DIY · Ephemera

Valentine Sweethearts – Part VII

While I know quite a lot about my paternal family, I know very little of my maternal family. My mother travelled far from her hometown Trondheim, coming to our area to train as a seamstress. And she never left, since she met my father and got married. Trondheim is only about 8 hours away today,… Continue reading Valentine Sweethearts – Part VII

DIY · Ephemera · Norwegian

Valentine Sweethearts – Part VI

My Grandpa Ola was the oldest son home on the Bakke farm. Some of you might remember his sisters Ingeborg and Lise who emigrated to America in the 1880s. You have also met his parents Nils and Helga before. For Nils and Helga's 1898 wedding picture I have chosen a beautiful album mat with little… Continue reading Valentine Sweethearts – Part VI