I sometimes need to make changes in products to make naming conventions more cohesive and sometimes I add enhancements to the collection. I've started this change log so you can check what's changed.
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Products Updated or Changed
These collections have been updated. Sometimes I might find something that needs a little extra love or have a variation or a few additional items that I think will go well with the collection.
- April 9, 2023: The Fantasy Flower Girl Illustrations was updated. I discovered some edits that needed to be done on the template files and I decided to group the layers on the Month illustration files.
- August 19, 2023: The Vintage Christmas Illustrations Compendium V.1 has been updated. DO NOT MISS THIS UPDATE! I went through nearly every original file and optimized for clarity, tonal contrast, saturation and sharpness. This collection was created over many years, some of them in my early days. In looking it over recently, I realized it needed a little love to bring it up to my current production standards. I also added more variations. It's been a lot of work but I'm pleased with the update. Let me know what you think!
- August 31, 2023: The Vintage Christmas Illustrations Compendium V.2has a few small updates. I tweaked a few of the Digital Papers in the Estelle Digital Papers and a few of the Design Starts. I also did a couple of tweaks in the Children 2 download. You will need to download the Grouped 1, Grouped 2, and Children 2 files. No need to download the other downloads.
- September 1, 2023: the Vintage Christmas Holly, Vintage Christmas Bells,and Vintage Poinsettia collections were updated. Images were further optimized for clarity, tonal contrast, and saturation.
- October 2023: I'm doing a lot of Spring Cleaning of my products. Some of my collections were created 10 years ago or more! My procedures, file-naming protocols, and yes, quality have grown over the last decade plus years. I have a lot of updates! On top of that, I've changed my digital download service. I've also temporarily removed quite a few collections while I work on them.
- October 6th, 2023: I have completely updated the Les Botaniques : Fleurs V.1 collection. I rescanned the originals larger and I also made more element extractions and I have provided additional vector versions of most of the elements. I've also shortened the name to just Les Botaniques V.1.
October 6th, 2023: I've updated a lot of collections in the past week! You may be receiving quite a few update emails.
The following Illustration collections were updated for Clarity, Tonal Contrast, Saturation, and Sharpness: 4 Girls, 4 Seasons, Daisies and Creeper, Dove Greetings, Flowers, Swings, Ladies, Four Seasons, Girl Seasonal, Happy Roses, Sweet Scenics (plus 10 new files!), Tucked Carnations, Victorian Seasonals, Vintage Ladies No. 1. Frames: Seasonal Frames
- October 7th, 2023: Butterflies No. 1 is now called Les Papillons No1. I have finessed and edited each butterfly. I've also added the complete original vintage French butterfly page. Note: I removed one butterfly that was not a part of the original poster and I have removed the Photoshop brushes in favor of transparent png files.
- April 8, 2022: Vintage Easter Illustrations has been updated. It has 8 new images and 10 bonus digital papers.
- May 29, 2022: Vintage French Papers and Overlays Volume 1 has been expanded and updated. It now has an additional 11 vintage French original receipts and overlays and there are now 160 elements extracted and edited from the overlays.
- July 27, 2022: Oh Deer Vintage Illustrations. This is a very exciting update and expansion of this collection. It's now a much larger collection with 13 new deer, even more variations, plus new vector silhouettes.
- September 25, 2022: The Vintage Christmas Illustrations Compendium has been updated with new items and variation. There is a new Santa illustration, 2 new Christmas Bells, 1 new Holly illustration plus 2 new Holly border patterns. There are also new Yule Papers and new Yule Striped Papers. There are quite a few new vintage Christmas Greetings. A new collection of Design Starts Digital papers has been added. There are also some new Bonus files and variations. There's a new blog post showing you what's new.
- November 11, 2022: Vintage Flower Fairies.The name was changed from Dulk Flower Fairies. There are now .png files and layered .psd files as well as the .jpg files. Printable versions are now included!
- November 13, 2022: Vintage Holly Illustrations. This has a new illustration and 2 new border patterns.
- November 13, 2022: Vintage Poinsettia Illustrations. New illustrations.
- November 13, 2022: Vintage Xmas Bells. New illustrations.
