Norwegian lazy breakfast – Waffles

It's still holiday and as we are enjoying those lazy mornings where you are slowly woken up by the sunshine. As a holiday treat we made Norwegian waffles today. Served with home made strawberry jam, recipe here: Strawberry Jam Scandinavian style waffles are thin, made in a heart-shaped waffle iron. The batter is similar to other varieties. The most common style are sweet, with whipped or sour...

Epla arts and crafts online marked

Like a proper old fashioned marked with lots of individual stalls, where local craftsmen display and sell their gods, Norwegian online site Epla is the viritual version of this. Founded late 2009 the online marked is already well known within Norway and Scandinavia. It seems like high quality homemade products, often made of recycled materials, are increasingly popular. And I'm amazed how many...

Retro owls and lunch boxes

Owls had their big comeback as a design trend in 2006 and it appears that the wise little creatures have some staying power. Norwegian Blafre Design summer news as shown here. I don't know what you think but I find owls both interesting and calming. Owls may seem like a rather random design trend, but actually, the wise motif goes back several decades to the 1960's. Owls, retro colours and prints...

Funky Moose Reflex wellies

Did you know that most children in Scandinavia would wear proper rain gear like waterproof dungarees and jacket or a all-in-one combined with wellington boots and Souwester hat. Children seldom wear a raincoat and a umbrella. Like how would they be able to explore that muddy puddle then? Norwegian wellington boots for children and adults from Moose Reflex are the worlds first approved reflex rain...

Small, but sturdy and stable

Aksel, the chair from Norway, is simple, pure in style, traditional & elegant. Handcrafted from the finest natural materials since 1938, is carefully built to provide you a lifetime of enjoyment. Choose between the Aksel Children's Chair, the smallest one. Delivered with or without arm rests and as rocking chair or Little Aksel, children's chair for the dining table, for the ages 1-3 years....