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Printable Journaling Cards, Vintage Seed Catalog Digital Collage Sheet

Regular price $3.99
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These printable journal ATC cards are perfect for embellishing with your favorite paper crafting technique. Or, use the digital files as a start for your own original artwork and digital collage. Each card is ATC size at 2.5 x 3.5 and you get six different cards on the 8.5 x 11 letter size sheet.

An 1899 vintage seed catalog is the inspiration for this collection. With no photographs, the detailed drawings of vegetables and flowers had to sell the seeds!

One thing that struck me about the vegetables was how many different kinds were on offer while the flower section was similar to current catalogs: the newest and most tantalizing cultivars up front with the old favorites like sunflowers and pansies filling out the rest. It was telling how much more important food crops were at the time because the catalog was mostly devoted to food and animal feed crops with the flower seeds having much less space. I love seeing these vintage publications and how everyday life was both different and yet similar.

You get a total of 8 files in one zipped folder download:

1 high resolution 300 dpi jpg file of the printable sheet
1 PDF file of the printable sheet
6 transparent background png files - one of each card

You’ll be able to download your files immediately after purchase - no waiting!


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