Svevende hatter / hats on display

Svevende hatter / hats on display

Yesterday I took a trip to Bogstad gård (or Bogstad Manor in English), together with my family. A beautiful estate in the countryside about 20 min. outside Oslo. The reason for the trip (besides that it was a lazy Saturday with lovely weather) was to see the hat exhibition they have there at present. The title of the sales exhibition is: “Svevende hatter” and it runs until 21st of June 2015.   Svevende hatter The lovely ladies Mona and  Ellen let me take some photos of the stunning hats and displays, so I could show them to you. I think I got some nice photos even if I only had the camera on my phone with me. (I have lost the memory card to my Canon digital camera and haven’t gotten around to getting a new one.) Be warned, this is a photo heavy blog post. The exhibition is held in a old “stabbur” (an outhouse used for storing meat and other foods in the old days), which lends itself beautiful to the setting and gives a rustic quality to the whole thing. But, be warned, if you go to see the exhibition that this also means that it’s a bit chilly inside.   Hats on display The hat I liked the most was this red satin and black lace 1920’s hat. I got to try it on, but it was a little too big for me. Also, it was privately owned and not for sale. But, as it was so lovely I might get inspired enough to make my own version. I remember seeing[…]

The most horrible of things

Hello. Today I was supposed to blog about the wedding dress I made for my cousin, but the most horrible of things has happened. I HAVE LOST THE MEMORY CARD FROM MY CAMERA.(!) I really really hope it will turn up again, but if not I will have to get someone else to send me their photos from the wedding, so I at least have some photos to show you. So, this brief posting is only to let you know what has happened, and that I’m working on it. And hopefully I can soon publish my piece about the yellow summer wedding dress. To be continued…