Norway Week: May 17, Syttendemai!

“Gratulerer med dagen!” This is what is being said today all over Norway! “Happy Constitution Day!” (Grunnlovsdagen!) or just “Syttendemai!” (17th of May) The 17th of May is to Norway what the 4th of July is to us in the U.S.A. It is a day of national pride, cultural appreciation, parades and, of course, food. […]

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Fika & Folk Art:: Scandinavian Saints

Good morning! I have some new little paintings to share with you today, in the spirit of “Fika and Folk Art”– a collection of Scandinavian saint mini-paintings! The paintings, shown above, include two paintings of St. Sunniva, two paintings of St. Olav, a painting of St. Thorlak of Iceland and a painting of St. Bridget […]

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Works in Progress & The Giveaway Winner!

Just popping in this evening to let you know that my painting table is very busy this week— with little Scandi saints! I’ll be finishing them up this weekend and hope to have them available in my etsy shop at the beginning of the week next week. So far, I am working on some St. […]

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