10 Simply Elegant Scandinavian Christmas Decor Ideas for a Hygge Home

Create a hygge home for the holidays with these simple and cozy Scandinavian Christmas decor ideas.

Have you heard of the term “hygge”? (Pronounced “hoo-guh”)

The hygge trend came around a few years ago, but I didn’t really study it util now. If you are confused as to what it is and what it has to do with simple, elegant Christmas decor, read on!

What is Hygge Scandinavian Christmas Decor?

Hygge decor definition:

Hygge is a Danish word that can be best described as enjoying life’s simple pleasures. It was created as a concept and lifestyle by the Danish in the 18th century and is now a fundamental part of their culture.

While the word is meant to encompass the Danish way of life, it also embodies their decor. The main idea of hygge decor is to create a peaceful, serene space that is free of clutter.” – SOURCE

Hygge Scandinavian Christmas Decor Ideas that you can DIY

Hygge Decor Style in Scandinavian Christmas Decor

When I was looking for Christmas decor ideas, I stumbled on to some Scandinavian Christmas pictures.

I was smitten.

Since we live in a small townhouse, I wanted to find Christmas decor ideas that were simple and cozy. I also didn’t want to have to buy a bunch more stuff that would be difficult to find storage room for!

Scandinavian Christmas decor with its hygge style clicked all my required boxes for this year.

10 Creative Ways to Repurpose Items for Hygge Scandinavian Christmas Decor

Studying beautiful Scandinavian Christmas decor pictures showed some simple ways to create a cozy Christmas scene at home - without adding clutter!

Here are 10 ideas to repurpose everyday items for hygge Scandinavian style Christmas decor.

Where can I find Scandinavian Christmas Decor online?

I’ve found some similar decor to what I found in Scandinavian decor pictures and put it below for your shopping convenience.


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  1. Rita Joy…I just love you to bits!!! That Scandanavian word, hygge, describes ME to a “T”!! Simple, clean, natural, NO CLUTTER. This post is full of tips and tricks and easy DIY projects that I intend to incorporate into my home as soon as I can bring myself to take down my beloved fall colors (favorite season!). You are a dear and oh, so helpful with practical ideas. Thank you!!! Big hug from Sharon in NJ 💕💕

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