this lady is in almost all my ouma’s photographs – i think she was her best friend, and somehow i imagine her name to be betty. you can see her in a stunning bridesmaid dress here ;) – to see more of my vintage family photos visit my flickr.
esbjorn doing his homework (1912) – carl larsson
that feeling – when it’s so nice outside but you have work to do. man.
my love for old photos never wanes, look at the gorgeous shots of this guy’s mom in the sixties
just had to show you the way my sister-in-law wrapped all the homemade stollen & cookies that she gave everyone at christmas (cut-out reindeer tags!):
ho-ho-ho-holy crap it’s christmas already!
(that’s me, obviously happy with my christmas loot)
i hope you have a lovely day, whether you’re in the snow or the sun… my christmas is going to consist of opening gifts sometime late morning (or rather, watching as my young nieces and nephews tear open their presents, and then ask if they can open mine too).
one of the many reasons i love creative people is because they have the best & most original gift ideas. erin jang says,
i decided to start scanning in all our old family photographs, mostly for safety’s sake – but also to share some of the pretty radical images my parents have in their archives. you can see the complete (and growing) set here.
the best thing about looking at old photos of your parents is realising that most everyone is the same when they’re young (beer! braai! party hats! dancing! fun!). [check out that speedo in the background]