Your Scandinavian Valentine’s Day 2015

Valentine’s Day is a new tradition in Scandinavia, and has quickly become a very popular celebration, especially among the younger generation. Here are our ideas on how you can celebrate Valentine’s Day, in Scandi Style!

Who can resist celebrating a day dedicated to love? We certainly can’t! So here goes, our list of Valentines gift ideas. And it doesn’t have to be store bought. Something home made will make it even more personal,

like Norwegian Waffle Hearts
Say it with waffle hearts, on ‘alle hjerters dag’. The Norwegian waffles are heart shaped, soft and incredibly tasty. Our very best recipe can be found here. Serve with creme fraiche and fresh red berries.
All you need is a waffle iron. Priceless!

Brio Classic Wooden Race Car
Race your way into your tiny man’s heart with this shiny bright red, classic wooden push-along racing car. Non-marking wheels, gorgeous colours, perfect gift for small people for Valentine’s Day!
Brio Classic Wooden Race Car red
Available in four colours, price £7.20 at

Red Elephant Key Ring by Blafre
Not only bright and beautiful, this little accessory work equally well as a key ring as it does as decoration on a school bag or handbag. The Elephant, a little friend on daily adventures -would be perfect as a token to a little one on Valentine’s Day.
Price €10.74 from

You are my cup of tea art poster by Restyle Design
This will, as reminder of your love, put a smile on her face every day. This romantic art poster, featuring Stig Lindberg midcentury modern design cup and saucer, would be perfect for both the kitchen or the home office.
Price £11.45 from Restyle Design

Goose Feather Pen by Hay
This pen from Hay is litterary as light as a feather and will become a striking edition to her desk top. Available in a range of colours, including red -perfect for Valentine’s Day!
Feather 03
Price £7 at Find more retailers at

Lakrids by Johan Bulow – Love 2015, strawberry Choc Coated Liquorice
Tell him ‘I love you’ with this surprisingly delicious combination of sweet liquorice coated in white Belgian chocolate and sprinkled with strawberry and raspberry. Comes in a unmistakably LOVE jar.
Three different sizes, price from €14. Find your nearest store or buy online at

Want to know more? Head over to for a full guide on Valentine’s Day in Scandinavia. We also found this article Celebrations with a Finnish Twist via Visit Finland an enjoyable read.

Hope you all will enjoy a day of love, laughter and happiness!

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