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Scandi Christmas Re-Post

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

This is a repost of my review a couple of years ago of Scandi Christmas.  Emily requested it, so I thought I'd recycle it today.  Enjoy!

I have!

If not, I have the book for you:  Scandi Christmas by Christiane Bellstedt Myers.  I confess that I've accumulated way to many Christmas craft books over the years, but this one might be my very favorite.  There are over 45 projects and quick ideas for beautiful decorations and gifts inside this little gem.  For 2018, I've decided to begin making the crafts and many of the gifts starting in August because I love the natural simplicity of the projects.

There are so many projects I love in this book like clove scented ornaments, tea light apron (how hygge is that?), and embroidered tea towels.

Let's look inside:

All of the Christmas decoration crafts are beautiful in this book, and the pretty quilted and embroidered stockings are a favorite of mine. 

I love the simplicity of the glitter paper trees.

For those of you who sew, the adorable fabric and ribbon-covered spools attached to a wreath would be pretty in a variety of colors, but I admit that red is my favorite.

I decided to make the felt and button mistletoe wreath.  Instead of placing it on a round willow wreath frame, I used a heart-shaped frame because the mistletoe plant encourages kissing.  :D

This project, one of the most time-intensive in the book, only took me two hours from start to finish.  Keep in mind I made it on a Sunday afternoon, so I had several distractions and disruptions!

Do you like Scandinavian design?  What about for Christmas?  

For more Advent fun, check-out my Advent 2020 Page!

Until next time...

Ricki Jill


  1. I love the fresh/clean feel of Scandi all the way around. It is simplicity itself and SOOO pretty. xo Diana

  2. I of course love all of these and this is my style. I cannot wait to get my book I ordered. Have a great Wednesday. xoxo Kris

  3. I love your wreath....not sure if Scandi is my style but i love looking at the simplicity of it!

  4. So many cute ideas! I will have to check out this book. I hope you are enjoy the holidays.

  5. I love the sheet music tree. I have sheet music. I just made a sheet music garland. I will now have to make a tree. :-)

  6. I might have to adapt that spool wreath to wrapping my zillions of wine corks before they take over my house! I love all the ideas in this book -- It might need to come to my shelf. Thanks for the repost. (Oh, and the music tree! Yes!)


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