November 11, 2011

French Decor Inspiration

Admiring the vintage elements, stonework elegance and incredible charm.

Vintage French decor, always inspiring!

October 23, 2011

Vintage Map Gift Tags / ATC Background at the shop!

Don't we all just love vintage maps? How about some ancient Italy maps that are download and print ready! New at the shop, these eight images sized 2.5 x 3.5 inches in one digital collage sheet JPG file is perfect for gift tags, ACEO ATC Background, altered art collage, journaling, scrapbooking and so much more. Take a look!

Italy vintage maps digital collage sheet available at my Etsy shop.

June 18, 2011

Image Freebie: Vintage Lady and Roses

High resolution image sized 2.5 x 3.5 inches, which is perfect for ATC, ACEO, tags, decoupage, collage, etc. Use it in your craft projects or mixed media art! Enjoy.

May 1, 2011

Cool web tool: add vintage style to your images!

VintageJS adds retro style to your images online, check it out at

photo: Nina from

April 27, 2011

Wall Decor: Woven Baskets

An interesting idea to be used as wall art, woven baskets can be easily found and give that unique rustic touch to your wall.

April 12, 2011

Inspiration: Adore Home Magazine

It was great to find out about Adore Home magazine, a new Australian home and lifestyle magazine available exclusively online and founded and created by designer Loni Parker.
For fabulous color and design inspiration, view the entire magazine here.

April 11, 2011

Inspiration from Trouvais

I have just discovered a fabulous blog and I wanted to share it with you: Trouvais. It's so inspiring! Trish talks about flea market finds, auction treasures, architectural salvage, French antiques, gorgeous gardens and inspiring interiors. You can visit her blog here.

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Provence restoration

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Photos via Trouvais

April 6, 2011

Image Transfer Tutorial using Citrasolv: Upcycling Fashion!

I love transferring my images into fabric using Citrasolv, which is a non-toxic, eco friendly cleaner & degreaser (found on health food stores). I have been doing a lot of tea towels and pillows will be my next project using this technique. I'll be posting a few tutorials here about this subject.

The product's website shows a tutorial on transferring an image into a vintage canvas bag. A fun upcycling fashion project! Upcycling is the practice of taking something wasteful and turning it into a more attractive and useful item, as you can see on the example below. You can see a tutorial here.

Photo credit: Citrasolv

Free Bird Image

Here goes one cute high resolution bird freebie image, enjoy!

Click on image to download.

Gel Medium Image Transfer Tutorial

This tutorial from Homemade Mamas shows how easy it is to transfer graphics into canvas using gel medium. A fun project that can lead to great new wall art to your home! You can read the full article here.

Image credits: Homemade Mamas.  Thank you Rebecca, Maggie and Jill for this lovely tutorial!

Store coupon: get 20% OFF on your total purchase

To celebrate the new blog, you can get 20% OFF on your entire purchase at the shop! Use coupon code NEWBLOG at checkout. Below you see some of the store's designs, to inspire you :)

April 4, 2011

What can you do with image transfers?

Wondering what you could do with those great digital images you have? Print them into iron-on  transfer papers using your inkjet printer for fabulous and fun projects.  Here are a few suggestions that I'll show you using my Vintage Paris Bird digital image (if you're interested in this image, you can find it at my Etsy shop).

Transferred into pillows...

Into the very popular burlap...

Into t-shirts, printed directly onto note cards and gift tags...

Also great as framed art! Here you see 3 framing variations.

What's YOUR favorite digital image transfer use or technique? 
I would love to hear from you!

2 free ATC Image Backgrounds

Each of these 2 images measure 2.5″ X 3.5″ inches. They come in one high resolution JPG file. Click on image to download!

Citra-solv Image Transfer Tutorial

A great image transfer tutorial by Shellagh from TICKING AND TOILE using Citra-solv, an earth friendly cleaner! You can read the whole article by clicking here.

Images by TICKING AND TOILE. Thank you Shellagh for this lovely tutorial!

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