I’ve got to admit I’m not one for tinsel and lots of colourful lights at Christmas time. Instead, I love the subtlety of Scandinavian homes at Christmas: hints of red, lots of green foliage and white candles. Not only is it stylish but so simple to add to your own home to give it that Scandi festive feel. Take some inspiration and ideas from these beautiful homes…
These images are on a wedding blog, which I wasn’t expecting; I thought they were from a Christmas shoot. What a glorious wedding table! Pop over to 100 Layer Cake to see more images of the wedding by Anne Marie Photography, Loft Photographie and Fit To Be Tied Events:
This next home belongs to creative couple Mille and Christian Gyldenfeldt who both work in fashion and design. They live in a country house in Rågeleje, Copenhagen. Images by photographer Frederikke Heiberg for the Swedish magazine, Lantliv:
I love the Scandi styling of these shoots by the talented Swedish duo Sanna and Sania. Drop by their blog for more inspiration:
Adding subtle touches of red, white and green will give your home a festive feel without it being over the top. These images of this Swedish country house are by stylist and photographer Marie Delice Karlsson, which I spotted over on one of my favourite blogs My Scandinavian Home:
What do you think of Scandinavian style and which is your favourite room?
I know lots of people prefer dark colours and lots of cosy textiles at Christmas time but I just adore the freshness and light of these homes and would love to cosy in on Christmas night with heaps of candles burning. Just lovely.