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!

Ephemera · Norwegian

Pretty Data: Norway – Part IV The Coronation Journey

The Coronation was followed by several dinners and celebrations for almost two weeks. After the coronation festivities in Trondheim, the new Norwegian Royal family traveled south again by steamer, horse carriage and train, continuing their official Coronation Journey. Everywhere they came, they were met with cheers and people dressed in their Sunday Bests, waving with Norwegian… Continue reading Pretty Data: Norway – Part IV The Coronation Journey

Ephemera · Norwegian

Pretty Data: Norway – Part III The Coronation

King Haakon VII and Queen Maud are crowned King and Queen of Norway on June 22 1906. They both receive new Royal Scepters as coronation gifts by the Norwegian people: In the weeks leading up to this date, they have slowly made their way from Kristiania (Oslo) to Trondheim. They are crowned at the church… Continue reading Pretty Data: Norway – Part III The Coronation

Ephemera · Norwegian

Pretty Data: Norway – Part II Queen Maud (1869-1938)

Princess Maud Charlotte Mary Victoria of Wales is born November 26th 1869, to Albert Edward, Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII) and Alexandra, Princess of Wales (later Queen Alexandra). She is their third daughter, and fifth child. She grows up as their youngest, since her baby brother Prince Alexander John lives less than a… Continue reading Pretty Data: Norway – Part II Queen Maud (1869-1938)

Ephemera · Norwegian

Pretty Data: Norway – Part I – King Haakon VII (1872-1947)

The year is 1905 and Norway is a free country, emerging from an almost 100 year long union with Sweden. The Norwegian nation is debating wether to choose republican government or to remain a Kingdom. A constitutional plebiscite in November 1905 shows a vast majority of the people wishes to remain a Kingdom. The Danish prince,… Continue reading Pretty Data: Norway – Part I – King Haakon VII (1872-1947)

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Pretty Data – King George VI (1895-1952)

The newborn Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana of Cambridge's great-great-grandfather was King George VI: King George VI was born as the second son of King George V (then Duke of York) and grew up being third in line to the throne, after his father and older brother Edward. For over 40 years he was not expected… Continue reading Pretty Data – King George VI (1895-1952)

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Pretty Data – King George V (1865-1936)

The newborn Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana of Cambridge's 3Xgreat-grandfather was King George V: King George V was born as the second son of King Edward VII (then Prince of Wales) and grew up being third in line to the throne, after his father and older brother Albert Victor. He was never expected to be king during… Continue reading Pretty Data – King George V (1865-1936)

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Pretty Data – King Edward VII (1841-1910)

The newborn Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana of Cambridge's 4Xgreat-grandfather was King Edward VII, the very man who lends his name to the "Edwardian era": King Edward VII was born Albert Edward, Prince of Wales on the 9th of November 1841. He was the oldest son, and heir apparent most of his life. He was over 60… Continue reading Pretty Data – King Edward VII (1841-1910)

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Antique French Playing Cards – Free Large Printables

I want to share another fab blogfind with ya'll today: Antique French Playing Cards, Lady Size (meaning they are a bit slimmer than "ordinary" playing cards). 1st Floor Flat offers these for personal use, as printable collage sheets. I have increased the sizes and enhanced the sharpness, and made all cards into l-a-r-g-e PNG-files (transparent… Continue reading Antique French Playing Cards – Free Large Printables