Friday, December 15, 2017

Creating Christmas Link Party/Nordic Christmas Ideas

Thanks so much to Jann of Have a Daily Cup of Mrs. Olsen for putting this Creating Christmas party together.
It's a wonderful idea.

Click on the links to see what you have missed. Gather your posts - new or old to link up.
Debbie Goes Shabby for Shabby Christmas
Art and Sand for Handmade Christmas
My Thrift Store Addiction and A Rustic And Romantic Christmas
Have a Daily Cup of Mrs. Olsen for a Dish Addicts Christmas

I've created a bit of a Nordic feel for our Christmas the last few years. 
Vibeke at Vibeke Designs is an amazing and talented blogger. 
Her pictures are unbelievably gorgeous.
After scrolling through post after post, I started adding a few of these elements to our Christmas decor. 

It's easy to do. 

Lanterns and candles are prominent elements in Nordic design. 
Norway is dark for long periods so warm lighting is essential. 

Interesting and unusual advent candles have been prominent on Vibeke's blog. 
This is my attempt at creating a Nordic inspired vignette. 

I need to stick to faux gingerbread houses but pepperkakhus' are prominent kitchen decor.

My gingerbread men are also faux.

Lantern houses with candles is a reoccurring theme in Nordic Style. I was pleased to get both of these on clearance at Joann's last year.

Natural greenery in muted colors is a favorite of mine.

I love snowy trees that have an alpine feel.

A lot of our ornaments have a old world Christmas vibe.

I love old fashioned Santas.

See how easy that was?
Link up anything post that has a North Woods, Mountain, Alpine or Nordic feel.
The link up will stay open until December 24th.
Thanks for stopping by,


  1. Hi Katie, I love Vibeke Designs blog as well. Yes, her photos are gorgeous! You nailed it wonderfully. I love your advent and sweet ornaments. That Santa one is very sweet. Wasn't sure I'd have anything that would fit the bill, but I managed to do a post. The link isn't open yet, so I'll be back later. So happy to have you partying with us!

  2. Oh Katie, your Nordic decor is so lovely, I can see why you embrace it. Merry Christmas! Cecilia @ My Thrift Store Addiction

  3. I love this decor! I've a lot of Norwegian blood so I am drawn to this decor. I think I'll tweak some vignettes and link up later! You've inspired me!

  4. I had no idea I had Scandi/Nordic till I started seeing these posts, so thanks for letting us link! I love that feeling and every photo in your post!

  5. Katie, the wreath on your vintage window is absolutely lovely. Beautiful post.

  6. Katie

    Love your wreath! I love this style and how you have embraced it and fit it into your decor. So excited to share with all you talented blogger's! Merry Christmas!


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