Estonia, Products, Sustainable production

Byel Scandinavian Baby Swings: Where Design Meets Joy

Smiling baby in bunny cushion baby swing
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Header image via @kerliraag

It’s been a few months since we started stocking Byel’s line of baby and toddler swings and they’ve been a huge hit with our customers! These Scandinavian-style baby swings are truly where high-quality design meets pure joy. Not only are they soothing and fun for your little one, they have a modern and elegant look aesthetic that compliments any interior design scheme. The fabric on these darling canvas baby swings is made up of an all-organic cotton and linen blend, which, combined with the natural wood and rope pieces, gives it a lovely earthy look.

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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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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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Designer, Environment friendly, Estonia, Nature, News, Sustainability, Sustainable production, Uncategorized

Buyer’s Guide: GOTS, Ecolabels and Sustainable Production

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It is very important to us to do everything we can to help preserve this lovely planet we live on, to support the people who do the hard work and to promote the sustainable and fair way of living and manufacturing.

In this blog post we would like to introduce you to some of the organic certifications you can see in our shop and on the products we sell.

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