DIY · Ephemera

The 2016 Calendar – Vintage Style

Following my tradition since this blog was new, I'm presenting a new Vintage Style Calendar for the coming year: The Calendar Frame is from a 1924 French Almanac. The numerals I used to write 2016 are from the 1881 New Spencerian Compendium. Let me know if you are interested in the complete set, and I… Continue reading The 2016 Calendar – Vintage Style

DIY · Ephemera

1890 Thomas Nast’s Christ Kindchen

On Christmas Day, I would like to share this angelic image of the Christ Child: I also used this image to create a digital stamp: The file is PNG, meaning it has a transparent background. This allows for it to be easily layered in your digital projects 🙂 These files are free for your personal use… Continue reading 1890 Thomas Nast’s Christ Kindchen


Merry Christmas – Old Santa GIF (animated file)

Merry Christmas to everyone! The file is free for your personal use and enjoyment. Go to the download folder below to grab your high quality copy 🙂 Did you enjoy this post? If you are not already a confirmed follower of Wings of Whimsy, please click “Follow”  to register and make sure you don't miss any… Continue reading Merry Christmas – Old Santa GIF (animated file)

DIY · Ephemera · Norwegian

Christmas Ballerinas Lantern

Are you short of one little gift to someone, or want to add a little extra with a gift? How about creating this very easy Christmas Ballerinas Lantern: I have used a vintage Norgesglass (Norwegian Mason Jars) and tucked the printable inside the jar, with the outer rim screwed on, but the lid is off.… Continue reading Christmas Ballerinas Lantern

Ephemera · Postcards

Jenny Nyström Christmas Postcards

Completing the Scandinavian Theme of this December, I would like to introduce you to the artist Jenny Nyström: Jenny was born in Kalmar, Sweden in 1854, and became one of Scandinavias most beloved artist. She was especially well know for her numerous Christmas cards. I grew up with reproductions of Jenny Nyström postcards, and to me they… Continue reading Jenny Nyström Christmas Postcards

DIY · Ephemera · Norwegian

Norwegian Royal Family Christmas Tags

For those just wrapping the last few gifts, you might enjoy these Vintage GOD JUL Norwegian Royal Family Christmas Tags: Princess Ragnhild was born on June 9th 1930 and Princess Astrid was born on February 12th 1932. Their younger brother, King Harald was born 21st of February 1937, so the photos for these adorable gift tags… Continue reading Norwegian Royal Family Christmas Tags

DIY · Ephemera · Norwegian

Vintage Woven Christmas Heart Basket – Part 15

Here is the ninth set of small Christmas Heart Baskets – for you to intermix and have fun with! Print (at least) two sheets of your choosing, and start weaving hearts 😀 I used my Christmas Hearts for a Christmas Workshop for the international students at our University College, and although I showed many times… Continue reading Vintage Woven Christmas Heart Basket – Part 15