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  1. DIY HOLIDAY DECOR!

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    December 15, 2015 by Polarn O. Pyret

    Now the countdown to the holidays has begun. Why not make your own decorations? A Polarn O. Pyret-striped decoration for the tree or Poppy´s Lucia procession. Tree decoration This is how you do it (click on the picture to make it bigger and to print it): You need: Template – print it here Glue Scissors Stapler Lace  Poppy´s Lucia procession This is how you do it (click on the picture to make it bigger and to print it): You need: Templates – print it here Scissors Tape (to tape in the back of the figure)  Do you want some more inspiration? Look here for tips on how you can fold saffron buns into many different shapes.


  2. December 13th is Santa Lucia

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    December 13, 2015 by Polarn O. Pyret

    December 13th is St Lucia Day, a time for singing, mulled spiced wine, and saffron buns. Originally a Catholic feast day, Lucia is a special day that is celebrated all around Sweden, especially in schools and nurseries. The day starts with a Lucia procession early in the morning when it is still dark outside. Lucia herself enters the room wearing a long white Lucia dress with a red silk ribbon around her waist and a crown of candles on her head. She is followed by singing flower girls with glitter in their hair, star boys wearing cone hats, and last but not least, mischievous gingerbread men and elves. It is a delightful and much loved tradition with candles and holiday songs that for many people …
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  3. How to Build a Rocket

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    October 9, 2015 by Polarn O. Pyret

    Come out and play. Three, two, one, lift off… noone can stop our autumn galaxy astronauts. Join in the fun. What you need to make a rocket: Drawing paper Coloring pens/chalk Scissors Tape Glue Drinking straw 1. Draw your rocket on one half of the paper. 2. Fold the paper in half with your rocket on the outside. 3. Cut out the rocket from the folded paper so you now have two identical rockets. 4. Cut out a strip of paper (approx 6 x 1 inches) from the center fold. 5. Tape both sides of the strip but leave one end open. 6. Insert a pen into the opening of the strip to hold its shape for the next step. 7. Apply glue to the …
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  4. Limited Edition Festive Kitchen In-Store Offer

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    November 14, 2014 by Polarn O. Pyret

    Please join us this Saturday November 15th at all our stores for the launch of our latest limited edition collection. A wonderful range of great clothes and accessories for fun times in the kitchen. We call it the Festive Kitchen Collection! We will be serving Swedish style refreshments all day and handing out balloons. You will also have a chance to create vegetable figures and fruit kabobs and to receive your very own Planetbox Shuttle with any purchase of $150 or more*. Fill it with fun food! Post a picture of your finished, fun food craft at our Facebook page and be entered to win great prizes from PO.P & Planetbox! The party starts when we open and ends when we close and the food …
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  5. Halloween Giveaway!

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    October 30, 2014 by Jenny Lonnstam

    We are kicking off Halloween right with a fun contest and a great prize featuring our Classic Stripes and Swedish treats from the amazing candy purveyor, Sockerbit! Trick or Treat! Win this great treat by showing us you or your child’s best Halloween get up – and hey! dress up warm with PO.P Best Basics underneath! Just post the photo with tag #POPLovesSockerbit and be entered for your chance to win a set of PO.P Classic Stripes in size and color of your choice (newborn to adult sizing available) and a wonderful gift box of assorted Sockerbit candies. The contest fun is valid on both Facebook and Instagram. There are two chances to win this great combined prize from PO.P and Sockerbit – one chance …
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  6. SOCKERBIT

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    October 30, 2014 by Jenny Lonnstam

    Polarn O. Pyret is celebrating Halloween this year with lots of Swedish treats and not too many tricks! Come join us in-store from Halloween day itself thru Sunday November 2nd at all our stores. We are serving candy from famous confectioner Sockerbit. We will have wrapped candies for all and for those who come dressed in costumes to our stores we will scoop you a little bag from our candy jar! Adults too can join in the fun! We also have a contest on Instagram and Facebook for a chance to win a special gift box of assorted Sockerbit candy and set of PO.P classic stripes. Find contest details at www.facebook.com/POLARNOPYRETUS Candy has a long and special tradition in Sweden. Saturday is actually THE candy …
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  7. Shelfie Contest Winners!

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    July 30, 2014 by Lauren Donnelly

    We had so much fun launching our first ever Shelfie Contest last week. For those of you who are not familiar with shelfies — they are pretty much selfies but with artfully arranged objects. Our fabulous store team in our Edina, MN store is responsible for coming up with our beautiful and clever shelfies and we couldn’t be more grateful to them for this great skill! We posted a shelfie everyday for six days. To enter you must have liked and shared on Facebook or liked and regrammed on Instagram. The PO.P team is always available to assist with how to regram and answer any other technical questions! A random winner was chosen each day from among the many entries. Congratulations to our winners Lisa …
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  8. Share A Shelfie!

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    July 11, 2014 by Polarn O. Pyret

    We are excited to announce a new contest we are hosting here at Polarn O. Pyret USA. Our Edina, Minnesota store has been busy putting together perfect outfits for our “shelfies” as they are popularly known for the summer and we have decided to use these wonderful images to your advantage and allow you to win by sharing and regramming these fun pictures.  Every day we will choose a random winner from among those of you who have shared and regrammed to win a $50 gift certificate to Polarn O. Pyret USA to be redeemed in-store or online in the USA only.   Use it to outfit your kids to be stylish, cool, and functional at the same time! We will be posting a new PO.P Shelfie …
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  9. Design Your Own PO.P Print Contest Winners!

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    March 24, 2014 by Lauren Donnelly

    We just concluded our 1st  Design Your Own Print Contest and these winners could be one of our very own PO.P print designers with their creativity! Our grand prize was a $150 gift card, our second place won a $75 gift card, and our third place winner won a $50 gift card. Our first place winner was this lovely print filled with vegetables to help motivate little ones to try one vegetable each week by Jen from Iowa! Jen and her daughter had a lot of fun designing their print. The first time Jen heard about Polarn O. Pyret was in 2009. “I was shopping in Cambridge, England and I wandered into your store there. I was immediately in love with the bright colors and …
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  10. Favorite Pins of the Week

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    August 30, 2013 by PO.P Press

    Are you on Pinterest? We want to share some of our favorite pins from the week.

    pirate-leg-pencil-sharpener_zpse344b39c1) This pirate pencil sharpener will have you all ready for ‘Talk Like a Pirate Day’ on Sept. 19. Shiver me timbers!

    2) ABC prints are everywhere, but this outdoor print comes complete with ‘A’ for arrows and ‘K’ for knot tying and ‘Y’ for yurt. We hope this helps instill a love of the great outdoors for your child.