Christmas in Europe – A European Holiday

by Chris Ellibee

As temperatures drop, snowflakes tumble, and the days grow short, our thoughts turn to holiday celebrations. Join us on a EuropeanMarket shopping tour and visit a few of our favorite destinations. This year, bring home some international flair to your gift giving.

 

Czech Republic

1. We discovered these exquisite handmade glass ornaments during our first trip to the Czech Republic in 2009.

GlassStars—Bring sparkle to your Christmas tree with these beautiful stars and tree toppers. Each one is made by stringing tiny glass beads on thin wires.

Glass Stars—Bring sparkle to your Christmas tree with these beautiful stars and tree toppers. Each one is made by stringing tiny glass beads on thin wires.

 

Finland

Don’t lose your change at the bottom of your purse when you stash it one of these tiny purses.

Don’t lose your change at the bottom of your purse when you stash it one of these tiny purses.

These Finnish trays mix-and-mingle with any style table setting.

These Finnish trays mix-and-mingle with any style table setting.

2. These small purses are ideal for carrying keys, credit cards, and some cash. The perfect size to tuck into a tote or messenger bag.

3. Welcome guests to your holiday parties with delish snacks on this sleek Scandinavian-style tray.

4. Shake up the holiday table with this thoroughly modern salt and pepper duo.

4 saltandpeppa

Our salt and pepper set move from the kitchen to the dining room in a contemporary fashion.

 

England

Brighten your kitchen with these red-and-white British icon towels.

Brighten your kitchen with these red-and-white British icon towels.

Spend your mornings watching for these pretty British songbirds.

Spend your mornings watching for these pretty British songbirds.

5. English songbird mugs are ideal for a cup of afternoon tea or morning coffee.

6. Get into the spirit of a proper English holiday with these cheery linens.

 

 

France

7. Stir up French style with our attractive stripe apron. Perfect for the chef de cuisine.

8 .Twinkle, twinkle! We love the simplicity of our star garland crafted from Basque-stripe fabrics

Anyone on kitchen duty will adore this French apron.

Anyone on kitchen duty will adore this French apron.

The stars come out to shine with this colorful fabric garland when you string it in a window or across a hallway.

The stars come out to shine with this colorful fabric
garland when you string it in a window or across a hallway.

 

Italy

Italian Ornaments.jpg—We love that these ornaments remind us of sunny Italian adventures.

We love that these ornaments remind us of sunny
Italian adventures.

tuscanoliveoilproducts.jpg—Luxuriate in skincare made with the benefits of Italian olive oil.

Luxuriate in skincare made with the benefits of
Italian olive oil.

 

9. Charming handmade ornaments bring a touch of Tuscany to your home.
10. Treat yourself to one of these soothing Tuscan spa sets.

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Germany

swiss ornaments

Nestle these ornaments in fresh greens on a table or hang them on the tree.

 

 

 

 

Soft and snuggly scarves make ideal gifts.

Soft and snuggly scarves make ideal gifts.

11 . Chase away winter’s chill with one of these beautiful scarves.
12. Bring home the colors of the season with these country-style red-and-white ornaments.

 

Switzerland

Chic mountain style is in season this winter with a Swiss Army blanket backpack.

Chic mountain style is in season this winter with a Swiss
Army blanket backpack.

swisstoys

Swiss wood toys and books make wonderful gifts and keepsakes.

13. Carry all your goodies to the office or school in one of these backpacks crafted from
authentic Swiss Army blankets.

14. The little ones on your list will love these charming puzzles and books featuring
adorable graphics.

 

 

From all of us at EuropeanMarket, we wish you and yours a—

Merry Christmas!
Frohe Weihnachten!
Joyeux Noël!
Hyvää Joulua!
Buon Natale!

Stop by and shop with us at—EuropeanMarket.US