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Making winter : a hygge-inspired guide for surviving the winter months
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Banish those cold-weather blues and embrace winter with the power of crafts and the Danish practice of hygge ! <br> Want to survive those dark and freezing winter months? The Danish do it with hygge --a concept that's all about coziness, simple pleasures, and the company of loved ones. Embrace this warmhearted philosophy with these 25 creative crafts and recipes, which range from gorgeous trinkets to snuggly woolens and tasty treats. You don't have to be an expert with a crochet hook or a whiz in the kitchen to complete the projects, which include easy-to-follow instructions and photographs. Make vintage ornaments, bake plum and orange blondies, crochet boot cuffs, and more--and you'll feel hygge warming you no matter how cold it is outside.
Table of Contents
Introductionp. 6
Nature as Nurturep. 12
Preserving Autumn Florap. 14
Fennel Cowlp. 18
Plum and Orange Blondiesp. 22
Silver Fossil Pendantp. 26
Nature Diariesp. 32
Craft Nightp. 36
Pantile Shawlp. 38
Apple and Caramel Chelsea Bunsp. 42
Homemade Fire Lightersp. 46
Hawthorn Ginp. 50
Hedgerow Bird Snacksp. 54
Holidays and Celebrationsp. 58
Paper Leaf and Berry Boughp. 60
Crochet Lace Necklacep. 64
Blackberry and Almond Streusel Cakep. 68
The Berry Cocktailp. 72
Woodland Wreathsp. 76
The Grayest Daysp. 82
Five-Minute Molten Chocolate Cake in a Mugp. 84
Hawthorn Wrist Warmersp. 88
Beaded Garland Necklacep. 92
Watercolor Botanical Motifsp. 96
Looking Ahead to Springp. 100
New Year Bulbsp. 102
Hellebore Boot Cuffsp. 108
Drawing Feathersp. 112
Forced Blossomsp. 116
Lemon, Thyme, and Ginger Barsp. 120
#Makingwinterp. 124
Acknowledgmentsp. 126
Contributors and Resourcesp. 127
About the Authorp. 128
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