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l i fe & st yle Christmas 2020

At home

Create moments of wonder Add a candlelit glow Wrap gifts in style Follow Scandi traditions

Seasonal

Make Christmas special Choose decorations you’ll love forever Try easy festive baking

The Edit

Perfect gifts Home dĂŠcor Kitchenware Guest rooms Accessories Table ideas


CHRISTMAS

Welcome As we make our festive preparations, let’s invite the warmth and wonder of the season into our homes. Through good and bad, Christmas has always been the shining moment that marks the return of light, and the promise of a new year full of fresh possibilites and the chance to begin again. I have always loved Christmas, especially working with my favourite Nordic House suppliers to offer bespoke pieces – like our hand-made porcelain decorations. Made in the UK, I know you’ll get joy out of unboxing these for many Christmases to come. This year, I shall be looking for such moments, bottling up these memories to cherish forever. Sending you heart-felt Christmas wishes and thanks for your love and support of Nordic House, Sandie x

L I F E & ST Y L E Founder Sandie Wallman

Photography Polly Wreford, Dan Duchars

Editor Jennifer Morgan

Stylists Sally Denning, Sara Bird

Art Director Jo Craig

Styling assistant Rebecca Etheridge

Product images: Copyright ©2020 Nordic House Ltd. Unsplash: page 4 Becca Tapert, page 8 Alex Motoc; Hannah Pemberton, page 9 Annika Thierfeld, page 10 Amanda Frank, page 16 Caroline Hernandez, page 20 Annie Spratt; Aaron Burden, page 23 Dilyara Garifullina, page 34 Annie Spratt, page 40 Sincerely Media, page 58 Sharon Mccutcheon, page 66-69, 71 Annie Spratt; page 70 Jennifer Pallian, page 96 Rick Barrett

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CHRISTMAS

Join us for this, the most magical time of year

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AFTER HOURS GLAMOUR

Combine rich red with metallics in our glam trend

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S T Y L E T H E TA B L E

Give your table a rustic Scandi look

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NORDIC SIMPLICITY

GIFT GUIDE

WRAP WITH L OV E

Find inspiration in nature for our rustic trend

Choose the perfect present with our edited list

Keep it Scandi-simple with our gorgeous ideas

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E N J OY WO N D E R F U L MOMENTS

Create a warm, welcoming home that's made for sharing

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ADD A WA R M G L O W

SCANDI PEOPLE: CECELINA T O R N B E RG

Join Cecelina as she shares her family's story

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V I N TA G E C H A R M

BAKING MEANS SO MUCH

Try Brontë Aurell’s delicious festive treats

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WELCOME GUESTS

Fill your home with candles, including clever LED ones

Add a touch of romance with our vintage trend

Prep your home for the Christmas period

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M E E T O U R TO M T E

Bring in a little Scandi folklore to Christmas

DRESS WITH FOLIAGE

Style your home with festive foliage this year

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CHRISTMAS NOTES

Make this season extraspecial with our ideas


AT HOME

Enjoy wonderful moments Capture the magic of Christmas, with a warm, inviting home made for sharing. Start your own Nordic-inspired traditions – from an Advent countdown to festive drinks with friends, feasting with family to rooms lit by candlelight. As we enter this often busy period, find the time to appreciate being at home with those you love around you.


Time to prep

Lay your table with a tablecloth in the run up to Christmas, adding candles or hurricane lamps. This relaxed style will be just as lovely for drinks with friends through to Christmas meals. Pile up plates and have glasses ready, making entertaining a breeze. Light an Advent candle each Sunday in December, taking a pause from the chaos to reflect on what the Christmas season means to you.

Extra Large Mercury Silver Bauble | ÂŁ39.95 Wire and Glass Advent Candle Holder | ÂŁ28


White Advent Candle | £11 Red Pillar Candles | from £4.50 Mulled Wine Glass | £9.95


Ilse Porcelain Stars, set of three | £15


A FT E AHTO UM RE

“Create a mini tree moment, suspending our porcelain stars from foraged twiggy branches”

M O M E N T S O F J OY This year, create a few new traditions that will bring a smile. Sometimes it’s the smallest of gestures that mean the most… BAKE FOR NEIGHBOURS

Remember those you shared Thursday-evening Claps for Carers with and bake a few Scandi treats. DECORATE OUTSIDE

Fix paper, self-adhesive or porcelain snowflakes to the inside of your windows, sharing your festive love with the outside world. KEEP IT LOCAL

Enjoy the area around your home over Christmas, suggesting a walk with neighbours and friends, where you can catch up outdoors.

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SL E E P GIFT GUIDE

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EDIT

Skia Tealight Tray | £20 Supersoft Washed Cotton Throw | £88 Linnea Curved Chair | £475 Rustic Hanging Shelf | £32 Luxurious Sheepskin Cushion in Grey | £54 Linen Mix Waffle Blanket | £159.95; Natural Stripe Linen Bedding | from £29 Concrete Candle Holders, set of three | £25 Curly Sheepskin Pouf in Grey | £350 Ivory Double Sheepskin Rug | £255

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Life & Style | Christmas 2020 | Sample Edition  

Create moments of wonder. Add a candlelit glow. Wrap gifts in style. Follow Scandi traditions. Perfect gifts. Make Christmas special. Choose...

Life & Style | Christmas 2020 | Sample Edition  

Create moments of wonder. Add a candlelit glow. Wrap gifts in style. Follow Scandi traditions. Perfect gifts. Make Christmas special. Choose...