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Originally published Friday, May 17, 2013 at 8:00 PM

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Scandinavian-inspired décor options for spring

Shake off winter’s gloom with Scandinavian-inspired décor options.

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Scandinavian style tends toward folk-art florals and wood furniture left natural or painted in colors that evoke the region’s natural beauty. The look is casual and easy, with playful touches and a simple yet refined vibe.

If all that sounds appealing as you shake off winter’s gloom, you’ll find many pretty, Scandinavian-inspired décor options for spring.

It is typically anchored by whites and creams, which provide a light-filled canvas on which berry red, sky blue, forest green and ocher offer pops of cheerful color. Black sometimes provides a dramatic canvas, especially on a rug.

This spring, Ikea carries designer Eva Lundgreen’s Akerkulla floral-motif curtains and rug.

— Associated Press


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