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    Just in time for Mother’s Day and for Father’s Day or “just because”. Lena and Ole have garden flags or flags to place in or near the door of your home — (could be a house or an RV). They are 2-sided flags that measure 13? x 18.5? and are made with a heat sublimation process that creates long lasting, bright colors. The following garden flags are available for $15.00 including shipping anywhere in the US: Norwegian, Swedish, Finnish, Danish (the Scandinavian designs are all of the crests of these countries). We also have the official state flag designs from Arizona, Wisconsin, and Minnesota and a US flag. They are all pictured below. To order, just call 414-74-4362 or e-mail lenaole130@gmail.com.

    Comments (0) 3:26 pm |

    Uncle Goose Nursery rhyme blocks perfect gift for new baby.

    Hickory, dickory, block. An update of a classic set, these fun and memorable blocks help children to learn their nursery rhymes. They are perfect for playing, reading, learning or as a nursery decoration, which makes it a great baby shower gift. Each block is embossed with two silhouette images from classic Mother Goose stories, and the text for nine nursery rhymes is printed on the other four sides. The colors may vary.

    These 9 nursery block set made in Michigan of natural, kiln-dried Michigan Basswood are safe, heirloom quality gifts. The set is only $16.50 plus shipping. Call 414-745-4362 to order today.

    Nursery rhyme blocks

    Nursery rhyme blocks

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    Uncle Goose Language Blocks

    Lena and Ole searched far and wide to find high quality toys made in the United States and Scandinavia.  We are again stocking something parents, grandparents, and great grandparents will love for those special children in their lives.  These blocks (like the old-fashioned wood blocks some of us played with growing up) are high-quality Michigan basswood and made in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  We have blocks in stock that can help your little ones start to learn a language at a time when it's easier to learn — when they are learning to speak.  The blocks have letters and pictures that correspond with Norwegian alphabet.  The blocks are $43 plus shipping. There are 30 blocks in the Norwegian set. They are of the quality that will be handed down to the next generation. Call 414-745-4362 to order – shipping is extra. Order early to have them for Christmas gift giving.

    Norwegian Blocks

    Norwegian Blocks

    Comments (0) 8:33 am |

    Buy flags, windsocks, and Norge vimples from Lena and Ole’s Gifts

    We carry the large traditional Norwegian “flag” that can be flown all the time — not just on traditional Norwegian flag days. Anyone traveling in Norway has seen this beautiful large triangle shaped flag flying over Norwegian homes all year round. We have the vimple available for $49.00 plus shipping — a traditional way that Norwegians fly their colors and let everyone know when they are at home during non-flag days. It is a great Christmas gift. One of our favorite items is a windsock — available with Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Finnish flag designs as well as the US flag. We even have a German windsocks since Lane (also known as Ole) has German roots. We also carry English and Italian windsocks while supplies last! They are only $19.95 plus shipping and are high quality, stitched nylon pieces (not printed) and will hold up well outside.

    Call 414-745-4362 or e-mail lenaole130@gmail.com to have it sent to you or your gift recipient.

    Comments (0) 5:19 pm |

    Birgitte Frigast Porcelain Babies are adorable!

    Bertram and Fie


    If you love to collect dolls, you should consider this wonderful collection created by Danish designer, Birgitte Frigast.  Birgitte Frigast designs every face herself and, with the help of a doll sculptor, creates the final look. The personality and clothes of the pixie are also designed by Birgitte Frigast, down to the very last detail. There is nothing left to chance in the production process. Birgitte Frigast checks everything from the initial stages until the pixie is finished and has "come to life".

    The porcelain, which the head, hands and feet are made of, is of a quality normally only used by the likes of Royal Copenhagen. The porcelain mould is only used 30 times, after which time it is discarded and replaced by a new one. This means that our pixies always have 100% perfect features.  The faces are different, giving each doll a different personality.  After glazing the porcelain is fired three times to ensure colour-fastness and prevent fading.

    All of the figures come in a beautiful gift box which is not only attractive packaging but also provides the pixies with a good resting place if they are not to be displayed all year round. These dolls are a fabulous gift (especially for new parents and their baby) that can be handed down over the generations.  they must be seen to be really appreciated. If you are interested in availability, just e-mail us at lenaole130@ gmail.com  or call 414-745-4362. Both babies are $29.95 each including shipping.

    Comments (0) 9:34 am |

    Swedish Dish Cloths are the #1 seller in Lena and Ole’s Booth

    If you haven’t started using the Swedish dish cloths, only $5.95 each in a huge array of designs, you are missing out. This dry sponge cloth was invented in 1949 in Sweden by engineer Curt Lindqvist. The cloth is printed with environmentally safe and water based colors and is washable in your dishwasher or clothes washer. The amazing cloth removes (due to a texture on the back) those pesky stains on granite and your metal kitchen appliances. It also can absorb 15 times its own weight but then dries in an incredibly short time, eliminating that nasty smell associated with regular washcloths. It is made of natural cellulose and cotton and is 100% biodegradable. If you order 3 or more (call 414-745-4362), shipping is free.

    It makes a great gift (cheaper than many greeting cards) and is useable, unique, and easily mailed.
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    We will add new designs later.

    Comments (0) 6:58 pm |

    Beautiful electric Wooden Candelabra available from Lena and Ole’s Gifts

    7-light natural electric candelebra

    Add this traditional Scandinavian electric wooden candelebra to your windows to create a welcome to your home. It has a long cord with a switch so also work well on the fireplace mantel or on a buffet.

    The candelebra is available for $42.50 plus shipping (7 light designs in natural as pictured). The wooden light is also available with 5 lights in white for $34.50 plus shippping We also have the special replacement lights (package of 3) available for the 5 and 7 light for $5.00 including shipping.

    Please call 414-745-4362 to order.

    Comments (0) 11:48 am |

    Aust Agder bunad figurine available

    Bunad Figurines can be purchased at Lena & Ole's Gifts in Woodville, Wisconsin.
    The Norwegian Bunad Collection is made of authentically replicated regional costumes. Each figurine is sculptured by a master craftsman, cast in the finest materials and hand painted to preserve the smallest details. The Collection has been assembled in collaboration with, and recommended by, the Norwegian Museum of Cultural History (Norsk Folkemuseum) Oslo, and the Folk & National Costume Council (Bunad og Folkedraktråder), Fagernes. Each freestanding figurine is approximately 7 inches tall and is on sale for $19.50 plus shipping. Call 414-745-4362 at Lena and Ole's Gifts  or email lenaole130@gmail.com to order. We only have 1 Aust Agder female figure left– don’t wait to order.

    Comments (0) 3:18 pm |