October, 1863 — Free Vintage Friday

Today's Free Vintage Friday is courtesy of William Trost Richards, an American landscape artist who reveled in realism and greatly rejected romanticism. This amazing depiction of an October afternoon details a forest's interior with such breathtaking focus. It is exactly what one would expect to find in a forest during the glorious month of October, … Continue reading October, 1863 — Free Vintage Friday

Vintage Collage Masterboard — Free Vintage Friday

Over the past few months, my fondness for collage masterboards has grown substantially. Each masterboard is different, simply by nature. Plus, making masterboards is a fairly mindless project--perfect when you're tired or watching television, but still want to do something crafty. So far, I've created journals using masterboards (I have a few left for sale … Continue reading Vintage Collage Masterboard — Free Vintage Friday

Summer-to-Fall — Free Vintage Friday

It's the last official Friday in fall, so I decided to commemorate this day with a free vintage image of hand-drawn bi-color flowers indicative of this hazy summer-into-fall period. As the floral embodiment of the very essence of Summer Twilight, this image will be definitely integrated into my current altered book. I am slightly sad … Continue reading Summer-to-Fall — Free Vintage Friday

Free Vintage Friday — Back to School Style

The past two weeks have been quite busy with back-to-school preparations. And while the current pandemic situation is far from perfect, the start of school is inevitable. After being remote for 500+ days, I forgot how much work went into preparing kids for school. That's why last Friday's Free Vintage Friday completely slipped past me … Continue reading Free Vintage Friday — Back to School Style