Ephemera · Norwegian

A True Victorian Story – Part III

Meet my great-grandparents Nils Olsen Bakke and Helga Oline Severine Bakke (born Seljeset) from Hornindal, Norway: My great-grandfather Nils was born in 1872 and lived until 1954. My great-grandmother Helga was born in 1879 and lived until 1966, almost long enough for me to meet her (I was born in 1970). They were married in… Continue reading A True Victorian Story – Part III

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Ephemera · Norwegian

A True Victorian Story – with a mystery attached – Part II

I present Lise Olson Bakke to you today: Lise was Ingeborg's older sister, also my grandfathers paternal aunt, born on the Bakke farm (where I'm from) in 1859 in Hornindal, Norway. She emigrated to the US in 1888, and settled on the Reed/Read farm in Ferryville, Wisconsin. This is the picture she sent home to her… Continue reading A True Victorian Story – with a mystery attached – Part II

Ephemera · Norwegian

A True Victorian Story – with a mystery attached – Part I

I present Ingeborg Olsen Bakke Brynestad to you today: She was my grandfathers paternal aunt, born on the Bakke farm (where I'm from) in 1869 in Hornindal, Norway. She emigrated to the US in 1893, and settled in Minnesota. This is the picture she sent home to her family shortly after, so around 1895.  The… Continue reading A True Victorian Story – with a mystery attached – Part I

DIY · Ephemera

Vintage Easter Bunny Tags – free printables

My next set of Easter tags features darling Vintage Bunnies 🙂 I know there has been a lot of tags lately, but I've been saving up ideas, I hope you are still in the mood for more...: Again, no Easter greeting on these, but you can use my round badge like I suggested yesterday: Print a sheet… Continue reading Vintage Easter Bunny Tags – free printables

DIY · Ephemera

Vintage Floral Crosses Tags – free printables

For everyone celebrating Easter and it's Christian meaning, I thought lovely Floral Crosses might be useful on tags: I did not add an Easter sentiment or greeting, since I thought maybe these can also be used for other purposes during the year. If you want an Easter greeting, I suggest printing a sheet of round… Continue reading Vintage Floral Crosses Tags – free printables

Alphabet · DIY

Vintage Easter Tags – free printables

I have designed a fresh set of Vintage Easter Tags for you today 🙂 The idea is to use them with the letters for a cute Easter garland. Hang them with other Easter decorations to spell the word Easter, featuring wonderful Vintage French Typography, together with Victorian Easter Scraps: There is also a sheet without… Continue reading Vintage Easter Tags – free printables

DIY

DIY Last Minute Vintage Easter Lanterns – free printables

I was hoping to share these sooner, so ya'll would have plenty of time to whisk up a few Easter Lanterns, but I never could get around to making a second set, and I don't have any good pictures of the first set...:-O But here they are, and I promise I'll upload some better RL-… Continue reading DIY Last Minute Vintage Easter Lanterns – free printables

Ephemera · Postcards

Vintage Easter Musical Bunny Scraps – free printables

Here is another set of Vintage Easter Scraps I cut out, from one of Karen's Easter postcards. They are adorable Bunnies, playing their little Easter Song: I hope you can use these for some fun Easter crafting. I did, and I'll share my project with you sooooon 🙂  Go to the folder below to download… Continue reading Vintage Easter Musical Bunny Scraps – free printables

Ephemera · Postcards

1911 Vintage Easter Children Scraps – free printables

When I don't feel like thinking a lot, I cut images 🙂 Here are some cute Easter Children Scraps I've been cutting out lately: I hope you can use these for some fun Easter crafting 🙂 Go to the folder below to download high quality printable files, and to check out the Easter graphics I posted… Continue reading 1911 Vintage Easter Children Scraps – free printables