Winter is coming—and, according to IKEA, the season is taking a sinister turn. Supernatural shapes, rich textures, and inky hues (think, deep violets and cooling blues) are just a few predominant themes that appear to have inspired the Swedish retailer’s 2018 winter collection. While we’ve seen Scandinavian cheer from IKEA before, this year’s pieces are anything but traditional.
Jet-black tabletop accessories, whimsical lighting, and icy cold tones underscore the moody collection. No matter the occasion, IKEA’s wintry finds promise to extend a dark—yet, undeniably glamorous—touch. Read on for our favorite items from the collection.
SINNESRO Block Candle Holder, $7.99
The holidays wouldn’t be the same without a little drama. This bulky black holder brings the theatrics, so your family members can leave their quarrels at the front door.
LANKMOJ Gift Wrap, $1.49
Chic gift wrap is the holiday essential no one tells you about. Swath this year’s presents in mod paper for an elevated look under the tree.
ARV Plate, $3.99
When it comes to a well-styled tablescape, color is key. Forget red and green: Set the scene for a moody sit-down dinner with these inky purple plates.
OVERSIKT Glasses, $6.99
Whether topped with OJ or a splash of eggnog, this speckled glass will fulfill all your holiday drinking needs—in style, of course.
STRALA Pendant Lamp Shade, $14.99
Heavy wreaths, frilly garlands, and bulky ornaments can weigh you down. Instead, take a lighter approach to holiday decorating with this fan-like shade.
Introduce a hint of celestial splendor by hanging these sweet metallic stars from the tree, along the staircase, or over the fireplace mantel.
SMYCKA Artificial Garland, $19.99
Is eucalyptus the new fir? Set this unexpected touch of greenery on the dining table as a stand-in centerpiece or combine with fern, white roses, or ilex berry for a textured mantel display.
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