20 Jul 2010

18th century weeks at Skansen - revisited

Another Sunday at Skansen - this time with much cooler weather which made the hours there even more agreeable than last week! I have to repeat - I really could do this thing for my day job!

And would you believe - I brought the camera this time (although I forgot to bring newly purchased spare batteries and had to buy on site for $$$ - GAAH!) and I took many pictures of the interiors of the lovely, lovely Skogaholm manor:

A bedroom with 17th century walls and ceiling

A bed chamber

A blurry picture of the Chinese parlour

And a DARK but cool picture of the same:

The loveliest little parlour, it says: The table is set - do come in!

Another very female bed chamber......from another angle.

The nursery

I think this was supposed to be the master bedroom:

Another parlour/sitting room, where you could spin...
...play a tune......or just warm yourself up a bit!

And to wrap things up, a handful of ego pictures of me, fooling around inside and outside of the manor house:


Nothing new to wear this week either - my current project has been giving me so much pain that I've started to question my ability to sew even a pillow case in the future! I'm NOT giving up just yet, though. Grey hair makes one look distinguished anyway.

9 comments:

  1. Lovely! Did you get permission to take those pics? We'd love to take some with us in...

    Will you be there next weekend?

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  2. Hi Isis, good to see you!

    Do bring your camera - pictures are fine if one is not using flash, they told me (I was quite happily surprised). I was a bit hurried when I took mine though, since a tourist or five usually was in the way :P

    I'm working during daytime next weekend, unfortunately, but I will make it to the Sunday evening gathering :) Hope to see you there!

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  3. Great photos. What a lovely manor home. I could move in straight away. Nice touch with the pictures of you in your gorgeous outfit.

    Thanks for sharing.

    Donna

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  4. Just gorgeous!!! Thanks for posting.

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  5. Vad mysigt du verkar ha haft det!

    Roligt att se lite andra vinklar av Skogaholm. Jag har några bilder från tidiningen Gods & Gårdar, men som sagt kul att se den ur lite andra perspektiv.

    Fin är du i din dräkt också!

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  6. On Sunday maybe I will turn up for the food. The "pimpinella" I doubt, but red wine, yes please!

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  7. Oh, it's you! I never realized this was your blog when we changed a few words at the Trettondagsbalen!

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  8. I really need to go to this place!
    It looks amazing (:

    http://flouncedlucia.blogspot.com/

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  9. Hello! I'm redecorating my room and found these pictures and am so inspired by them! I wrote a blog post and used some of your pictures and linked back to your blog below each picture and also mentioning your blog specifically! It's at http://vintagebisou.blogspot.com/2013/04/more-bedroom-plans.html

    I wanted to make sure it's alright with you and please let me know if you want them taken down!!

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