Tove Jansson

Tove Jansson August 1914 – 27 June was a Swedish-speaking Finnish novelist, painter, illustrator and comic strip author. Jansson is best known as the author of the Moomin books for children.

arabia finland

ARABIA FINLAND, 'Esteri Tomula', 'convallaria majalis'

I'm a sucker for snowdrops and this little dish from arabia finland wins my vote

Jean Sibelius composer of Finlandia.

Jean Sibelius composer of Finlandia Hymn which is the real national anthem to many Finns.

Kalevala jewelry

Kalevala Bronze Bear Pendant Celebrate the magical and mystical qualities of one of the world's strongest creatures. The Kalevala Bronze Bear Pendant features a small flaxen bear with engraved swirls across its body.

Riihimaen glassworks, Riihmaki, Finland.

Riihimäen Glass - Piironki : Aurinkopullo : Ahkera Liisa - Design by Helena Tynell Yr.


Something old Something new Something borrowed Something blue Little bits of Finland and anything.

Martta Wendelin,

Finnish home magazine, still published. Illustration by Martta Wendelin,


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

Finnish from Afar: Hail to the Juhannus Sausage!

Today is the eve of Juhannus, the celebration of the mid-summer solstice. Well, the solstice was technically a few days ago, but this is the.