Welcome to Oh So Swedish & New Driftwood Wall Art

[gallery link="file" order="DESC" columns="2" orderby="title"] Welcome and have a look at newly arrived driftwood cards, mirrors hangers & hooks made by Driftwood Yards. All handmade & unique made from driftwood found along Brightons pebbled beach. Driftwood Designs & Make by 2 Evas : Eva 1 : Driftwood chunky mirrors, driftwood cards and more. This is truly handmade, one of it's kind...

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Swedish Valentine Day – Alla Hjärtans Dag 14th of February

                                    Alla Hjärtans Dag  or Valentines Day - make it a special day for the one you love. The Nordic Museum in Stockholm has an excellent exhibition about this tradition.http://www.nordiskamuseet.se/aretsdagar/alla-hjartans-dag#sthash.rpRzWxKH.dpuf The tradition is to give romantic gifts like cards with hearts, flowers, chocolate, cakes, soft toy teddy bears or  a romantic dinner for two. Gifts could range from a simple red...

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

[gallery link="file" order="DESC" columns="2" orderby="title"] 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...

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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 "Four shades of Blue" - Mini Key Boxes, "Breakfast for a Princess"- Handpainted Wooden Tray "Lace & Lilac" - Handpainted...

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Dalahorse Christmas Cards – Send a very Scandinavian style festive greeting

                                            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 of 6 cards including envelopes from Oh So Swedish Arts & Crafts. The bright repeating pattern on the Dala Horses card is Inspired by the painted...

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