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Dala Horses in many colours

Dala Horses in many colours

The traditional base colour of the Swedish Dala Horse is orange, I’ve already mentioned that, but there is a big variety of colours to choose from these days. What about… Yellow. Dark blue. Baby blue. Related PostsThe ringwall in Visby A Swedish Must Read Book Series Thrifting in Sweden

Kurbits – painting the Dala Horse

Kurbits – painting the Dala Horse

I’m continuing our guided tour as part of the Craftalong today. We are at Nusnäs, where the Dala Horse is created. I love the craftsmanship of the woodwork behind these horses, but today’s post will be a bit more colorful. The Dala Horse is traditionally orange, but it comes in a varity of colours these […]

My Chinese Name Stamp

My Chinese Name Stamp

The most unusual thing in my “studio” (which is my entire home) must be my Chinese name stamp made out of hard wood. I got it in Taipei (on Taiwan) while visiting my friend Inger in 2003. She is moving back to Sweden soon, and I’m so looking forward to that. Inger helped me spell […]