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My Dragon Lamp dresses for all the celebrations of a year

I have a fantastically kitsch and silly dragon lamp in my living room. I have made appropriate accessories for the dragon to mark all the celebrations of a year. Here is an Easter witch hat made of a cardboard cone, … Continue reading

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Needle point tapestry from Norway. Vintage folk art wall hanging.

Here is my latest flea market find! A very nice example of Norwegian mid-century needle point tapestry. If you wish to purchase this item, please visit my Etsy shop.

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Whimsical home decoration: A Modern klokkestreng made of fake fur fabric

Originally, ‘klokkestreng’ (= bell pull) refers to a thick cord attached to a bell which you could ring by pulling the cord. It was used in bourgeoise homes to call servants. Later on the cord developed into a narrow cross-stitching … Continue reading

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Vintage home decor for sale: Norwegian ‘klokkestreng’ bell pull embroidery wall hanging

I found this ‘klokkestreng’ (=bell pull) embroidery wall hanging at a flea market in Norway. The item is in nice vintage condition. This cross stitch pattern is somewhat unusual in the Norwegian bell pull tradition dominated by ornaments. This bell … Continue reading

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Modern ‘klokkestreng’ home decoration

‘Klokkestreng’, or bell pull, is a well known tradition in Norway, Denmark, and Sweden. Originally, a bell pull was a thick rope tied to a bell, which you could ring by pulling the rope, and call your servants. Times changed, … Continue reading

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