The gifting season is upon we’ve rounded up some of our favorite items, from affordable to splashy, from fun gifts like personalized mousepads to the most luxurious perfumes and even a few pieces of furniture that every home will benefit from. Whether you’re shopping for a design-lover, a constant traveler, a bookworm, or just a regular ole Scandiphile, you’ll find what you need in your ultimate guide to Scandinavian Christmas gifts!
Do you leave the annual gift shopping to the very last minute or have you already bought the bulk of your gifts by the time Christmas chocolate hit the stores? Most of these items, will reach you before Christmas eve – depending, of course, where in the world you’re living.
Scandinavian Comfort Food
The Scandinavians excel in comfort – family, friends, a good atmosphere, long meals, relaxation and an emphasis on simple pleasures. They even have a word for this kind of coziness that comes with spending quality time in hearth and home when the days are short: hygge. Trine Hahnemann is the doyenne of Scandinavian cooking and loves nothing more than spending time in her kitchen cooking up comforting food in good company. This is her collection of recipes that will warm you up and teach you to embrace the art of hygge, no matter where you live. £13.36 Order
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Scandinavian Knot Cushion
Knot cushions can be used in sofa, car seat, on a bench in the balcony, on the bed, with these sweet cute to dress up your home. £25.30 Order
Scandinavian plywood contemporary Bench
Bench uses premium 24mm thick Baltic birch plywood coated with white melamine film bench top and 45mm solid Beech legs. Natural birch legs harmonize with bench top edges, treated with ecologically pure beeswax. All exposed plywood edges are treated with ecologically pure beeswax.
This product is flat-packed. Simple assembly of the products will be required.
Available in two sizes: Small bench 120 cm Large bench 150 cm
Color: Green, Pink, Dark Grey, Light Grey. £114.60 Order
Scandinavian Explorer Ultra light down jacket lady ¾
3/4 length ultra light winter down Jacket for Women comes in an attractive design. It is warm but lightweight, stylish and protective outwear made by Scandinavian Explorer experts to provide protection against all the elements. It is made with 2 – layer construction, with 90% down and 10% feather for additional warmth. The lining is 100% made of nylon. Down used in products by Scandinavian Explorer is certified as a bi-product of food production. It dries fast and it is light to wear. The collar is high and the hood is big enough so it ensures full coverage. This classic Norwegian design is easy to combine with both sporty and casual wear. The jacket also comes in different sizes. NOK 995.00 Order
Scandinavian Explorer Ultra light down jacket unisex
Unisex ultra light down jacket for comes in 2-layer construction and it’s made of 90% protective down and 10% feather for additional warmth. It is insulated with warm and soft feathers. The fluffiness of the down creates tiny air pockets that trap warm air and retain heat. This model comes with a hood. Design is really soft and light so the jacket is easy to pack. It is coated with a water repellent finish and down-proof by high-density fabric. Suitable for both sporty and more casual wear. It is easy to pack so it’s perfect to take it on a trip. Available in different sizes. 895,00 NOK. Order
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Dale of Norway Christmas Feminine Sweather
A classic, yet sophisticated Christmas sweater, inspired by the Norwegian Christmas: Reindeer, Christmas trees, falling snow – it’s all there. And in the center, like a Christmas star, the traditional Norwegian eight-petal rose. Made with 100% soft and light merino wool, it’s classy for the indoors, yet toasty for the outdoors. With matching Christmas sweaters for men and kids, there’s only one thing to do: Outfit the family for this year’s Christmas photo! 2299.00 NOK Order
Scandinavian Turquoise Leaves Original
Abstract Mid Mod Color Original Giclée fine art print. Small A4 (21×29.7cm), Medium A3 (29.7x42cm), Large A2 (42×59.4cm) and Extra Large A1 (59.4x84cm) sizes available both as a framed print or print only.
All of our prints are made to order and are printed onto 230gsm matt coated heavyweight art paper using vibrant 12-colour ink digital processes. The special formulation of the ink used combined with the great quality media means this print stays vibrant and vivid and prevents colour fade over time.
All of our A4 prints are packed into a clear cellobag with a reinforced backing card and are shipped in a black gusset envelope.
Alternatively, you can choose to have your print framed by our in-house team who manufacture all our frames by hand to order. Options of black grain wood, white grain wood or honey oak finish wood are available. Solid wood from FSC accredited sources. Made with shatterproof crystal clear styrene glazing for safety during transportation and also to ensure longevity of the product within the home. Every frame is hand taped to the rear to preserve the look of the framed print and is finished with white corner protectors and a protective film wrap. Frames arrive ready to hang on the wall and admire for years to come!
All orders are packaged securely in a reinforced cardboard wrap to arrive safely at your door.
Shipping: All UK framed orders are shipped on a 24hr tracked and signed service with DHL. A4 Print only’s are shipped with Royal Mail 1st Class Signed for. International framed orders are shipped with DPD and internatianl print orders are shipped with Royal Mail International Tracked And Signed. Shipping time varies for overseas delivery. Most orders received before 12pm are shipped the very same day!
