This cottage looks like the one which belonged to Liv's sister Sigrid south of Oslo. We stayed there several times when we visited Norway. It was like a picture-book cottage! And the yard had many flower gardens.
Grand Teton and Wildflowers, Wyoming. By Adam Jones - Pixdaus [Note: this picture is made up of 2 different photographs, one of a flower garden, one of the river/mountain scene. It's still a beautiful result even if it's photoshopped or whatever.