The best Scandinavian Christmas Calendars 2019

Originally a tradition coming from Germany, the Advent Calendar was introduced in Scandinavia in the 1940s and it used to be in cardboard. One new imagery was to be revealed every day, in a 24 day count down to Christmas, which in Scandinavia is celebrated on the 24th of December. These days the reusable gift calendars are popular as well as a few figurines and sweets calendars. Make the...

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Scandinavian Style Advent Calendars for 2018

Christmas is suddenly all around us, from foods, gift and decorations in stores to Christmas lights bringing some magic to the streets. With the 1st of December fast approaching I thought I would share some of the beautiful new Advent Calendars, that I have discovered this season. A year ago I blogged about the 12 best last minute advent calendars to buy, some which are still available online. We...

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12 Beautiful Scandinavian Advent Calendars to Buy

Just in time for the 1st of December, here are the most fabulous Scandinavian Advent Calendars to buy for Christmas 2017. From sleek and sophisticated to charmingly handmade... here are our favourites! Lakrids by Johan Bülow Liquorice Advent Calendar Seasons greetings with this gourmet advent calendar... This is the advent calendar I usually end up with as I absolutely love liquorice. And you...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Family Advent Activities for counting down to Christmas

Replace 24 small gifts in the Advent Calendar with small notes, each note revealing todays activity. Nothing is more precious that spending time together and all of these ideas will get you and your family into the Christmas spirit. From December 1st until Christmas Eve! Creating 24 ideas of activities that would suit your children depends highly on the age group of course. The Advent Activity...

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Children’s Advent Calendar Ideas – DIY and make it personal

Do you remember the anticipation and excitement we had as children because Christmas was getting close? We have chosen three amazing DIY Advent Calendar ideas to share with you here on Little Scandinavian, to make the count down to Christmas a truly special time for our children too. I know it's only October. But considering our hectic lifestyles December is here before you know it. So we better...

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The Little Scandinavian Advent Calendar is back for 2014

© Maileg It's starting to look a lot like Christmas; some of the leading Scandinavian designers, brands and independent boutiques are gathering together with Little Scandinavian to offer you arguably one of the most exciting online advent calendars there are out there -and you are invited to join in on the fun! From 1st to 24th of December, there will be a new amazing prize each day, with one...

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