Lunagirl Vintage: New Stuff, Free Stuff, & Fun Stuff — french

Wishing You a Joyous New Year!

Posted by Karen Goode on

This lovely image from a vintage French postcard is from 1915 ~ one hundred years ago! Sending greetings for New Years ~ to wish a Happy New Year or a Joyous Annee or Bonne Annee ~ was a very popular custom in the Edwardian era. We have hundreds in our collection, most French but also Italian, Dutch, German, and English. Most of our French cards are photos, while most of our American New Year greetings are illustrations, featuring artists such as Clapsaddle and Brundage. Whichever style you prefer, these antique images are great for your 21st century card making and...

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Vintage Diva: La Cavalieri

Posted by Karen Goode on

We have many antique French postcards of this beautiful Victorian Edwardian diva, Lina Cavalieri. "La Cavalieri" had quite a colorful life! She was orphaned at age 15, and ran away from a convent orphanage to tour Italy with a theater troupe. She sang at cafes and music halls in Vienna and Paris, and by age 20 was famous across Europe. Lina Cavalieri studied with the top singers of the day, but was known as much for her beauty, fiery temperament, and love of emeralds as for her pleasant voice. She boasted over 800 marriage proposals, of which she accepted four!...

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Garden Girls Printable Shabby Chic Tags

Posted by Karen Goode on

So many new printable tags sheets... here are two that I created using vintage photo postcards and some amazing floral frames and shabby chic French ephemera. I'll plan on creating more in this theme.  I call them Garden Girls! Victorian girls and Edwardian ladies peer out playfully, framed by beautiful garden flowers and fancy scrollwork. I've also included blank versions, so you can make double-sided tags or just have some variety to use for your projects. I hope you like them! More to come...

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Printable Tags: Vintage French Ephemera

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More new French ephemera tags! Beautiful fancy ephemera designs from perfume labels, coffee ads, and apothecary labels, plus gorgeous Paris Floral tags created with vintage images of flowers, scrolls, and crescent moon combined with soft shabby colors. Print these for gifts, hang tags, place cards, or scrapbooking embellishments, or use them in altered art projects... use your imagination and send me a picture of what you create ... I would love to pin it in my customer gallery!

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Free Printable Vintage Images for Autumn Crafts

Posted by Karen Goode on

I mentioned freebies, so here are some free vintage images that remind me of Autumn, for you to use in your personal crafts projects and mixed media art. These are two of my favorite antique Victorian style prints: a beautiful French botanical illustration of apples and a charming little brown barn owl with ivy! Both images are printable and perfect for Fall crafts, cards, scrapbooking, etc. Enjoy! If you happen to publish something you create with these, please remember to credit Lunagirl Images -- and if you want to use them commercially just email me!

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