DIY · Ephemera

Black Victorian Beauty – Cherub Valentine Frame

I simply have to share this über adorable Cherub Valentine Frame with you, and what better way to do it than by using one of the Black Victorian Beauty photos to really enhance it: Here is a low resolution preview of the frame as a PNG-file (transparent background) for you to easily layer with your… Continue reading Black Victorian Beauty – Cherub Valentine Frame

DIY · Ephemera · Norwegian

Antique Seed Catalog Reinvented – 1903 Storrs & Harrison Frame

My great grandmother's brother Ivar (read more about him HERE) was a renowned fiddler in our hometown of Hornindal before he emigrated to America, already at the age of 19! One of the mysteries I plan to research further is how he lived, and if he continued to play his fiddle when he eventually settled… Continue reading Antique Seed Catalog Reinvented – 1903 Storrs & Harrison Frame

DIY · Ephemera

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

Ephemera

Victorian Male Locomotion 1887 – Animated GIF file

I found another awesome treasure on Boston Public Libraries on Flickr! Photographer Eadweard Muybridge was studying animal (human) locomotion at the turn of the century, and the photoraphic plates are made available to the public. The resolution is not very high, each individual image is only a couple of centimeters high. But I have enlarged them,… Continue reading Victorian Male Locomotion 1887 – Animated GIF file