Sighting Of A Norwegian Mountain Troll

There is a little part of me that believes trolls exist in Scandinavia. The same part that believes there is a Loch Ness Monster in Scotland and legions of Sasquatch in North America and elsewhere in the world. I've watched countless documentaries about all three cryptids...(The Bigfoot Files has to be one of the best) … Continue reading Sighting Of A Norwegian Mountain Troll


Jon Sideriadis

Detail rich, original and affordable dark art - that's what I like to see on Etsy, and that's exactly what artist Jon Sideriadis provides. Some of his pieces strongly remind me of the art of John Bauer - and art that reminds me of John Bauer is always a good thing. Enjoy Sideriadis's art then … Continue reading Jon Sideriadis

Interview : Nymla

The extraordinary, fantastical creations of multi-talented Swedish Craftswoman Caroline Eklund (Nymla) are inspired by legends and history, fantasy, nature and Scandinavian folklore. If I find myself under the influence of a depression, I spend a few moments browsing through her works. Her portfolio of trolls and elaborate masks, fantastical costumes and props helps to dislodge … Continue reading Interview : Nymla


I am something of a troll fanatic, and could have very easily blown everything in my bank on trolls from Norway's gift shops. When I found Nymla on Etsy, I almost had to ask my boyfriend to hide my wallet. Caroline Eklund from Northern Sweden creates beautiful Nordic forest trolls out of felted wool and … Continue reading Nymla