Thursday, August 30, 2012
I couldn't quite get this one to come out right when I tried it. It's very complicated. Well, it was for me. This is a vintage graphic of a shadow puppet of a bull. This comes from an antique Victorian Goody's Fashion book. Enjoy!
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Free Journaling Spot for Digital Scrapbooking: Bird Clip Art Vintage Journaling Spot African Trogon Bird Illustration
This is a vintage journaling spot designed with a vintage bird illustration from a natural history book. This is an African Trogon Bird. I've given you several colorized versions of the journaling spot to chose from. And, I've given you both the .jpg and the .png files of the bird illustration. I hope you enjoy creating with this graphic design in your next digital or paper scrapbooking project!
Handwritten backgrounds are one of my most favorite digital images to work with in my projects. This image of a vintage postcard back written in French and sent in 1909 is perfect! I've given you three versions: the original, a black and white illustration, and the .png file. The distressed look adds so much interest to any project. Enjoy!
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
I love Victorian die cuts! They make some of the loveliest pieces of clip art. This flower clip art is a beautiful rose bouquet of pink and red roses with all those wonderful leaves, making for a festive contrast. They look freshly picked! I've given you both the .jpg and the .png files. I hope you enjoy!
This red rose image is from a pretty, little Victorian die cut. I've given you both the .jpg and .png files of this flower clip art. Enjoy!
Monday, August 27, 2012
This is a black and white illustration of a rabbit shadow puppet from a Victorian Goody's Fashion book. This one is actually quite easy; however, the mouth was a little tricky to do at first. Enjoy!
Wow! Isn't this stunning? This beautiful fan clip art is from a vintage postcard. When I saw this beauty, I knew I had to separate it out and make it a .png file as well. It's so lovely! I know you're going to enjoy this one!
Sunday, August 26, 2012
These vintage hand clip arts are from a palmistry book, showing examples of hand shapes. I've given you both the .jpg and .png files of these hand images. I hope you enjoy!
This black and white vintage photo is taken from an Edwardian book on etiquette. Socializing was much, much more formal 100 years ago. However, we still exchange business cards today and in a more formal way. I hope you enjoy!
Saturday, August 25, 2012
Here is a lovely piece of vintage clip art used to design a journaling spot. The border clip art comes from a vintage photo I posted a few days ago. I've given you both the .jpg and .png files of this journaling design so you can use it in both your paper and digital scrapbooking projects. And, I've given you a colorized version as well. I hope you enjoy!
This is the last in a series of digital collage sheets features bird clip art of bird skeletons. I found these bird images in a vintage natural history book and thought they were very interesting. I hope you enjoy!
Friday, August 24, 2012
Even though this vintage postcard is distressed, it's still lovely and would make a wonderful decoration in any project, especially a birthday project. The red rose image in the heart frame is so pretty! I hope you enjoy!
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
This piece of vintage clip art would be great decorating a gift tag! Birthdays, Mother's Day, anniversary, or Christmas are perfect for using this image to create a lovely tag. I love the flower images, especially the flowers spelling out the word, 'Aunt'. Enjoy!
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
This black and white photo is from a 1906 book on etiquette. It shows a young couple being introduced by a matron.Yes, it's very formal, but it's also very charming. I hope you enjoy!
This is a pretty piece of flower clip art of red and pink roses. This flower illustration comes from a vintage postcard. I love these images of flowers in baskets because they can be used to decorate almost any project. I hope you enjoy!
Monday, August 20, 2012
These are black and white illustrations from a vintage natural history book of bird skeletons. I hope you enjoy!
This vintage graphic design is from a vintage book on curtain design and manufacturing, which I designed into a journal spot for digital or paper scrapbooking. I've given you two color options: black and aqua. I hope you enjoy!
Sunday, August 19, 2012
This beautiful vintage animal illustration is from a Victorian Era natural history book. I love the two Sea Lions at the bottom of the image. It looks as if they're kissing. You usually always see them doing this, and I think it's adorable. I hope you enjoy!
This is a wonderful image from an 1883 antique almanack for the month of September. And, it's great that the days match up for the current year of 2012. So, if you've got any birthdays to celebrate next month or any other special September projects, this piece of antique clip art is perfect! I hope you enjoy!
Saturday, August 18, 2012
Aren't these luscious-looking plums? This piece of fruit clip art of plums is from a vintage seed catalog and it shows four varieties of plums: Shropshire Damson, Moore's Arctic, Red June, and Bradshaw. I hope you enjoy!
From a modern standpoint, these pictures are humorous; however, in 1906 etiquette and table manners were taken very seriously, especially in public. These two vintage, black and white photos show some common table errors, or breaches of etiquette. I hope you enjoy!
Friday, August 17, 2012
Isn't this vintage postcard lovely? The colors and the design are spectacular and vibrant? If you have sister, then this vintage image would be a wonderful decoration on a gift tag or a greeting card for her. Enjoy!
This is the last of the wonderful vintage advertising clip art from the McNess' cook book. This one is advertising cool, summer drinks in 5, popular flavors: orange, lemon, grape, raspberry, and wild cherry. Yummy! Wouldn't this be great decorating an invitation for a summer party? I hope you enjoy!
Thursday, August 16, 2012
Isn't this rose clip art lovely? I have used this rose graphic several times to makes greeting cards for friends. The sentiment is perfect for conveying just how I feel about the many friends I have in my life. I hope you enjoy!
These pieces of frame clip art are so versatile and so pretty with the gold berries and red hearts. Not only can they be used as a frame, but also as a border, and as a label design. I've given you two versions of the frame image along with the .png formats for each. I hope you enjoy!
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
This is a Victorian illustration of a shadow puppet from a Goody's Fashion Book from the 1890's. Did you try it? I hope you enjoy!