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Happy Easter – Glad Påsk

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                Oh So Swedish Arts & Crafts wish you all a very Happy Easter or as we say in Swedish – GLAD PÅSK. Oh So Swedish Studio on the Brighton Seafront will be closed today, Easter Saturday but open as normal on Easter Sunday and Easter Monday.   … Continue reading

*ABBA back in Brighton? – 6th of April 40th anniversary of “The Waterloo Victory”

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                  Oh So Swedish on Brighton Beach will celebrate ABBA 40th anniversary with ABBA-quiz, ABBA-cake and of course lots of ABBA-tunes. Welcome to a special day ABBA-themed day in Oh So Swedish Arts & Craft Studio on Sunday afternoon between 1- 5 pm. * It’s April the first today..but … Continue reading

Celebrating the British Mother’s Day -Oh So Swedish Gifts

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Why not treat MUM with something Swedish for Mothers Day or any day of the year? The Swedish “Mors Dag” is celebrated the last Sunday of May. A Swedish tradition for children is to go out and pick a bunch of Lilies of the Valley, give a handmade gift or to serve breakfast in bed, as a special treat. … Continue reading

Comes Rain Comes Sun – Loyal Visitors to Oh So Swedish

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The Swedish colours blue & yellow, not only for the flag but also a call for blue skies and bright yellow sunshine…hope very soon. The well wrapped Oh So Swedish visitor (*not a Parma FC supporter) had the right coloured scarf to match the Oh So Swedish Studio when visiting on a windy day in February 2014. … Continue reading

Sea View gone after Winter Storms and Tidal Highs

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                            The pebbled beach pushed up high after months of stormy weather and sea surge waves. My view of the sea and end of the Pier almost blocked by a “wall” of pebbles. Lots of seaweed, seagulls and lovely sound of waves  reassures … Continue reading

Spring is here – 1st of March and Pink Flower Pots & Tulips

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                                  March is here and hopefully Spring is here after months of rain and storm. Welcome to Oh So Swedish  Arts & Crafts on the Brighton Beach, now spring-clean after the flooding on Valentine night. Pink hand painted terracotta … Continue reading

H-Day Sweden switch from left to right-hand traffic

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Nostalgia Memories – almost 47 years since the Swedish traffic went right. The infrastructure change was pre-programmed by a variation of adverts and information to make it smooth. Some a bit more unsual and controversial than others; H-signs on underwear for women and even a schlager-song “Håll dig till höger Svensson” (“Keep to the right, Svensson”) by … Continue reading

After the Brighton Beach Flooding Bargains – Oh So Swedish Arts & Crafts

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          Welcome to Oh so Swedish and after the Brighton Beach Flooding Bargains: 10 - 40 % off normal price on selected products! Unique and affordable handmade Swedish “Birch Forest” Placemats, Coasters and Trays. Set of 4 Birch Forest Coasters - was £10 now £7.50 Design Eva Oh So Swedish Small Birch Forest Tray … Continue reading

Sweden and Swedes – We are not always so “Lagom”

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*My “Wild Strawberry Fields” and Regional Symbols – *New products

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New Oh So Swedish Products - *Limited Editions of Wooden Key Cabinets with Swedish Regional Symbols i.e plants & trees, boats etc from different counties of Sweden. First out is “Keys of Blekinge” – A Wooden Key Cabinet with an painted image with symbols of County of Blekinge, the Oak and the Boat, *Blekinge Eka (* … Continue reading