Irene Finne's Mountain Home in Norway, Christmas Decor Included by

Issue 104 · Winter Wonderland · December 23, 2013

Irene Finne's Mountain Home in Norway, Christmas Decor Included

Issue 104 · Winter Wonderland · December 23, 2013

A few years back, we spotted Irene Finne's blog, Loppelilla, via Decor8, and ever since we've referenced the blog as holiday decor inspiration. Loppelilla is a chronicle of Finne's life in the pristine Norwegian town of Evanger. Along with two friends, Finne runs Patina, a café, store, and bed-and-breakfast. We especially like her simple, organic ideas for Christmas decorations: knitted ornaments, stars made of kraft paper, and cardboard Christmas trees.

Loppelilla's Winter Decor at Home in Norway | Remodelista

Above: The snowy Norwegian landscape surrounding Finne's home.

Loppelilla's Winter Decor at Home in Norway | Remodelista

Above: Layers of Norwegian and Icelandic sheepskin meet pewter plates, candles, and antlers in the living room.

Loppelilla's Winter Decor at Home in Norway | Remodelista

Above from left to right: A knitted ball ornament, a branch and crocheted taper candle holder, and a crocheted fir tree ornament. 

Loppelilla's Winter Decor at Home in Norway | Remodelista

Above: A branch displays ornaments; a chair is casually draped with a sheepskin.

Loppelilla's Winter Decor at Home in Norway | Remodelista

Above: Star ornaments made out of natural and white kraft paper and twine.

Loppelilla's Winter Decor at Home in Norway | Remodelista

Above: A glass vase (left) and laundry hamper (right) both receive a hand knitted sleeve.

Loppelilla's Winter Decor at Home in Norway | Remodelista

Above: Finne adheres to a palette of white with gray and black accents.

Loppelilla's Winter Decor at Home in Norway | Remodelista

Above: The house is filled with wooden bowls, nature brought indoors, and plenty of candles.

Loppelilla's Winter Decor at Home in Norway | Remodelista

Above: The kitchen is neutral in color and simple in style.

Loppelilla's Winter Decor at Home in Norway | Remodelista

Above: A Christmas tree made from wooden planks topped with a crocheted star.

Loppelilla's Winter Decor at Home in Norway | Remodelista

Above: An antler lamp with a crocheted shade.

Loppelilla's Winter Decor at Home in Norway | Remodelista

Above: Christmas trees made from painted cardboard cutouts.

Loppelilla's Winter Decor at Home in Norway | Remodelista

N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on December 22, 2011 as part of our Christmas Parties issue.

For another winter house with a similar palette, have a look at PS Arkitektur Fjällhus in Sweden. And to get your own rooms ready for the holidays, don't miss Single-Ingredient Holiday Decor, 10 Ideas.



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