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Antique Seed Catalog Reinvented – 1900 Henderson’s Frame

Here is a little secret: I hope to turn the Petrine Wiik Photography Collection into a really special album for my friend Grethe. Hush, don't tell her, I hope to keep it a surprise...lol Counting on her not reading this...:-P To do that I decided I need a front page, and I chose this 1900… Continue reading Antique Seed Catalog Reinvented – 1900 Henderson’s Frame

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Antique Seed Catalog Reinvented – 1898 Livingston’s Farm Frame

Inspired by 2amscrapper I have chosen one of the really farm-looking seed catalog covers to create the next frame: We all have farm ancestors, so why not fame their photo with style? Once again I used a Petrine Wiik Collection photo, or rather, a selection of a photo: And here is a low resolution preview… Continue reading Antique Seed Catalog Reinvented – 1898 Livingston’s Farm Frame

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Antique Seed Catalog Reinvented – 1901 Childs’ Frame

I'm becoming more and more infatuated both with the Petrine Wiik Collection AND with seed catalogs 🙂 They both feature such rich history! So here is another catalog page made into a frame, modeled by another of the wonderful Petrine Wiik photos: The photo I used is another one from the Petrine Wiik collection, the… Continue reading Antique Seed Catalog Reinvented – 1901 Childs’ Frame

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Antique Seed Catalog Reinvented – 1898 Burpee Frame

Here is another seed catalog reinvented into a frame for ya'll:  The image I used is another photo from the Petrine Wiik collection: And here is a low resolution preview of the pretty frame: And finally a preview of the original Burpee's seed catalog page I used to create this frame: Find your high quality copies in… Continue reading Antique Seed Catalog Reinvented – 1898 Burpee Frame

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Antique Seed Catalog Reinvented – 1903 Storrs & Harrison Frame

Did you ever take a moment to r-e-a-l-l-y notice the wonderful artwork of old seed catalogs? I can sit for hours and admire the vibrant colors, the lush fruits, vegetables and flowers depicted, and dream about one day starting a garden of my own!  But until then, I simply had to use some of the… Continue reading Antique Seed Catalog Reinvented – 1903 Storrs & Harrison Frame

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Rose Album Collage – Happy Valentines Day 2015

To wish you a Happy Valentine's Day 2015, I'm sharing a collage/frame I made out of shabby old papers and another Rose Album Mat: Again I chose 4 of the Petrine Wiik sisters to model my frame. You can use my Belle Epoque sisters as is, or download the empty collage and add your own… Continue reading Rose Album Collage – Happy Valentines Day 2015

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Valentine Sweethearts – Part XIII

I decided there will be TWO bonus posts in my Valentine Series. I have TWO important things I want to share with you, firstly today there will be some NEWS! And secondly tomorrow I will show you my finished Valentine Project, and maybe give you some ideas on how these can be displayed 😀 Today… Continue reading Valentine Sweethearts – Part XIII

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Valentine Sweethearts – Part XII

Last but not least in my series of Valentine Sweethearts, at the center of my family tree, there is me. I chose a lovely Rose Album Mat (ya'll know how much I love roses): Here I am with my daughters on The Norwegian Constitution Day (May 17th) a few years ago. I have searched "high… Continue reading Valentine Sweethearts – Part XII

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Valentine Sweethearts – Part XI

Here is my other Sweetheart Cherub, my youngest daughter Torunn as a baby: I am adding my photos digitally, then printing the finished image on matte photo paper (Canon 170g matte photo paper). I then glue the image onto thin cardboard (cereal box) with spray glue, before I cut it out. After cutting I also… Continue reading Valentine Sweethearts – Part XI