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Minimalistic decor for Christmas with Scandi vibes

Scandinavia takes Christmas very seriously and their decorations come in all colours and shapes. While we have come to associate Scandi Christmas with a monochrome minimalistic aesthetic, it is actually true that all countries in that region love colour and are not scared to go all in when decorating their homes. Today's post is focusing on a minimalist aesthetic. This vibe will resonate with those of you who like chic, simple decorations around your home.

While minimalism is not a style that you will see around my home, it is definitely popular and has its own benefits. For Christmas, it can be as effective without being overwhelming.

LIGHTING

Nothing sets the mood for festivities better than lighting. With minimalistic decor you can forget about the colourful fairy lights and instead opt for tiny - non-blinking - string lights around branches or in glass domes.

Dark winter nights are synonymous with lit candles, spreading light and warmth in the home. This bowl candle holder in black or brass can hold four taper candles and you can also fill it with pine cones. The simple round shape has a contemporary expression so that you may want to use it all-year round.



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