- November 14, 2022: The Vintage Christmas Compendium. The only change was to sharpen the Linen Digital Papers in Yule Papers. (Download 2 of 5) You can download or just sharpen those papers 150% with Unsharp Mask.
- November 23, 2022: Watery Paint Impressions Brushes now has .png overlays included. It now also includes both the Photoshop CS2 and above and the Photoshop CS6 and above brushes.
- November 24, 2022: Winter Bullfinches Digital Papers. I've added 3 additional variations. There are now grunged versions of the clean red/tan striped paper and the red/tan checkerboard/floral design.
- November 24, 2022: Les Botaniques Botany Bits and Botany Pages have been combined into 1 product.
- December 17th, 2022: The Vintage Christmas Illustrations Compendium has been updated. I added additional Santa versions and the Bonus frame. You only need to download 2of5 and 3of5.
- January 18, 2021: Paint Impressions V.3 Texture collection has been updated. Each texture was slightly edited, plus most have several variations added. Some versions were retouched so that the brayer marks were more subtle and some variations are cropped versions of the original high-res files and edited for the format.
- August 15, 2021: The Vintage Christmas Illustrations Compendium has been updated. There are new illustrations, new versions, new papers, and new bonus files. Also, some of the originals have been edited. I recommend downloading everything fresh.
- August 23, 2021: The Vintage Christmas Illustrations CompendiumI have added a few little bonus files since the update on the 15th. Only download the "Temp-Update-Pre-082321" if you downloaded the last update. If you missed the update on 08/15/21 then skip the temp update and download everything.
- September 12, 2021: Gouache Grunge No. 4 Brushes.I've added the transparent PNG overlays to the brushes.
- October 9, 2021: The Essential Vintage French Graphics Collection. This is a massive update! Many of the graphics are now larger in dimension (these were re-scanned.) I've also added a lot of new graphics and new variations. The collection is now about 2x larger. Please do take advantage of this update as it is awesome. :-) Download all files to replace the older version.
- October 9, 2021: The Vintage French Photo Studio Papers and Overlays. I've updated this collection. Every overlay has new edits plus, I've extracted and edited 70 elements as bonus graphics. There are also some versions provided as vector and Photoshop Custom shapes. The originals scans now come as .png files isolated from the background. Download everything to replace the former versions. Note: You may wish to save your older version if you like a more grungy look. I went in and carefully edited each overlay to fill in details lost in the originals.
- November 19, 2021: Fall Leaves & Berries. I have included bonus printable JPEGs. Great for scrapbooking, journalling, happy mail and more.
- November 23, 2021: The Essential Vintage French Graphics Collection. I replaced 2 files in the Ephemera folder with larger sized versions. #67 & 68. There is also an update folder so you can just download that folder to update.
- January 23, 2020: Les Textures V.I has been updated. There are 2 new textures and several new variations plus an overlay version of Coquette. Also, every single texture was edited and fine-tuned! I've also included the famous Purple Prose texture and 2 other variations.
- January 23, 2020: Les Textures V.2 has been updated. There are several new variations. Also, every single texture and overlay was edited and fine-tuned!
- February 15, 2020: Craquelure Textures has been updated. Every texture has a little editing. There are a new version of the texture, Emma. There are new 5 new overlays.
- April 2, 2020: Paint Impressions V.6 Textures has been updated. I added 2 more textures ("Cup of Summer" + a variation) plus an overlay. I also made a tiny tweak to the texture, Hibiscus.
- April 17, 2020: Love Ya Textures and Papers. The 12 original textures have been edited and 13 variations added. Be sure to save your original downloads in case you preferred those versions.
- April 29, 2020: Tableaux Painterly Textures has 6 new additional variations. Note - these are not variations of the files you have. 3 paintings were rescanned in focus areas and then re-edited. They are very nice, so do get these downloads! You only need to download the file named "FrenchKiss_Tableaux_More_Variations.zip".
- May 27, 2020: Brayered Blocks and Brayered Masks No.1 & No.2 have have been combined in a new collection named Brayered Masks Collection all masks have been edited and new masks added. The collection now has 70 masks plus variations.
- June 4, 2020: Spring Impasto Painted Textures has been completely updated and expanded. Every texture has been edited to my current specifications and black and white versions added. This was many hours of work. Enjoy!
