1899 French Silk – Seamless Tiles And Printable Papers

I have another set of papers for you today, based on a piece of 1899 French Silk Fabric:

Wings of Whimsy: 1899 French Silk Fabric Seamless Tile - free for personal use

I have made the fabric into a seamless tile for you, and also created a second version where the pattern is part reversed. And then I have played around with the colors for both patterns:

Wings of Whimsy: 1899 French Silk Fabric Seamless Tile - free for personal use

Wings of Whimsy: 1899 French Silk Fabric Seamless Tile - free for personal use

Wings of Whimsy: 1899 French Silk Fabric Seamless Tile - free for personal useWings of Whimsy: 1899 French Silk Fabric Seamless Tile - free for personal use

Wings of Whimsy: 1899 French Silk Fabric Seamless Tile - free for personal useWings of Whimsy: 1899 French Silk Fabric Seamless Tile - free for personal use

Wings of Whimsy: 1899 French Silk Fabric Seamless Tile - free for personal useAnd as usual, here are some paper samples for you, using my tiles:

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These files are free for your personal use and enjoyment 🙂

Love&Light

1880 Patterns – Seamless Tiles And Textured Papers

Since I figured out how to create seamless tiles, I’m constantly on the lookout for vintage stuff that can be “patternized” 😀

I have quite a few great patterns brewing in my magic kettle… but here is a set I have worked on from The Graphics Fairy Scraps (formerly known as the Background Fairy). She has these offered already as overlays, but I have cleaned them up and made seamless tiles, enabling resizing of all sorts, and a more versatile use.

These tiles have another thing in common, they are PNG-files, meaning the backgrounds are transparent. If you have a pretty textured paper, printing these on top, will allow the paper to show through. Or you can layer them in countless ways if you are using software like photoshop.

Wings of Whimsy: Lattice Cross Seamless Tile - PNG - free for personal useWings of Whimsy: Fleur De Lis Seamless Tile - PNG - free for personal useWings of Whimsy: Simple Swirl Seamless Tile - PNG - free for personal use

I also made a sample pink paper with each of these, again featuring the damask-texture I simply can’t live without…:

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I’d love to hear which pattern is your favorite! And keep looking back for more patterns, seamless tiles and free printable papers 🙂

The files are free for your personal use and enjoyment 🙂

I used the following elements for these designs:

1880 Lattice With Crosses Overlay – The Graphics Fairy Scraps

1880 Fleur De Lis Overlay – The Graphics Fairy Scraps

1880 Simple Swirls Overlay – The Graphics Fairy Scraps

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Stars N Stripes Gone Wild

When a dear reader requested the Stars N Stripes Candy Color papers, I sat down to compile them all (27 free printable papers, including the original 1890 Vintage Style Papers!!) and in the process some ideas came to mind what one could do with these, other than use them as card backgrounds and for wrapping or journaling. So I and the girls have had a festive day crafting with them, me on the puter and the girls with scissors and twine:

Wings of Whimsy: Stars N Stripes Pyramid Gift Boxes - free printables for personal use Wings of Whimsy: Stars N Stripes Pyramid Gift Boxes - free printables for personal use

Of course you all get to share in our wild crafting spree! Click below to download high quality pdf with the pyramid boxes, suitable for party favors, and super easy to make, my girls (age 9 and 10) are making these in about 5 minutes:

Wings of Whimsy: Stars N Stripes Pyramid Boxes - free for personal use

Download PrintableAnd PARTY bunting, ready to mix and match in whatever style you prefer, with your own wording or embellishment, or print the first 5 flags for an instant party garland 🙂 If you want a longer garland without much extra work, just print the first 5 flags with letters and 4 or 6 plain flags to add in between the letters:

Wings of Whimsy: Stars N Stripes Vintage Style PARTY Bunting - free for personal use

Or use the plain flag or the flag with the frame but no letters to add your own wording or designs (all 7 flags are included in the pdf-file):
Wings of Whimsy: Stars N Stripes Customizable Vintage Style Bunting - free for personal useDownload Printable

This garland should be well suited for a 4th of July Vintage Style Party 🙂

Next up is bunting with the candy colors, suited for any kind of summer party:

Wings of Whimsy: Stars N Stripes Color PARTY Bunting - free for personal use

Download PrintableAnd customizable to your hearts content! Here too, you can print the ready made garland above, and add extra plain flags from the file below. Or you can use the file below to mix and match and embellish your very own funky garland 😀 If you like the font but want other letters, the alphabet I have used for these can be found HERE.

