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 ūüėÄ The… Continue reading May 17th: Norwegian National Day – DIY Sash

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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

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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)

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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)

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Pretty Data – Charles, Prince of Wales (born 14th of November 1948)

The newborn Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana of Cambridge's grandfather is Charles, Prince of Wales: Investiture Portrait of the Prince of Wales 1969 Prince Charles was born¬†Charles Philip Arthur George on November 14th 1948. He became heir apparent only 4 years later, when his mother succeeded to the throne. And that is what he has remained… Continue reading Pretty Data – Charles, Prince of Wales (born 14th of November 1948)

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Pretty Data – Queen Elizabeth II (born 21st of April 1926)

The newborn Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana of Cambridge's great-grandmother is  Queen Elizabeth II: Coronation Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Cecil Beaton Elizabeth Alexandra Mary was born on April 21st 1926, and was at the time third in line for the throne, after her uncle Edward and her father. Her uncle was young at the… Continue reading Pretty Data – Queen Elizabeth II (born 21st of April 1926)

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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)