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Vuorenkilpi Suomi

Vuorenkilpi Suomi

Since Mrs. Maiju Gebhard launched her idea in 1945 of the Drying Cabinet for Dishes, the Finns have used it. The hand-washed dishes, pots and pans are rinsed and left to dry above the kitchen sink. This has remained merely a Finnish oddity, also seen somewhere in Sweden and Italy. Not all the households have dishwashers, not everything can be washed in them. Once everything is dry, you replace them into their original place. No need to dry anything by hand.

The hand-washed dishes, pots and pans are rinsed and left to dry above the kitchen sink.

Trust on Finns to have their own Finnish word for everything.

Trust on Finns to have their own Finnish word for everything. I'm learning Finnish right now!

I would love to learn Spanish and French (possible), Russian (unlikely), and Arabic and Chinese (probably never going to happen).

What Are The Hardest Languages to Learn? The easiest and most difficult languages to learn for English Speakers

It's no secret that I'm a huge fan of Minna of Time of The Aquarius. Her style is stunningly simple, and everything she touches turns to gold. Minna and her family have been renovating their beautiful

A beautiful back-to-basic Finnish cabin (my scandinavian home)

I like the look of an all dark exterior house :: my scandinavian home: A beautiful back-to-basic Finnish cabin

A sustainable Finnish cabin in the snow, via my scandinavian home | Tiny Homes

Architect Visit: Four-Cornered Villa by Avanto Architects : Remodelista wood stove fireplace living room

Here are all of the awesome things to do in Lapland, from skiing to snow-shoeing, dog-sledding, seeing the Northern Lights, and everything in between!

13 Awesome Reasons to Visit Finnish Lapland

Here are all of the awesome things to do in Lapland, from skiing to snow-shoeing, dog-sledding, seeing the Northern Lights, and everything in between!

Bruce Lee  facts.  I'm such a tomboy I was massively impressed by everything in this pin

And people think Chuck Norris is awesome! Well my friends, Bruce Lee out does Chuck Noris by 10000000000000000000000 so in other words infinitely better!

Helene Schjerfbeck http://twitterme.net like it online ecommerce plus-we sell everything

GAULD David Girl Amongst Leaves 1893 English, The Glasgow School. Probably a portrait of Margaret, later Mrs David Gauld

Santa Claus reindeer ride in Santa Claus Village in Rovaniemi in Finland

Santa Claus Reindeer photo: Santa Claus Reindeer in Santa Claus Village at the Arctic Circle in Rovaniemi in Finnish Lapland

Winter swimming in Finland. Very refreshing, especially if you drop into the hole cut in the ice having come directly from the sauna.

Winter swimming in Finland. Very refreshing, especially if you drop into the hole cut in the ice having come directly from the sauna. A lot of people in Finland really do this during the winter!