House tour: Christmas Scandinavian style

scandinavian Christmas decorations

December is here so festive planning has well and truly begun chez Decorator’s Notebook… and it also means I can share the first Christmas house of the season with you! It’s a Swedish villa that been decorated in quite a subtle style with lots of layered textiles and natural elements to create an oh-so-Scandinavian feel…. 

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Behold, the kitchen that converted me to coloured kitchens

green-painted-kitchen-by-petra-bindel3

Even though they’re a bit boring I’ve always been a white kitchen girl, mainly because I think 99.9% of coloured kitchens are garish and I find wood cupboard doors oppressive. However, I now can’t imagine a more beautiful kitchen than this one… {Petra Bindel via 79 Ideas / Elle Interior} I once styled a kitchen… 

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