Scandinavian Holiday Decor Inspiration

(Love the irregular moss hearts. This one is for you Michele!).

When I went to Sweden I bought a ton of design magazines filled with inspiration for the winter Holidays. Do I even have to tell you that I ear marked just about every page? Those Scandinavians — they do know a thing or two about decorating so it looks & feels fresh, inviting, chic effortless, simple and oh so beautiful. Gotta tell you. This gal is very proud of her Swedish genes.

Enjoy the eye candy.

A great spot for gifts. And 2 different mirrors look so pretty together.

On my next outing with Miles I am so picking up sticks so I can make my own mother nature star.

Hyacinths and red tulips are my two favorite flowers for Christmas.

Oh, and I need to make a pinecone & nut heart as well! So simple pretty.


For those of you who are interested in what’s happening at the store. Here goes.

Make sure to order on or before Tuesday 19th, if you want to receive the shipment before Dec. 25th.

And please enjoy a little store treat.

Just use SPLENDIDTIMES at checkout. Enter our store here.

New things are coming in almost daily.

The NEW Danish Bride & Groom rabbits are simply adorable! Well made and unique.

We love the Royal King and Royal Queen in their fabric towers! (Easy to carry around too!).

The lovely Odd Molly Sweaters/cardigans are hopping away fast.

And the Swedish moccasins are getting raves everywhere!


The popular Swedish egg cups are FINALLY back in stock. (And they come in a nice, black gift box)

My own kids’ favorite Holiday book has also been added to the store — “Findus At Christmas” by Sven Nordqvist. Adults and kids laugh out loud! (I will be saving my Nordqvist books for my own grand kids – a long ways down the road…).

We are almost completely sold out of the real reindeer antlers wine stoppers and bottle openers. Very Scandinavian!

Enter our store here.

Alright then. Off to handle business. You will see me in extra good form next week. I am ready for some good Holiday celebration myself.

Happy weekend to you all!

Images (all scanned) via: 1 + 6 Lantliv, no. 2 via Tove Älskade Hem, no. 3 + 5 via Hus & Hem, no. 4 via Underbara Julhem.


  • Whoa Mon! So many gorgeous things…..that bride and groom, seriously too cute!! You found such wonderful and unique treasures. I also love the rustic simplicity of all you showed…..just a touch can be so pretty. Hope you are doing well during this super busy time and enjoying the magic of the season my sweet friend:)

  • I love the Scandinavian use of nature in the holiday decor. I agree – you all get it right! :-)

  • Loving all this, so happy to find you….the Christmas images are lovely and very inspirational…the bunnies, adorable!
    Your shop is lovely! N.xo

  • Tracey says:

    Have to mention that I went for a very “Scandinavian” influenced tree this year and love the simplicity of it. We didn’t put many decorations on it nor a star or an angel.

  • Carol says:

    Love the pinecone and nut wreath! Any idea where I could buy or make one? I looked online but couldn’t find a source. Thank you. Your blog and store are so inspiring!

  • Holly Irwin says:

    I LOVE the star made out of twigs and I’m going to make one for my home!! Thank you for inspiring me! The little rabbit bride is so precious that I can hardly stand it!

    Merry Christmas!


  • Linda says:

    So glad you posted this. I love the Scandinavian way of keeping everything simple, yet so beautiful. AND everything is about being light and airy. Happy Holidays to you and yours!

  • Joe Clarke says:

    Thank you for all the inspiration, Ms. Splendid!

    The star made out of twigs looks fab. And so do all your new products. Congrats!


  • Franki Parde says:

    Oh, my…is anyone “digging” the moss hearts…I’ve got to go moss hunting!! franki

  • the fabric towers and all that splendid goodness!

    of course the moss heart struck my fancy since i treasure the one from you! it is proudly displayed, and at the present time has a little red washi tape cross in the center. you’d approve i think, and i’m sure it’ll be making an appearance soon.

    love to you.


  • I love the connection to the outdoors in these beautiful holiday settings! And those reindeer antlers? Yes, please. Hope you are well – sorry I haven’t been in touch since we returned last week – it was quite the trip. I can explain better when I see…which I hope will be soon??? I think a post-Christmas M/M/B outing is in order. Agreed? :)

  • Linda says:

    Linked into you today via “trouverlesoleil” and have surfed back to this post – so beautiful!

    The heart shaped wreath of pine cone and nuts – the bunny royals in the cloth tower!

    I am now a new subscriber :-)


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