It’s already December! That means, it’s time to start decorating your home for Christmas. Have you already decorated your home, or are you still looking for an inspiration? If you want your Christmas decoration to be pleasant, trendy, and minimal, consider to try Scandinavian decorations. It is characterized by coziness, rustic, and simplicity. The color palette usually focus on neutral color scheme, especially white and black. As for the decoration, Scandinavian includes natural elements such as wood and greenery.
In other word, Scandinavian style is all about minimalism. Therefore, decorating in Scandinavian should not be overly complicated. In fact, some of Scandinavian Christmas ornaments are so easy to DIY. Make your Christmas feel special by creating your own homemade ornaments. Below are 10 Scandinavian Christmas decorations you can easily DIY. Let’s take a look and get inspired.
1. Concrete ornaments
Geometric shape is one of the signatures of Scandinavian decoration. This ornaments might need some time but still easy to create. Pour concrete mix into big plastic caps to create circle shaped ornaments, and stick toothpicks for the holes. Let them dry, then you can paint them in different patterns.
2. Scandinavian wreaths
Scandinavian wreath is more simple then usual wreath. You don’t fully cover the ring with greens, and it still beautiful. Add red ribbon as an accent. If you want, you can also add candle holder to it.
3. Star light
This Scandinavian decoration has a warm and rustic feeling. Create a star shape using branches, then attach fairy lights to it. You can hang it on the wall, or place it with some winter accents around it. The warm yellow light of the star will make your room comfortable and inviting.
4. Green candle holder
Who thinks that clear glass bottles can make adorable candle holders? Simply put fresh greenery in the bottle and fill it with water. And, voila … you’re done.
5. Scandinavian Christmas sign
This simple plywood sign with stensile writing really suits Scandinavian style. You can write anything on it, but to be more “Scandi”, write Glædelig Jul that means Merry Christmas in Danish.
6. Gnome ornaments
These cuties are so adorable. You can create them using fur fabric for the beards and felt fabric for the cone hats. Attach beads for the noses and ribbons to hang them on the Christmas tree.
7. Cardboard deer
Cardboard can be a good replacement for wood material, and it looks just as stunning. Wrap a wreath around the neck to make it look fresh.
8. Cookie cutter ornament
This easy DIY ornament made of pine twigs that wraps around a metal ring. Decorate it with your old cookie cutters, opt for geometric shapes to enhance the Scandinavian style.
9. Wooden garland
Add a touch of Scandinavian to your Christmas tree by applying this wooden garland. Use different shapes of beads but always choose a neutral color.
10. Knitted wool napkins
Besides the selection of neutral colors, Scandinavian style is also characterized by texture of natural material. If you know how to knit, you can decorate your dining table with you handmade wool napkins. Tied them with ladder ribbon for the accent, then place it with some greenery to create a fresh and lovely environment.
Are you interested in decorating your home with Scandinavian Christmas decorations? We hope the list gets you inspired.