Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Hint of Printable Valentine Project...Free vintage images

A 6x6 Rose sheet made from victorian scrap :)
This has a transparent background (for my Digital Art graphic addicts)  Or maybe you'd like to print this on some sheet music or some other paper of your choice?  Well my sweets, this is ready for you!

Here is the original.  I just love how the maker of my Victorian scrapbook made a lovely wreath of roses.

Itkupilli Shop Closing 50% OFF Sale!

A Quick Shout Out for Itkupilli {cute n cool freebies}  She is closing her Etsy Shop to open something new but is removing all of her darling collage sheets and having a 50% off sale.  Grab her beautiful and unique  artwork while you can. Looking forwad to her next endeavor :) Deviant Scrap
Here is a sample of her work if you are not familiar (but you most likely are!)

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

LOVE is in the air...Free Vintage Images

I worked on this heart scrap today and it was making me crazy because it just didn't look right.  Then I added the birdie!  Tada!  I am  also working on a printable Valentine project for you which I hope to post tomorrow.

Here is a pretty card which I have touched up...

 and here is the original
Just so you can get an idea of what I work with.  (LOVING the new Photoshop Elements 11)
Please "follow me" if you aren't already.  I sure would love to hear a comment or two.   I have been missing my Graphic Addicts and haven't heard anything but crickets- I know you can say the same about this blog-   but I have to pull that "my daughter had brain surgery" card!  :) Still seizure-free after a year and 6 months! (Thanking God daily!)
Goodnight sweet people.

Monday, January 28, 2013

Roses for YOU! Free vintage images...

What's in a name? That which we call a rose
By any other name would smell as sweet.
William Shakespeare

Deep Red for Love, Beauty, Courage, and Respect...
The True Love Rose
Pink for Appreciation, Grace, and Perfect Happiness...
The Rose of Bliss

Yellow for Joy, Friendship, and Welcome Back!
The Grateful Rose

And last, but not least, the original victorian card (touched up, of course)  
Please follow me for more free vintage images- I love my followers!!

Finally, I leave you with this:

A bit of fragrance always clings to the hand that gives roses.
Chinese Proverb
...But probably not when given through cyberspace :)

Sunday, January 27, 2013

Saturday, January 26, 2013

Work work work- Love is work, but worth it! Free vintage images

****For these images, please left click on them and then RIGHT CLICK and "open image in a new tab" Then you will see it as it is meant to be seen****
 You've heard of "the old ball and chain", I'm sure.  Well, this little cupid has another idea.  He's from one of my old magazines and ready to lock up your heart.  Happy Saturday :)

Friday, January 25, 2013

Sweet Tweet Victorian Scrap- Free Vintage images!

Vintage victorian scrap birdie with flowers.  Sweet Tweet :)

True Love is...Transparent! Free vintage images

A plain True Love frame with a transparent background...Finally!  You can print these out and color them- please show me what you do :)

And the frame on its own with a transparent background, yay!

Thursday, January 24, 2013

True Love Begins...Free Vintage Images

True love...True love always reminds me of the Princess Bride.  So many fantastic quotes in that movie!  If you haven't seen it go out right now and buy it or look on netflix or something- You MUST watch the Princess Bride.  
 I had too much fun working on these for you today!  I tried to save the top image as a PNG file so it's background will be transparent....BUT, well, you know...I am learning so much each day and have missed my vintage graphics so much.  It was terrible!  Had to save as a jpeg.  Please bear with me as I get back into the swing of things.  Let me know if you are enjoying the images so I know I am not just using you as an excuse to be creative:)
Top image is created from "French Songs" sheet music (I removed "French Songs" to make a frame) and bottom image is from one of my stereoviews, "Pleasant Hours Off Duty" by T.W. Ingersoll.
Kufurahia!  That translates to "Enjoy" in Swahili ;)

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Forget Me Not...Free Vintage Valentine image

 Forget me Not...That thou art loved this flower my witness be!  Swoon...
I will be posting some goodies from an old victorian scrapbook I splurged on at the auction.  She is in very bad shape so I am going to take her apart and share her treasures with you! This is one I cleaned up for you because thou art loved!!!

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Vintage Valentine Sailor Free Vintage Images

Vintage Valentine cut out Sailor by thegraphicaddict

This is a "do-over" of sorts.  I am embarrassed of the orginal one and had to remove it!  Enjoy :)
Here's the cutie Sailor!

Carrying Love Across The Miles...Free Vintage Images

carrying love vday_edited-1 by thegraphicaddict
Just a sweet sentiment of vintage images.  Being that many of "my people" live "across the miles" I thought this appropriate.  I hope you'll enjoy it!!

Monday, January 7, 2013

Miss Blogging and Creating so very much!

Hello fellow Vintage Graphicaddicts, I have hope that I will be returnig to my blog some day.  I miss it so very much and I miss the contact with all of the incredibly creative people out there.  My daughter passed the one year mark of remaining seizure free and actually got her driver's license which she never thought she would attain.  She has recently been nominated for the Epilepsy Foundations "Kid's Speak Up" in Washington DC.  I am so proud of both of my children for all they have been through this past year.  I wish you all many blessings for 2013 and I hope to be back here soon.  Until Next time :)
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