- October 22, 2020: Atelier Painted Texture Collection has been completely updated. All original textures have been carefully edited plus, the collection has almost doubled with brand-new textures!
- December 6th, 2020: Most vintage Christmas themed products are now bundled in The Vintage Christmas Illustrations Compendium. If you want to check if your previous purchase is in the bundle, do a search in the store for that item. If it no longer appears, then it was added to the bundle.
- December 16, 2020 Oh Deer Vintage Digital Images has been updated and expanded. It's now called Oh Deer Vintage Engraving Illustration Graphics. There are more variations and it now has both 300ppi versions and 1200ppi versions - so 2x bigger than before! I've also just found and ordered more of these vintage deer engravings, so I will be updating this collection again in the future.
- December 21, 2019 Cahier de Botanique has been slightly changed. The Papers now come with a transparent background. Also, 2 papers were added to the papers and 1 overlay was added. Download the Papers 1-3, the Overlays and the Notes. The graphic Bits PNG and EPS have not changed.
- December 1, 2019 Tableaux Painterly Textures has been completely updated. Every texture has been edited, some completely re-mastered. 10 New textures added. Consult file included in download for all changes.
- November 24, 2019 Les Textures V.3 collection has been updated and expanded. Every texture has been edited. Some with minor edits and some with radical edits. A few textures and overlays have been added as well as 10 additional bonus variations.
- November 8, 2019 Glorious Grunge Textures was updated with 2 new textures, additional variations and the overlays that used to be free have been added as well as an additional overlay.
- August 19, 2019 Birds at the Window vintage postcard illustrations - 1 additional illustration from the series was added.
- July 12, 2019 - 1872 French Script Overlays and Ephemera were combined into one product.
- April 5, 2019 -Autumn Rain Texture Collection. All textures updated with edits and new textures added.
- April 6, 2019 -Autumn Rain Texture Collection. Additional variation added for the texture, Icey.
- April 30, 2019 - Vintage French Photo Studio has been updated and expanded. This is a big update. I've included all of the original scans with the overlays, There is one additional overlay and original, plus bonus files and versions. Enjoy!
- January 10, 2018 - Birds with Mail on Terrace postcards was updated with an additional postcard. Free update.
- January 10, 2018 - Doves & Hearts postcards: A cutout version of the red heart with doves has been added it to the collection.
- January 10, 2018 - Cupid Florals: A cutout version of the cupid with butterfly has been added it to the collection and an additional image and cutout were added.
- February 6, 2018: "Le Marché" digital ephemera and overlays has been completely updated. These two collections have been merged into one and completely redone. All papers were re-scanned and edited and 15 NEW vintage French receipts were added. Plus, there are bonus files. Note - there was one graphic that was not included - the "Epicerie Parisienne - Albert Petit" was not included as it's not actually a receipt that one will be added to another vintage French product. PLEASE BE SURE TO KEEP THAT ONE.
- February 17, 2018 - 1903 Tour Eiffel.This update has all new files completely re-scanned! I've also included more versions, including a vector EPS of the Eiffel Tower.
- February 17, 2018 - L'Artiste Painterly Texture Collection: All variations are now included for free.
- February 17, 2018 - Painterly Texture Bundle: All variations for the l'Artiste texture collections are now included for free.
- February 17, 2018 - Spring Impasto Painted Texture collection. The rectangular collection and square collection have been combined.
- February 19, 2018 - Paint Impressions Textures V1. Variations are now included as free bonus files.
- February 28, 2018 - Cahier de Botanique updated.The papers and overlays are now in one collection instead of separate. The plant sketches that were brushes are now PNG overlays and Vector EPS. The small sketches were re-edited. If you already have the Papers and Overlays, those have not changed. New files are the PNG and EPS folders. The brush .abr file is no longer included. (Really, the PNG files are sharper.)
- March 2, 2018 - 3 Doves & Forget-me-not vintage illustrations taken down as I found other images in the series of one of the cards, so this product has become Birds at the Window and another as of yet unpublished selection.
- March 9, 2018 - The 1912 French Geometrie brushes has been completely redone. It now has 24 original page scans, 24 overlays, and 50 PNG & EPS graphics. Please note that this product no longer has brushes. The PNG and EPS are actually better formats.
