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Download Victorian style Adult Coloring Pages!

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When I heard that "adult coloring pages" were wildly popular now, I thought of these lovely Victorian style coloring pages which I have adapted from antique artwork by Walter Crane. Crane worked during the Victorian "Golden Age of Illustration."  So I'm making them available as a download pack.This collection of 10 downloadable printable pages portrays scenes from fables, fairy tales, and nursery rhymes. I've removed the color, to leave beautifully detailed line drawings ready for you to color with crayons, markers, colored pencils or watercolors.One great thing about these DIGITAL pages is that you print and enjoy them over and over again. I...

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Vintage Diva: La Cavalieri

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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

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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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Mother's Day Collage Sheet Vintage Images

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 Lunagirl collage sheets for Mother's Day cards, tags, and other projects. The design above incorporates old photos and frames combined and altered to lovely sepia tones. More images of motherly love ~ taken from old postcards and photos. Below are some of our favorite images of mothers from paintings. You'll find all of these and more at LUNAGIRL.COM (digital downloads) .

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Vintage Actress: Cleo de Merode

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We have so many beautiful photo postcards of Victorian Edwardian actresses and dancers in our Ladies Photos collections, and we thought it would be fun to feature a few favorites. If you are familiar with our photo collections you'll recognize these faces, and maybe you'll enjoy knowing a little more about these famous ladies of the stage.

Many will recognize the unforgettable face of Cleo de Merode.Cléo de Mérode (September 27, 1875 – October 17, 1966), born Cléopatra Diane de Mérode in Paris, France, was the daughter of the Austrian landscape painter Karl Freiherr von Merode, part of a famous Belgian noble family. She began her study of dance at age eight and made her professional debut at age eleven.

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