Swedish style is as relevant as ever for good reason…
find 20 glimpses of Scandinavian sensibility below.
1. (image above)
Classic elements when pared down feel modern.
(Vintage elements need not be peel-y or dusty!)
Restful palettes are not always boring.
Simple light fixtures.
(See: farmhouse pendants adjacent to the living room.)
Light, bright kitchens.
(Stainless appliances can be a reflective friend to light.)
Smart-beautiful book storage.
(A few shallow shelves and…boom.)
The Unexpected can work.
(See: prickly desert treasure paired with ethereal prints.)
Warm married with cool tones.
Bold art that avoids assaulting the senses.
Muted rosy pinks and feminine blushes.
Artful vignettes which don’t feel contrived for Pinterest.
Gentle, one-off approach to space limitations.
(Float books on the walls.)
Unadorned wood cabinetry.
Streamlined spaces can work for a crowd.
A passion for a spare aesthetic.
Elegance + Serenity = Sigh.
Pops of warm gold with cool greys.
Precisely the right pop of clutter.
Folksy printed textiles.
Rustic wood floors, painted or naked.
Is it any wonder so many of us are drawn
to Swedish sensibilities?
Peace to you right where you are.
Images via Elle Decoration Sweden