Denmark, Liewood, Sustainable production

Brand Spotlight: Liewood

2 kids with Liewood panda bathrobes
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It’s been a while since we’ve shined the spotlight on one of our brands, so this week we’re highlighting the newest addition to the Nordlife family – Liewood! Liewood marries Danish minimalism with practicality and function to bring you high quality kids products that make your everyday life a bit more stylish. We’re all about the clean aesthetic, impeccable craftsmanship and high-quality materials of Nordic design here at Nordlife (hence our name!), and Liewood ticks every box on our brand checklist.

You’ve probably seen us gushing over their beautiful products on Instagram, but if not, we’re here to fill you in on why we love them so much! In this blog post, we’ll fill you in about the amazing company that is Liewood and introduce some of their awesome products now available at Nordlife to help you get your wish list going!

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Cam Cam Copenhagen, Denmark, Products

The Best Baby Mobiles by Cam Cam Copenhagen

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Baby mobiles have long adorned the walls and cribs of nurseries and baby bedrooms – they’re a classic nursery decoration that will always be around. The market is saturated with heaps of baby mobiles, it can be overwhelming shopping for a baby mobile when designing your nursery. However, we think that Cam Cam Copenhagen’s baby mobiles are the best when it comes to quality design.

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Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Norway, Sweden

How to Make Sure You Are Washing Your Baby Bedding Safely

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Your little bundle of joy deserves all the best things in this world – the coolest toys, the cutest clothes and the cleanest bedding. Babies have practically no immune system, so everything around them must be as clean as possible, but without using harsh chemicals and other possibly harmful substances, which can cause illness and skin irritations. Even though it seems like an impossible mission, there’s no need to panic. Here are some very useful tips which will help you wash baby bedding easily and properly.

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Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Norway, Sweden

Pregnancy Tips We Can Learn from Scandinavian Women

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While I will admit to being an Aussie woman with a thriving Scandinavian design addiction, I have found that there is much more to Scandinavian women than their sense of style and beautifully designed home decor. According to the organization Save the Children, Finland is the best country in the world to become a mother, with Sweden coming in behind at a close second. What makes this so? Is it the culture and perception of happiness, or statistically are women and babies healthier in Scandinavian countries?

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Countries, Denmark, New Products

Changing Clutches and Hooded Towels Back in Stock

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Great News! We received a new batch of Homeyness goodness today! Homeyness from Denmark makes adorable changing clutches, hooded towels, toiletry bags, bib and dummy holder gift sets and so much more.

Everything Homeyness creates is made of the beautiful Liberty print cotton. Liberty is known for its floral designs and superior quality  it is thin and fine, yet still so strong and long lasting. All of the cotton used to make these lovely purses is also Oeko-Tex Standard 100 certified.

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Danish Cuisine, Denmark, News, Norway, Norwegian Cuisine, Sweden, Swedish Cuisine

Stay Healthy the Scandinavian Way

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In 2016, Scandinavian countries (including Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and Iceland) ranked in the top 10 countries when it came to happiness. People within these societies were found to be more generous, healthy, and social. There are many ways Australians can improve their happiness and wellbeing by implementing Scandinavians practices into their daily lives.

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Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Food & Cooking, National Holidays, Norway, Sweden, Traditions

Shrove Tuesday Scandinavian Way – Sledding, Eating Whipped Cream Buns and Flogging People with Birch Twigs

Shrove Tuesday Buns from Estonia Photo by Tuuli Mathisen
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Shrove Tuesday Buns from Estonia. Photo by Tuuli Mathisen 

The Day before Lent* (40 day period of fasting and repenting, originating from Christianity) is internationally known as Shrove Tuesday across the world. It is called “Mardi Gras” in France, “laskiainen” in Finland, “Carnaval” in the Netherlands, “Vastlapäev” in Estonia, “Fettisdagen” in Sweden, and “Fastelavn” in Denmark.

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