What's black and white and wood all over? A modern, rustic, Scandinavian Christmas! We've rounded up forty (40!!) Scandinavian Christmas decorations that will have you daydreaming of log fires and warm glasses of glogg in no time. God Jul!
Add a pop of seasonal cheer to a lonely side table with this easy DIY idea from Fellow Fellow!
All you need to make your own decorative twine twigs (which can be displayed year-round, really) is some super-thick floral wire, twine, tape, and a trusty pair of pliers and wire cutters. Once you’ve gathered your supplies, check out the tutorial over on Fellow Fellow!
Oh, and how ’bout those awesome concrete ornaments?? There’s a tutorial for those little beauties right here. Continue Reading
Even though it snowed yesterday where I live (Hello, weather! It’s May! Get a grip.), my thoughts are occupied by visions of summer and lounging in the sun with a good book. Of course, to lounge one would need a lounge chair. I’m thinking of giving this rustic-meets-modern version a go!
Depending on where you live, getting your hands on birch logs can be a challenge. Fortunately, this tutorial from HomeMade Modern can be adapted to a variety of cylindrically-shaped materials. Continue Reading
Hard-wiring overhead lighting can be intimidating for a DIYer, which is why floor lamps are often the preferred way to go when you want overhead light. However, ‘conversation area’ type floor lamps can be really expensive. Nice to know we can make one using a branch and some hanging lights. Here’s a few lamp alternatives I found on Amazon that could do the trick.
Okay, before you think “What could I possibly do with a bunch of twig buttons?!”, I have an answer (or five). Ahem. They are: embellish pillows! Embellish gifts and gift tags! Use them on these felt gadget cases! Use them for knitting projects! Turn them into cute magnets! See? There are SO many ways to use them. All jazzed up to make some twig buttons now? Here’s how.
The always awesome and incredibly clever Karen Bertelsen from The Art of Doing Stuff came up with one of the best alternative Christmas tree ideas I’ve seen in a long time: a space-saving, wall-mounted twig tree! Want to make one yourself? Here’s what you’ll need!
Classy, rustic, and modern (they’re white!) all at once, these DIY branch wall hooks will have you dreaming of Scandinavian cabins in no time.
With a few simple materials and tools, your wall hook woes will be over thanks to this simple, 4-step DIY idea from Scandinavian Deko. All you need are branches (of course), a knife, sandpaper, paint, and a drill. Get outside and start collecting branches–then head over to Scandinavian Deko to see how it all comes together! Continue Reading