INSPIRATION: modern Scandi-chic, Nordic traditions in a contemporary style, simplicity, minimal, pure      
KEY ELEMENTS: geometric shapes and patterns, black, white, natural greenery, metals: gold, silver, copper, fresh white flowers, sequins, marble, stars

  Above image: the wonderful styling of Nina Holst author of the equally fabulous blog Stylizimo

Above images: 1. Fragranced candle in marble votive H & M home 2.contemporary gold and white advent calendar featured in Danish magazine Living at home  3.2016 graphics calendar from Spoon 4. Stella star Christmas sweater from Hush 
Above image: the stunningly chic Christmas home of Nina Holst Stylizimo
Above image: black gift wrap with fresh pine sprigs by Shannon Kirsten 

Above image: the wonderful styling of Nina Holst author of the equally fabulous blog Stylizimo

Above image: a simple chic Christmas table setting using grey and white from the home of Nina Holst author of the Stylizimo blog
Above image: white hyacinth and grey marble from the home of the talented Elisabeth Heier
Above image: modern Christmas tree with minimal decorations found on a wonderful blog Lisbet E

Above image: contemporary Christmas styling from Lisbet E  
Above images: 1.marble and gold gift tags from Rockett St George 2.gold metal wire basket from H & M 3. craft paper stars by Minni of Nimi Design with a similar tutorial here 4. grey marble Christmas baubles from H & M
Above image: luxury handmade black white and gold geometric modern crackers from Selfridges
Above image: modern Christmas table from the home of blogger Elisabeth Heier
Above image: Christmas table from the stunning home of blogger Elisabeth Heier
Above images: 1. black glitter boots from Zara 2.gold sequin baubles from H & M 3.Merry Christmas black and white text tape from Rockett St George 4.geometric gift tags from Selfridges
Above image: the stunning alpine chic Christmas home of Nina Holst Stylizimo

Above image: artificial twiggy pine Christmas garland from Neptune


INSPIRATION: natural fir, spruce branches, geometric, origami, white, black, grey, blush pink, fur, paper, knit, modern nature, deer hides, stars, animals, stripes, honeycomb, snowflakes,

KEY ELEMENTS: Kubus 4 candle holder, honeycomb tissue balls, oversized stars, a real Christmas tree with minimal or no ornaments, strings of lights draped over furniture, spruce springs and branches in textured 'origami' vases or smoked glass, touches of black and a hint of blush pink
Above image: natural spruce Christmas tree with simple black geometric ornaments and candles, a white honeycomb paper ball is placed beside the simple black metal star tree holder - the gorgeous home, photography and styling of Annaleena Leino-Karlsson - her blog Annaleenas hem 

Above images: 1.grey honeycomb paper ball decorations from Pipii 2.black snowflake gift wrapping idea from the blog Tonje Boganes 3.reindeer antler candle holder from Nordic Bliss 4.detail from the first photo photography and styling of Annaleena Leino-Karlsson - her blog Annaleenas hem  5.pine cone decorative tie set and gift tags from The White Company
Above image: gorgeous modern Christmas styling at the home of Daniella Witte - black festive accents, prints and photographs on her Besta storage unit from Ikea  
Above images: 1.the iconic Kubus 4 candleholder and Kubus Bowl by Lassen to buy from Story North 2.spruce spring in textured white vases (by Bloomingville) and honeycomb ball and photography from Wendy van Woudenberg (her fabulous home)of Dutch design blog Beeldsteil shown here on blog Bloesem Living 3.set of 3 'almost black' honeycomb decorations from Rockett St George 4.striking black Xmas tree advent calendar at the home of Norwegian blogger Forever Love I adore the black Eames chairs against the white interior and copper Kubus candleholder with black candles    

Above image: modern Christmas - minimal decoration with undecorated real fir tree and iconic Kubus 4 candleholder from design blog Studio Karin
Above image: black and white Christmas gift wrap inspiration and styling photography from blog Weekday Carnival
Above images:1.black paper star from House Doctor available to buy from Bodie & Fou 2.essential Nordic elements styled by Cathrine from the Norwegian blog Trettien (31) - Icelandic sheepskin rug (available in the UK from The French Bedroom Company, log coffee table (French Connection home have a cube version) , iconic design classic wooden bird by Architect Made 3.Nordic tree print "Gran" blck cushion by Fine Little Day from This Modern Life 4.black with a hint of pink Christmas ornaments and home styling from House Doctor 
Above image: the gorgeous home and festive holiday styling of blog Forever Love
Above images:"Glasbox" lanterns by House Doctor from Black Balloon 2.white paper star from House Doctor available to buy from Bodie & Fou 3.honeycomb balls in grey and white with black and white Mountain print and spruce sprig - photography from Wendy van Woudenberg (her fabulous home)of Dutch design blog Beeldsteil shown here on blog Bloesem Living 4.geometric paper tree decorations by Ferm Living     
Above image:modern Christmas styling using twigs and branches  from Norwegian magazine Bo Bedre photography Christian Brun
Above image: fabulous inspiration for Christmas from blogger KROnPRINSESSNE huge paper star ornament textured white vase and spruce sprig in soft candlelight 

