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A Beautiful Midsummer Weekend

A Beautiful Midsummer Weekend

When it felt like summer was just about to start, there was Midsummer (this past Friday) – telling us that half of what we in Sweden call summer has already passed… Related PostsDear Photo Diary | a winter without colors Fattigstugan Baby it’s winter outside…

Video | A Swedish Midsummer

Video | A Swedish Midsummer

Found the video above that shows you how to celebrate Midsummer the Swedish way. I hope you enjoy! Wishing you a great day! Related PostsWeekly Inspiration: Papercuts & a Postcard Video Visby | More architecture photography How to Start a New Year in a Creative Way

Instagram Midsummer Weekend

Instagram Midsummer Weekend

I’ve written before about being creative with your smart phone. This weekend I’ve been experimenting with using the photo app Instagram. Above all it’s a community, much like flickr.com but on your phone. You snap a photo, choose one of the filters to apply to it (to change the colours of your photo to make […]

On Midsummer’s Eve

On Midsummer’s Eve

On this day I wish all you beautiful bumblebees out there a great day – wherever you are and what ever you do! The celebration of Midsummer’s Eve was from ancient times a festival of the summer solstice. In Sweden, Mid-summer celebration originates from the time before Christianity; it was celebrated as a sacrifice time […]

Midsummer was rainbows & orange sky

Midsummer was rainbows & orange sky

I don’t have any time to take photos of all the things I’ve actually crafted and done this week (yay for me), but as promised, lots of photos have been taken outdoors! These are all from Midsummer day (and beautiful night), and yes, it was all I had hoped it would be; the pole, the […]

Midsummer traditions in Sweden

Midsummer traditions in Sweden

We are going away over the night, since it is Midsummer today and in Sweden we have lots of special things to do today. So I serve you with a text about midsummer traditions (since I know lots of you will want to know!) and some Swedish summer photos from Kyrkstugan taken this past week. […]