Give Your Kitchen a Scandinavian Feel with These Home Décor Ideas

Updated: Apr 20

Your kitchen is the soul of your home. It’s where you entertain guests, re-fuel with your morning coffee, or spend a quiet moment watching the sunrise. There’s no better place to add the ‘hygge’ feel than in your kitchen. Hygge is the Danish way of living, famous for its comfort-driven approach that puts wellness and self-care first.

If hygge was a kitchen décor trend, it would minimalistic neutrals with soft metallic finishes. You want your kitchen to be somewhere relaxing – even when the temperatures start to rise and if there are too many cooks in the kitchen.

At Teak, we’re bringing the best Scandinavian home décor states side. Are you looking to add a touch of hygge to your kitchen? Read on to find out how!

1. Dip Dye Candles

The quickest way to add a touch of Scandinavian charm to your home is with candles. Everyone in Scandinavia lights candles for their wellness benefits. You’ll find them everywhere, from board rooms to bedrooms. Our Dip Dye Twisted Candles are made in Munich, illuminating your kitchen in soft light. They’re the perfect guest at your dinner table and an instant conversation starter.

2. Make your recipe books décor

Books make some of our favorite home décor pieces. It can be difficult to find where to store your recipe books in your kitchen. You want to keep inspiration close at hand without cluttering your counters. Scandinavian home décor is all about creating warm and inviting spaces that feel cozy without being overwhelming. You can use our mini book rack in oak to display your favorite recipe books. It adds a touch of your personality to your kitchen, showing off your style of cooking.

3. Bring nature indoors

Our Botanic Tray is a minimalistic design that adds a chic Scandinavian feel to your kitchen décor. You can fill it with your favorite plants or add in herbs to ensure that you always have a fresh supply when cooking. Add it to your windowsill as your kitchen garden or put it on display on your dining table.

4. Elevate your cooking utensils

You don’t have to break the bank to give your kitchen a new look. The best kitchen décor is pieces that are also functional. Scandinavian home décor is all about using exposed wood in light hues of ash, beech, and pine. A cutting board is one of the most versatile additions you can make to your kitchen.

They act as decoration when you’re not using them, and they easily convert into a serving board when you’re entertaining guests. Our Halikko serving boards are available in several sizes and wood finishes, allowing you to mix and match your collection to fit your needs.

5. Add a quirky letter board

One of the easiest ways to add a touch of your personality into your home décor is with a letter board. You can write everything from your weekly groceries to your morning affirmation. Our letter board is available in Scandinavian neutrals or pops of pink for a feminine twist.

You can give your kitchen an upgrade with a few Scandinavian-inspired pieces. At Teak, we specialize in Scandinavian home décor, bringing the minimalistic style directly from local artisans. You can shop our latest arrivals here.