Monday, February 17, 2014

A few vintage freebies for you!!!

   It's always my intention to spend more time keeping up on my blog. The time passes so fast between postings and I never mean to let it go so long.
  It's time once again to share some wonderful vintage images with you! You can use them in your very own projects that create for resale. The only think I ask is that you don't sell them just as they are in digital form, in collage sheets, prints, or fabric blocks.   Use them in altered art, decorative pillows & sachets, tags, etc but do not reproduce them exactly as they are for resale.
 To save them to your computer files simply left click the image to enlarge it, then right click and "save as". Enjoy!!! I would love to see what you make with the images, so if you'd like to share and would like a little free advertising I'll feature your creations here on my blog! Just send photos and a brief description to include in my blog post to jraeburk@gmail.com!!! Happy crafting!
Beautiful vintage Roses Ad


Lovely Vintage Ad

Gorgeous Spray of Roses Vintage Postcard

Adorable antique colorized photo

Precious Vintage Easter Postcard

Friday, September 27, 2013

  Hello my wonderful followers and friends!  It's been much too long since I updated and shared some new free images. All is well and beautiful in my world and I have been busy busy busy. 
   I am now making little girls fancy tutu dresses as part of J.Rae's Shabby Cottage Designs! I take custom orders on all my designs which are available in my etsy shop. I'm going to share pics of them here with you and in another post following I'll share more free images for you to use in your own projects  and creations. Link to my Etsy shop featuring Little Girl's Tutu Dresses & more!
  Here they are...please let me know what you think of my new venture. It's soooo much fun coming up with these designs and making these sweet dresses!!!   I thank the Lord for all He has done for me!  He has blessed me with the privilege of working from home and loving every minute of it! God is good all the time!!!!!
This is my sweet little great niece wearing the hot pink harlequin inspired tutu dress that I made her for her birthday (see below)


Hot pink harlequin tutu dress!

I love love love black and hot pink together! This one has over 72 hand tied bows at the bottom of the dress as well as handmade tulle flowers going all the way around the waist of the dress. This one is available in my etsy shop.

This one is a one of a kind creation in size 18 months to 2T. It's in soft pink and ivory with lace bows tied at the bottom and a big handmade lace and silk flower in the center of the top. It's a halter style dress with matching strap that ties at the neck.

This dress was made for my cousins little girl!

This one is a one of a kind cutie... Size 18 months to 2T.  It is 3 tiered as are many of my designs because I love the fluffy poofy look of it. I used handmade tulle flowers and feathers on the bodice and tied pretty pink bows at the bottom. Also available in my etsy shop. I can do custom order on any of the dresses in sizes Newborn thru 10/12 girls.

This one is a one of a kind also size 4T-5T. It's done in plum with a beautiful large full rose at the center and handmade tulle flowers at each side with silk flowers at the centers. It has a gorgeous ivory sash at one side.

This beautiful one of a kind dress sold in my ebay shop. It was a size 5T-6X and a gorgeous flower girl or pageant dress! I can recreate similar design to this one in your choice of colors and sizes newborn to 12 girls.

This is the back of the dress...I used a beautiful vintage inspired wide lace to make a big bustle type bow in the back that goes all the way down the back of the dress!

Teal & Ivory Tutu Dress....this dress is sold but can be recreated in many different colors or sizes.

I call this style J.Rae's Shabby Cottage Designs Ragamuffin Tutu Dress! This dress is available in my etsy shop but can also be done in any colors and sizes Newborn to girls 6X

Close up of the front of the ragamuffin tutu dress....3 large handmade coordinating flowers adorn the front of the dress.

This is the ladybug inspired ragamuffin tutu dress I made for my granddaughter for her 5th birthday!  I made matching leggings for her as well!

This is a J.Rae's Shabby Cottage Designs exclusive. It's the Peppermint Princess Christmas Tutu Dress and available in my etsy shop.

This is a special order design J.Rae's Shabby Cottage Designs Butterfly Tutu Dress. 3 tiered for lots of fluffiness...this one is done in lime green, lavender and yellow. It can be recreated in any colors of your choice and sizes Newborn to 12 girls.

J.Rae's Shabby Cottage Designs presents and exclusive design for Christmas! Perfect for photo shoots, photo prop, Christmas pageants or parties! This one is called Candy Cane Princess Tutu Dress and it's available in my etsy shop.

This was my new baby grand daughters very first tutu dress! This is a one of a kind but be recreated in any colors and sizes Newborn to 12 Girls.

