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Vintage Ladies By Request

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Another requested post coming at you this Friday. Vintage ladies! I love these old photos, and have quite a collection of my own growing. I will be adding more vintage photos in the coming weeks, so keep a lookout for new freebies. Also, don't forget that Monday's I add three free digital stamps, so come on over and check out The Repository for some great freebies, as well as some of my designs available for purchase. Happy crafting! ⌛✂✏🎀📎📏📖







Birds By Request

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So, I did a poll in the group to see what people were looking for, and I have a few subjects to search for. Today's offerings are a couple of vintage bird images and illustrations. My next search will include vintage photography, so look for that next week. In the meantime, I'll keep looking for requested items, and have more to add in the coming weeks. The poll is still open, so drop by The Repository and put in your comments if you are looking for something particular. Happy crafting!! 💚😁📎✂✏📏












Hats & Portraits

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This blog post is running late!! Today has been a busy day. (Actually, the whole week has been!) But, there is the old cliche` Better late than never! Today's offering are two advertising goodies from a magazine, dated in the 1800's. Two gorgeous men's hat adverts, in the original blue and a sepia version. Also an ad for household art, in a whole page and just the images. Also remember to visit/join The Repository for more free goodies every week. Happy crafting!!   



At the Market & Worn Book Cover

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Since I don't 'do' the typical holidays that most people do, I thought I would share a representation of the fall seasonal with a market harvest. Those who make gardens are gathering in the crops this time of year. As usual, there are three versions: bright, faded, and sepia. Along with that are a front and back book cover, worn and raggedy, that would make a great base for dark themes. Be sure and check out The Repository for more great freebies. Happy crafting!  ✒✂💌📖📚









From the Land of the Rising Sun

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For those of you that like Asian themes and illustrations, this post is for you! These particular illustrations come from vintage ship menus and hotel brochures. They are perfect for tags, journaling cards, pages, and a host of other ephemera. Please visit The Repository to get more goodies. (Please answer all required questions to join.) Have fun!! 📋📌📎📏📖🔖✂✏






More Patterned Paper

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I find that I really enjoy looking for patterned papers. All the different designs and colors are unique, one-of-a-kind ephemera. These would make great writing pages for journals, base images to build mixed media on, cutouts, pockets, tucks, and tags of all shapes. The ideas are endless! I share these files and more in The Repository so take a look for other files I share there Monday thru Friday. Happy crafting!! ⏳✂✏📕📖📜





Patterned Papers

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In my ramblings this week, I found these gorgeous patterned papers that I just had to share. I know, technically, the first two are book covers, but it's the pattern that is so unique. These would make great tags, backgrounds for mixed media, pockets - you name it! Have fun with these patterns, and create something beautiful! Don't forget to hop over to The Repository for more free goodies, or join to get a notification when new things are added. I add new files almost every week day! ⏳✂✉✏🎁💡📂📃📖📎📏📜












More Double Page Ephemera Fun

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I, for one, am a great fan of vintage advertising. Not only are they an interesting read (like why some contraptions are not made anymore) but they have some unique illustrations to help sell their product. So, I decided to share another five of these double paged ads, since the response was so good last week. Enjoy!







Double Page Advertisements

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This week I have found some double-page adverts from a late 1800's catalog. I have made them to print out a full 8.5 inches wide and 5.5 inches tall. So, they would be great as signature centers, or smaller pages within a signature. Or they can be cut in two to make tags, pockets, or a host of other ephemera. Be sure to hop over to The Repository for more freebies. In addition to the free five on Friday, I am now sharing 3 png (transparent stamp) files each Monday. They live on a page of the blog called The Stamp Stockroom. Plus, I am sharing some of my free textures, backgrounds, and ephemera I have designed on the other days. Happy crafting! 💚💛💡📁📕📖📜🎨✀📏