Archive for the 'Ephemera' Category

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Monday, September 15th, 2014

Video Credits: Wendy Vecchi and Debbie Tlach Art Credits: Fabric Scrap Jars by Vanessa Spencer and Mini Art Quote Quilts by Jennifer Swift As most crafters will tell you, there’s nothing quite as fun, exhilarating, and challenging, as going to an art fair. It’s fun because you’re surrounded by inspiration and you might even get […]

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Video Credits: Wendy Vecchi and Debbie Tlach Art Credits: Fabric Scrap Jars by Vanessa Spencer and Mini Art Quote Quilts by Jennifer Swift As most crafters will tell you, there’s nothing quite as fun, exhilarating, and challenging, as going to an art fair. It’s fun because you’re surrounded by inspiration and you might even get […]

You Are a Miracle Art Journal Project Tutorial

Monday, June 16th, 2014

Ever since I was a child, I’ve kept a journal. They were one of my first creative spaces, totally private and devoid of criticism. Although I wrote down all my hopes and dreams, I also added stickers, drawings, and stamps. When I found a flower I liked, I’d press it between the pages of my […]

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Ever since I was a child, I’ve kept a journal. They were one of my first creative spaces, totally private and devoid of criticism. Although I wrote down all my hopes and dreams, I also added stickers, drawings, and stamps. When I found a flower I liked, I’d press it between the pages of my […]

Guest Artist Dina Wakley: “Be Kind to Yourself” Tag

Monday, May 19th, 2014

Join me in welcoming the extraordinarily talented Dina Wakley to Somerset Place. Dina has been featured in Art Journaling, Somerset Apprentice, and Take Ten, just to name a few. Today she has graciously taken the time to walk us through the steps of creating a stunningly beautiful tag in a very special Somerset Place exclusive […]

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Join me in welcoming the extraordinarily talented Dina Wakley to Somerset Place. Dina has been featured in Art Journaling, Somerset Apprentice, and Take Ten, just to name a few. Today she has graciously taken the time to walk us through the steps of creating a stunningly beautiful tag in a very special Somerset Place exclusive […]

Posta Romana: Free Postage Ephemera Downloads

Monday, April 28th, 2014

Whether your project is traveling across the globe or just a few short steps into the hands of a friend, these magnificent free postage ephemera images, will add a touch of culture to your work. From the Posta Romana collection, these miniature masterpieces feature exquisite paintings by some of the masters, like Gonzales Coques, Frans […]

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Whether your project is traveling across the globe or just a few short steps into the hands of a friend, these magnificent free postage ephemera images, will add a touch of culture to your work. From the Posta Romana collection, these miniature masterpieces feature exquisite paintings by some of the masters, like Gonzales Coques, Frans […]

Delicately Stitched Envelopes Just in Time for Easter and Mother’s Day

Friday, April 18th, 2014

  “Over the years, I have collected many and various pieces of vintage papers, tickets, labels, sewing patterns, etc. The muted, soft colors and textures are so pleasing, and I enjoy the history and the stories these little pieces of very worn and torn paper can tell.” ~Mixed-media artist Viv Sliwka; Click here to read […]

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  “Over the years, I have collected many and various pieces of vintage papers, tickets, labels, sewing patterns, etc. The muted, soft colors and textures are so pleasing, and I enjoy the history and the stories these little pieces of very worn and torn paper can tell.” ~Mixed-media artist Viv Sliwka; Click here to read […]

Free Ephemera Download: Ladies Lavished in Color

Monday, April 7th, 2014

From patterned scarves to textured skirts, these lovely ladies are adorned in color and ready to grace the pages of your next paper crafting or digital project. Use on the front of a card to tell a friend “hello” or add to a digital collage for feminine flair – the possibilities are endless when you […]

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From patterned scarves to textured skirts, these lovely ladies are adorned in color and ready to grace the pages of your next paper crafting or digital project. Use on the front of a card to tell a friend “hello” or add to a digital collage for feminine flair – the possibilities are endless when you […]

Free Ephemera Download: Damsels in Dresses

Thursday, March 13th, 2014

From checkered and buttoned to lavish and refined, these ladies have donned their best dresses and are awaiting to make an appearance in your next art project. Circa early 1900s, use this vintage ephemera in its entirety or cut out as separate pieces to paint a picture in your paper crafting, art journaling, card making, […]

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From checkered and buttoned to lavish and refined, these ladies have donned their best dresses and are awaiting to make an appearance in your next art project. Circa early 1900s, use this vintage ephemera in its entirety or cut out as separate pieces to paint a picture in your paper crafting, art journaling, card making, […]

French Flea Market Finds

Friday, February 28th, 2014

Stroll down the cobblestone streets of Paris and join our French Flea Market buyers Corey Amaro and Toma Haines. Today they share gorgeous, authentic pieces uncovered straight from the outdoor markets of France –  including lavish pink and lace ribbons, vintage French ephemera, antique tins, delicate baby bonnets and porcelain floral bowls to name a few. […]

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Stroll down the cobblestone streets of Paris and join our French Flea Market buyers Corey Amaro and Toma Haines. Today they share gorgeous, authentic pieces uncovered straight from the outdoor markets of France –  including lavish pink and lace ribbons, vintage French ephemera, antique tins, delicate baby bonnets and porcelain floral bowls to name a few. […]

Ephemera Freebie — Vintage Magazine Festive Holiday Fun

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

From the pages of the circa 1940′s vintage magazine, Calling All Girls, we found these festive ads that reflect a bit of holiday fun. Incorporate them in your digital art this fall season or add to your paper crafting projects all year round. Click here to download these images – for free! For more rare […]

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From the pages of the circa 1940′s vintage magazine, Calling All Girls, we found these festive ads that reflect a bit of holiday fun. Incorporate them in your digital art this fall season or add to your paper crafting projects all year round. Click here to download these images – for free! For more rare […]

Costume Marie: Free Ephemera Downloads

Monday, February 11th, 2013

Join these lovely ladies as they spend the day in their best riding attire, galloping and gallivanting with their beautiful horses.  Paired with vintage French text, these cream and gray images can be used solo or as a set to add wonderful vintage elements to your projects. Click here to view these images at full size […]

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Join these lovely ladies as they spend the day in their best riding attire, galloping and gallivanting with their beautiful horses.  Paired with vintage French text, these cream and gray images can be used solo or as a set to add wonderful vintage elements to your projects. Click here to view these images at full size […]