Thursday, April 30, 2009
This vintage graphic of sumptuous-looking fruit would make a great label, business card, gift card or tag, or note card. The off set images of some of the die cuts found in Victorian scrapbooks make instant graphic designs for so many projects.
Wednesday, April 29, 2009
This is a beautiful antique illustration from a late Victorian bible showing the miracle of the fishes. I hope you enjoy!
Tuesday, April 28, 2009
This is a very stylish vintage women's boot from a 1917 clothes catalog. I've given you both the .jpg and .png files of this shoe image. I hope you enjoy!
Monday, April 27, 2009
This is a vintage graphic of scissors in the original black and white illustration and four colorized versions. This would be great for any sewing-themed projects. I hope you enjoy!
Saturday, April 25, 2009
Friday, April 24, 2009
This beautiful vintage graphic is a bit confusing. Why would anyone wearing 'Fine Shoes' be outside feeding chickens? Perhaps it was fashionable in the late 19th century.
Thursday, April 23, 2009
Isn't this gorgeous?! This is a beautiful baby illustration from a vintage baby book. This would be wonderful on a birth announcement or gift tag. I hope you enjoy!
Wednesday, April 22, 2009
This is cute clip art of a Victorian die cut of a girl playing with a toy monkey. There are so many adorable pieces of antique ephemera found in Victorian scrapbooks, like this one. They are one of my favorite sources of clip art.
Tuesday, April 21, 2009
Taken from an old letter a family member wrote years ago, I created this antique-looking background paper. This would look great on a scrapbook page either traditional or digital.
This is a lovely vintage illustration of a botanical graphic, Bittersweet Nightshade. It comes from a 1916 medical and health book. This would be wonderful on a greeting card. Enjoy!
Sunday, April 19, 2009
Saturday, April 18, 2009
Here are three cute die cuts of the letters, Q, M, and J. They were found in a Victorian scrapbook. I wish I had the whole set of the 26 letters of the alphabet, but I only found these letters at a local antique shop.
Friday, April 17, 2009
I've given you two versions of this lovely bird graphic, one with the border and one without the border. This is a beautiful Victorian hand whimsy from my 1879 scrapbook. These are so popular in antique scrapbooks and so fun to use in projects. I hope you enjoy!
Thursday, April 16, 2009
Wednesday, April 15, 2009
These black and white illustrations of hands holding pens were taken from a Victorian book on etiquette. The top illustration shows the correct way of holding a pen when writing, and the second one shows an incorrect way of holding a pen.
Tuesday, April 14, 2009
These pieces of antique fashion clip art were taken from an 1870's Victorian Scrapbook. These Victorian die cuts are so elegant and charming.
Monday, April 13, 2009
This antique, fashion clip art was taken from a Victorian storybook. I just love the girl's hat and the way the bodice of her dress is designed to cross around her body. They're lovely!
Sunday, April 12, 2009
Isn't this is a beautiful image taken from a Victorian Valentine? The soft colors, the pink roses, the adorable cherub, and the heart frame make this a truly spectacular piece of clip art for any Valentine project. Enjoy!
Saturday, April 11, 2009
This is beautiful pansy clip art on an antique Victorian advertisement card. The colors are vibrant and gorgeous. How lovely would this be as a hang tag or gift tag?
Friday, April 10, 2009
Here is an image taken from an antique book that would make a wonder background image or texture. This is the page where the chapter, Friendship, begins. I love the aged look of the page of this antique, Victorian book, and the words are wonderful as well. I have used this image a few times to decorate scrapbooking pages.
Thursday, April 9, 2009
Wednesday, April 8, 2009
Here is an antique, black and white photo of a newlywed couple dressed in Edwardian, wedding fashion.
Tuesday, April 7, 2009
This is a cute little clip art of a ship with sails and rigging. I created this piece of clip art from a Victorian die cut from my 1879 scrapbook. It's an intricate little design with its many thin, tiny pieces, and so very pretty. I hope you enjoy!
Monday, April 6, 2009
Oh, what I wouldn't give to live there! Isn't that beautiful? Doesn't that look peaceful? Well, I can always dream. This idyllic scene is a lovely color plate from an antique Victorian book of poetry.
Sunday, April 5, 2009
These four antique postcard clip arts would make wonderful backgrounds for any paper or digital project. All the elements, the handwriting, stamp, postmark, and the distressed wear of the paper make for beautiful graphic designs. And, postcard back clip art is one of my very favorites.
Saturday, April 4, 2009
These beautifully detailed woodblock prints were taken from an antique Victorian book. The artistry of these black and white illustrations of couples is breathtaking.
Friday, April 3, 2009
These four, ethereal beauties were found in an 1879 Victorian Scrapbook. They were still in great condition, so making them into flower clip art was thankfully easy.
Thursday, April 2, 2009
This is beautiful antique clip art of a baby taken from a Victorian Baby book. Below, I've provided some .png files of a different version of this antique baby clip art for digital scrapbooking:
This first is a .png of the above image.
Wednesday, April 1, 2009
Free Clip Art of Women: 4 Victorian Die Cuts of Women and Flowers, Rose, Iris, Pansy, and Morning Glory
These are some spectacular, Victorian die cuts from an 1879 antique scrapbook. Each one is incredibly beautiful! I just love how each woman is decorated with the colorful pansies, roses, iris, and Morning Glories.