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Well, we are now into the weekend! I wanted to help you out a little with a vintage ephemera washi printable to jump start your paper crafting, art or junk journaling, and/or scrapbooking time with today's freebie!
I love, love washi. So, I have been desiring to create vintage washi with vintage ephemera items for the longest time. You can use this washi for either scrapbooking, art journaling, smashbooks and other paper crafting uses.
Today's freebie was created from a variety of vintage ephemera– a french receipt, citrus botanical art, vintage postcard textures, floral dictionary and other sources of vintage paper items.
I like to mix modern imagery with vintage or vintage inspired images; so, this is what I came up with, a set of vintage washi with a citrus theme and a farmhouse or cottage feel! Hope you like the coordinated patterns – there are six different patterns in all.
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Facts about the Vintage Ephemera Washi Freebie
As for the details about the freebie, there are 10 elements or washi strips and six different patterns. They are sized at 5.5″ by .75″ (approx. 20MM), the last one is 6MM. As always, they can either be used for journaling in your junk journals, art journaling projects or other types of memory keeping.
The materials I used were all vintage ephemera scanned at a very high resolution or purchased from other vintage CU designers.
How to Use this “Vintage Ephemera Washi” Printable:
Use these washi stickers for your planners, junk journals, as an envelope wrapper and other fun ideas. Let your creativity guide you!
There are several ways you can cut this printable to create your washi stickers and I have included a few tips in the following instructions:
1) The easiest way to use this printout is to print it out on a full sheet of white sticker paper and if you own a Silhouette Cameo or Silhouette Portrait or other digital cutter, (i.e. Cricut Explore) you can cut out the to-do lists or planner stickers using their designer software. If you own the Silhouette Cameo, you can double the image on an 8 1/2″ x 11″ paper on a landscape setting as the sticker sheet is 5.5 x 8”. This will keep you from wasting paper.
2) Also another method, would be to use heavy bond printer paper or you can use 65 lb. white cardstock depending on how thick you want your sticker and then place adhesive via a snail tape runner or with a Xyron sticker tool or machine.
3) The most labor intensive way is to print out the planner stickers on sticker paper and “fussy cut” out by hand, I have spaced the elements so that you can use a pair of good craft scissors to get a clean cut and handle the fussy cutting. In addition, don't forget a paper trimmer which helps with straight cuts. For hand cutting, a new tool I highly recommend is the Gyro-tool. It's rotating blade allows you to cut around curvy shapes and is especially good around script stickers. Reader Tip: Cut the stickers while watching TV!
Thanks for Your Social Media Repins
I'd like to say thanks to all those taking the time to comment, I sure appreciate the gracious “thank yous” and the legitimate “link love”. Thank you for your pins on Pinterest, Instagram, as well as a few Facebook links. I also appreciate mentions in your blogs with appropriate link backs and active links.
As usual these freebies are free for personal use, (check my TOU if you haven't previously.) If you have been here before, you know the drill. If not, you might want to read the quick TOU below before you access the printable.
Some things you should know before downloading:
* Vintage Glam Studio printables (formerly under the name Vintage Glam Collectibles) are for PERSONAL USE ONLY.
*You may not re-sell, redistribute, or claim the original or derivative designs as your own. These are not to be used or sold on any POD online shop such as Redbubble, Zazzle, etc. The copyright remains with Vintageglamstudio.
*Please do not remove the watermark or modify the design in any way other than for your own Personal use.
*If you post this on the internet, please give credit to Vintage Glam Studio & link back to my blog (not my google drive), so others can obtain the resources. Pinterest, Instagram, Youtube, Twitter and Facebook are great social media sharing platforms, it’s the sharing without a link back that can be a problem.
You can access the pdf file here, Vintage Ephemera Washi.
Or if you like, click on the picture below for the download. Hope you like them!
Hey fellow crafter, do you like this printable enough to use as crafts items for your small crafting business, church social or journal meetup? You can purchase my micro-business commercial license in my Etsy Shop.
Most of my elements are made from Commercial use or public domain sources.