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DIY Christmas Paper Chains

From my childhood I vividly recall cutting paper chains for Christmas. We would cut free shapes, and just see what they turned out as. Usually we'd try to make Boys and Girls. The trick is to have your shapes connect on the sides, and for a more sturdy paper chain, they should connect in two… Continue reading DIY Christmas Paper Chains

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Walter Crane Cherubs 1900 – Seamless Tile & Printable Papers

From the most adorable Walter Crane book "The Baby's Bouquet - A fresh bunch of old rhymes and tunes" I created this seamless tile with cherubs: Here is what the original endpaper looks like: I used the seamless tile to make some pretty printable papers: Β  Β  Β  I also tested the tile in two… Continue reading Walter Crane Cherubs 1900 – Seamless Tile & Printable Papers

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1880 Patterns – Seamless Tiles And Textured Papers

Since I figured out how to create seamless tiles, I'm constantly on the lookout for vintage stuff that can be "patternized" πŸ˜€ I have quite a few great patterns brewing in my magic kettle... but here is a set I have worked on from The Graphics Fairy Scraps (formerly known as the Background Fairy). She… Continue reading 1880 Patterns – Seamless Tiles And Textured Papers