Danish Christmas Hygge Stars

Begin the Christmas season with some fun festivities

  • Hygge Stars
  • Hygge Stars
  • Hygge Stars


If the scheduled workshop dates are not suitable for you, ask us for an additional date. We will try and accommodate your request where possible.

Workshop Overview

This Star workshop will give you the traditional Danish julehygge experience as you will be making paper stars whilst being able to hygge with the other participants. Hygge (pronounced hue-guh) is part of Danish cultural identity describing extraordinary cosiness as a means of promoting togetherness, contentment and wellbeing. You will be making your own set of three stars with the materials provided and have the opportunity to taste Danish glogg and brunkager (mulled wine and ginger biscuits). You will be provided with clear instructions and ideas of how to display your stars to welcome Christmas into your home.

Hygge Stars

What You Will Learn

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During this workshop, you will:

  • Experience how to julehygge with friends and family;
  • Identify the materials and equipment required to complete your Danish Christmas Hygge Stars;
  • Create 3 dimensional form by folding paper;
  • Create a set of Danish Christmas Hygge Stars;
  • Explore creative ways of displaying  your Danish Christmas Hygee Stars;
  • Discuss aftercare of your Danish Christmas Hygge Stars to ensure their longevity;
  • Follow relevant Health and Safety procedures.

What You Take Home

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Hygge Stars
Hygge Stars
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  • Hygge Stars
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At the end of this workshop, a beautiful set of hand crafted Danish Christmas Hygge Stars to adorn you home. Including string and rings if required.

Important Details

The Rural Skills Centre will provide:

  • All materials required to make your Danish Christmas Hygge Stars;
  • Glogg and brunkager Tea/Coffee and lots of cake;
  • Parking;
  • Accessible facilities.
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  • Hygge Stars
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Suitable for Beginners Icon

This Danish Christmas Hygge Star workshop is suitable for complete beginners and will be of interest to those wishing to have the julehygge experience.


Hygge Stars
Time Activity
10:00 Tea and biscuits on arrival, registration and welcome
10:15 Discussion on health and safety
10:30 Introduction to basic tools and machinery
10:45 Practice pieces
11:15 Tea and cake
11:30 Turning your wooden bowl
12:30 Finishing touches (e.g. oil, stain, wax)
13:00 Workshop finishes
Hygge Stars


This workshop is taught by Lise from Tommelise Danish Design.