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Everything you need to make your Easter more Swedish

Looking to bring some Scandinavian influences to your Easter this year? We’ve compiled a list of the most important decorations, foods, and drinks to have in your home to give you a little feel of Sweden.

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Pussy willow branches

If you can’t find pussy willow branches at your local flower shop or grocery store, Amazon has a wide variety of artificial pussy willow branches.

Colorful feathers

Attach these feathers to your pussywillow, or any branches that you might have around, for the ultimate easter decoration.

Easter Egg with candy

We found a couple of stores where you can get a traditional Swedish Easter Egg and fill it with candy:


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Bon Bon – a Swedish Candy co

Swedes in the States has also partnered up with BonBon New York to give you the chance to win a Swedish Easter Egg filled with candy – check out our Instagram post here to participate.


One of the most important items at the Easter table for Scandinavians. These cute snaps mixes can be found at Swedes in the State’s own webshop, The Nordic Collective.

Pickled Herring

Is there anything equally as loved and hated as pickled herring when it comes to Swedish food? Probably not. If you can’t find pickled herring at your local store, the Swedish brand, ABBA, can be found on Amazon.

Easter Food Box

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If you’re not really in the mood to be cooking for Easter, two New York Swedes have started the company SweDISHnyc, where you can order home a catered box of Swedish Easter food.

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