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My advent wreath

November 23, 2014
My advent wreath via that nordic feeling

My advent wreath via that nordic feeling

Next Sunday is the first Sunday of Advent. You can’t walk into a Danish home in December without finding an Advent wreath of some sort. Traditionally they are made of pine and decorated with four candles – one for every Sunday of Advent.

I am not a big fan of the traditional one. In fact I wrote a post last year with suggestions for a modern, Nordic Advent. This year I was asked to share my own Advent wreath in the Christmas issue of Boligcious Lookbook. I styled and shot photos for the piece – I’ll share them with you here.

My advent wreath via that nordic feelingMy advent wreath via that nordic feelingMy advent wreath via that nordic feeling

My advent wreath is one of the few pieces that is the same year after year. It was a gift from my dad. He surprised me with it years ago, one of the first years of grad school at a time in my lige where I couldn’t afford to buy it for myself. It is designed by Georg Jensen and covered in 24 carat gold. It reminds me of my dad and I think of him every year when it’s time to get it out.

My advent wreath via that nordic feelingMy advent wreath via that nordic feeling

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9 Comments

  • Reply Melafrique November 23, 2014 at 10:10

    What a beautiful gift from a a very special man for a very special time of the year too xxx

    • Rikke
      Reply Rikke November 23, 2014 at 12:30

      Thank you Honey. Sometimes the most special things we own are the ones gifted to us. Xx

  • Reply Mille November 23, 2014 at 12:11

    It looks really nice!

    Where did you buy the tree? And what sort is it? :-)

    And your blanket and pillows – which brand are they?

    Thanks!

    – Mille

    • Rikke
      Reply Rikke November 23, 2014 at 12:29

      Træet er købt hos en gadehandler. Puderne kan du finde ved at søge på ‘pillow’ i hørespalten og tæppet er fra en gammel H&M Home kollektion.

  • Reply kakałoo blog November 23, 2014 at 19:13

    Simple and beautiful.

    • Rikke
      Reply Rikke November 24, 2014 at 19:25

      Thank you x

  • Reply Malene November 25, 2014 at 20:53

    Så fint og simpelt! Har aldrig rigtig haft en adventskrans, men tror i år skal være første gang. Har ikke bestemt mig endnu, men tror også det bliver en helt enkelt udgave, uden for meget gran :-P

  • Reply Hannah December 17, 2014 at 01:37

    Hello, I just found your blog. Love your design style! Can i ask where you bought your sofa? I am looking for a sofa just like that in linen grey and natural wooden legs. :) thanks in advance! Hannah

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