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My home: Christmas tree

I hope you had a lovely weekend! Here in Sweden we were in for a treat - SNOW! According to tradition my little family and I went out to a sustainable forest and chopped down our own tree which we celebrated with glögg and hot chocolate (it was minus 5 after all BRRRRR!). Here are a few pictures of our shiny new Christmas tree!




 

Photographs: My Scandinavian Home

Altogether now 'Oh Christmas tree, oh Christmas tree, how lovely are your branches....!´:) Notice how much our tree is leaning in the photo with my little girls in their PJ's! TIMBER!

What did you get up to this weekend? Did you celebrate the first day of advent or are you not quite there yet with the festive season?!

PPS Don't foget to enter the Christmas GIVE-AWAY! :)

42 comments:

MAKE-LIVING said...

Ohhh Niki, I just love the Christmas tree and the fresh white decoration. This gave me great inspiration for next weekend when I hope we will buy our Christmas tree. We spent first day of advent with decorating and with a nice walk in the winterland.

Charlotta Ward said...

Hello and thank you for your comment on my post about Ylva Skarp.

Lovely to find your blog and to see these fab pictures of your home. The holiday decor is wonderful and I love the simplicity - very Scandi! :)
The tree must be as close to perfect as can be i is it real? Looks amazing.

Enjoy the snow and the light that it brings with it!

x Charlotta
Space for Inspiration

Milina said...

Oh wow, this is simply gorgeous. I love it. I think Christmas tree's are meant to lean. We got our tree on the weekend too. The smell of pine each time we enter the house is heaven!

livlovelaugh said...

you have a lovely house! I'll be visiting Norway this winter vacation to visit my bf's family, and so anything scandinavian intrigues me these days... and I keep hearing that it will be so cold there ... but your house seems so warm and inviting and cozy!

-liv
http://chocolivlovelaugh.blogspot.kr/

My Scandinavian Home said...

Thank you! The tree is fresh from a sustainable forest farm here in Skåne, we went and chopped it down on Saturday (with permission from the land owner!). It's amazing how small they look in the forest and then you bring them home and they look massive! Enjoy the snow ans light too x

Scandi Coast Home said...

That looks truly beautiful ;O)
The weather is the opposite here......
Tania xx

My Scandinavian Home said...

Thank you! That's the beauty of Scandinavia - cold on the outside and then cosy and warm (and well insulated) homes! You wil love Norway :)

Amanda (Small Acorns) said...

Your tree looks really gorgeous Niki. I'm sure the lean only confirms it as real! Bet it smells beautiful too. And look how gorgeous your bulbs look. They look as though they'll be perfectly timed for Christmas also. Keep warm!
Amanda x

Martina said...

The tree looks so nice! We haven't had a real tree in YEARS and I have to say I really miss it. The idea of a sustainable forest is really cool :)

Malin N said...

Looks absolutely fantastic! What lovely decorations - I've given up and last year I had bright blue Star War keyrings everywhere in the tree(!) Do you let your little ones decorate another tree aswell with all the things they bring home from pre school - or how do you manage to keep them away from your stylish one?:) Name of sustaianble forest farm - want one too!!

Marieke Hoogenberg said...

Wauww, fantastic idea! Thanks for the inspiration :-) Merry christmas from Holland

Meghan @ Wishful Thinking said...

Oooooh how lovely! I have Christmas tree envy now (ours is a fake and I am so longing for the smell and the look of the real deal). I also love seeing photos of your beautiful home!

Tracey said...

looks beautiful Niki! Our tree would be trashed by the cat and dog if we put it up
Just yet!

Harmony said...

PRECIOSÍSIMO!!!!!

Moonstone said...

Absolutely beautiful!

ordinette said...

gorgeous! I can't wait for December 8 or 9 to have my own Christmas tree decorated. Yours is such an inspiration with that silver and white combo!
Have a great day!
Byeeee
laura

celina bailey said...

First, what a lovely home you have. Dreamy! Secondly, thanks for taking the time to comment on my little blog, I truly appreciate it! I shall be reading yours from now on, it's ever so inspiring.

dervla @ The Curator said...

oooh we're not there yet. Getting our christmas tree this coming weekend. LOVE LOVE LOVE your gorgeous floors and the sheepskin (?) over the chairs. The tree looks wonderful.

My Scandinavian Home said...

Hi Malin, the farm was in dalby next ti the national park. This weekend they will have glögg, and sausages over an open fire! Love the sound of your star war tree! I haven't been the lucky recipient of any decorations from the girls but when I do they'll take pride of place! X

lizzieM said...

OMG...I am in love with your white chairs and sheepskins and tree and, well, everything really....It's all so beautiful!

Vintage Sheet Addict said...

Your home is looking delicious! :)

Urbanstems said...

It is beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Im investing in some sheekskins at the weekend from IKEA. And then we shall be ready for our Christmas tree. Your tree is beautiful and your home looks so tranquil. Sinead

Albertine Grolmusova said...

very lovely home Nikky :-) .... and with the christmas decorations is delicious :-)

Regards et Maisons by Nathalie said...

Magnifique atmosphère de Noël dans une très belle maison! Bravo

Alessia said...

What a beautiful Christmas tree! And your home is so cosy… I really love this time of year and I decorated my Christmas tree last Saturday.

Inner-Outer Beauty said...

My goodness what a perfect tree!! Enjoy all December! xo Caroline

size too small said...

my favorite time of year! love seeing the decorations in everyone's homes.

les fifoles said...

A beautiful tree in a beautiful home!

Enjoy Advent Time! Anne

homestilo said...

Oh Niki this is just so lovely. The tree seems to be perfect for the space. I'd say braving the cold was well worth it.

Desirae said...

Lovely tree and lovely blog-a daily read! Just finished decorating ours with my kids. Now that they are older and like to help decorate, unfortunately I can't have it as perfect as I would like it, but it's more special! Thanks so much for sharing.

Desirae
moidesigns.net/blog.html

bl.S said...

Vilken vackra julgran, och hur rolig att vi båda är inte Svensk men njuter av de vackra snö och jul stämning här i Sverige, tack för din besök hos mig.

Ha en fin dag/ Kram/ Marion / just a Dutch living in Sweden :)

Hippy at Heart said...

love your mix of white, wood and black. that christmas tree is so cute, love these simple, white star pendants.

In my house said...

Ååååå så fina bilder.Önskar dig en härlig vecka. kram josse

Nani said...

lovely tree and lovely home!

Julia said...

I'd love to have such a home!

Nina said...

Your tree looks lovely! Can't wait to put up our Christmas decorations. Hopefully I will start this weekend, when the dust settled from our bathroom renovation. I am wishing for snow on Christmas, somehow it makes it feel more like Christmas...

Alicia Conway said...

The tree is excellent. I can even say stylish!
Hope you can find something interesting for new Christmas details for your home.
http://freelancemommyblog.blogspot.com/2012/11/ideas-for-new-year.html

mundart said...

WOW!

Inés (Boho Deco Chic) said...

I wanted to write to show my admiration and also in Spain say that we love you, so now you're the star of my blog, hope you like it and thank you, Ines

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annewalker said...

wow, those photos suggest divine and serene atmosphere on your home this holiday! I love your decorating Christmas tree ideas using white theme in decorating. Pretty amazing! Happy Holidays!

Anonymous said...

Looks gorgeous! Big fan of your blog here at www.distinctivechesterfields.com!

beth - ann said...

your tree is so perfect. very cozy and inspiring.

 

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