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Vintage Milk Glass Jar Gift Wrap

I had fun "lifting" the various patterns from one of my Vintage Milk Glass Jars, and using them to design Vintage Folklore Gift Wrapping: The main pattern: The lid pattern:The lid border: I turned the 3 elements into a set of Milk Glas Jar Gift Wrapping! First there is 4 different wrapping papers, all in… Continue reading Vintage Milk Glass Jar Gift Wrap

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DIY · Ephemera · Norwegian

Vintage Milk Glass Jar Advent Calendar

Every time I've visited the local thrift stores over the last 3 years, I have been looking to score these vintage milk glass jars: The jars were originally sold in Norway in the 70ies, containing powdered bouillon. The quality resembles Pyrex; the red Norwegian Folklore decor is burned onto the glass, and they keep amazingly well! The… Continue reading Vintage Milk Glass Jar Advent Calendar

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Calendar Sunday – Frances Brundage Ladies 1899

Frances Brundage has oh so many beautiful illustrations, so of course I'm including a calendar from her: Make this calendar for yourself, or why not make the calendar as a gift? These files are free for your personal use and enjoyment. Go to the download folder below to grab your high quality copy 🙂 Did… Continue reading Calendar Sunday – Frances Brundage Ladies 1899

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Christmas Ladies 1902 – Frances Brundage Tags

The lovely 1902 Christmas Ladies I used for these tags are believed to be painted by Frances Brundage: I hope these will be added to some of your gifts this season 🙂 INSTRUCTIONS: Print the tag sheet on cardstock, I use Canon Matte photopaper (170g). Attach the tag sheet to thin cardboard with spray glue, I save… Continue reading Christmas Ladies 1902 – Frances Brundage Tags

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Christmas Ornaments Type 5 – Day 3

Here comes the last batch of type 5 of the easy paper Christmas ornaments in various vintage bauble shapes: I highly recommend using the technique from Type 4, by glueing the pieces back to back before cutting around the outer sides, but you must cut away the inside parts first: INSTRUCTIONS: Print the ornament on cardstock,… Continue reading Christmas Ornaments Type 5 – Day 3

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Christmas Ornaments Type 5 – Day 1

I hope you are up for type 5 of the easy paper Christmas ornaments in various vintage bauble shapes! This type is the most labor intensive to make, since there is more fussy cutting than on the other ones. But it might also be the most impressive ornament: I highly recommend using the technique from Type… Continue reading Christmas Ornaments Type 5 – Day 1

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Christmas Ornaments Type 4 – Day 4

Type 4 of the easy paper Christmas ornaments in various vintage bauble shapes is long and narrow, resembling an isicle. Here are the last 4 ornaments of this type: Type 4 is probably the easiest type to make, just accordion fold it, and glue it together before cutting out the sides: You can also adapt… Continue reading Christmas Ornaments Type 4 – Day 4

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Christmas Ornaments Type 4 – Day 3

Type 4 of the easy paper Christmas ornaments in various vintage bauble shapes is long and narrow, resembling an isicle: Type 4 is probably the easiest type to make, just accordion fold it, and glue it together before cutting out the sides: You can also adapt this technique to the other ornaments (Type 1-3), glueing… Continue reading Christmas Ornaments Type 4 – Day 3