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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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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A Scandinavian Advent Home – Interior Inspiration

© Vakre Hjem I read an article yesterday in Evening Standard with the tag line 'Bring back Advent', that by celebrating Christmas throughout December the actual day becomes less special. In Scandinavia Advent is still a special time, where we prepare and wait for the holiday to come. It's also reflected in how we decorate our home for Advent. Yes, we do tend to love all things white, from...

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