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Fisk Soap Children

The notebook I used to create a work journal to take notes during meetings, came with the pink hard covers, so really sticking a few labels and some tab dividers onto it was all done in a few minutes, and I now have a uniqe and personalized journal 🙂 I could not resist also glueing… Continue reading Fisk Soap Children

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French 1876 Calendar Girls

For the back of my work journal, I used one of the adorable French 1876 Calendar Girls These are again French trade cards from the Victorian era, the originals were printed in chromolithography.   Find your high quality copy in the download folder, free for your personal use and enjoyment 🙂 Did you enjoy this post? If you… Continue reading French 1876 Calendar Girls

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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