Scandinavian decoration is serenity, purity, simplicity and function. This design emerges from the 50’s and has enjoyed increasing popularity in the 90s. Scandinavia is located in Northern Europe, where lie the countries of Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, the Faroe Islands and Iceland. This part of Europe offers not only beautiful nature and attractions for tourists, but is known for her inspiring interior design and home decoration. Here we show you some decorating tips and examples of how you could make your home in the Scandinavian style of living.
Scandinavian design furniture
The main colors in the Scandinavian style of living are the neutral – such as beige, white and pale shades. Nowadays, it is very timely and popular gray using black and yellow hues. The whole look is determined by the simple Scandinavian design.
Use neutral colors
The Scandinavian furniture designs are simple, elegant and of the arts and Crafts movement heavily influenced. The wood is the main material of the furniture here. From the bedroom to the kitchen are all pieces of furniture such as chairs, tables, beds, wardrobes and chests of drawers made of wood. This fact makes the furniture very functional and attractive.The Scandinavian furniture occur without additional decorative items and accessories. The textures are brightly painted, to reflect more light.
White painted flooring
The lighting design is very important part of every Scandinavian interior design. The Scandinavians appreciate highly the sunlight and fresh air in your own home. Therefore, keep the curtains and curtains to a minimum and put on the pale fabric colors. Floor lamps, table lamps and other light body in the entire apartment are perfect here.
Remarkable hanging lamp in the Moroccan-style
To achieve the authentic Scandinavian look, choose a hellfarbenen flooring. White paint the floor and add accents and patterns with stencils. A striped rug with floral pattern for example adds warmth to the room.
Glamorous motifs in the bedroom
The Scandinavians use natural textiles and fabrics – mostly wool with natural motifs. The gingham pattern in red and white or blue and white work perfectly on the curtains.
Bright white as a colour scheme
Contact feeling for nature and natural materials
Decorate your walls with framed photos. Those of the other-worldly lava fields, Norwegian fjords, waterfalls or Iceland are nice. Get some beautiful animal pictures, for example by majestic Finnish reindeer! Use a rustic wooden frame to complete the Scandinavian scene.
Ceiling-to-ceiling Windows are a must here
Opt for a few mirror – they reflect the light and create a sparkling effect. You can attach wreaths or branches to the window. The walls and Windows, decorated with flowers, show elegance and sophistication.
Wooden pallets to teach much to the rustic look
Compact, folding breakfast corner
Open shelving in the kitchen
Pantry with open shelves
Cosy atmosphere and extensive living space
wall decals for dog lovers
Low hanging light bulb
The bedside lamps provide soft light
Seat cushion in leather
Shiny surfaces in silver
Old Euro pallets as bed frame here
Pale grey pink on the wall
Nature wallpapers in the stairwell
Some colorful accents pimp the ambience on
Relaxation corner in the living room
White painted treads
Dining and living areas in one
Colorful throw pillows in contrast to the neutral color scheme
Collection of various piece of seating furniture
Bicycle as a wall decoration
Black and white striped rug
Natural light illuminates the whole room
Fresh green is here to see textiles
Black leather sofa and thematic leather stools to
Typical Scandinavian furnishings
Combined living room and dining area
Nature motifs and patterns can be more robust to work the room
Upholstered bed frame and headboard look soft and mild from
Bold, strict lines in compact home library
Sliding glass doors lead to the terrace on the roof
Wood beams contrasting with the white establishment
Very modern and Scandinavian
Bedroom with sloping roof
Rural atmosphere in the kitchen
patio dining area
Practical, functional kitchen design in the attic
Skylights let through more light
Compact dining area for small family
put on the natural materials and colours
Artfully, even the kitchen can be decorated
Several ornaments and everyday objects
Mosaic kitchen rear wall
L-shaped interior in black
Townhouse in the Scandinavian style
Wood textures are a must here
Turquoise shades here and there
Oversized wall mirror in the hallway
Sleeping area in the living room
Refined textures in white