Yule goats are a wonderful traditional symbol of Christmas in Scandinavia!


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The Yule goat is a Scandinavian and Northern European Yule and Christmas symbol and tradition. Its origin may be Germanic pagan and has existed in many variants during Scandinavian history. Modern representations of the Yule goat are typically made of straw.

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You will need:
Small bottle brush trees
Miniature gift boxes
Toy goat
Fake snow
Christmas ribbon (optional)
Cloche

  1. If desired, tie a small piece of ribbon on the toy’s goat to act as a winter scarf.
  2. Arrange snow, goat, gifts and trees. Cover with cloche.

TIP:

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Yule goats are a wonderful traditional symbol of Christmas in Scandinavia!
Photography by Manal Aman

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