Collage Scrappin’ – Vintage Style

I have been enjoying a new type of art. Well, it’s new to me. Vintage collages are so appealling to me! I don’t know how I didn’t find these before now. I just adore the old photos, ads, ephemera and everything vintage. I’ve always loved Victorian and the 1920’s styles.

It isn’t too far a stretch to blend scrapbooking with this collage style. I don’t really know the terms, yet. I know there are a lot of ATC, or Artist Trading Cards, that are pictured on the sites I have visited. There are just gazillions of these artists’ sites listed. Appearantly, I am not the only one who likes these things.

I made the first one as a scrapping project for Magickal Scraps February Heritage Challenge.

The next one was done for Magickal Scraps March Chat Challenge. OMG! What a HOOT that was! Those ladies are a blast to ‘chat’ with. I haven’t laughed that hard in ages. Snowy provided us with the photos and other elements for us to scrap. I was working on this in an earlier post, in which, I found music from Enya to be very inspiring. Here is the end result:

I’m finding a style of my own in designing, anyway. Doing these is exactly the kind of thing I love to use to express myself, because, they have meaning to me. I want other people to enjoy looking at the layouts. Ultimately, though, the are my expressions. And, I can still use these to scrap my family’s photos! LOL

Do enjoy!

3 thoughts on “Collage Scrappin’ – Vintage Style

  1. Wow!! What terrific collages!! Your blog is really looking wonderful, I love the background you have.Thank you for your kind words on my blog, they were much appreciated…some times life can make you gasp!!! It did me for a moment.Hugs and thanksJune


  2. Su- for some reason I couldn’t leave a comment on your other blog, but I wanted you to know that not only do I love the design you created with East Meets West, but I’ve wanted to know how to create my blog like that! Thanks so much for your kind words and the tut!


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