Suppose you live in a place where the weather was cold and gray most of the year . Do you want to applaud the home with the light? This is exactly what Swedish style cottage intends to do.
Swedish Country Style has become very fashionable in America in the mid 1800s, when many Scandinavians immigrated to the United States. Ironically, many of them settled in the Upper Midwest , where the climate is closer to what they knew , Sweden , Norway , Finland and Denmark. Then, of course , in a country with cold and gray winters and short days , they played their , bright, light and airy style of decoration in a new country.
The first rule of the Swedish Country Style is light and airy to think, to reflect as much light as possible. There are many white, offset by pastel blue, but other colors of the walls , floors or moldings. Instead , pale green, lavender , yellow and pink are used in the decoration and accessories to brighten the room.
If you have never been seen in a store or catalog IKEA , then you have a good idea of ??what they look like Swedish furniture . In general, the wood is light and lines are simple and unadorned . Natural wood include birch, alder , white pine and beech. They may be colored , bleached , distressed or painted in white, cream or light gray. Sometimes the furniture is decorated with stencilling .
The upper edges of the table often have beads or detailed sculpture . Sofas are usually made of wood and masonry , with upholstered cushions and loose back seats. Covers and cushions in bulk , it is easy to change the appearance or loss .
Floors, furniture, are also simple and without too many decorations , although still stencil can be used to create shapes or strips. Flooring is usually made of wood , even in difficulty , bleached , pickled or whitewashed . Swedish Country Style should be as simple as the solid blue carpet with a dead battery or loose weave .
Blinds and curtains are also pure and simple. Molding around the windows can be painted in pale blue and left uncovered if privacy is not an issue. Roman shades are a good way to ensure privacy. The tone may be slight shears or draped white linen or muslin.