Moomin House, Naantali, Finland

Moomin House, Naantali, Finland photo via iden I didn't think a blue house could be so gorgeous and inviting in the winter.

Tove Jansson, the artist, with her Moomin characters, 1956

Tove Jansson: My magical Moomin Christmas

Novelist, painter, illustrator and comic strip author Tove Jansson with her Moomin characters,

Tove Jansson

Young Tove Jansson painting in her studio. Finnish author and artist, creator of The Moomins.

Tove Jansson

Tove Jansson, creator of the Moomins but also an amazing painter. Just saw her centenary exhibition at the Ateneum Museum in Helsinki today, and I'm blown away.

snufkin — tove jansson    "Everything gets so difficult if you want to own things. You have to carry them around and watch over them. I just look at them, and then when I continue on my way I can remember them in my head. I prefer that to dragging a suitcase." --snufkin

Snufkin , the vagabond and philosopher, arrives each spring to Moominvalley to set up camp, fish, and comfort the small creatures of.

Tove Jansson

Swedish-speaking Finnish novelist, painter, illustrator and comic strip author Tove Jansson

Finnish Post Office issues stamps in celebration of Tove Jansson’s 100th anniversary

To honour author and artist Tove Jansson's birth 100 years ago, The Finnish Post has launch on Jan 2014 two stamps designed by Klaus Welp. Here young Tove is in the her favourite archipelago. The campaign is called TOVE

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