Saturday, December 31, 2011
Christmas is my favorite time of year, and I have to admit, I prefer theholiday to be traditional and colorful. With nuances of red, gold and green. The new Hummingbird wallpaper in the living/dining room, is perfect for this and actually all other seasons. The color palette is so rich, and it's easy to extract the colors you want.
Our sofa is a big lounge sofa, it fits the whole family plus a LOT more (which is good, since we often have visitors). My love for nuances of red, pink and orange combined with purple is veeery visible. The small red painting is made by my 3,5 year old daughter. :)
The bookshelf has it's own "santa section" with a combination of a Russian matryoshka Santa, some home made ones, and a metal pair that our kids love.
Our tree is the traditional Norwegian spruce (gran) which I'm deeply attached to (no plastic in this house!).
(PS! We got drapes!! (not looking too good in this photo, totally forgot about them before I took the pic :))
Some of my favorite ornaments. The orange glitter ball is actually made of plastic, but it's still one of my absolute faves. The golden acorns (nøttene) were bought from THIS etsy shop and is another favorite. The monkey in the background was bought in Poland.
Flags is another must, and they remind me of my great grandmothers Christmas tree. The white "snow ball" is from Milla Boutique.
Vintage disco balls are also a total MUST and also something my great grandmother used to have on her tree. These ones are vintage, and from ebay.
I HAD to add this last photo. It's my first year of actually baking, and I decorated the gingerbread hearts. So not perfect, and this was actually the best one! LOL!
Anyways, I still hope your Christmas turned out exactly the way you wished for.
Labels: color, Color of The Year 2012, Dagny's Home, Jul / Christmas, Our Homes, Scandinavian Maximalism, Stue / Living Room
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