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5 Must-Haves In A Scandinavian Living Room

Scandinavian living rooms everybody knows. With Nordic roots, this style spreads around the whole world and find every time new followers. The elegant and sophisticated look is most of the time very modern and minimal. It is showing us the perfect balance between functionality and beauty, something many yearn for.

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The interior of Scandinavian living rooms sets the focus on functionality, pragmatism, and clean, minimal appearance. So what really makes this trend? We found some hints and key features for you, which helps to create a real Scandi look.

1. Plants are always a good idea

5 Must-Haves In A Scandinavian Living Room

Something green, if it is one big one or a lot of little ones does not matter, or maybe both? Plants are always a good idea in the Scandinavian style. They express vitality, briskness, and one really important aspect of the style, the natural connectedness. With their fresh colors, it also brightens up spaces, urgent and useful in the dark days of the year. In Scandinavian living rooms, you can see the plants as your best friends- they give a lot of energy!

Some Extra: The Norwegian lifestyle has a really deep love and connection for nature. They spending a lot of time being in contact with nature, so that they reflecting their strong bonding with it even indoors with the use of some natural decor.

2.  Cozy Textiles

5 Must-Haves In A Scandinavian Living RoomOh, who does not love and need it? In the cold and dark winter days, we have the hard desire to just sink into the sofa and bury ourselves in something big, warm, cozy and fluffy. Here is one more reason, why a lot of people loving this trend- cozy textiles are really a Must- have on your sofa in your living room. Are you ready for some fluffy hours?

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Coppola Rug

3. Maximize Natural Light

5 Must-Haves In A Scandinavian Living RoomEverybody knows these dark and kind of depressing days. The rain will not stop, the wind is blowing that loud you are able to hear it even through the closed windows. In the Scandinavian countries there are many more of these days and to not get crazy, they have a very simple but intensive solution. Give your room so much light, you can get! That reason they have most of the time rooms which are flooded with light with huge windows. They take every beam of light they can get! Quite in the sense: get what you have.

4. Wood

5 Must-Haves In A Scandinavian Living RoomWood, wood, wood: our magic word. Wood can have such an intensive way of being. Through all the variants of it, wood offers you so much individual creativity. In this style, you will find often wood floors with different structures, which give you a certain dynamic. With the wooden floors, the light which breaks through the big windows reflects in a very warm way and gets you a mellow atmosphere.

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Gable Sofa

5. Furniture with clean lines

5 Must-Haves In A Scandinavian Living RoomFunctionality meets beauty describes the Scandinavian style perfectly. I’ve mentioned this already in the introduction of this article.  They achieving it with furniture which has most of the time very clean lines. Simplicity, clean lines and the using of natural materials make the Scandinavian furniture to this special mixture. Everybody knows these furniture pieces, which are damn beautiful, but once built up you have really no idea for what you can use it. That struggle will not happen to you with this style- so, what are you thinking about Scandinavian living rooms?


written by Lena Meißner

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