Ephemera

Pretty Data – Help Wanted 2

I'm really getting deep into my image-research on European Royalty, and I'm having a blast! Today I'm sharing a supplement from the Frank Leslie's newspaper, dated 14th of July 1877: This is queen Victoria with her (already) extensive family. The source also had the key to identify who is who, information like this proves invaluable… Continue reading Pretty Data – Help Wanted 2

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DIY · Ephemera

1904 Sweet Pea Garden Girl – DIY Spring Wall Hanging

Have you noticed the little Hangers and the Bell Pulls I have shared recently? Well, here is a larger Wall Hanging version: I used a full A4-size page to make this little beauty from a 1904 P. Mann & Co Seed Catalog. I printed her out, glued the sheet to thin cardboard (cereal box) before… Continue reading 1904 Sweet Pea Garden Girl – DIY Spring Wall Hanging

DIY · Ephemera · Norwegian

1908 Child’s Seed Catalog Narcissus

My grandmother would always have plenty of narcissus growing in her garden, and this page from a 1908 Child's reminds me of those: The Norwegian word for daffodils "Påskelilje" translates into Easter Lily 🙂 The kind you can buy today at flower stores are smaller and weaker, somehow. My grandmother's narcissus would be like these,… Continue reading 1908 Child’s Seed Catalog Narcissus

Ephemera · Postcards

1909 Easter Chicks Presents

I think these Easter Chicks "hatching" out of Presents are totally adorable: And again: should you look for a quick, easy project, try making little hangers, like I did with the Victorian Nested Cherubs (click on the image below to see the whole post with instructions): Go to the folder below to download the high quality printable collage sheet,… Continue reading 1909 Easter Chicks Presents

Ephemera · Postcards

1909 Colorful Easter Chicks

Not all chicks are yellow, and today I'm sharing an collage sheet with colorful Easter Chicks: I'm sure you have many ideas of your own on utilizing the Easter Chicks postcards I've been sharing, but should you look for a quick, easy project, try making little hangers, like I did with the Victorian Nested Cherubs (click on the… Continue reading 1909 Colorful Easter Chicks

Ephemera · Postcards

1908 Easter Chicks & Colorful Eggs

I have another Easter Chicks collage sheet for you this afternoon, with colorful Eggs: Again: Why not use these to make little hangers, like I did with the Victorian Nested Cherubs (click on the image below to see the whole post with instructions): Go to the folder below to download the high quality printable collage sheet, and to… Continue reading 1908 Easter Chicks & Colorful Eggs

Ephemera · Postcards

1910-1911 Girls With Cute Hats & Chicks

This is another collage sheet, Easter Girls With Cute Hats & Chicks: Why not use these to make little hangers, like I did with the Victorian Nested Cherubs (click on the image below to see the whole post with instructions): Go to the folder below to download the high quality printable collage sheet, and to check out… Continue reading 1910-1911 Girls With Cute Hats & Chicks