This vintage Christmas postcard includes a Victorian mother and her four children gathered around a decorated Christmas tree. They are framed within a wreath of holly and berries. The message on the card is: May the sunshine of affection Light to day! Click on image to enlarge.
These two aged pages are from the December 1900 issue of The Designer magazine. The first page includes a lovely Christmas frame around typewritten details for three contests The Designer was running at the end of the year 1900. The second page outlines the rules that applied to all three contests. Click on images to enlarge.
Here is a vintage clip art illustration of a ribbon that has been tied into a pretty bow. The image is from the June 1908 issue of The Delineator magazine. Click on image to enlarge.
This vintage Christmas postcard features a deer standing in a snowy field at the edge of a forest. A pretty swirl, poinsettia and sprig of holly and berries decorate the left side of the card. The greeting on the postcard is: With all good Christmas Wishes. Click on image to enlarge.
This vintage Christmas card features two Victorian children gathering twigs in the snow. The girl is wearing a red winter coat outlined with white fur and matching red hat. The boy is dressed in a blue suit and matching blue cap. The message on the card is: Wishing you a happy Christmas. The card is from…
This fun vintage Christmas postcard features an illustration of Santa, with a bag full of toys, about to step into a chimney. Trees and houses are in the background and a sprig of holly and berries, tied with a red bow, is above Santa. The message on the card is: A Happy ChristmasSanta brings a…
This beautiful vintage Christmas postcard includes sprigs of holly with red berries and mistletoe with white berries framing a winter scene and a greeting: “May all ~ Christmas Joys Be Thine”. The background of the card is a striped design. Click on image to enlarge.
This vintage clip art illustration features a Victorian lady hanging a Christmas wreath on her window. The image is from the December 1900 issue of The Designer magazine. Click on image to enlarge.
This vintage cookbook page includes an illustration of Christmas baking and recipes for Lebkuchen and Orange Tea Cakes. The page is from Cake Secrets, by Igleheart Brothers Inc., 1928 P. Co., Inc. (copyright was not renewed). Here is a cleaner version of the illustration of baked goods from the page. Click on images to enlarge.
This lovely vintage Stecher Christmas postcard features a cluster of poinsettias framing a country winter scene. The message on the card is: The same old wish in the same old way, from the same old friend on Christmas Day! Click on image to enlarge
This vintage advertising card features an illustration of an adorable Victorian boy in a red and blue uniform. I think he is a little drummer boy. For additional creative options, here is a version of the boy on a white background. And the shabby aged back of the card that advertises “Up-to-Date” Blueing. Click on…
This lovely vintage clip art silhouette includes two clusters of pine cones and needles. The illustration is a stencil from the Priscilla Fancy Work Catalogue, 1910. Click on image to enlarge.