Ooooh this one is one of my favorites. I designed it to be part of the J.Rae's Shabby Cottage Designs Christmas collection but it would also work very well for birthdays, pageants and more. This one is called Sugarplum Princess Tutu Dress. It's available in my etsy shop https://www.etsy.com/shop/JRaesShabbyCottage?ref=pr_shop_more

Another view of the Sugarplum Princess Tutu Dress

This beautiful little golden dress turned out sooo pretty! I used matching tulle to create little cap sleeves. This is a very formal dressy dress. It has a big tulle bow at the back with another ivory rose. Will soon be available in my etsy shop.

This picture does not do this gorgeous dress justice at all. It is the most beautiful purple with a little shimmery lavender as well.  It has a halter style top and at the waist I have added a lovely silk daisy that is topped off with a sparkly rhinestone brooch.  At one side of the waist I have added a beautiful matching feather sash. Lovely for pageants, parties, birthdays, or even wedding/flower girl dress! This dress will soon be available in my etsy shop!

Closeup of the front of the dress!

Thursday, July 4, 2013

****~ Happy 4th of July: Enjoy the freebies!~****

  Hi there and Happy 4th of July! Our nation is officially 237 years old this year!  She doesn't look a day over 100.... Hope you all are enjoying your family get togethers, making beautiful memories, and having some awesome barbecues today!
   My hubby and I will be spending the day together and then going later to see a gorgeous fireworks display. Most of our kids are living far away, or the ones that live close do their own thing...so we're on our own today!  We'll have a nice time just us and our little dog Molly. 
   I have a new grand daughter, born on July 1st her name is Staley and she is a beautiful beautiful baby. I now have 3 granddaughters, and 5 grandson's, with another baby girl on her way....in September. Sooo WOOOOOT WOOOOOT!!! Grandma is happy happy happy!
    So it's been awhile since I've posted some new stuff and I thought I would stop in early this morning and share a few neat old images with you!
Feel free to use them in any of your craft projects or altered art. All I ask is that you don't resell the images as they are presented here. Please don't use them in digital CD form to resell, or in print or fabric blocks or in digital collages unless you alter them in some way. Thank you so much! Blessings to you! Enjoy!     




To save the images simply click to enlarge, click to "save as" and save to your own file!

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

~**Pretty Cards I Have Made Using My Cricut Machine!**~

    I thought I would share some of my pretty designs with you. I have made many gorgeous cards using my Cricut Machine. I love love love it. I have made cards, tags, party decor, and even decorated out church cookbook using my Cricut Expression.   You can even incorporate the vintage images that I share here for free with you into your very own designs!!! 








  Hope you enjoy these and get a little inspiration at the same time! I love my Cricut machine and it paid for itself in the very first few things  I made with it!  Here are a few of the items I have made using my great machine!
  

Sunday, February 17, 2013

Time to share more free vintage images with you!  I mean to do this much more frequently than I seem to find the time to do. I hope you forgive me for neglecting it from time to time as projects keep me from taking the time to find you more wonderful images...  Today we celebrate beautiful ladies from days gone by and their lovely fashions!
Strevens Beauty

Gorgeous Sunny Beauty

Lovely Victorian Ladies

Victorian Beauty in Soft Yellow

Beautiful Vintage Fashion Print
  Remember as in previous posts, you click on the image to enlarge it...then right click to "save as" to save it to your own files.  Also please do not resell the images in the form that I have given them to you. Do not reproduce them as digital prints, part of a digital collage sheet, fabric blocks, regular prints as they are presented to you etc... But, feel free to alter them in your crafting projects for resell. 

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Lovely Giveaway from Karla's Korner
Celebration Giveaway from Karla's Korner just click on the link above to sign up for this beautiful box of inspirational artwork that beautifully express the love of God!

Saturday, December 8, 2012

~*~ HURRAY! It's time for some new freebies for you! ~*~

   Christmas is fastly approaching and it's time for some wonderful old vintage Christmas images for you to use in your very own projects!   Simply click on the images to enlarge them, then right click to "save as" and you're all set to use them for Christmas tags, cards, altered art etc.  
   Have fun creating and don't forget to leave me a comment or share photos and a brief description of what you've made using the images! Just email pics to me at jraeburk@gmail.com, and leave comments here!
   The only thing I ask is that you don't resell the images as they are in this form as prints, fabric blocks, digital downloads etc. You are free to sell them after you have altered them or used them to make pillows, sachets etc... Thank you so much & enjoy making pretties!









Most these prints are from vintage postcards or ads and they all have sweet charm and character! Enjoy creating beautiful things, and come back from time to time to check out my new freebies and other fun stuff! Hope you all have a beautifully blessed Christmas full of joy and laughter and precious moments together!