Video: Making 15,000 paper flowers by hand became a grieving process for this Swedish artist

By Vogue Scandinavia's Video Team

The Swedish artist shares the personal stories and emotional journey behind her blossoming hand-craftsmanship

In 2020, Sofia Vusir Jansson received the biggest order to date for her paper flowers: Svenskt Tenn commissioned her to produce no less than 15,000 paper flower Christmas tree ornaments – one of the oldest festive traditions in Sweden. The request took 132 days to complete and, unexpectedly, it helped Vusir Jansson to navigate the grief of suddenly losing her father.

Hit play below to step inside the artist's home and hear her story.

Video by Kristian Bengtsson.