DIY: Finnish Himmeli Mobiles

himmeli, traditional Finnish Christmas decorations, were originally made to promote a good harvest: The bigger and more complex these rye straw decorations were, the better the crop would be.

Finnish national flower "kielo" , Convallaria majalis

Finnish national flower "kielo" , Convallaria majalis -- Lily of the favorite scent.

Finnish Pulla

foodwanderings: Finnish Pulla ( & some interesting history about Cardamom)

DIY Himmeli

A version of traditional himmeli decorations. Try using paper or plastic straws with kids.

Finnish himmeli Christmas decoration

Finnish straw decorations- Himmeli craft, Himmeli are related to in Sweden, Latvia and Romania.


Bought a pair of hand painted blue clogs every year of High School

Himmeli: The Geometry of the Heavens on Etsy

Himmeli: The Geometry of the Heavens

Minimalist geometric mobile inspired by the Finnish himmeli. This sculptural piece will slowly turn with the slightest of breeze, movement which is seen

The Finnish Cookbook

The Finnish Cookbook

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