Wings of Whimsy: Stars N Stripes Customizable Bunting - free for personal useWings of Whimsy: Stars N Stripes Customizable Bunting - free for personal useWings of Whimsy: Stars N Stripes Customizable Bunting - free for personal useWings of Whimsy: Stars N Stripes Customizable Bunting - free for personal use

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I have used the following elements for these designs:

Oval Ornate Vintage Frame – Doodlecraft

Stars N Stripes Seamless Tiles – Wings of Whimsy

Vintage Alphabet PNGs – Wings of Whimsy

Pyramid Gift Box – Wings of Whimsy

Bunting Flags – Wings of Whimsy

These files are free for your personal use and enjoyment 🙂 I hope you will use them for one wild and crazy party this summer 🙂

Love&Light

1890 Stars N Stripes – Free Tiles & 27 Printable Papers

I know a large country across the Atlantic will be celebrating their National Day soon, more specific on 4th of July. And for those celebrations, people will be using Stars N Stripes to decorate 😀

Wings of Whimsy: 1890 Stars N Stripes - Seamless Tile - free for personal use

So I’ve cleaned up the pattern from an 1890 fabric, made a seamless tile and some printable papers. These would be great for card making and other 4th of July vintage style crafting!

Wings of Whimsy: 1890 Stars N Stripes - Printable Paper - free for personal use Wings of Whimsy: 1890 Stars N Stripes - Printable Paper - free for personal use Wings of Whimsy: 1890 Stars N Stripes - Printable Paper - free for personal use

To make these interesting for those not celebrating 4th of July, I figured how about tweaking the colors, and they’d be suited for a fun summer party 😀

Wings of Whimsy: Stars N Stripes - Seamless Tile - free for personal useWings of Whimsy: Stars N Stripes - Seamless Tile - free for personal useWings of Whimsy: Stars N Stripes - Seamless Tile - free for personal useWings of Whimsy: Stars N Stripes - Seamless Tile - free for personal useWings of Whimsy: Stars N Stripes - Seamless Tile - free for personal useWings of Whimsy: Stars N Stripes - Seamless Tile - free for personal useWings of Whimsy: Stars N Stripes - Seamless Tile - free for personal useWings of Whimsy: Stars N Stripes - Seamless Tile - free for personal use

So here are 8 fun candy colors and B&W seamless tiles for you. I’ve also made all these into printable papers, click Download below to download ALL 27 papers (including the 3 first ones) in one high quality PDF-file 🙂

Wings of Whimsy: Stars N Stripes Printable Papers - free for personal useWings of Whimsy: Stars N Stripes Printable Papers - free for personal useWings of Whimsy: Stars N Stripes Printable Papers - free for personal useWings of Whimsy: Stars N Stripes Printable Papers - free for personal useDownload Printable

The files are free for your personal use and enjoyment 🙂

Love&Light

Summertime Bunting Vintage Style

I love bunting!! It’s not very common in Norway, but I use it as much as I can. However, some seasonal variations are appropriate… and I just realized I don’t really have a garland for summer… so of course I set out to make one 😀

Wings of Whimsy: Summertime Bunting Vintage Style - free printable for personal use

Wings of Whimsy: Summertime Bunting Vintage Style - free printable for personal use

The small garland is printed on one sheet of photo paper, choosing Page Scaling: Multiple Pages Per Sheet: Custom: 2 x5:

Wings of Whimsy: Summertime Bunting Vintage Style - free printable for personal use

Here’s the preview, click on it to download the high quality PDF, of course with the correct amount of M’s…lol There are two different M’s and two different E’s in my garland, if you wish, you can choose to use only one of each. Or print just the first 6 flags for a shorter garland making up the word SUMMER:

Wings of Whimsy: Summertime Bunting Vintage Style - free for personal use

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Wings of Whimsy: Summertime Bunting Vintage Style - free printable for personal use

Wings of Whimsy: Summertime Bunting Vintage Style - free printable for personal use Wings of Whimsy: Summertime Bunting Vintage Style - free printable for personal use

For the medium garland I printed 2 flags per sheet, and crocheted the strings and edging. Let me know if anyone is interested in the details about how I did this, and I will make a tutorial and upload for you 😉 I only had the pale blue cotton yarn used in the pictures available, and I was too impatient to wait for the store to open on Monday.  (Edit on Monday: I’m now working on a large 6-flag garland, using shiny apricot cotton yarn, it makes the garland even more smashing!)

I used letters from two different French 1882 Typography sheets, vectorized them and made pngs. Here are the PNG files (transparent background) with my summer colors and my fave damask texture (I use it for e-v-e-r-y-t-h-i-n-g atm), for you to share in the fun:

Wings of Whimsy: French 1882 Capitals Summer Colors PNG (transparent background) - free for personal useWings of Whimsy: French 1882 Letters Summer Colors PNG (transparent background) - free for personal use

Wings of Whimsy: French 1882 Capitals Original Colors PNG (transparent background) - free for personal useWings of Whimsy: French 1882 Letters Original Colors PNG (transparent background) - free for personal use

And I also posted the png-files with original colors, for you 🙂

These files are free for your personal use and enjoyment.

I used the following elements for this design:

Ornamental Letter I – Wings of Whimsy

French 1882 Typography – pillpat (Agence Eureka)

Back of Old Photo – The Graphics Fairy

Love&Light