This or That: Monochrome Holiday Décor

Monochrome Christmas Decor

Hello! I had a fantastic weekend. I helped make 93 dozen Christmas cookies a reality, met up with Melissa from this month’s Creative Couples feature, and finally put up our Christmas tree. Since I’m finally in a holiday decorating mood, this month’s This or That feature is showcasing two very beautifully styled monochrome rooms decorated for the holidays.

IKEA - Julie Star Dorren



Sophie Brown Stylist

I’m not sure which I prefer, the white-themed interior posted in the IKEA Sweden blog or the black-themed interiors styled by Sophie Brown. I’m leaning towards the hallway by Sophie Brown as I’m trying to recreate either in my home. Both rooms are styled so beautifully and perfect for this season.

Which do you prefer?

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Angelica Yarde
My name is Angel Yarde. I am a designer, front-end developer, and speaker. I am the editor and designer of Studio 404 whic was founded in December 2006. In January 2014, I launched Studio 404 Paper, a paper shop which includes type-focused greeting cards, note cards, and prints. I currently reside in Celebration, Florida where I co-own a branding strategy studio, Sevenality, with my husband.
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  1. I’ve always found monochrome holiday décor to be extremely classy. I almost always choose this palette for New Years! I love love LOVE the second picture – very lovely examples 🙂

  2. Argh! So difficult to choose. The first one is beautiful for taking an occupied space and adding onto it and the second one is just plain ol’ beautiful. Ah, the first one. I love the snowflake lights. They just make it all pop.

  3. I love the first. Bright white is my favorite kind of christmas decor. It reminds me of the bright white clean snow 🙂

  4. Hmmm, I’m having a hard time deciding which one but I think I would go with the black–it feels more cozy and comfortable to me. 🙂 Either way, I won’t mint both. 😛

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