These late 17th century ink drawings make fantastic templates for classic-inspired crafts for grandparents and college graduates. Try cutting out and decoupaging the above images on plain journals with hard cardboard or wooden covers. Don’t hesitate to add some color to these throwback black and white vintage images. After gluing, splash some colorful paint wash to create a quick and cool journal for a pre-teen.
These free vintages images of school children come in handy for making quick DIY gifts for teachers, parents groups events, and back to school cards. Try printing them out on postcard quality paper to make thoughtful congratulatory postcards for brand new teachers. Elementary school staff could also blow up these pictures to make large welcoming signs for the first day of school!
It’s the fresh and pastel color palette of these vintage illustrations that really caught my eye. The animal alphabet cards above reminds me of eeBoo’s creative toy aesthetic. Plus these creative animal cards would make an awesome new addition to a teacher’s classroom. Simply print out the above cards on cardstock quality paper to make brand new flashcards to kick start the post spring break school season.