Scandinavia’s Mardi Gras – How to celebrate Fastelavn like a Scandi!

Scandinavia’s Mardi Gras 'Fastelavn' is celebrated on the Sunday or Monday before Ash Wednesday, based on the Roman Catholic tradition of celebrating the days before Lent. It's above everything a celebration for the children, with a carnival, sweet treats and decorations. Read on to see how to celebrate Fastelavn like a Scandinavian! The Scandinavian celebration Fastelavn means the...

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How to make a Scandinavian Easter tree; Feather & egg bedazzled twigs!

From classy Scandi Chic muted to Colourful egg-travaganza! Here are some truly beautiful ideas for feather & egg bedazzled twigs and how to create your own Scandinavian Easter tree! The colorful twigs with feathers are popular all over Scandinavia for Easter. Bound by birch twigs, the påskris was in the 17th century used for Long Friday’s flagellation. Today you source twigs from the forest...

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