DIY · Ephemera

Congratulations on the Royal Prince!

Congratulations to Princess Madeleine of Sweden and Chris O'Neil on the newborn Royal Prince earlier today! And congratulations to Sweden and King Carl Gustav too!! Here is Princess Madeleine just two days ago, attending the Royal Wedding of her brother, Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia. The new Swedish Prince is ALSO the 4xgreat grandson of Queen… Continue reading Congratulations on the Royal Prince!

DIY · Ephemera

Princess Sofia of Sweden – DIY GRATTIS Bunting

I have just watched Queen Victoria's 3xgreat grandson Prince Carl Philip of Sweden marry his beloved Sofia Hellqvist: Sofia Hellqvist was made Princes of Sweden upon her marriage. "Grattis" is the Swedish word for congratulations. So if you are like me, you might want to welcome the new Princess and celebrate the Swedish Royal Wedding with my… Continue reading Princess Sofia of Sweden – DIY GRATTIS Bunting

DIY · Ephemera

June 6th: Swedish National Day – DIY GRATTIS Bunting

Are you celebrating the Swedish National Day, June 6th? If so you might like a quick bunting to hang for your party: "Grattis" is the Swedish word for congratulations. I don't know if the Swedes actually say "grattis" during the National Day celebrations, but the word is very typically Swedish, and they'll use it for a-n-y-t-h-i-n-g that… Continue reading June 6th: Swedish National Day – DIY GRATTIS Bunting

DIY · Ephemera · Norwegian

May 17th: Norwegian National Day – DIY Royal Instant Art

Working with my Pretty Data project, I have delved into some pretty amazing archives around the world! And one of them is the Norwegian Digitalt Museum, which holds imagery of museum objects from all the Norwegian museums. From their vast collection of royal ephemera, I have printed a couple of pieces resized to A4, and… Continue reading May 17th: Norwegian National Day – DIY Royal Instant Art

DIY · Norwegian

May 17th: Norwegian National Day – DIY Sash

Another idea for May 17th, the Norwegian National Day, and all that flag colored ribbon the stores are offering, is combining a rosette with a sash: This sash is made from 5cm wide ribbon, here modeled by my oldest daughter Guro (age 12).Easy peasy, and makes for a fabulous look on the National Day 😀 The… Continue reading May 17th: Norwegian National Day – DIY Sash

DIY · Ephemera · Norwegian

May 17th: Norwegian National Day – DIY Vintage Rosettes

Are you celebrating the Norwegian National Day, May 17th? If so you might need a rosette to wear during the celebrations: Here in Norway you can buy rosettes and clothing decorations similar to these in the stores, they are very cheap, but also very cheap looking...:-O However, the last few years the stores have also… Continue reading May 17th: Norwegian National Day – DIY Vintage Rosettes

DIY · Ephemera

Pretty Data – Princess Charlotte (born 2nd of May 2015)

The newborn Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana of Cambridge: Barely a week old, we will probably have to wait for her christening to see more pictures of her. Until then, I have designed a review of her Royal Descent, suited for printing if you please: Since her older brother George was born in 2013, he has… Continue reading Pretty Data – Princess Charlotte (born 2nd of May 2015)

DIY · Ephemera

Pretty Data – Prince William, Duke of Cambridge (born 21st of June 1982)

The newborn Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana of Cambridge's father is Prince William, Duke of Cambridge: Prince William in his Order of the garter habit and insignia Prince William was born William Arthur Philip Louis on June 21st 1982. He is second in line to the throne, after his father Charles, Prince of Wales. His mother was Princess Diana, and… Continue reading Pretty Data – Prince William, Duke of Cambridge (born 21st of June 1982)