Scandi decorating ideas – 10 of the best

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Scandinavian design has so much to offer. Modern and minimalist, the Nordic trend is renowned for it’s stylish simplicity and has become one of the most covetable looks of the past year.

It’s easy to recognise a Scandinavian design: Sleek, bright and airy, with clean lines and earthy, neutral tones. But you don’t have to be a purist to achieve the desired Scandi style. Make the look your own with pops of bright colour, or by adding in touches from different design trends for a simple but effective end result.

Scandinavian design can work in any room. A living room, for example, can be much improved with just a few Scandi touches. Choose a muted colour scheme of greys and pale pinks and add in cosy elements, such as wood-effect wallpaper, textured throws and rugs or bright accessories in warming orange.

A bedroom can become a calming and peaceful zone with a paired-back Scandinavian design. Go for an all-white backdrop to channel the simple Scandi look and add decorative extras, such as patterned bed throws or personal photos.

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