Monday, July 8, 2013

2014 Free Printable Vintage Calendars, 2 Winners, Antique Expo Show, Cool Samples and Tutorial!

Hi Everyone,  please scroll down to get our 2 Free Printable 2014 Vintage Calendars!

I have so much to share I will come back tomorrow and add the further Discount SALE photos and links but I wanted to post the 2 WINNERS for our July Linky Party $50.00 Gift Card and for our Garden Style Digital Stamp Set and any 10 Printables or Papers.  Congratulations to winners #15 Linky Heather McRoberts who was the Linky Party winner and #3 Jennifer Skull who won our Giveaway!  Big thanks to all the Linky Entries for the inspiring samples!   

Plus - I have our 2 NEW 2014 Freebie Calendars below, some fabulous samples and a great Tutorial by Sheila Rumney!
UPDATE: We now also have Black and White Calendars with samples and a tutorial.

We've been posting free printable calendars every year since 2009 and many people just glue the new months over a calendar they have created with our vintage images.  You can see a bunch of Calendar IDEAS in a double post HERE and also HERE.  This is the newer style calendar Cindy van Koll, our graphic designer made to match our Seasonal Calendar marked down to $1.25 for the double sided. 

Here's a Link to a High Resolution PDF as the jpg Blog files can loose some quality

Here's the original style so you can print the page on card stock or paper and cut the months out, or use the sheet for a handy 'year at a glance calendar'. If you print the page on paper it's easy to staple the little months together to make a mini calendar to add to a birthday card. Just start off with the person's birthday month and mark the day with a hi-lighter. See samples here.

Here's #2 Link to a Hi Resolution PDF as the jpg Blog files can loose some quality

You can get all the details on how DT Member Kathy Clement created this adorable card and envelope using our Digital Seaside Stamp Set (the original has sold out but these are only $6.95). The postage envelope paper is from CD 3, Creating With Vintage Typography.

DT Member Sheila Rumney has created another fantastic Tutorial showing how to change the colors of any of our printable items such as the cute 'Love You Button' she added to her layout from our Vintage Sewing CD.  Don't you love these beautiful crochet bottle covers her Grandmother made!  Look how 3D the green Printable Embossed Paper looks.

 Look at the Sweet Peas Card by Michele Kovack using our Vegetable Garden Digital Stamp Download set. Love the sparkle, paper and ribbon for a fresh summer card.

I have been super busy getting ready to sell at the Antique Expo Show we will have a double booth at this weekend, July 13 and 14/13 in Portland, OR.  It's the largest indoor-outdoor antique show in North America with 175,000 square feet (in air conditioned comfort) plus another 100,000 square feet outside. Long range forecast is for high 70s to low 80s over this weekend. Yay!

Our letterpress style 99 cent printable paper was created from my vast collection of wood carved alphabet blocks for our Earthy Paper Pad and as you can see from the photos below I own way too many wood letterpress alphabets and need to sell them!
Actually I was a tad embarrassed after dragging them all out to see how many I own now. 

I will sell the sets together but some of the others I'm going to offer as word groups

What do you think? Are they too weird and do you think anyone will but a big WOW! or LOVE if some letters are backwards?

 I love to read all your comments and apologize profusely for deleting a couple of months worth recently.  I was deleting spam and hit the wrong button - ooops!

I will be back tomorrow and add more photos of items we are taking to the Antique Show - plus photos and links for all the further discounted SALE items (almost everything is already on sale - lol) but that have been marked down further.  

I'm on a mission to make space and some of these missed getting added to our store but have been added now! I bought about over 500 Garden Albums and over 300 of the Romance Stamp Sets when Tattered Angels were clearing them out

Lace Stickers and Metallic Words now $1.25

Tattered Angels Garden Albums $5.50

Tattered Angels Frosty Memories Album $3.95

Tattered Angels 12" x 12" Jumbo Romance Stamps $8.50

Vintage Alphabet Booklets $1.25

Hope you're having a fabulous day!

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Kathy/NorthCarolina said...

Wood letterpress letters are so very cool. Did you see how Tim Holtz used them under a glass table top? I'm sure people will buy them! I would, if I were there!!!

Roberta S said...

Wow, Sandy, you DO have a boatload of wood letterpress alphabets!! They are really, really cool. I wish I could make it to Portland, but I live on the East Coast :( Safe travels and good luck at the sale.

Crafty Secrets Heartwarming Vintage Co. said...

Thanks ladies for the positive feedback! If I had time I would love to turn the old wood printer drawers into tops for shadow box coffee tables and add small words, photos and memorabilia. I need to price each of the alphabet sets, the drawers and then I'm going to make up more word groups with all the left over letters. If anyone can think of great words please tell me! I was thinking JOY, FAITH, BLISS?

Vicki Chrisman said...

I remember when you got those letters... way back when. You have been a busy girl!

Sarah said...

I sure missed your not coming to TX this year. (I would have had you bring me a bag full of letterpress blocks!)

Deb said...

Congratulations to the lucky winners and LOVE your wordpress letter collection Sandy, I'd be hard pressed to part with any of them. Wish I could get down to Portland, I'd take some off your hands for you. Have a safe trip and wishing you lots of sales, Deb

Jennifer Scull said...

those letter blocks are gorgeous! so many great things you can do with them, but right now would love a big huge bowl of them on my coffee table, just so I could play with them. they would be so much fun when people come over....

thank you so much for choosing me as one of the happy winners! will pop an email to ya! :)

The Paper Toile said...

Love the letterpress letters! Thanks for choosing me as one of the winners...I can't wait to start on some new projects!

Roberta S said...

Re:words from letterpress alphabets,
Maybe some of these are too long; I'm not sure if you have letter limits or not. I sure do wish I could get my hot little hands on some of these! I bet your letters will be flying off the shelves!

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