himmeli, traditional Finnish Christmas decorations, were originally made to promote a good harvest: The bigger and more complex these rye straw decorations were, the better the crop would be.
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Momoko Suzuki by Jeana Sohn. Himmeli is a traditional Finnish Christmas craft.
Amazing DIY for Scandinavian ornaments (inspired by traditional Finnish Himmeli) made out of wooden dowels and wood beads. Via The House That Lars Built.