I just discovered my new favorite collectible! Metal Dutch House Candleholders.
They are so delicate-looking. I love the simple Scandinavian touch they give to your Christmas décor.
The metal houses depict the historic canal houses in Amsterdam.
They are made from a variation of materials: galvanized metal (my favorite), porcelain, cement and paper. You could even make simple ones yourself from milk cartons.
I love the charming shapes of the windows and rooftops.
Here’s a modern twist of the classic style (below) from the Scandinavian Design Center.
I love the Nordic village atop the Zinc Advent Calendar (below). A beautiful and festive decoration that can be passed down from generation to generation.
I scanned the globe to find some of my own metal Dutch candle holders. I was lucky to find a pair at Pier1 Imports and one at Wal-mart. Because they only had them in red, I spray painted them with Valspar Chalky Finish white spray paint (below).
I love how they turned out.
I placed them next to my white Scandinavian Advent Calendar that I bought at The Farmhouse Store. It has the most adorable little village that lights up.
I also came across some Dutch House Pillar Candle holders that are just as cute as the tea light holders (below).
I l love the Scandinavian flavor my new Metal Dutch House Candle holders give to my Christmas decor. They are so delicate, simple and warm. Below, are some porcelain Dutch House Candle holders. They have beautiful window and chimney details and glow softly when filled with tea lights.