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Wishing you all a very Happy New Year!
Above images: The Paper Mulberry - our home this Christmas 2014


INSPIRATION: matt white, polished silver, glamorous, decadent, indulgent, sequins, fur, glass, translucent, shimmer, sparkle, gloss, shine, white flowers, green spruce, candles, champagne, sequins, celebrations.

Above image: The White Company - their heavenly Blanc fragrance range - IDEAS: fill your home with a new fragrance this year that will remind you of Christmas 2013 - decorate bathrooms and bedrooms with small paper honeycomb trees and favourite baubles placed amongst candles in little vignettes - fill a large cylinder vase with battery fairy lights (or wire lights) and baubles.
Above images:1.white and taupe table setting from the lovely home of Char from Char and the City 2.faux white roses in large mirror cube contemporary vase from Pavillion Broadway 3.crystal column tea light holder from John Lewis 4.glittering mini tree baubles from Next in shades of white and silver 

Above images:shining silver, glass and white table setting (tablescape) with stylish silver reindeer from the lovely home of blog Noeblog 
Above images:1.palest Christmas party pom poms  in tissue paper and cotton ball lights at the stunning home of blogger RoSaLiGa 2.shimmering sequinned party top from the White Company's 2012 collection 3.white honeycomb paper decorations (just seen) from The White Company 4.heavenly scented candles and diffuser oils from The White Company 5.diamond tree gems from John Lewis  
Above image:7ft snow encrusted (flocked) Alaskan fir tree from Next  
Above images:contemporary silver leaf tea light holder from Rocha,John Rocha at Debenhams 2.silver plated crystal tea light holders from Arthur Price at Debenhams 3.the gorgeous Bourgie table lamp by Ferruccio Laviani at Kartell here in B4/crystal 4.metallic silver cushion from Rocha, John Rocha at Debenhams 5.Kelly Hoppen's perfumed candle in fragrance 1 at Amara  
Above image:the iconic Kubus 4 contemporary square framed candle holder in nickel By Lassen Copenhagen

Above images:1.Bo Bedre magazine - simply stylish natural green fir tree with shimmering white and silver decorations - perfect for the contemporary white living room 2.,3.,4. & 5. modern hanging tree decorations from John Lewis (click on the numbers to view)  
Above images:1.the heavenly Caboche glass suspension light from Foscarini fabulous over a dining table! 2.spikey tubular star by Day from Black Balloon 3.pewter votive candle in the new Winter fragrance from The White Company 4.uber stylish contemporary home of blogger Nina Holst of Stylizimo with a gorgeous grey fur cushion and Eames white chair (photography Nina Holst) 5.modern Ribbons advent candle in polished steel by Georg Jensen
Above image:The Times - a contemporary Christmas dining room with stylish pre lit snowy paper twig treesVictoria Ghost chairs from Kartell and white and silver table decorations  
Above image: contemporary white feathered wreath idea from the 2011 collection at Bloom (no longer available) try spraying a twiggy wreath white for the same look

Xmas 2013 at home

INSPIRATION: natural spruce, geometric, origami, white, black, slate grey, taupe, blush pink, pale Tiffany blue, fur, paper, modern nature, stars, honeycomb & snowflakes

A few photo's from my home this Christmas and wishing everyone seasonal best wishes and a Happy New Year!
Above images: The Paper Mulberry - Glenda Steel - our living room Christmas 2013 - the paper 3D black paper star on the fireplace I made using this brilliant video tutorial click here our tree is a living Norway Spruce from a local garden centre planted into a black  "Gorgilla tub" from Faulks - the honeycomb paper slate grey baubles are from Pippii

Above images: The Paper Mulberry - Glenda Steel - our living room Christmas 2013 - my Husband and I made the paper origami tree decorations from tutorials by Minieco in shades of slate, taupe, blush pink and pale Tiffany blue.

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