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Christmas Wreaths to make, Scandinavian style


Making your own Christmas wreath could be easier than you’d think it would be. Plan a design, a colour scheme and in general keep it simple. Here’s a few ideas.
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Silly on a Sunday Dance Pony Dance for Christmas

Socks, the moonwalking shetland pony, is once again in the limelight. Filmed during 10 days with the backdrop of the spectacular Shetland Islands scenery of this unique and magical part of the world, the Dance Pony Dance Christmas is rated as top 6 Christmas campaigns in the UK this year. While we’ve heard that Socks ful mane might have some extensions, and that there’s a chance that some of the pony’s moonwalking is computer-assisted, the scenic landscape is all real.

Really silly on a Sunday. But we love Socks and his dance to Fleetwood Mac’s “Everywhere”. Last Christmas the Nidar advert were among our favourite. What’s your favourite ad for Christmas this year?

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Danish Christmas decoration by Jette Frölich Design

Jette Frölich Design is truly magical Scandinavian Christmas decoration. The Danish designer has since 1966 designed paper mobiles. Then her beautiful design was discovered and featured by the acclaimed Danish interior magazine “Bo Bedre” -and the decoration adventure took off…
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The Trafalgar Square Christmas tree lighting ceremony 2013

© Trafalgar Square Christmas tree, Wikipedia

The much anticipated annual family event is nearly here… For many Londoners the lightning ceremony of the Norwegian Christmas tree and the carol singing in Trafalgar Square is the very first sign of Christmas.
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Ice skating in London Best Outdoor ice rinks to visit this Christmas

Ice skating in London is a wonderful experience, wether it’s in the court of Somerset House or underneath the towering skyscrapers in Canary Wharf. It’s an annual event, taking place around the capital, from October to February. Get ready to hit the ice together with family and friends with our guide to the best London ice rinks this Christmas.

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Scandinavian Christmas Markets and events in London 2013

© Bærums Verk, Christmas Shopping in Norway

Dreaming of Lapland and travelling to the Winter Wonderland of Scandinavia this Christmas? In addition to meeting Father Christmas in person there’s also annual festive fairs in Copenhagen, Stockholm and Oslo. But there will also be some fantastic Scandinavian Christmas Markets taking place in London this year too…

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