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Tomte by Sussi1 Tomte by Sussi1
A set of wallpaper for your desktop, a small way to say thank you for this great year on dA. I wish you all a very good new year and a special thank you to my watchers!:love:

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Story: The tomte is a mythical creature from Scandinavian folklore, like a little goblin. They are beleived to take care of the farmer and his family and to keep bad things away.
It's very important to respect tomten and especially in the winter season. In Christmas eve one should give the tomte a large bowl of tomtegröt, it's like warm, sweet rice porridge or rice pudding with sugar, cinnamon and milk. Failure to do this will result in an angry tomte that will destroy things and do all sorts of mischief. When I was a child and we lived in the countryside we always gave our tomte his tomtegröt!

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- This wallpaper is for PERSONAL and NON COMMERCIAL use only.

- NO MODIFICATION of this work is allowed (this is a WALLPAPER only).

- You can make it available on your blog/website for FREE, as long as you credit me and link back to me here or to my site [link]

Copyright© Maria Friberg Berntsson 2008
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HeathenHeart Dec 26, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Wonderful piece of art! 
I featured it in my journal here: heathenheart.deviantart.com/jo… :)
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SueSturges Apr 14, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
It's really great! Is it all hand done? ....no digital work? Not that it matters! Love the folklore that you spoke of, too! There is a singer from Norway that might enjoy your story and work. She is very famous in her country. Has been knighted! You might know her? Her name is Sissel. She has a Facebook page to help get her name recognized here in the states.
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:iconrasa13:
ahhmazing. :D :love: :bow:
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SmileLyubov Oct 9, 2010
Jag känner en längtan till jul..
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:iconeli-k:
:aww: This is so lovely! :clap:
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:iconmckrauss:
Your work has been featured here. [link] If you want it removed, please let me know. :)
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Sussi1 Jul 9, 2009   Digital Artist
Thank you!:D
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:iconravenclaw1:
It's a pleasure :iconmimose-stock: :iconlovepowerplz: :rose:
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:iconaomechan8:
I LOVE IT !!!!
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