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Retro Christmas

December 12, 2011
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What do you get when you mix Christmas cards, an artist and a photographer? Probably the most bomb-diggity Christmas card from a couple ever. Before I moved out of my Grandparents house I riffled through photos and snagged this one to keep. I plan on recreating this someday and couldn’t love it more! Keep in mind this is from 1954, pre-photoshop or even computers for that matter. Happy holidays/seasons/life!!

xoxo Neen

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4 Comments leave one →
  1. December 12, 2011 5:46 pm

    Old photos are just the best aren’t they! Recently found some fab ones in amongst my parents and grandparents slides! LOVE your one though, too clever given the tech available!!!

  2. Momma W permalink
    December 13, 2011 11:14 pm

    I love…..that you love…. what your Grandparents did over 50 years ago!!! xoxooMomma

  3. Momma W permalink
    December 14, 2011 6:17 pm

    I talked to Grandpa about this- he said he and Mom drew up the cable car, then took the photos in a neighbors yard with their hands at the proper positions. then they “pasted” the photos -using real paste to the drawing. Then he photographed the mock-up card. Then they made copies for their Christmas Card. Cool

  4. December 16, 2011 10:12 am

    What an awesome keepsake!

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