Scan Magazine, Issue 130, November 2019

Page 34

Photo: Johan Mard,

Ten ways to enjoy a Scandilicious Christmas By Linnea Dunne

1. Prepare for Advent with sophisticated decorations Combine an unmatched design heritage with a penchant for hygge, and it’s obvious why no one does sophisticated cosiness better than Scandinavians. The build-up to Christmas is no exception: think atmospheric lighting, candles everywhere, and patterns resembling snowflakes and stars. It all kicks off on the first weekend of Advent – the four Sundays in anticipation of Christmas – and the Advent star and Advent candle holder are among the most important decorations. 34  |  Issue 130  |  November 2019

Advent candles. Photo: Simon Paulin,

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