Showing posts with label 18th Century Fashion. Show all posts
Showing posts with label 18th Century Fashion. Show all posts

Friday, November 23, 2012

French-themed ATC SWaP...who wants to swap?


Who would like to 
participate in a 
Artist Trading Card Swap? 

THEMES: {Pick one or both themes...}
  • Paris/French
  • Marie Antoinette/18th Century
Description: Standard size ATC 3.5" x 2.5" At least 2 layers of quality cardstock or anything sturdy for the backing e.g., playing cards. Vintage-themed, of course! At least one embellishment on the ATC.

Quantity: Create 5 +1 (for hosting) = 6 total. You will not get one of your own back. Please include your name, blog name {if you have a blog}, and the swap theme on the back of the card. If you chose both themes, be sure to send six cards for each set.

-Due to me: 12/22/12
-Back in the mail to you: 12/31/12

Mailing instructions: Place ATCs in a plastic baggie for waterproof purposes. Include your name and swap theme on a piece of paper for identification purposes.

Send your ATCs along with a stamped return envelope mailer to me at:

Stampin' D'Amour, LLC
P.O. Box 1022
Litchfield Park, AZ 85340

The amount of postage on your return envelope should be the same amount that it takes to mail your original submission. Also please add some additional postage in your baggie. If it is not needed, I’ll send it back...

***Early birds whose swaps are received by 12/12/12 will receive a *vintage bonus* in their return mailer... 

PLUS, I'll post a photo of ALL of the fabulous creations once they all arrive including a link to each participant's blog {if applicable}... 

International swappers welcomed! ;)

Who wants to swap???

1. Rae Ann O. {recvd}
2. Kim B.{recvd}
3. Jo Ann {revcd}
4. Pamela
5. Amy H. {revd}
6. Carol {recvd}
7. Gigi
8. Amanda {recvd}
9. Diana {recvd}
10. Ren T. {recvd}
12. Loretta {recvd}
13. Tracie D. {recvd}

Marie Antoinette
1. Jennifer {recvd}
2. Pamela
3. Gigi
4. Amanda {recvd}
5. Tracie D. {recvd}
6. Paper73 {recvd}


Sunday, September 23, 2012

Vintage Digital Stamp - Ornate Lady Candle Holder

Free Vintage Digital Stamp

Lovely ornate lady candle holder...
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300 dpi printable

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The above image has a transparent background.

Very nice for coloring!!!

Thank you for stopping by!!!

Vintage images everyday...


Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Free Vintage Digital Stamp - Big Wigs

Free Vintage Digital Stamp

How uncomfortable do these
wig head pieces look?

During the late 18th century,
wigs became quite exaggerated
and adorned with embellishments.

Sometimes a wire frame was
used to help maintain
the height of the wig.

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I wonder what they did
on windy days...

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The above image has a transparent background.

Wonderful for digital art!

Free Vintage Images everyday!

Happy Valentines Day!

Sunday, December 25, 2011

FREE Vintage Image - Marie Antoinette

Did you know that
Maria Antonia Josepha Johanna
(aka Marie Antoinette)
was Austrian, not French...

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There is no evidence that suggests
that Marie Antoinette
ever really said, "let them eat cake!"

"Qu'ils mangent de la brioche!"

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Don't you just love these images - so pretty!

Aren't you glad that powdered wigs
never made a come back?

On second thought,
I'd probably save a ton of money on hair color...

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She was in very poor health
around the time that she met her destiny
with the ill-fated guillotine...
circa 1793.

She was only 37...

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Marie Antoinette is still a pop-culture icon.


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Sunday, December 11, 2011

FREE Vintage Digi Stamp - 18th Century French

One of my other favorite
fashion periods is
circa 18th century...

Everyone looked
like Marie Antoinette.

Can you imagine
having to balance
a giant elaborate wig
on your head all day?

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What can you do with this digital stamp?

The line details are quite amazing!

There aren't a lot of areas available
for coloring this image,
but it certainly didn't stop me from
adding just a hint of color...

Pink and blue
seem like a nice color choice,
so I added that to
the {Robe de l’Anglaise} gown
with Copic markers...

Maybe just a hint of Stickles
glitter glue to accent the
random floating

{Which I added after I took the photo}

This exquisite image would make
a nice greeting card
or ATC (Artist Trading Card)
or maybe part of a
creative scrapbook layout.

What will you create with this digital stamp?

Be sure to visit again...
Vintage Digital Stamps added everyday!
Always FREE!

{Items used: Jenni Bowlin Turquoise Tiny Dot paper, pink satin lace, prima pink faux pearls,
Bazzill pink shimmer card stock, Bazzill black card stock, vintage sheet music, Copic markers...}

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