DIY · Ephemera

Giraud Fils Rosat-Genium Box

I came across a beautiful French Soap Box, so I turned it into a printable: The print wraps so nicely around the corners of this box šŸ™‚ I printed mine on cardstock, as ususal I chose Canon Photo Paper Matte (160 g). Score the folding lines, cut out, fold and use a glue roller to… Continue reading Giraud Fils Rosat-Genium Box

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Calendar Sunday – Fairbanks Fairy Soap 1899

I'm sharing a truly unique treat with you tonight, a very rare Fairbanks Fairy Soap 1899 Calendar with die cut oval openings for pictures: I put photos of my highly beloved Grandma Oddny in each of the openings. In the middle she is around 1 year old (spring 1910), the right photo is her around… Continue reading Calendar Sunday – Fairbanks Fairy Soap 1899

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Perfume Cottages – No 6: Vaissier Roses Du Congo (1900)

The 6th little Perfume Cottage is dressed up in a fabulous Vaissier Roses Du Congo label: The little cottagesĀ are very easy to make with a hot glue gun: INSTRUCTIONS: Print on cardstock (I use Canon Matte Photo paper (160g) Cut out the cottage (all the solid lines) Score on the dotted lines Fold on the… Continue reading Perfume Cottages – No 6: Vaissier Roses Du Congo (1900)

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Perfume Cottages – No 3: Eau De Roses

The third little Perfume Cottage is adorned with a French Eau De Roses label: The little cottagesĀ are very easy to make with a hot glue gun: INSTRUCTIONS: Print on cardstock (I use Canon Matte Photo paper (160g) Cut out the cottage (all the solid lines) Score on the dotted lines Fold on the dotted lines… Continue reading Perfume Cottages – No 3: Eau De Roses

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Perfume Cottages – No 2: Savon Roses

Today I'm sharing theĀ second cottageĀ from a set of cottagesĀ wrapped in perfume labels, this one in a French Savon RosesĀ label: The little cottagesĀ are very easy to make with a hot glue gun: INSTRUCTIONS: Print on cardstock (I use Canon Matte Photo paper (160g) Cut out the cottage (all the solid lines) Score on the dotted lines… Continue reading Perfume Cottages – No 2: Savon Roses

DIY · Ephemera

Perfume Cottages – No 1: Savon Perfume

I have had fun wrapping little cottages in various ephemera, so today is the first from a set of cottagesĀ wrapped in perfume labels, this one in a French Savon Perfume label: The little cottagesĀ are very easy to make with a hot glue gun: INSTRUCTIONS: Print on cardstock (I use Canon Matte Photo paper (160g) Cut… Continue reading Perfume Cottages – No 1: Savon Perfume

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Victorian Pearline Button Girls

I have repurposed yet another Victorian trade card, to decorate my studio:Ā  The three little Victorian Girls are originally a die cut trade card, advertising Pearline (I suppose that was a laundry detergent helping to keep clothes white?). I have cleaned up the graphics, and resized the little darlings to fit on an A4 page.Ā … Continue reading Victorian Pearline Button Girls

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Customizable French Rose Labels

Does any of you have young girls in your families? If so, you are probably familiar with the constant showering "off the premises"? They need to shower after gym, after practise, when going to the pool... On top of that their backpacks are heavy enough with all the school books, AND my soap and shampoo… Continue reading Customizable French Rose Labels

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Queen of Laundry – free printable Victorian Soap Tags

I have utilized a few more trade cards for a cute set of Victorian Soap Tags, perfect for the laundry room šŸ™‚ The trade cards can probably be dated to early 1880ies, and I love how whimsical they are! If you want the original trade cards, pop on over to Boston Public Library on Flickr.Ā I… Continue reading Queen of Laundry – free printable Victorian Soap Tags