DIY · Ephemera

Calendar 2015 in Victorian Paper Frame – free printable

Last year I made calendars to fit into Victorian Paper Frames and today I'm uploading the 2015 version to the folder: There are 7 different colors of the paper frame to choose from: And here are the updated 2015 Calendar pages, ready for you to print: Find all 7 color choices of the paper frames and the calendar… Continue reading Calendar 2015 in Victorian Paper Frame – free printable

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

Calendar 2014 in Victorian Paper Frame – free printable

The Victorian Paper Frames I posted yesterday are great for a pretty vintage style Calendar 2014: Cabinet cards were used up until about the turn of the century, when photography developed into what we have today, pictures on thin (yet special types of) paper. The paper frames were still common to display pictures, and I… Continue reading Calendar 2014 in Victorian Paper Frame – free printable

DIY · Ephemera · Postcards

Cabinet Card Frames With French RPP Christmas Cherubs

My heart jumped when I found a fabulous Cabinet Card Paper Frame, almost ready to use!  I did some small alterations and made a few color alternatives, and then I resized a few French Real Picture Christmas Cherub Postcards to fit the frame: Aren't these totally cute? Print one of each color, or pick your… Continue reading Cabinet Card Frames With French RPP Christmas Cherubs