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My grandparents

When I was in Norway last month my grandmother dug out some old photos for me to scan and scrapbook, and I found some really great ones. I love this one of her and my grandfather from the first year they met – I had never even seen a photo of my grandfather as a young man before! I called grandma a couple of weeks ago to find out more about the photo, and she told me about how they first met in a bakery in Larvik, Norway during the war.

(Sorry about the crappy scan – I’ll have to try to take a photo of it tomorrow.)

(I just noticed it’s 2:45 am. Oops.)

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…and as if the photos themselves weren’t cool enough, look at the sleeve they came in!

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For the non-Norwegians out there, this is written in hilariously old-fashioned Norwegian and means something like:

“Only when the photographs have been glued into an album, may you enjoy them properly.”

Indeed! :D

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13 Comments

  • Reply Solfrid November 16, 2007 at 3:37 am

    Så utrolig koselig side, og kjempeflott dokumentert!
    Morsomt å se den posen bildene kom i også, men får sånn nostalgisk følelse… ;)

  • Reply Camilla Rekdal November 16, 2007 at 4:27 am

    Så utrolig flott den layouten var!!! Digget virkelig alt. Både oppsett og fantastisk flotte farger!!! Også så kult med den gamle fotomappen.

  • Reply ania November 16, 2007 at 4:45 am

    lol SÅÅÅ KUL!!!! Helt nydelig LO og heldige deg mht envelopen!!! Åååh!! Jeg har også bedt om at mamma skal ta med noen gamle bilder….*håpe* *fnis* Lekker snitt på LO’en forresten :)

  • Reply noel culbertson November 16, 2007 at 7:43 am

    super cool photo envelopes! thanks for translating… i have a bunch of those from stan’s grandma… (only in english). :)

    i always love seeing your pages. ;)

  • Reply maria therese November 16, 2007 at 8:56 am

    herlig lo og nyyydelig bilde!! så koselig å ha!!

  • Reply noel culbertson November 16, 2007 at 9:47 am

    ahhhh!!!! ingunn!!! i just saw the announcement on ck’s website!!! YEAH for you!!!

  • Reply Elizabeth November 16, 2007 at 10:06 am

    Congrats Ingunn!! Yippee!!

  • Reply Joscelyne (Joscie) Cutchens November 16, 2007 at 12:30 pm

    Congrats on being so super awesome! and I love the old photo quote… how true, how true…

  • Reply melanie November 16, 2007 at 12:34 pm

    What a beautiful layout. :)
    And a huge ol’ congrats to you for CK- I was wondering when someone would have sense enough to snap you up. :D

  • Reply Marie November 16, 2007 at 2:19 pm

    leker layout som alltid :)
    Så herlig sitat på coveret til bildene!!

  • Reply Heidi November 16, 2007 at 2:28 pm

    Herlige bilder, og knall oppsett!!!!!!

  • Reply Suzanne November 16, 2007 at 7:33 pm

    Beautiful LO! Must be nice to be so talented … ! :^D

    And huge congrats on your latest news!! LOL I’ll be able to say I knew you when !!

  • Reply Samantha November 17, 2007 at 1:34 am

    I love your LO, Ingunn! I adore seeing old photos like this. Just imagine what our grandkids will say about all the gazillion photos we’ve taken!

    Congrats on being a part of the CK Dream Team. You are an awesome scrapper, and I look forward to seeing all your fabulous creations!!

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