Numedal Valley Since medieval times, one of the main routes Traders and Pilgrims used to traverse Norway between Oslo and Bergen, was via the Numedal Valley, which stretches from Kongsberg in the south, to Geilo and the Hardangervidda Plateau, in the North west. Hardangervidda Due to this long history, Numedal has one of Norway’s most… Continue reading Numedal Valley in Norway
Tag: folk art
Kicking out Plastic – Tutorial Signature Shopping Bag
Ten minutes to a pretty Environmentally friendly solution? I will take that! Anyone can try this embroidery hack, and it is a great activity for children. All you need is a calico bag and a fine tip permanent pen.
What is the Art of the People?
If you could save two items to represent your life at this moment in time, to place in a museum of the future, what would they be?
Traditional Art – DIY Hallingdal Rosemaling
Ever heard of Hallingdal Rosemaling? Did your family come from Southern Norway? Rosemaling is the traditional decorative art that is timeless, and unique. Hallingdal is but one of the various styles with a long history.
Order within Borders- Art for All Ages
Do you wish you had an artistic bent so you could decorate your own objects? Do you work with children and want to occupy them with some simple craft?
A Timeless Norwegian Art
What is Rosemaling? A traditional form of Norwegian decoration folk art, practised more in America today than in Norway itself. Find out why.