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Pretty Data – Royal Masks Printable

I have not shared any Pretty Data posts with you in a long, long time! Fear not, I have not given up on my research, and hope to continue my series soon! While we wait, here is a pair of fun King and Queen masks: I recommend my usual method of glueing the sheet to… Continue reading Pretty Data – Royal Masks Printable

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Antique Seed Catalog Reinvented: 1921 Henderson’s Red Swirl Labels

By the 1920ies, the seed catalogs have ceased to be colorful works of art, depicting the various flowers. Instead they now feature black and white photograpies, surely a marvel to the readers of the time, but for us, these catalogs are sadly boring. However, some fun artwork can still be found, and reinvented, like this red… Continue reading Antique Seed Catalog Reinvented: 1921 Henderson’s Red Swirl Labels

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Antique Seed Catalog Reinvented: 1914 Miss Ella V. Baines Rose Clocks 2,5″ Tags

Since I ended up with 12 different Rose Clocks, I could not resist gathering them all as 2,5" tags on a sheet:    Another idea is using the pretty vintage rose page from the 1914 Miss Ella V. Baines Seed Catalog "as is"! Just print it out and cut it into strips to make tape… Continue reading Antique Seed Catalog Reinvented: 1914 Miss Ella V. Baines Rose Clocks 2,5″ Tags

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Antique Seed Catalog Reinvented: 1914 Miss Ella V. Baines Rose Clocks No 4 of 4

And finally, the fourth set of 3 Rose Clocks is also based on the same page of vintage roses from the 1914 Miss Ella V. Baines Seed Catalog: If your printer can handle printing all the way to the edges, this sheet at 100% will come out with a perfect size to fit on CD's (120mm).… Continue reading Antique Seed Catalog Reinvented: 1914 Miss Ella V. Baines Rose Clocks No 4 of 4

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Antique Seed Catalog Reinvented: 1914 Miss Ella V. Baines Rose Clocks No 3 of 4

For the third set of 3 Rose Clocks I also used the same page of vintage roses from the 1914 Miss Ella V. Baines Seed Catalog: If your printer can handle printing all the way to the edges, this sheet at 100% will come out with a perfect size to fit on CD's (120mm). Meaning… Continue reading Antique Seed Catalog Reinvented: 1914 Miss Ella V. Baines Rose Clocks No 3 of 4

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Antique Seed Catalog Reinvented: 1914 Miss Ella V. Baines Rose Clocks No 2 of 4

The second set of 3 Rose Clocks comes from the same page of vintage roses from the 1914 Miss Ella V. Baines Seed Catalog: If your printer can handle printing all the way to the edges, this sheet at 100% will come out with a perfect size to fit on CD's (120mm). Meaning you can… Continue reading Antique Seed Catalog Reinvented: 1914 Miss Ella V. Baines Rose Clocks No 2 of 4

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Antique Seed Catalog Reinvented: 1914 Miss Ella V. Baines Rose Clocks No 1 of 4

I used an amazing page of vintage roses from the 1914 Miss Ella V. Baines Seed Catalog to design a series of 12 Rose Clocks, here is the first set of 3: If your printer can handle printing all the way to the edges, this sheet at 100% will come out with a perfect size… Continue reading Antique Seed Catalog Reinvented: 1914 Miss Ella V. Baines Rose Clocks No 1 of 4

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Antique Seed Catalog Reinvented – 1918 Dingee Guide to Rose Culture

Here is a second Dingee Guide to Rose Culture design I created, with the 1918 Seed Catalog back cover: The stunning Black Beauty in my rose frame is from The Hugh Magnum Photography Collection at Duke University, another fabulous source for black portraits! And here is the frame as a PNG-file too (transparent background), for you… Continue reading Antique Seed Catalog Reinvented – 1918 Dingee Guide to Rose Culture

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Antique Seed Catalog Reinvented – 1915 Dingee Guide to Rose Culture

I shared a few reinvented antique Seed Catalogs with you this summer, but truth be told, they were only the tip of the iceberg... I reinvented MANY of those Antique Seed Catalogs...:-P I'm not sure I will bore you with all of them, but I might be sharing a few every now and then... lol! So… Continue reading Antique Seed Catalog Reinvented – 1915 Dingee Guide to Rose Culture

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Reinvented 1909 Wood Carved Mirrors

From the 1909 "A Manual of Wood Carving" I bring you my reinvented Wood Carved Mirrors: They are real size paper mirrors 🙂 I printed my sheet of mirrors on Canon matte photo paper (160g), glued the sheet with spray glue to a piece of thin cardboard (cereal box) and cut out the mirrors. I inked the… Continue reading Reinvented 1909 Wood Carved Mirrors