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
A busy and festive spirit in the Oh So Swedish Studio Open House on Saturday afternoon. The “Swedish Cottage” was dressed for party with blue & yellow balloons, bunting together with refreshments and a “Smörgåsbord” of meatballs, cheese etc. A Big Thank You to all of you who came to the Oh So Swedish Open House, despite the … Continue reading
Welcome to Oh So Swedish Studio & Workshop – Please come in and have a look in the Swedish Seafront “Cottage” with a stunning view of the Brighton,, The Pier and some rare summer days….perfect for blue-sky thinking.
Good News – August starts with sunny weather and new OhSoSwedish products – All hand made in Sweden. Pictures & Towels with striking silkscreen prints and, Crochet Necklaces with glass beads from Malmö, Crochet Kettle Holders from KAJSA of Stockholm and lovely Juniper Butter Knives from Boaryd, Småland. More to come…
On the beautiful rose-clad hill at Näsviken, near the inlet port of Karlshamn - county of Blekinge, Sweden, stands a high statue of a couple (“The Emigration Monument”- Axel Ohlsson 1959), ready for travel by ship to a new life in North America. The man stands steady and confident, facing the sea and ready to go but his wife turns her head, a … Continue reading
Trottoarpratare/Gatupratare (* Pavement speaker/Street speaker)- An A-Board on the side walk to direct passers-by to pop into the shop. Also called “The Ambassador of the shop”. Hopefully the Oh So Swedish’s *Trottoarpratare on The Brighton Riviera will attract visitors into the Seafront studio. Sven-Arne , The Swedish Moose on the A-board (WeezaGraphics) will be a great … Continue reading
If the much-longed- for Summer & Sunny Skies are shattered by rain-laden clouds, why not read a thrilling “Nordic Deckare, * Nordic Detective Books written by female writers or with female heroines. My favourite writers are Inger Frimansson (photo above) and Karin Alvtegen (Photo: Casia Bromberg) with books … Continue reading
A Cheese Slicer - A must on every Swedish Breakfast table. Not a Swedish invention but invented 1925 by a Norwegian, Thor Bjørklund. “Osthyvelsprincipen” (*The cheese shaving principle”) is a Swedish expression used when evenly cost cutting is necessary in councils or in companies. Complete Scandinavian with Danish Sebastian’s Song about Cheese “Ostesangen” >click on link/ top … Continue reading
Enjoy a lovely Swedish Summer around the country, in Metropolitan areas and in the Wilderness. Folkpop by Sarek.
A May Flower in July – Swedish children have been selling May Flowers in different colours since 1907. The May Flower charity founded by Beda Hallberg – Gothenburgh, has been fighting Child Poverty more than a century, including organising summer camps for kids in Sweden at the Island of Galtarö. I wish all Children a lovely and fun Summer with this … Continue reading