Thursday, December 16, 2010

Tutorial - How to Make a Swedish Tomte (little Santa)

The kids would love making these! They just might learn a little something too!

Swedish Tomte (little Santa) Tutorial at The Pickled Herring
"Pam inspired me to recreate one of the many little Swedish Tomte figures my parents have around our house this time of year. I'm not quite sure if there's any real difference between the Danish/Norwegian/Swedish Tomte or Nisse, does anyone out there know? According to what I've read about them, Tomtes were mythical little farm helpers. The old tale is that back in the day they would either bring your farm prosperity, or ruin if you didn't treat them well..." Read more


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