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Meg Spaeth, author of the blog elsie marley, introduced me to himmeli on her site and I want to make one to hang in my home immediately.

himmeli elsie marley

Photos clockwise from top right: i love sasek; flickr users sjwhiddenk; Christina @ PMVk; ast2009k

To save you a little Googling, himmeli are traditional Finnish ornaments made out of lengths of straw threaded together and hung as a mobile at Christmas. This is one decoration, however, that I’d gladly leave up all year long for its graceful, organic quality. Meg links off to a quick how-to on her blog. Stop by and check it out along with loads of ideas for handmade toys and other crafts.

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