsy shop at https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/LivHansenArt


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