Guest Groups: A Scandinavian-Inspired Christmas

This season I am decorating my home for Christmas with a Scandinavian-inspired theme. I am always drawn to Scandinavian design, and I love to see how such homes are decorated for Christmas: typically simple and understated with lots of nature-inspired components, candlelight and a frequent color theme of reds, reds and wood tones. — Candice from The Style Boards


Jul Candle Holders

Warm and cozy candlelight is the perfect mood lighting for cold and dark winter nights. These ceramic candle holders are perfect for displaying a large number of candles together.

Bodie and Fou

White Paper Star Decorations – GBP 16.50

Paper stars such as these would be an ideal accent to some Scandinavian-inspired Christmas. These are simple, understated and beautiful. I would hang them at different heights in front of a picture window.

Jamali Floral & Garden Supplies

2in Red & White Mushrooms Picks – $8.99

Red and white is a frequent color scheme in Scandinavian Christmas decor. These mushrooms are just so cute and tie right into the color scheme. They are on wires so you just wrap them around your tree branches, and they sit in the tree. I purchased these for my tree this season and I just can not get enough of these!


Wicker Tree Skirt – $48

A frequent theme in Scandianvian homes would be to put the Christmas tree display in a beautiful basket or bucket. I adore this wicker basket from Terrain; it will surely add a bit of unexpected charm to your tree.

Jamali Floral & Garden Supplies

Antique Silver Cylinders – $7

These antique mercury glass vases cast a beautiful glow when filled with candles, or else they could be the perfect vessels for exhibiting winter branches.

Eclectic Candle Holders & Candelabra – GBP 14.75

I love the rustic feel of those lanterns. They are a excellent nature-inspired element to bring to some Scandinavian Christmas theme.


Jul Ornaments

I am obsessed with these tiny ceramic ornaments. I think they are so simple and beautiful, and I love the white and red butcher’s twine they are hung with. They’d be a perfect touch to some Scandinavian-inspired Christmas tree.

Jayson Home

Lucite Antlers – $175

I love decorating with nature-inspired components such as deer antlers. You can hang ornaments or stockings off of these, and because they are white they blend perfectly with a Scandinavian Christmas color scheme.

West Elm

Papier-Mâché Reindeer – $39

Scandinavian Christmas decor always looks motivated by nature, which is why these papier-mache reindeer are a perfect addition to this theme. Display them along with some bottle brush trees for a gorgeous holiday display.

West Elm

Faux Fur Throw – $119

There’s no doubt that it gets cold in Northern Europe! Fur blankets are always on display in Nordic houses, and these faux-fur blankets from West Elm are perfect for keeping warm on cold winter nights.


Dala Horse from Mid Mod Mom

The Dala horse is a traditional Swedish folk art piece. They are usually seen in white and red but can come in a range of colors. I love the white and red ones because they are perfect for Christmas, which is 1 thing that you are able to exit year-round.

Cox & Cox

Great Games Crackers – GBP 12.50

Christmas crackers are so much fun and such a fantastic tradition to add to your Christmas meal. I love these because they are white and red and motivated by Scandinavian folk art.

Pottery Barn

Live Paperwhite Bulb Kit in Gold Leaf Cachepot – $49.50

Paperwhites are these beautiful accents this season. They are lovely on display in front of a window and such a wonderful touch of greenery throughout the coldness of the winter.


Christmas Stocking – GBP 12.50

I adore these stockings! I purchased them for my house this season and they are amazing. They look so cute hanging up near the tree. The white and red color palette is perfect for a Scandinavian-inspired theme, and the simple fact that they are knit adds to their charm.

Paper Source

Nature is a frequent theme throughout Scandinavian Christmas decor, and that’s precisely why this faux bois wrap paper is a superb option. I am using this season and garnished with pine cones, evergreen and twine.


Swedish Star Lantern – $82

What else could say Scandianvian Christmas such as this beautiful Swedish lantern with a folk art style? Hang it in a picture window or entryway to welcome visitors in your home.

This wrapping paper is indeed charming, cute and motivated by traditional Scandinavian design. It’ll be the perfect accent for under the tree.

Modern Seasonal Decorations – GBP 4.50

This clay ornament with a Swedish folk art design is the perfect touch to some Scandinavian-inspired Christmas theme. I adore pieces like those hanging off of door knobs or cabinet pulls to bring a little touch of Christmas through the whole residence.

Mr Yen

Mr Yen Christmas Tape – GBP 4.50

When wrapping gifts, I enjoy using plain papers and dressing them up with vases such as this white and red holiday tape with a Scandinavian feel.


Lino Print Tree Decorations – GBP 3.50

Among the things I adore about Scandinavian design is your folk art. These tree decorations are a beautiful representation of traditional folk art and are perfect for Christmas.

Scandinavian Style with a Twist

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