Free Vintage

Some free and awesome sources for vintage/antique ephemera:

A – D

Altered Artifacts

Antique Images

Artefacts Antique Images

Astrid’s Artistic Efforts

Biodiversity Heritage Library on Flickr

Boston Public Library on Flickr

Bumble Button

Cemerony

Clearly Vintage

Craftmanspace

Digital Stamps Design

Digital Two For Tuesday

E – L

EK Duncan – My Fanciful Muse

First Floor Flat

Free Collage Sheets by Art and imagesbykim

Free Vintage Digital Stamps

Junking Gypsies

Just Something I Made

Leaping Frog Designs

Lilac & Lavender

M – S

Magic Moonlight Studio

Open Library

Papertraders

Pillpat on Flickr

Suzee Que on Flickr

Sweetly Scrapped

T – U

The Commons on Flickr

The Feathered Nest

The Graffical Muse

The Graphics Fairy

The Old Design Shop

The Paper Collector

The Vintage Moth

Three Little KittensΒ 

Tuck DB

V – Z

Vintage Ephemera

Vintage Papergoods

Vintage Printable

Zibi Vintage Scrap

These are some of my favorite free sources. I hope you will have fun exploring πŸ™‚

Love&Light

Gunnvor Karita

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34 thoughts on “Free Vintage

  1. I just found your site a little bit ago. I love it. Thank you for saving all these vintage pictures and other vintage items. These are the things I love.

  2. we are so lucky to be inspired by people such as you with such beautiful work and to be able to enjoy using it
    Thanks from Australia

    1. Hello Dear! Thank you for the lovely comment, and please accept my apologies for such a late answer! WordPress alerts me of new messages, but every once in a while I discover messages that has snuck in under the radar…lol! I’m very happy that you enjoy my site, and hope you will visit again and again πŸ™‚ xoxoxo

  3. I saved your list of sites for ephemera and pictures. I am so glad that you are sharing, I hope I can figure out how to make things with them.

    Jackie

    1. Thank you Dear πŸ™‚

      If you have not used graphics much, may I suggest you start with colalge sheets (that someone already created as easy printables for cutting out images by hand)? I have a few collage sheets here on WoW, and so does many of the sites I have listed here.

      Also you might want to look for projects that has a ready made printable of some sort, thus all you need to do is print the pages, and start crafting.

      Love & Light
      Gunnvor Karita

    1. Awww, thank you Sharon πŸ™‚ I’m vry happy you are finding inspirational things here on WoW! You should try some of my links too, they are the sites that inspire me and provide lots of free graphics πŸ™‚ xoxoxo

    1. Happy New Year to you too, Barbara πŸ™‚

      I created this page as a reference to myself, and I’m very pleased if others can enjoy it too πŸ˜€ There’s lots of free beautiful vintage stuff to find πŸ˜€ xoxoxo

  4. Thank you for offering such yummy pictures. I have a small booth in a local shop and would appreciate your permission to use some of the graphics for my scrappy projects – cards, bookmarks, etc. Is that permissible, or can I only use them for my personal projects and not to sell?? Thanks again.

  5. where will I find the printable??? I am very new to printing and crafting but I LOVE your site …!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    are you in the Northwest?? Seattle????

    1. Click on the Cherub Download button, and you will be taken to the download folder πŸ™‚ I’m in the northwestern part of Norway…lol! A small town called Volda: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volda I love easy, and trying to make easy projects, so poke around, and I’m sure you’ll find many projects that can be done with very simple tools and limited supplies. I think the main things you will need is a decent printer (and paper to go with it), glue and scissors πŸ˜€ Of course I have some projects that will ask for a bit more supplies, but you can ease into those a bit down the road. May I suggest a great starter project: https://wingsofwhimsy.wordpress.com/2013/05/03/rose-poem-pyramid-gift-box/ For his project you don’t even need glue, just a little twine or yarn to close the finished gift box πŸ™‚ xoxoxo

  6. Amazing. Just what I love and need. Thank you so much. Going to make all the sewing items. I feel spoiled.

  7. Hi,
    Merry Christmas….found your site through Pinterest….WOW!!!! I downloaded your Christmas cottages, printed, cut, glued, sprinkled some glue, some snowtex and they came out super adorable, they are hanging on a small tree in my office. Love it and thank you for your hardwork.

    Lily

    1. Thank you so much Lily πŸ™‚ I’m very pleased to hear that you have enjoyed creating a Christmas village! I’d love to see a picture, before you remove the seasonal decorations? I wish you a wonderful and happy New Year, and hope you find more inspirational projects here on WoW in the year to come πŸ™‚ xoxoxo

  8. Thanks so much for sharing your images. I’m also a cherub, or anything with wings fan. I’m the mother of five, granny of 9, and great gran of 6. I love crafting, and wish that some of the great grand kids will also be creative when they are a little older. Your background is absolutely beautiful. May you and your loved ones have a fantastic creative 2016. πŸ™‚ Wilhelmina south africa

  9. I Love this site. Thank you so much for sharing these wonderful pics. I’m a scrapbooker with a passion for the hobby. Please email me at JSLuv2scrap@yahoo.com I have a special request that I would rather not post here.

    1. YAY!!! You are the first person to report that you have tried these πŸ™‚ I’m so happy they worked for you! Did you use napkins, or did you print my Easter ephemera on paper towels? I would love to see pictures of your finished peat post πŸ™‚ xoxoxo

      1. Yes I used napkins as I don’t have a printer. I’ve loved yours ever since I’ve seen them so I did my twist on your idea!! If I can figure out how to post a picture …I will!

    1. Hello Gladys πŸ™‚

      Thank you for the lovely feedback πŸ™‚ Since you left the comment on my page for external links, I’m not sure which post you are referring to… please specify, and I’ll be happy to answer the best I can πŸ™‚ xoxoxo

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