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A Slice of Swedish Cheese – a very much-loved hard cheese

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A cheese with holes – A true hard cheese in wood perfect as a pencilholder or just as it is. Inspired by the  Swedish Greve Cheese.   Other famouse Swedish cheese are Prästost, Herrgård, Svecia and Västebotten.          

Swedish Julgransplundring: Christmas tree plundering 20 day Knut – 13th of January

In Sweden, julgransplundring (the plundering of the Christmas tree) is a final party to celebrate the season and eat up all of the remaining treats.  On January 13 Swedish families dance around their trees and sing, then ceremoniously remove the decorations before tossing trees out into the cold.  It is important to remove the tree from … Continue reading

“Night Flight” – View from my studio window at Brighton beach

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                A dark and peaceful December evening on the Lower Promenade, it’s only me and the seagulls outside my Oh So Swedish studio. The Brighton Pier is still illuminated but silent in the moonshine. A lone sailing boat on the horizon of the English Channel. Winter solstice, the … Continue reading

” Put all your eggs in one basket” – not neccessary just one ..we have several Swedish handpainted baskets, made to order.

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Welcome to Oh So Swedish Arts & Crafts dressed for Scandinavian Yuleltide

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                          Welcome to Oh So Swedish on the Brighton Beach – last weekend Before Christmas and lots of Scandinavian unique and handmade gifts for Xmas.  Hjärtligt Välkomna!  

Yuletide in Oh So Swedish Arts & Crafts on Brighton Beach


                              Open from Friday the 5th ( *closed today Thursday the 4th) Welcome to Oh So Swedish Arts & Crafts Studio, dressed up for a festive Scandinavian Christmas with lots unique and affordable handmade gifts : Swedish Wood Tar Soap & Birch Soap … Continue reading

Dalahorse Christmas Cards – Send a very Scandinavian style festive greeting

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                                            Design: Sarah Edmonds Illustrations. A colourful  and bright seasonal double greeting card with a very wellknown Swedish symbol – Dalhästen (the Dala horse, wooden horse from county of Dalarna, Sweden) Sold in packs … Continue reading

New Serie of Cards with “A breeze of Brighton” – 6 scenarios of a dog & a room

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Exceed your Expectations of Brighton Art Cards – A brand new serie of  6 double Art Cards from Nettie Heron Middleton, a local artist. Fun, colourful and quirky cards. Size: double A6 cards, blank inside and with an envelope. Price: £2.40/each also avaialble to order as posters  via: The  series of 6 Scenarios are … Continue reading

Jenny Nyström – The mother of “Tomten” and the Swedish Christmas Card


Jenny Eugenia Nyström (born June 13 or June 15, 1854 in Kalmar, Sweden; died January 17, 1946 in Stockholm) was a painter and illustrator who is mainly known as the person who created the Swedish image of the jultomte on numerous Christmas cards and magazine covers, thus linking the Swedish version of Santa Claus to … Continue reading

Sweden- A weekend for Halloween and All Saints Day (Candles on the Cementaries of Skogskyrkogården& Södertälje)

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