The wooden Dala Horse is an international well known symbol of Dalarna & Sweden. And the most common tourist souvenir. Read more http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dalecarlian_horse In Avesta, a town in the south of the region there is a giant Dala Horse, 13 meter high made of concrete. A twist of the … Continue reading
Oh So Swedish has now an extensive stock of Retro Nostalgia Postcards & Posters, including adverts for classic Swedish brands. Many adverts are from the 50′s and 60′s. Swedish Cars/Motorbikes/Mopeds … Continue reading
A Rocking Zebra is now housing in the Oh So Swedish Studio. An upcycled wooden Rocking Horse has been turned into an exotic Zebra with black & white stripes. Hope she will rocking and dancing to her favourite tunes of ABBA. A good way to keep warm in the present cold and snowy weather. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=REElUors1pQ
Elda inte för kråkorna! * Don’t lit a wood fire for the crows! – **Svenska Kakelugnar **Ceramic Tile Stoves
The Swedish Kakelugn **Ceramic Tile Stove, common in many Swedish homes. A combination of beautiful design and a good source of heat. The tiled stove comprises of a maze of smoke ducts and ceramic tiles that keeps the heat longer then just from an open fire of which 90 % of the heat goes up the … Continue reading
I just started to knit a pair of Lovikka Mittens. Hopefully this bit of Swedish Entrpreneurish Spirit of Handicraft & Knitwear History might be interesting and inspiring. The Lovikka Wool Mittens were invented 1892 by Erika Aittamaa from the Lovikka village in the north of Sweden. Erika and her Lovikka Mitten is now amongst other Swedish inventors in the Swedish National … Continue reading
Just a few days into the New Year 2013 but soon lighter and sunnier days will return.Welcome all to visit my Oh So Swedish Studio & Workshop with new Swedish arts & crafts coming soon.
Nostalgia & Vintage Style Christmas Cards; A bottle of fizzy Julmust on a sledge pulled by tiny Christmas Elves *Tomtenissar and Happy Kids & a Pig on a Vintage MC with a Sidecar. Now available on: www.ohsoswedish.com/ cards & posters
A great tradition in Sweden – Sankta Lucia with candles in her hair, celebrated all over the country . Both the official Swedish Sankta Lucia parade and thousands of other Lucia celebrations in nurseries, schools, hospitals etc. To give a bit of light in the dark & cold December.
*The Swedish idiom ” Ana ugglor i mossen” (“I sense owls in the moss”) equvivalent to to the English “I smell rats”. However, these cute ceramic Baby Owls just give you a Happy Feelings! http://www.ohsoswedish.net/products-page/ceramics/baby-owl-ceramic
Cold outside? Dress your Tea Pot, Mugs and Cappuccino Cups in warm and snugly knitwear to keep piping hot! Cute, fun and unique Hand-knitted Cosies for your breakfast table and Afternoon Tea. All available on webshop or in Seafront Studio, Brighton Beach