How to decorate a living room in Scandinavian style

The best way to design a living room in Scandinavian style is to add texture and layering. You can do this by using natural materials such as sisal rugs, wicker baskets, and richly textured wood, as well as adding rough wraps, faux fur, and linen in matching shades.

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Use an open floor plan

Very often, an open floor plan combines the kitchen, living room and dining room. Such a layout makes you especially carefully approach the choice of furniture so as not to overload the space.

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Choose functional furniture

Reliable, functional and stylish furniture is an important part of the Scandinavian style. Put only the necessary furniture in the room, add a few accessories, but do not overload with decor.

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Let more light into the room

Window decor should be minimal, decorate them with sheer tulle or linen curtains. Opt for pendant and floor lights over overhead lighting.

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Focus on the floor

A distinctive feature of this style are wooden floors. A rug will be a great addition to a wooden floor. It will add color and texture to your room.

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Add natural elements to your interior

Wood, wicker, rattan and stone are great additions to the natural theme. Also use natural elements in the decor: seashells, sand banks and bunches of branches, flowers can be interesting accents.

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Scandinavian style is concise, uncluttered and functional. Designing a living room in this style is not difficult at all, because its basis is a palette of neutral and monotonous tones.