Art print from an original by PrintPunkStudio © £9.95 Order
Scandinavian Overture Wallpaper
Resistant, water-rejecting and scratch-proof fleece wallpaper “Scandinavian Overture”. Wallpaper “Scandinavian Overture” with the inspiring motive will be an effective eye-catch for each interior. Fleece wallpapers are attached to the wall with special glue. They can be installed in each room even in the bath or in the kitchen. Fleece wallpaper, halfmatte coating. 100% fleece – covers small unevenness of the wall. It creates a thermal insulation layer and allows the walls to breathe. Water resistant printing is very durable.
Digital quality printing with a resolution of up to 600 dpi in unique technology as well as vibrant colors makes that the fleece wallpaper fills your interior and enlarges it.
The wallpaper consists of strips, which are convienient in assembling, with a width of 50cm.
Ecological and safe
Using safe materials, we can recommend our patterns also for the bedroom as well as for the room of your children.
The wallpaper is rolled in and brand new packed from the factory into a rigid cardboard, which guarantees safety in the transportation. Each cardboard with the wallpaper contains an installation instruction. £41.64 Order
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Scandinavian Kuksa Teak Wood
A large Kuksa cup with double handle. A large Kuksa cup with double handle. Made of Wisdomoro, the cup is completely waterproof and superbly comfortable in use. Made in Indonesian using ancient know-how.
Rinse after each use with clean water. Do not use detergents, and do not machine wash. If the Kuksa needs more thorough cleaning, you can rub it with fine sand for a slightly abrasive effect.
Cup Size: Diameter: 8 cm glass. High: 6 cm. Handle length 7 cm. £35.81 Order
Arctic Circle Himmel Cardigan
The lovely and authentic design of HIMMEL sweater by Arctic Circle all together with 100% pure wool makes this cardigan ideal for cold days. Himmel is a Norwegian word for the sky! This warm jacket is a combination of eight-petal Selbu rose, and the traditional snow crystals. It is decorated with pewter hooks and embroidery band around neck opening lines. This cardigan – like authentic jacket can be really nice present for those in love with Scandinavian heritage. It is an extraordinary buy yet you can combine them with jeans or pants, in general with casual wear. Made of high-quality wool that does not irritate the skin. Designed and knitted in Norway. NOK 1349.00 Order
Arctic Circle Norwool Setesdal Jacket
NOK 1399 Order
Dale of Norway Christmas Kids Sweater
A fun, yet stylish Christmas sweater for kids, with reindeer, Christmas trees and falling snow. Made with 100% soft and itch-free merino wool, it’s classy for the indoors, yet toasty for the outdoors. With matching Christmas sweaters for mom and dad, there’s only one thing to do: Outfit the family for this year’s Christmas photo! NOK 1199.00 Order
Happy Whale in The Ocean
High quality personalized mouse pad, A great gift for geeks, gamers, or anyone with a computer. Rubber backing prevent the mousepad from sliding. Machine washable.Matte finish image will not fade or peel. 1.Vibrant Picture Perfect Colors – The Highest Quality Images available; 2.Personalized pattern about beautiful picture; 3.Size: 10.2 x 8.2 in. / 26 x 21cm x 0.3 cm; 4.Provides excellent mouse tracking for a ball or optical mouse; 5.It is also a good idea to send it as a gift to your friends; 6.Non-slip backing; Size: 220X180X3, 260X210X3, 300X250X3 £6.68 Order
Equimins Scandinavian Seaweed – 2 Kg Eco Pack
A pure, natural product with no additives, contains 60 different minerals and trace elements. Adds lustre to the coat and improves hoof condition. Do not exceed the stated feeding rate. Contains no banned substances under Jockey Club and FEI rules. £23.20 Order
Dale of Norway Garmisch masculine sweater
Comfortable and authentic men’s sweater inspired by the official Garmisch World Championship sweater from 1978. The main design element is the traditional eight-petal Selbu rose. Winter motives and traditional Norwegian elements are trending every cold season and easy to combine with casual wear. It is a perfect warm piece of wardrobe to wear with jeans or pants. One of the trademarks of Dale of Norway’s knitwear is long-lasting knitting quality. The sweater is made of 100% skin soft merino wool and provides warmth and comfort without bulk and irritation or itching. It is easy to take care of – the white colour is stain-resistant. Matching Garmisch hat, headband and scarf.
NOK 2499.00 Order
Dale of Norway Christmas Hat
Amazing Christmas hat that will complete your Christmas outfit. Fits perfectly on both man and women. Winter hat that never goes out of style. Design inspired by Norwegian winter motives like raindeers, snow and Christmas tree. Made out of 100% soft merino wool. Itch free. Unisex fit. It can also be an amazing Christmas gift. You will only need to wrap it up.
