Here is a vintage illustration of a beautiful window decoration. The illustration features a bay window, with full-length, white lace curtains topped with an elegant burgundy patterned valance. The top of the valance is attached to an ornate golden yellow frame moulding. Each of the three panels of glass windows has a green blind that…
This vintage Christmas postcard features a beautifully decorated tree and gifts placed under the tree. We can see stars in the night sky through a window behind the tree. The greeting on the card is: A Happy Christmas! 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.
Here are three beautiful clip art images of antique window coverings. In the magazine article I scanned these from, the top two images here are each referred to as a “French Shirred Shade” and the bottom image is referred to simply as “Window Covering”. The images are from the April 1894 issue of The Delineator…
This aged and shabby front cover of a recipe booklet titled Manual of Salads features a woman in a blue dress and white apron preparing tomatoes for a salad. The booklet was published in 1914 to promote the use of Yacht Club food products. Click on image to enlarge.
Blue birds and pink flowers frame an elegant window and balcony on this beautiful vintage postcard. You can find another lovely vintage postcard with birds and flowers outside a window on my blog here. For added creative options, here is a version without the writing. Click on images to enlarge.
This lovely old postcard includes reddish colored flowers and three birds framing the outer edges of an elegant gold trimmed window. A white curtain hangs inside the window and a dim light is on in the room. The message in the lower right corner of the card is: Best Wishes. For added creative options, here…
Here is a vintage clip art image of a woman cooking. She is standing at the table measuring a spoonful of an ingredient to add to her pan. The image is from the February 1912 issue of Pictorial Review. Click on image to enlarge.
I just love this image of a Victorian lady and her pet bird in an open window that is framed with vines. I imagine the young lady and her bird to be enjoying the fresh air and warmth of a sunny summer day. The image is from the July 1915 issue of The Delineator magazine….
Here is a vintage image of a girl seated on a windowsill of an open window. She is picking flowers from a beautiful vine that is growing around the window. The image is from Wild Flowers from Whittier, 1909. Click on image to enlarge.