Ah, dalahästar (that’s the plural of dalahäst…I think). I love them. Is it cliche? I don’t even care! : )
Dala horses in the snow (perhaps at Skansen Park?) via Hasenohr on Flickr
Cross Stitch Dala via Kitschn Stitchin
Dala Horse Print via Red Stuga on Etsy (based in Minneapolis; where else?!)
“How Swede It Is” Dala Horse and Kanelbullar Magnets via Red Stuga
Papier Mâché Dala Horses via Posh Chicago
Henning Trollbäck’s Dala Horse Poster via Fine Little Day
Dala Zoo (Giraffe and Moose) via Hildas Hem
Chalk Drawing of Dala Horse via Dirtsas Studio on Etsy
Dalahäst-tillverkning (Dala Horse Manufacturer/Factory) Sign Liz Highleyman on Flickr
Copper Dala Horse via Fischer Fine Arts on Etsy
A Dala horse vignette in my home.
Want to decorate a Dala horse — or maybe introduce your kids to this creature? Here’s a great FREE printable Dala horse template from Make Learning Fun! You might also be interested in this video of how Dala horses are made, or last year’s Dala horse round-up.
3 thoughts on “SCANDINAVIAN CHRISTMAS :: Dalahäst, Dala Horse”
I just found your blog recently. I enjoy it very much (especially the photographs).
Wendy, that’s so sweet & encouraging! Thanks for leaving a comment — and for reading! <3
love this collection gina … i would love to have a little collection myself … we only have one very dear one that my father in law carved … they are so whimsical and fun … thanks for sharing