Scandinavian Christmas, Jul on Pinterest

All the others are fast asleep. I'm still awake as i know tomorrow will be a busy day, so thought I'd have as much as possible done today. So almost done and enjoying a break in front of the fireplace. I thought I'd check out how Jul, the Scandinavian Christmas is celebrated, according to Pinterest. See below for my findings! Hope you found some last minute Christmas decoration inspiration -or...

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A Scandinavian Advent Home – Interior Inspiration

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