Christmas, Monday's Pretty Things

MONDAY’S PRETTY THINGS :: Christmas Greenery

There’s nothing like the piney, earthy scent of fir boughs inside this time of year, don’t you think?

Deconstructed Christmas tree via Free People
Deconstructed Christmas tree via Free People

Herriot Grace Handmade Wooden Grain Spoon

Handmade wooden spoon via Herriot Grace

The home of designer Maria Cornejo and photographer Mark Borthwick
The home of designer Maria Cornejo and photographer Mark Borthwick via Totokaelo

Martha Stewart's Cedar Wreath Chandelier
Wreath chandelier via Martha Stewart

How do you bring the outdoors inside at Christmas?

For your merry perusal, here are some [Christmas-y] Monday’s Pretty Things from the 2012 archives:

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SCANDINAVIAN/NORDIC CHRISTMAS :: Christmas Trees

Happy Friday! Aveline is sitting on my lap, and I’m finishing up my coffee as we listen to music together.  And now let’s peek into a few living rooms in Sweden and Norway, and see what the Christmas trees look like, shall we?

Swedish Christmas Tree on Stairs via tidningenlantliv.se
Swedish Christmas via Lantliv (I love that subtle pattern on the painted wood floors!)

Swedish Christmas via vitaranunkler
Swedish Christmas via Vita Ranunkler

Norwegian Christmas Foto by Kenneth Havgaard via Bo Bedre
Norwegian Christmas; Photograph by Kenneth Havgaard for Bo Bedre

Christmas Tree - Black and White, Nordic - Photographer Nina Holst for Stylizimo Blog
Norwegian Christmas; Photography by Nina Holst for Stylizimo Blog

Have you ever stuck to a simple, more neutral color scheme when decorating for Christmas? It requires so much restraint!


Click here to find out how to contribute to the 3rd Annual Scandinavian / Nordic Christmas Series.