Scandinavian pastel colors show off the clean lines and functionality for homes. Other than just the line work, the article suggests that you use light as an aid as well. Scandinavian colors are made of very earthy colors like tan, or dark brown. The houses have very light, minimal colors along with slight earthy colors which brings a room together. Different shapes and sytles of the furniture help give the room a very appealing, but tasteful pattern.