How to make your own DIY Nordic Christmas Tree Advent Calendar

Christmas is upon us and there’s nothing better than a festive countdown calendar to help getting into the festive spirit. Every year we have a ‘fill your own’ advent calendar for our two daughters, with a daily surprise. A simple ‘peg on a thread’ Advent calendar had been serving us well over many years but the time had come to update our Advent home. We saw this Nordic tree calendar...

Scandinavian Art Advent Calendars by Tiana Krahn

The author and illustrator Tiana Krahn makes limited edition, hand set and bound, letterpress printed storybooks. Recently Triana also launched a line of Scandinavian inspired Advent Calendars and we are in love. Choose between two Advent Calendars, both featuring original artwork and printed on 100% recycled paper and assembled lovingly by hand. The Lucia Advent Calendar is featuring a Swedish...

Ferm Living for Christmas 2016

This coming weekend is the first Sunday in Advent and many homes will soon be decorated for the festive season ahead. To help getting you in the Christmas decorating mood we thought we'd share the beautiful, muted and oh-so lovely Nordic Christmas decoration from Danish design brand Ferm Living. To show of the collection Ferm Living has shared some photos with you, with their beautiful designs...

The Best Scandinavian Advent Calendars to buy for Christmas 2016

Make the count down to Christmas fly by with a fun and exciting advent calendar - bought ready made to save you time and hassle. Here are some really cool ready made Advent Calendars from Scandinavia your little one will love! And there's something for you too... The Moomin Christmas Calendar 2016 A perfect choice if you want to avoid chocolate and sweets... With the Moomin Christmas calendar...

Lucia Celebration and Church Service in London 2016

Lucia Celebration in London is one of the most important and popular Church services among Scandinavians in London. To many Lucia has become part of their Christmas traditions, and so the tickets sell out fast. Saint Lucia Day is a non religious day celebrated throughout Scandinavia as 'Luciadagen'. It's a Winter festival, marking the dark December night with a feast and light festival. It's a...

God Jul and Happy Christmas greetings from the Mountains

Today we will go down from the mountain to my sisters farm in the valley to celebrate Christmas together. My mum, my three sisters with their families will all be celebrating together this year. After a few days of skiing in the daytime and enjoying some quiet cabin life in the evenings we are about to leve this peaceful place and join in the festivities with the extended family. This will be...