Vintage Album Bird Images

How do you keep your creative juices flowing?Cathe-Holden-Bird-Album-pages

Sometimes when I’m longing for new ideas I search for old inspiration, and visit my local antiques stores. Yesterday’s trip proved quite successful as I happened upon four separate pages taken from a vintage photo album. Each page rich in colorful, detailed bird illustrations.Bird-Album-Page-CUI scanned the pages and used Photoshop to touch up stains and blemishes, and fill the inner photo areas. You can help yourself to each image below by clicking to enlarge and save. Use for collage, scrapbooking, cardmaking, digital work, even your own album pages. (But, please don’t sell or share as digital images alone.)  Cathe-Holden-Bird-Album-04 Cathe-Holden-Bird-Album-03 Cathe-Holden-Bird-Album-02 Cathe-Holden-Bird-Album-01I reduced one page, added text,  printed out and attached tiny plastic eggs to the nest, then placed into an old pen nib container to create a sweet little shadow box.Cathe-Holden-Bird-Box

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14 Responses to Vintage Album Bird Images

  1. #1 - Kathy says:

    Thanks! I love these!


  2. #2 - Becky says:

    Thank you! These are lovely!

  3. #3 - HeidiAnn says:

    Those are SO beautiful! Thank you!

  4. #4 - Kate says:

    Precious, thanks!

  5. #5 - Lynda Harley says:

    these are great! Thanks so very much for sharing!

  6. #7 - Emily Burbage says:

    How do I download to print and thanks.

  7. #8 - Anita Allen says:

    These are lovely.

    Thank you.

  8. #9 - Karen M Roth says:

    These are perfect for the Album I am planning on making for our Vow Renewal. Thanks so much!

  9. #10 - Eileen says:

    I never bother to comment on much of anything, but these are just beautiful you are very talented.

  10. #11 - Lyn says:

    Do you know what year these are? Pre 1923?

  11. #12 - Hassan Mashhady says:

    سلام: لطفا از مناظر طبیعی و موزه ها و مکانهای تاریخی بگذارید.

  12. #13 - Angela says:

    Hello, I have just discovered your site thanks to Gunnvor at Wings of Whimsy. I have subscribed via a pop up (hope that is you!). Looking forward to looking around your site, just wanted to say thank you for the box printables and the many other freebies I can see you offer. May I direct others from my blog here, hoping they will read the posts as well as have some briliant freebies x


  13. #14 - Dolores Miller says:

    I love your freebies. Thank you so much for sharing. I was wondering if we are allowed to use them for making wallpapers or FB Timeline Covers?