NOK 599.00 Order
Dale of Norway Podium Hat
Sporty premium quality hat with a fresh look based on old Norwegian patterns and the Norwegian flag striped cross. Official team knitwear for the national Norwegian handball team and the national Norwegian cross-country ski team for the 2019-2020 season. Made with 100% light and soft merino wool. Matching Podium sweaters and Trondheim jackets. Made from 100% high-quality skin soft merino wool, itch-free and comfortable. Suitable for both casual and sporty outfits. Easy to wear and combine. Unisex, one size fits most. Designed and knitted in Norway. The hat is easy to be taken care of – you can wash it in washing machine using wool-cycle. NOK 499.00 Order
Viking Game with Wooden Pins from Scandinavia
TREND SPORT! Numbers Kubb is a fun throwing game that trains motor skills and understanding of numbers. If you like Viking Chess, you will love Numbers Kubb.
OUTDOOR FUN! The original Numbers Kubb game is an ideal outdoors game, whether you play it in the garden, the park or on the camping site – you can take your Finn Kubb game everywhere!
FOR YOUNG AND OLD! The rules of Kubb are easy to learn. Up to 6 people can play this game of skill. 100% fun up to any age! £49.18 Order
Scandinavian Crime by Laurent Mazzone Extrait De Parfum Spray 3.4 oz
Viva Jaimi Tea Cosy by Viva Scandinavia
Keep your favourite pot of tea warm with this tea cosy from VIVA. Decorated with a fun dash design, it’ll brighten up your kitchen surface. £20.28 Order
Dale of Norway Christiania Jacket
One of the most popular Dale of Norway’s knitwear is Christiania Women’s Jacket. Inspired by fashion trends of the early 20th century, features traditional Norwegian patterns and it’s unique item suitable for both formal and casual wear. It is also made of 100% high-quality soft merino wool, a perfect combination of style, comfort and protection. Decorative roll-up cuff and flattering side panels – a nod to the corset shape. This cardigan-like jacket is named after Christiania, the former name of Norway’s capital city, Oslo. Easy to wear and to take care of – the white colour is stain resistant so machine wash using wool-cycle is enough. Available in different sizes and colour options. NOK 3499.00 Order
Gloves with snowflakes from Norlender Knitwear
The beautiful snowflake gloves comes in four colorways, and one size. Made of 100% wool.
NOK 249.00 Order
Skiing Pullover Narvik from Norlender Knitwear
Narvik is the perfect Norwegian skiing sweater featuring a zipper and a fleece lined collar. Made of 100% pure new wool. NOK 2099.00 Order
Base Layer Set by Ella’s Wool
keeps your child warm all year round. $69.00 Order
Handmade Scandinavian Tomte Nordic Nisse
6 Colorful Scandinavian Christmas Gnomes
These 6 individual Swedish Christmas gnomes are double sided so decorate both the view from inside and outside of your home windows or shop window display. Traditionally known as Tomte or Nisse in Scandinavia these are perfect for any room in your house and they cling to the inside of your window. £7.63 Order
Anti Cimex Hoodie Scandinavian Jawbreaker Band Logo Official Mens Black Pullover
Reindeer Holiday Charm
This blush-pink reindeer charm in PANDORA Rose is filled with festive cheer. His glittering stone collar lends subtle sparkle to your style. NOK 549.00 Order
Rudolf pendant Scandinavian finish
Pendant Scandinavian finish 925s RH silver 2 x 0,005 ct. black brill and 1 x 0,03 ct. cabochon Greenland Ruby. Rudolph the Reindeer everyone knows, he shows Santa the way with his bright red nose.
Rudolph will do the same for you, he will help You showing the way wherever you go.
Rudolph will guide you and be a best friend forever. The beautiful Ruby from Greenland has the power to bring luck, happiness, love, strength and not to forget, creativity. NOK 1995.00 Order
Snowflake mesh bracelet
Symbolize the way you’ve trail blazed through your life, as well as the life story you are still waiting to unfold by wearing our Pandora Moments mesh bracelet. The sterling silver bracelet features a snowflake-shaped clasp that helps you remember your strength, passion and determination for life. Engraved with the empowering mantra “Shine Bright” and featuring a single cubic zirconia, this sterling silver charm bracelet encourages you to live by your own rules and be as unique as a snowflake. NOK 599.00 Order
2pcs/lot Nordic Walking Poles
Adjustable Trekking Poles Telescopic Scandinavian Walking Sticks Anti Shock Hiking Stick
Snowflakes necklace pendant
This snowflake necklace pendant is a real show-stopping piece of jewellery. The sterling silver pendant has been beautifully crafted from sterling silver to reveal an intricate snowflake design. It has been adorned with clear cubic zirconia to add a touch of sparkle!.
NOK 599.00 Order
As you might imagine, we absolutely love all things Scandinavian and there are so many things to buy. The above list is our first Christmas shop selection and will hopefully give you some inspiration for Scandinavian Christmas gifts, ranging from jewelry, clothes and cosmetics to entertainment and interior. Happy Christmas shopping!
Your Ultimate Guide to Scandinavian Christmas Gifts, compiled by the Daily Scandinavian team
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