There is no better moment than Christmas time to get your feet wet when it comes to trying out Scandinavian traditions. Just like in other countries, Scandinavian Christmas celebrations have become more secular events during recent decades, opening up this festive time of year for everyone to enjoy, regardless of faith, nationality, or background.
For Scandinavians, December is the darkest time of the year for it is located at the top of Europe in the northern hemisphere. It is composed of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. They are experiencing during Christmas season the longest night and greater winter. Scandinavians also are known to be creative in term of ideas of Christmas decorations. They are resourceful in making use of the things in their surroundings and very particular in the preparation for the birth of Jesus Christ. The following are some of their Christmas decoration ideas to use for this coming Christmas season:
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Wooden Candle Holder
Make use of the woods in your backyards and create this natural Scandinavian Christmas decoration. It brings the outdoors to your dining table with four simple white candles adding a sophisticated look. You can use this as centerpiece while having a dinner.
Hanging Sweet Decor
Some of the most useful ideas can be created from items you already have around your house, make use of them. This décor is made up of candies, Christmas balls, figurines and mini stuff toys. Hang together in a cut branch of tree.
The combination of mint, light blue, gray and green will create a wonderful outcome. The star is made up to sticks that can be found at the back yard while the color of the vase blends to the whole view. The candles give emphasis with lights and wisdom.
Extravaganza Hanging Ornaments
Your Christmas days will be merry and bright than before with this extravaganza hanging décor and ornaments. Put up together for a pleasant outcome. It is made up unused colorful antiques.
Greenie Scandinavian Wreath
This greenie wreath is made up of real pine leaves or maybe an artificial one to make it long last. You can hang this in every door in your house. Its simple beauty is what makes it unique.
Hanging Paper Stars in Stair
Surprise everyone with this astonishing idea of Christmas decorations. Cut star-shaped paper and arranged it vertically. Hang it every step of your stairs.
Scandi Christmas Tree
This thin Christmas tree is very easy to make. You just need a small tree with no leaves then hang some cut stars or other white ornaments. Put some white Christmas gifts at the bottom.
Silver Christmas Winter
Experience a cold winter inside your home with this silver inspired Christmas decorations in your window. Christmas of Scandinavians will be more memorable with creative things put up in their house.
Pure Scandinavian Christmas Decor
This Christmas décor show purity. It is made up of silver balls and a tree with no leaves instead some crystal ornaments. Display this in the living room for it to be seen by everyone.
Wooden Pallet Tree
This is very simple but indigenous. Make use of wooden scraps found at home and create a skeletal Christmas tree. The best color that fits with these craft is white theme for the dining area.
Experience a dark Christmas with this Scandinavian Christmas decorations idea. The chairs, table, cloth and decorations were all in a black theme. It is very unique.
Wooden Scraps Christmas tree
If there are wooden scraps in your backyard, make use of them to create this unique Christmas tree. Your hard work and creativity will surely be paid off after making this one.
Rustic Christmas Table
Celebrate your Christmas holiday in a beautiful rustic way. This is very cool nice and cool especially the color and the theme. It is like a Halloween in Christmas.
Circular Pine Cone Wreath
This circular pine cone wreath is an old fashioned theme perfect to hang in your room. It is very cute as well as beautiful.
Spiritual Christmas Decor
You can really feel the spirit of Christmas with this decoration. Your Christmas will become more peaceful and calm. It is composed of candles, pine cones and stars.
Wood Panel Christmas tree
A number of wooden panel formed together to create this unique Christmas tree. It has a bright Christmas lights scattered all around its whole body.
Clear Candle Light
Light some candles this Christmas for a celebration of joy and pureness. The candle holders were greenie. It has various shapes and sizes of pine cones.
Alluring Christmas Display
This alluring Christmas display is composed of closed candle and some pine cuts put inside the bottle. Display this anywhere in the house. It is pleasant and presentable which you must be proud of.
Brilliant Scandinavian Bottles Display
It is a brilliant Christmas idea to display these wonderful bottles in your house. Your holiday season will surely be meaningful and memorable.
In this decoration, reindeer own this star light. This star is just made up twigs or wooden branch of tree. It is surrounded with Christmas lights.
This Christmas pot will temporary replace your flower vase for the whole holiday season. Insert some garlands and decorations. You can put this in the living room or anywhere you like.
Hanging Ginger Cookies
This is the traditional ginger cookies hung from suspended branch – great for Scandinavians, rustic, traditional folk or natural decorating design. This will bring your kitchen into the next level.
Angel’s Wing and Ornaments
This native Christmas decorations are made up of green wings, pine cones, empty bottles and arrangement of beads. It is very spectacular as well as indigenous.
This cute and alluring kitchenette is good for two or couple. While seating, you can directly see the bright light of the star.
Christmas Pile Rack
This is one of the best that fits for those houses that is made of woods. It is made up of piled woods cut assemble together. It is very indigenous in nature.
This looks like a chandelier but with a trick. Instead of using bright lights, it is replaced with candles. Hang them in your ceiling to have this astonishing and perfect décor for the season.
This four luxury stars really looks expensive and classy. But actually, it is just made up of cut papers. This is only a simple color scheme with a modern twist.
You read it right, its noel. Noel is another term for Christmas and for Christmas carol. It will really bring your whole family the joy and happiness this season.
This Christmas shelf is full of native and indigenous holiday décors. Most of them are made up from woods. But still looks elegant and fantastic.
Scandi Living Room Decor
The mix of modern and traditional decor will surely be your newest favorite and as well as those Scandinavians. This looks great and astonishing.
Hanging Bright Stars
These star shaped forms were hanged in a cut wood. Every star is composed of garlands. It depends on your preferred color, size and design.
Scandinavian’s Christmas Decor
This is the Scandinavian’s craft perfect for this holiday season. It is just made up some recyclable materials like woods, twigs and silver ornaments.
Lovely Christmas Mantel
Everyone will love how the garland pops with all the white. The Jingle Bells play an important part too, reminding us of the spirit of Christmas. Add up to its beauty is the well arranged garlands.
Scandi Table Setting
It has a very casual look perfect for a Christmas beach celebration. Some Christmas were hanged above and wine glass arranged on the table top.
Christmas Mantel Display
This mantel display consist decorating elements like something old (the vintage mirror and gravy bowl), something made (the painted pinecone garland and the paper garlands), and something natural (the hyacinth bulbs that are actually starting to bloom now, and the real greens from my garland). Oh and candles of course. No display without candles
The precious candle is put inside the wine glass. It is very romantic as it can be displayed at the center of the dining table.
Hanging Christmas Pinecones
These hanging Christmas pinecones look cute while it swing and dance with the air. Put these above to have a glamorous celebration of the holiday season.