Flowers

Little Buttercup ~ Free Storybook Image

by Julie J on August 25, 2014

Here is a shabby vintage storybook page that includes an adorable illustration of a yellow flower child named Buttercup. The page also includes a poem about the thirsty little Buttercup who catches dew and drinks it up. The page is from Flower Children, The Little Cousins of The Field and Garden by Elizabeth Gordon. The book was published […]

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This colorful vintage postcard features two beautiful pink roses in a glass vase and another pink rose lying on the table beside the vase. The message on the postcard is: Birthday Greetings. For additional creative options, here is a version of the postcard without the birthday message. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Yellow Rose […]

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Yellow Rose Birthday Greetings ~ Vintage Image

by Julie J on August 20, 2014

This colorful vintage postcard features two beautiful roses in a glass vase. A single yellow rose lies on the table behind the vase and two rose petals are in the foreground. The message on the postcard is: Birthday Greetings. For additional creative options, here is a version of the postcard without the birthday message. Click on images to enlarge. […]

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Here is a beautiful vintage floral illustration. The scientific name for this flower is Aquilegia Glandulosa. The common name is Altai Columbine or Granny’s Bonnets. The image is from the Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening – A Practical and Scientific Encyclopaedia of Horticulture, edited by George Nicholson, circa 1885. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Aster Flower ~ Free […]

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Flowering Almond ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on August 17, 2014

Here is a vintage image of gorgeous pink blossoms and pretty green leaves. They grow on a densely branched shrub or small tree commonly known as a flowering almond. The scientific name of the shrub or tree is Prunus Triloba. The image is from the Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening – A Practical and Scientific Encyclopaedia of Horticulture, edited by George […]

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Cornucopia of Flowers ~ Free Vintage Clip Art

by Julie J on August 17, 2014

Here is a unique and lovely vintage clip art image of a horn of plenty. The horn is filled with wheat, leaves, grapes and berries. Although I don’t see any flowers in the horn, the image is referred to as a Cornucopia of Flowers in the book I scanned it from. The illustration is from Cassell’s Household […]

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This lovely vintage postcard image features a Victorian girl in a white dress and yellow straw hat. She is spilling a basket of beautiful flowers as she walks along a path of grass. Perhaps she is a flower girl at a wedding. The message on the bottom of the card is: To the One I […]

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Victorian Plant Stand ~ Free Clip Art

by Julie J on August 15, 2014

Here is a beautifully designed Victorian plant stand (referred to as a flower stand in the book I scanned it from). The engraving is from The Art Journal Illustrated Catalogue, published for the proprietors, by George Virtue in London, 1851. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Victorian Water Fountain ~ Free Clip Art Image Beautiful Hand Bell […]

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French Seed Label ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on August 15, 2014

Here is a vintage French seed label that features a lovely illustration of white, purple and pink flowers. I did an online translation of the text on the label, Belle de Jour Ordinaire, and came up with beautiful ordinary day. I’m not great at identifying flowers and that translation doesn’t help much. All I know for […]

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Peony French Seed Label ~ Free Vintage Image

by Julie J on August 12, 2014

Here is a vintage French seed label that features a beautiful illustration of pink, purple and yellow flowers. I believe they are Queen Daisy Peonies. The description on the label is: Reine Marguerite Pyramidale Pivoine Variee. This type of vintage seed label would have been pasted on a seed packet or jar of seeds for […]

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