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Oiva Toikka's glass bird, Orange Kuulas, manufactured by

Oiva Toikka's glass bird, Orange Kuulas, manufactured by iittala, the famed Finnish glass house (finnstyle.com). Photo Credit: AP

Shake off the gloom of winter with these Scandinavian-inspired decor options for spring.

Marimekko's Keisarinna fabric pattern, of magnolia blossoms on
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Marimekko's Keisarinna fabric pattern, of magnolia blossoms on a soft, dove-gray background, would be a pretty way to introduce Scandinavian design for spring (finnstyle.com).

The Speckled Blooms curtain has a repeat of
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The Speckled Blooms curtain has a repeat of hyacinth flowers, perfect for early spring. Pair it with a couple of painted furniture pieces for a fresh Scandinavian look ( anthropologie.com).

Fesi pillows feature a Moroccan design that echoes
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Fesi pillows feature a Moroccan design that echoes Scandinavian snowflake motifs. Pillows are a quick and easy way to introduce Scandinavian design elements ( anthropologie.com).

A Fesi pillow features a Moroccan design echoing
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A Fesi pillow features a Moroccan design echoing Scandinavian snowflake motifs ( anthropologie.com).

An Amora duvet cover features a South American
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An Amora duvet cover features a South American decorative motif that echoes those of Scandinavian country design. The bright colors of the embroidery are appealing, and the white background is typical of Scandesign ( anthropologie.com).

An Emile Rosa gingham duvet cover epitomizes a
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An Emile Rosa gingham duvet cover epitomizes a Swedish graphic (ikea.com).

A gray-brown bed frame with subtle hues evokes
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A gray-brown bed frame with subtle hues evokes the dusk and dawn of Scandinavian days (ikea.com).

An airy, pared-down version of neoclassical design was
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An airy, pared-down version of neoclassical design was the hallmark of 18th century Gustavian design, which has become popular outside of Sweden in the last 20 years. Ikea's Isala side table is a great example, in clean white or forget-me-not blue (ikea.com).

Eva Lundgreen's Akerkulla design on a curtain is
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Eva Lundgreen's Akerkulla design on a curtain is a pretty way to introduce Swedish influence into a room (ikea.com).

The Hemnes cabinet in red is a good
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The Hemnes cabinet in red is a good example of simple Swedish furniture design rendered in an organic hue (ikea.com).

Oiva Toikka's charming little glass bird Mistle Thrush
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Oiva Toikka's charming little glass bird Mistle Thrush is manufactured by iittala (finnstyle.com).

Oiva Toikka's little glass bird Mediator Dove is
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Oiva Toikka's little glass bird Mediator Dove is manufactured by iittala (finnstyle.com).

Oiva Toikka's glass bird, Sooty Owl, manufactured by
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Oiva Toikka's glass bird, Sooty Owl, manufactured by iittala, the famed Finnish glass house (finnstyle.com).

Oiva Toikka's glass bird, Orange Kuulas, manufactured by
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Oiva Toikka's glass bird, Orange Kuulas, manufactured by iittala, the famed Finnish glass house (finnstyle.com).

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