Ice Cream to match the Norwegian ‘bunad’

Krone-is, the Norwegian ice cream in new design. The beloved Norwegian 'krone-is' is a ide cream in waffle availbel in several flavours, traditionally chocolate or strawberry. The ice cream first launched in 1953 and today approx 30 million ice creams are being sold every year. Summer time with its sunny weather is obviously the main season with a peak on the Norwegian national day, on the 17th...

Confirmation in Norway – from childhood to adulthood

The Norwegian confirmation is an important event, marking the transition from childhood to adulthood. It is also arguably one of the most important days in a Norwegians life. Confirmation is often considered a Christian transition ceremony. In Norway it also is a known as a ritual when it comes to entering adulthood. In the olden days you could start an adult life with privileges like moving...

Traditional children’s clothing from Norway

The post Norwegian Traditional Costumes for children -the Bunad was suddenly trending on Little Scandinavian yesterday, which reminded me that I've lately seen some inspirational photographs on Pinterest, of children in Norwegian National costumes. Please note that this wouldn't be complete without including the natives, the Sami. Here's my absolute favourites! The above image is by Per...

How to create Anja’s fairytale look from The Christmas Wish

You might have picked up my post about adorable Anja from the the book "The Christmas Wish"? The little girl that works hard to help everyone, and that leaves her home to find Santa to help him too. It's not only the snowy landscape and the arctic animals she meets along her journey that captivates us, it's also her colourful and traditional costume. So what is she wearing? Anja from The...

Bunad – Norwegian Traditional Costumes for children

The Norwegian traditional costume, also known as "Bunad", is a striking outfit for special occasions. There's also bunad for children, which are truly stunning, fairytale creations. The bunad today would be used in weddings, constitution day and other special events. The design is specific for areas, and you should wear the costume from where your family is originating. The bunad with all the...