Friday, July 31, 2009
Wouldn't this make a cute gift tag?! This is the cover of Victorian storybook, and it's so pretty. I love using the images of Victorian storybooks because they are so distressed, giving any project a ready-made, antique look. Enjoy!
Wednesday, July 29, 2009
Monday, July 27, 2009
This vintage postcard was an interesting find in a local antique shop. On the front of the postcard there aren't any greetings or any suggestion as to the subject of the photo. However, it's a beautiful image of a pretty girl that could be used for so many projects. I hope you enjoy!
Saturday, July 25, 2009
Wouldn't this image be lovely on the front of a birthday card or as the decoration on a gift tag? This birthday clip art was created from a vintage postcard. Enjoy!
Friday, July 24, 2009
This is a cute, sweet image of an Edwardian couple, possibly courting, going out for a walk. I can't image how uncomfortable it must have been for those women going out for a walk in all those layers of clothes. It really is something! This image comes from a vintage postcard. I hope you enjoy!
Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Vintage Graphic Design Religious Architecture: Black and White Illustration from Vintage Catholic Bible
This vintage graphic design is taken from a vintage Catholic bible. It's a simple page element, but I thought it would be lovely for any project you may have in mind. It's also got the look of religious architecture. I've given you two options: the black and white original and a colorized version. Enjoy!
Monday, July 20, 2009
These adorable vintage images are from a Victorian baby book. I've made a digital collage sheet of the baby clip art, which can be used for a fun project celebrating the birth of a baby. I hope you enjoy!
Saturday, July 18, 2009
This charming little piece of flower clip art is from a Victorian die cut. It's what's known as a hand whimsy. Usually, Victorian scrapbooks are full of these little gems, and mine is no exception. This particular pink rose die cut is one of my favorites. I've given you both the .jpg and .png files for this image. Enjoy!
Friday, July 17, 2009
This beautiful piece of clip art of a pretty woman is from a vintage advertising card for Chickering Pianos. The colors are gorgeous!
Wednesday, July 15, 2009
How sweet is this vintage image of a cat and her kitten?! This is a vintage postcard I found in an antique shop. How could I resist?! I love cats, and this image makes me smile every time I look at it. And, I love the little description at the bottom of the postcard, which reads, "Just We Two". Enjoy!
Monday, July 13, 2009
Isn't this a lovely image? This piece of fashion clip art was taken from an Edwardian clothes catalog. This is a cute vintage, teal, straw hat, one of my favorite colors, with a yellow ribbon. I've given you the .jpg, .png, and .png with drop shadow files for this image. I hope you enjoy!
Saturday, July 11, 2009
This is a pretty piece of horse clip art. It's a Victorian die cut from my 1879 Victorian scrapbook. By the look of the fancy reins that the black horse is wearing, it might be a circus horse. I hope you enjoy using this vintage image in your projects!
Friday, July 10, 2009
Wednesday, July 8, 2009
Perfect for a journaling spot or tag, this image is of an index page from a Victorian photo album. The distressed look of the paper adds so much charm to the image as well, giving it an antiqued look. Enjoy!
Monday, July 6, 2009
This lovely piece of clip art was taken from the front page of a vintage book of sheet music. The song is entitled, "In Time of Roses," and these red roses decorate the cover. I love using flower graphics in my scrapbooking, and I hope that this image inspired you to create something beautiful. Enjoy!
Saturday, July 4, 2009
This is most typically how cats in the Victorian Era were portrayed, as more wild than domesticated. Regardless, this Victorian die cut of a tabby cat is very pretty. I've given you both the .jpg and .png files of this piece of cat clip art. Enjoy!
Friday, July 3, 2009
This is an interesting vintage flag graphic from an old book on ships. The flags shown here were used as code for the alphabet and for sending other messages. Enjoy!
Wednesday, July 1, 2009
This is a beautiful vintage Victorian scrap card from my 1879 scrapbook. The tiny easel and painting with the red and pink carnations are just lovely.