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Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Beautiful Cozy English Country Cottages and Gardens Free Images for your ATC,Scrap booking and creating

Are you all snug in your own cottage? I just need some hot tea and my cozy socks on and I will be comfy. It is cool and has rained. No air conditioner for awhile now. Wondering if the sun will be out today. Both my kitties have found a warm spot and do not want to get out of bed.
First I Love your comments thank you, thank you.This blogging continues to be so fun. 
A little bird told me that Cathie Holden from "Just Something I Made " payed a visit to The Legacy!!! If I had been there I would have embarrassed myself and made such a fuss. After all She is a very special blogger indeed. Today I have cozy cottages for you. All the pictures of English cottages I have at the moment. So make good use of them until more turn up.
I am happy now, today and am gratefully so. Hope you are too.
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Much love as always, Louise

Monday, June 27, 2011

Paintings of Adorable Little Girls in Pretty White Dresses 1800's early 1900's

Oh, you have all been so nice! Thank you for your kind comments. They really put a smile on my face and brighten my day.
 Welcome to all my new followers. If you use anything from Bumble Buttons I would love to see it.
How about some little girls in their fancy white dresses?
 A selection of beautiful paintings for you to enjoy. Two look to be from the Edwardian era and one with the shell mid 1800's or Victorian.
Isn't she a saucy one!



This old book cover is from a Tuck's book circa 1880-90's.

It's all about the white dresses.

What a great and interesting composition.

Just a simple pretty portrait.

A favorite of mine.

A lovely mother and her little girl having a sweet moment together. The little girl is listening so intently. Maybe the woman is a governess.
Enjoy the pics. Much love to you all, Louise

Friday, June 17, 2011

Classic French Black and White Labels and Frames Free clip art for ATC collage scrap booking.

Hi ! Today I have some formal and classical images. All are from old theater programs. Late 1890's to early 1920's.The crown one is French and perfect for labels. I can just see it on old bottles. Also I know that crowns are popular.
I separated out the different elements from an old title page. How fun to use in scrap booking, collage and as labels.






Just a quick post See you tomorrow, Louise

Thursday, June 16, 2011

A new blog to visit. antique postcards late 1800's little child in a shell and little birds


      Have to tell you about this blog!!! It was one of my "traffic sources" so I checked it out and it is so pretty! love the ideas. I have an old parasol that I can not wait to redo based on what she has done. There is a translation button thank goodness!! www.tineskreativehjorne.com

    Also after pondering what to do with my bathroom for some time I feel inspired!!! Now I know what I want to do after seeing all the white and silver gray on Tineskcreatvehjorne. Silver gray walls, white frames, silver vases with white flowers, spray paint some metal thingy's silver and make a beautiful lace duvet into a shower curtain. Tending to be slow at these things I'll post how it turns out(probably in a few years!!)
Hope you enjoy and create with the sweet pictures. Much love to you all, Louise

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Lots of flowers!! Lilacs, Forget-me-nots,Violets,Lilly of the valley, for your collage atc and scrap

Good morning!! Had your coffee yet? Today is going to be a wonderful day I am sure. Northern California is finally having some consistent sunshine. So nice considering it is mid June.
I think the following flower bouquets are just sooo  pretty. Beautiful artwork. I may have posted some of these before but am including them into one post as I try to make it easier for you to find a subject.  My favorite's are the white basket with forget-me-nots and the one with the dark blue frame thing. Just lovely, a great find.









It feels good to be posting again. Much love to you  as always, Louise

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Romantic old photographs of 1900's women Edwardian clothing

I knew it had been awhile but not this long since my last post! Hi everyone. Welcome back old friends, followers and new visitors. So glad you have continued to follow and find my little neglected blog. Hopefully it will be worth the wait.
Today's post focuses on beautiful romantic photographs of lovely ladies.Aren't they the best ever! Just love them.




Hope you enjoy them as much as I have. Much love to you all, Louise