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Scandi Christmas : over 45 projects and quick ideas for beautiful decorations & gifts / Christiane Bellstedt Myers ; photography by Caroline Arber.

By: Myers, Christiane Bellstedt.
Contributor(s): Arber, Caroline [photographer.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London, England : CICO Books, 2017Copyright date: ©2017Description: 127 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 28 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781782494720; 1782494723.Subject(s): Christmas decorations | HandicraftDDC classification: 745.59412 Summary: "Bring some Scandinavian Christmas magic and hygge into your home with these simple and beautiful projects" --Back cover.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Create special Christmas memories by making these cards, decorations, garlands, and cozy gifts with a Scandinavian flavor.

Christiane Bellstedt Myers has developed a beautiful collection of Christmas essentials using natural materials and traditional color themes of red and white, and green and silver. The four chapters cover a wide range of crafts, including collage, embroidery, sewing, and baking, and take inspiration from Scandinavian traditions to bring the magic of hygge to your holiday celebrations. Make a group of little sparkling Christmas trees for your table, hang Danish paper cone decorations on your tree, create a sweet pinecone family, or a scented anise wreath, and don't forget to indulge in the Scandinavian passion for candlelight by making some beautiful twig candle holders. Try out some simple embroidery on the tiny framed pictures, which would make great gifts, or make a pretty mitten garland to hang on the mantelpiece. There is also a chapter of bakes including a delightful gingerbread house and a sweetly scented cookie wreath. So why not get the family involved and make the festive season really special by making decorations together? You can then relive those happy memories each year as you decorate your home.

Includes index.

"Bring some Scandinavian Christmas magic and hygge into your home with these simple and beautiful projects" --Back cover.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Introduction (p. 6)
  • Chapter 1 Paper and Glitter (p. 8)
  • Collage Christmas cards and gift tags (p. 10)
  • Quick idea: Wrapped candles (p. 13)
  • Glitter paper trees (p. 14)
  • Quick idea: Glitter star decorations (p. 17)
  • Santa gift tags (p. 18)
  • Music paper angels (p. 20)
  • Advent envelopes (p. 22)
  • Quick idea: Glitter jars (p. 25)
  • Bobbin decorations (p. 26)
  • Danish paper cones (p. 28)
  • Star garland (p. 30)
  • Quick idea: Stamped giftwrap (p. 32)
  • Quick idea: Stamped clothespins (p. 33)
  • Chapter 2 Natural Christmas (p. 34)
  • Crab apple wreath (p. 36)
  • Quick idea Hyacinth bulbs in a tin (p. 38)
  • Quick idea: Heart pillar candles (p. 39)
  • Little forest advent candle tin (p. 40)
  • Quick idea: Apple tea lights (p. 43)
  • Pine cone family (p. 44)
  • Quick idea: Simple wire wreath (p. 47)
  • Twig tree (p. 48)
  • Quick idea: Anise wreath (p. 51)
  • Pine cone firelighters (p. 52)
  • Quick idea: Ivy garland (p. 54)
  • Quick idea: Twig candle holders (p. 55)
  • Chapter 3 Homespun Fabrics (p. 56)
  • Heart wreath (p. 58)
  • Quick idea: Fabric-covered cans (p. 61)
  • Patchwork quilt baubles (p. 62)
  • Old window frame display (p. 64)
  • Quick idea: Covered matchbox (p. 67)
  • Fabric garland (p. 68)
  • Mistletoe wreath (p. 70)
  • Clove-scented Christmas trees (p. 72)
  • Framed Christmas pictures (p. 74)
  • Tea light apron (p. 76)
  • Mitten garland (p. 78)
  • Hygge wool bag (p. 80)
  • Embroidered hand towels (p. 82)
  • Christmas stockings (p. 84)
  • Quick idea: Jar covers (p. 87)
  • Christmas tree cushion (p. 88)
  • Tomte or Little Nisse (p. 92)
  • Quick idea: Little ambroidered decorations (p. 94)
  • Embroidered Christmas napkins (p. 95)
  • Quick idea: Mini stockings (p. 97)
  • Chapter 4 Cinnamon and Gingerbread (p. 98)
  • Gingerbread hanging decorations (p. 100)
  • Gingerbread house (p. 102)
  • Gingerbread salt dough wreath (p. 106)
  • Hand stitches (p. 108)
  • Templates (p. 112)
  • Suppliers (p. 124)
  • Index (p. 126)
  • Acknowledgements (p. 127)