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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


French Book Cover Fold & Mail Stationery

I found such a gorgeous 1885 French Book Cover on Vintage Ephemera! Look at the wonderful typography, the soft colors, those little butterflies and pretty pink flowers. I can't determine what flowers they are, please help if you think you know? And it had just enough room for writing an address, I simply had to use it… Continue reading French Book Cover Fold & Mail Stationery


Die Cut Pink Flower Heart & “Peace Be Within Thee” Poem

Ah those beautiful Die Cut Cards! Here is another one from my collection, this one with a romantic couple. Maybe this card would be well suited for a wedding invitation? Look at the pink flowers making up the heart frame, embellished with gilded leaves and berries!  Click on the image for high quality PNG file (transparent… Continue reading Die Cut Pink Flower Heart & “Peace Be Within Thee” Poem