A Scandinavian Christmas Table

I’ve been collaborating with the lovely people over at Also Home this week, putting together some ideas for a Scandinavian Christmas table.

Looking for something stylish, on-trend and sophisticated or your Christmas table look this holiday? Check out these ideas on how to create a Scandinavian christmas table setting with a little twist. Top tips are to keep it simple and uncluttered, great ideas.

I’ve purposely kept the table really simple and pared back, taking in the most popular elements of a scandi style, which has been quite hard for me, particularly when I like a good pop of colour. But for this I want to show you that sometimes, less is more.

There are some amazing blogs around that showcase this look perfectly, in particular I love Hannah in the House, so do check it out if this kind of thing is for you. I can’t recreate this look perfectly, but this is my take on a luscious Scandinavian table. Perhaps this is something you might like to recreate. scandi-diningUsing the beautiful crockery from Also Home I’ve added a few golden twinkling lights, a grey tablecloth and vase, plus the contrast of Eucalyptus stems. And that’s it. It’s all about keeping things uncluttered and simple, allowing the beauty of your homewares to shine.

noel-lightsI love these little tealight holder which I picked up at the weekend for an absolute bargain price, and I know I’m going to be using them A LOT this Christmas. I love their straightforward styling and effective Christmas look, which works so well with a Scandinavian table.

also-home-table-settingI’ve never been great at mixing and matching but it’s something I wanted to get better at, so in the last year I’ve experimented in lots of different ways. It takes a bit of practice to get right but the Also Home website has done a lot of the hard work for you when it comes to mixing and matching your tableware. Check out these complimentary patterns which are so easy to put together. Doesn’t this look work so well?

eucalyptusScandi styling is all about a few key pieces and lots of white space. Don’t overload your table. Choose pieces that work in muted tones of blues, greys and whites for an authentic look.

scandi-snacksTrays are particularly useful for breakfast in bed, but they can also be used on a table as a centrepiece. They contain the items and create a focal point whilst still maintaining that uncluttered look.

also-home-diningThese bowls are much bigger than I anticipated but make great serving bowls either for hot food or side dishes. Perfect too for snacks at a party or Christmas gathering.

scandi-settingDesserts, coffee and family or friends makes the perfect ending to a wonderful Christmas, Scandi style. Simple, stylish and beautifully curated.

scandi-christmas-settingLet the twinkling lights do the talking.

You can find all the products used in the images here:

Wide Stripe coffee cup || Herringbone coffee cup || Wide Stripe bowl || Herringbone bowl || Wide Strip side plate || Herringbone side plate || Wide Stripe dinner plate || Fine Stripe dinner plate || White lacquer tray

Are you inspired to try something different on your Christmas table styling this holiday?

Would this look work for your home?

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12 Comments

  1. November 23, 2016 / 3:22 pm

    I love ALSO Home’s stuff – looks fab here! Love the simplicity of the blue and white and those little candles are lovely x

  2. November 23, 2016 / 3:31 pm

    Lovely to be introduced to Also home. Beautiful styling x

    • November 25, 2016 / 4:33 pm

      They have beautiful pieces Geraldine, well worth a look.

  3. November 23, 2016 / 5:33 pm

    Oooh, how lovely it all looks! I’m also an Also Home fan and you’ve done a brilliant job styling their products. Great tips for creating a Scandinavian style….I like the touch of green leaves too.

  4. November 23, 2016 / 5:43 pm

    Looking lovely. Beautifully styled. x

  5. November 23, 2016 / 8:03 pm

    I love the blue and white, Jen. And the NOEL tea light holders are just divine. Such a lovely touch.

    • November 25, 2016 / 4:35 pm

      Thanks Rachel, the colours are just divine aren’t they.

  6. November 25, 2016 / 10:48 am

    Oh this looks divine, I love the crockery and eucalyptus is a favourite of mine. Very festive! I must check out Also Home Xx

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