6 Beautiful Holiday Decorations Inspired by Nature
This holiday season we strip back some layers of glitz and sparkle for a more subdued festive style. Whether it's wood cut-outs or soft felt ornaments, it's more au naturel than twinkle, twinkle.
Felt wool ornaments from West Elm (from $8, pictured above), handcrafted in Nepal and Kyrgyzstan, are a soft and sweet touch to any branch, whether polar bear, penguin, snow leopard or swan. westelm.com
Rustic charm never goes out of style. Here, cabin chic and woodland animal meet in the Buck’s Head natural linen pillow ($45) in a design that’s anything but twee. chapters.indigo.ca
This all-white Stråla LED lantern ($6.99) with simple snowflake-like cut-outs casts starry shards of light for a bit of monochromatic magic. ikea.ca
Holiday season lounging calls for some Canadiana, like this HBC Millennium coyote fur-trimmed pillow ($995), a soft, grey-striped version of the iconic Hudson’s Bay blanket. thebay.com
The graphic, abstract quality of these laser-cut animals and trees from Crate and Barrel (from $3.95) calls to mind old-school wooden curios that are more Etsy than gaudy gingerbread house. crateandbarrel.ca
The handcrafted Felt Leaf wreath ($39) adds warm charm wherever it hangs, especially with the pair of lovebirds resting on its felt leaves. westelm.com