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DIY Old Book Crafts – No 3 – Printed INSPIRE Garland

Here is a fun craft to do with old books:  Print INSPIRE directly onto the pages 😀    INSTRUCTIONS: Trim your pages to the precise same width, cutting with a ruler and a blade is useful to ensure precision. FLAGS: Measure the size of the page precisely, mine are 130mmx210mm. Create a custom setting for… Continue reading DIY Old Book Crafts – No 3 – Printed INSPIRE Garland

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DIY Old Book Crafts – No 2 – Embroidered CREATE Garland

Take a look at my second craft with old books: CREATE Embroidered Garland  INSTRUCTIONS: Cut out, paint & glitter your bookpages (how to do it HERE). Trim your pages to the same width. Measure the width of your pages and put a pencil mark in the middle, at the bottom edge. Cut the pages into triangles,… Continue reading DIY Old Book Crafts – No 2 – Embroidered CREATE Garland

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My Dream French Victorian Home 1841-1851

Over on Pinterest I've been pinning loads of wonderful illustrations from gorgeous Victorian and Edwardian homes. I thought today I would share a few of my favorite illustrations, all found in the Smithsonian Libraries, and free to use for personal crafty purposes. Cardmaking, gift bags & tags, journaling, or just to frame for stylish vintage… Continue reading My Dream French Victorian Home 1841-1851

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Christy Girls 1906 – Instant Art Printable

I'm celebrating today, with my post No 100 😀 Therefore I'm very happy to be able to combine two of my favorite themes for you, cherubs and pretty ladies, into one gorgeous post of beautiful Edwardian Christy Girls!! With cherub photomats and all, these lovely ladies are ready to print and frame 😀 Howard Chandler… Continue reading Christy Girls 1906 – Instant Art Printable

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Belles Fleurs 1833 by Pierre-Joseph Redouté

Did you enjoy my creative crafting printable bookpages recently? Art Recreations 1871 - 50 black and white bookpages with beautiful typography and artwork Les Evangiles 1864 - 97 (192) stunning illuminated bookpages from a French bible Both books were found via the Open Library, and today I'm going to share another Open Library book with… Continue reading Belles Fleurs 1833 by Pierre-Joseph Redouté

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Les Evangiles 1864 – Illuminated Victorian French Bible – 97 STUNNING Printable Bookpages

I think this will by far be my most stunning post to date: 97 pages from a Victorian French Bible, illuminated throughout, and with such artistry, it is breathtaking! Free for you to print at home! To have no misunderstanding about it, the original file is uploaded by Boston Public Library to the internet site… Continue reading Les Evangiles 1864 – Illuminated Victorian French Bible – 97 STUNNING Printable Bookpages

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Art Recreations 1871 – 50 Printable Bookpages for Creative Crafting

Have you ever come across those crafts that require the use of "old bookpages"? Being the creative crafters that you are, I'm sure you have... I have loved so many ideas: papercones, photomats, giftboxes, stationery, banners, tags... using those old bookpages as starting points for creative crafting of all sorts. But of course I don't… Continue reading Art Recreations 1871 – 50 Printable Bookpages for Creative Crafting