Thursday, December 29, 2011

Free Image Friday Vintage Moth Begging Puppy And Romantic Castle From Leaping Frog Designs

Three fantastic images for you today
A beautiful Moth

Sweet little dog from a
Victorian children's book

And a castle under a full moon.
Happy Friday

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Secret Places And Dreams By Leaping Frog Designs

Earlier this week I saw this
lovely sentiment on Kim Dellow's blog
You can find her here
It comes from the Sentimental Stamp Set
put out by Wendy Vecchi Studio 490
I don't know too much about this set because
it is in the UK but looks delightful.

The photo was taken on our family farm
late this fall on a walk with my sister.
A very special and beautiful
spot by the river

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Monday, December 26, 2011

Happy New Year Vintage Post Card For You On Boxing Day From Leaping Frog Designs

Here is a great lush vintage
New Year Post card for you
This beauty is in awful shape
but a little bit of photo shop
fixed her right up.
Print it out and use some gold paint
for sassing her up and you have
a great New Years Card
Today is Boxing Day
so my family and I are
off on a hike later
if we don't get rained out.

Friday, December 23, 2011

Free Image Friday A Joyous Chrismtas Vintage Post Card From Leaping Frog Designs

Another beautiful vintage post card from
my collection.
Violets have a special place in my
heart.  I have them planted
all over in my yard
In memory of my Grandmother
her name was Fern Violet
Now..I am off to my
kitchen. Tomorrow guests
arrive and there is still so
much to do.
Have a wonderful Friday!

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Vintage A Joyful Christmas Post Card 1917 Free Clip Art For you

Another beautiful vintage post card for you
This one is from 1917
I have done a little bit
of repair work on this one.
It had some travel spots.

Monday, December 19, 2011

Christmas Trivia Question Winners

Well goodness!
That was an easy one.
I had three answers
and all three are right.
I am not going to draw straws
or numbers.
Ladies...If you would please
forward me your addresses
thru Email (my link is on the side)
or you can reach me
I will send each one of you
one of my Ephemera packs.

Thank You for participating!!!
Don't forget to email me!!

Saturday, December 17, 2011

Christmas Clip Art Flower Children Holly And Pointsettia By Elizabeth Gordon 1910

A new lovely treasure just
added to my collection
Flower Children by Elizabeth Gordon
I hope you enjoy
these two sweet
Christmas images

Christmas Trivia Question And Fun Giveaway From Leaping Frog Designs

Over lunch this afternoon
my husband and I happened to be
going thru some fun
Christmas Trivia questions
and out of the blue he says
You should post some of these
on your blog..They are fun
I swear..No matter how
many times this man drives me
round the bend...just as many times
he has these flashes of brilliance.

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Friday Freebies Christmas Vintage Clip Art Victorian Angels And Post Card

Two more fantastic images from Bells In The Snow
and a sweet Christmas
Post Card from my collection

Have a Wonderful Friday!!

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Free Vintage Christmas Card Clip Art Holiday Wishes Merry Christmas

Two wonderful vintage
Christmas cards.
I came across them in my
stack of cards we have
recieved from friends and family
over the years.  These two
are from my grandmother.
I hope you enjoy them!

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Free Vintage Clip Art Bells Across The Snow 1882 Christmas

Beautiful etchings from
Bells Across The Snow
By Frances Ridley Havergal
Published in 1882
I can not find who the illustrator is
The angels are fantastic!

Monday, December 12, 2011

Free Vintage Clip Art Christmas Post Cards And Vintage Cut Outs

Happy Monday Everyone..
I have kind of an announcement
today..A more formal one will
be coming out after Christmas...
But after much soul searching...Jill and I have
decided to end our partnership
in Junkin Gypsies.
Our store and our blog are are no
longer joint efforts.
Jill will maintain Junkin Gypsies
and the blog.
I still have my own Etsy store
Leaping Frog Designs
and it will remain open and full
of wonderful vintage treasures for
you , I will also be branching
out after the first of the year
by offering collage pages and
images in my Etsy store.
Thanks so much!!
I hope you enjoy these free images
I have posted for you today!!!

Sunday, December 11, 2011

Such Wonderful Things Come In The Mail

What a delight to find in the mail
The tin from my swap partner
Wendy Bearden
I know my mail delivery person was
curious about the sweet bell
he could hear jingle
as he handed me the box
I knew I was in for a treat

Wendy had decorated the outside Kraft wrapping
with lots of holiday cheer.
My fingers tingled with anticipation
What a sweet tin..I love it!!
She looks perfect on my shelf with
the Putz collection..My tin can
hang also.

Inside...More sweet surprises
A coupon!
I pick Cupcakes!!!

Cute lollipop decoration and
candy cane

And three of Wendy's own fantastic cards
(Love love love them)
Thank You Wendy!!!
I will cherish your tin for years to com
If you would like to see more of Wendy's fantastic

Saturday, December 10, 2011

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Free Vintage Christmas Post Cards ATC Sheet For You

Fun sheet of small post cards
from my collection
These are around ATC size..
A couple are a smidgen bigger
These are great for Christmas tags

Have Any Of You Noticed I Can't Seem To Make Up My Mind
As you can tell I have been
playing with my blog this week.
Many of you know that in the
beginning of my blog my friend Jill
designed my header and page.
This year has been so fun
and full of growth for me
Now I feel the time has come
to design my own headers and page...
Or at least
So keep bearing with me as I
experiment and play and try
to find my own style.
Eventually it will look the way
I keep seeing in my minds eye.
(Now there might be a scary sight!)
This funny image above is from Bianca at
Magic Moonlight Free Images
She has so many beautiful images of
women and children.
Coloring pictures has become
my new evening pass time.
Have a great Week!!!

Monday, December 5, 2011

Vintage Clip Art Christmas Post Cards Best Wishes And Paris Opera House

Hope everyone is having a great
I love this Paris Post Card that my
sister-in-law Jodie and I found
at the flea market a few weeks ago.

Sunday, December 4, 2011

Tart Tin Christmas Ornaments And The Christmas Altoid Tin Swap

These are the ornaments I made
for my mom's Christmas tree
this year.

Below is the tin that I made
for Wendy's Christmas Tin Swap
It was a lot of fun
These never turn out as planned
but still..I am pretty happy with
I even managed to get it out on

This afternoon we are off
to get our Christmas Tree
(at last)
I feel like a little girl
full of excitement.
Can not wait to decorate it!!
Have a lovely day!!!

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Freebie Friday Vintage Christmas Post Cards Clip Art

The red Colmbine post card
is a hand painted card
Enjoy your Friday!!!

Free Vintage Clip Art Children With Dove From Cyr Reader

This Cyr reader continues to facinate me
The etchings are beautiful
Little glimpses into the past.  I have found
several images in this beautiful old reader
that we just do not find elsewhere.
I hope you enjoy them as much
as I am.
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