- March 30, 2018 - The Vintage Easter Sampler has been updated. There is one new file and several have been completely redone. There are also additional variations to some of the illustrations.
- March 30, 2018 - Easter Bunnies Vintage Sampler has been updated. The FrenchKiss_Easter-Bunnies-04 has been completely redone and has new variations. FrenchKiss_Easter-Bunnies-05 versions are now sharper. You only need to download the 2of2 file. the 1of2 has no changes.
- March 30, 2018 - Spring Willow Digital Vintage Postcard has been updated. It has been completely redone. This version is sharper with more detail, but is more muted than the previous one giving you greater flexibility for further adjustments. I've also included a version with the original greeting.
- April 6, 2018 - Antique Birds 1, 3, 5, & 6 have been combined together with 4 additional bird engravings and are now Vintage French Bird Illustrations Volume 1.
- April 7, 2018 - Hands and Flowers illustrations from Victorian Trade Cards.All files have been enhanced for sharpness and contrast. Additional retouching. 1 new card has been added and new versions of all cards have been added.
- August 8, 2018 - Bird Duo Quartet digital illustrations has been completely redone and two new illustrations have been added. Please note that the name of the product has changed to Vintage Birds No. 7.
- October 26, 2018 -C. Klein Fall Foliagehas been changed toFall Leaves and Berries.It now has one additional image and cutout versions.
- October 26, 2018 - C. Klein Fall Foliage Printablehas been changed to Fall Leaves and Berries Printables.It now includes PNG and JPEG individual graphics and 2 additional JPEGs of the graphics.
- October 29, 2018 - Vintage Poinsettia Digital Images- The only changes were to change the file dimensions on the ones that had JPEG versions and PNG versions so that they are the same size. This makes it easier to combine them if desired.
- October 29, 2018 - Vintage Christmas Bells- The only changes were to change the file dimensions on the ones that had JPEG versions and PNG versions so that they are the same size. This makes it easier to combine them if desired.
- November 7, 2018 - Yikes! I just realized that the texture "Rawhide" was already used in the collection Virtuoso. I've replaced "Rawhide" with "Old World". You only need to download the 1of2 file.
- December 5, 2018 - Winter Bullfinches Papers - 5 new papers added.
- December 7, 2018 - Mélange à Moi bookmark printable name changed to Vintage Whimsy. December 14 - small edits made and letter size added.
- 09/15/17 Autumn Rain Textures. Added another texture. "Autumn Glow" in 2nd download.
- 05/19/16 Cahier Des Botaniques Brushes. Brush #3, "Les Fleurs" now has more text included. Around 5 other brushes have slight edits to text placement.
- 05/19/16 Ink Grunge Brushes. The original 9 brushes have additional sharpening and more brushes have been added.
- 06/29/16 Doves & Roses. I've added 2 images to this and changed the name to Doves & Vases.
- 06/30/16 Took all Studio Selections Textures off the store. These will become part of a download club option. (Coming soon.) The downloads are still available to those who have purchased these collections.
- 07/22/16. Fantaisie Sheet Music: What's changed: I've added a transparent overlay version and I've enhanced the original slightly. (Sharpening and a wee bit of retouch.) This is a free upgrade.
- 10/02/16. Vintage Holly Illustrations. I added another illustration.
- 1011/16 Goldfinches and Holly. Files were not aligned for blended use as they should be. New files uploaded.
- 03/06/14 Vintage French Brushes No. 1 (Formerly Vintage French Script brushes). I added a lot of new brushes to the collection.
- 03/18/14 Vintage Grunge Frames. 5 new frames and a drop shadow version of another. Read more.
- 03/19/14 Vintage Frames No.1. The "Rosy" frame removed, 26 new frames added. Read More
- 03/20/14 Love Ya collections. Frames: 5 new frames added, white frames brightened. Papers and Dots n Stripes papers. Whites brightened. Read More
- 03/25/14 Les Textures 3. I added new textures to Les Textures 3 and improved another. Read more.
- 03/25/14 Texture Nirvana. I added new textures to Les Textures 3 and improved another. Read more.
- 03/25/14 Love Ya Dots n Stripes digital papers. I updated the 4 textures that have white to versions with brighter whites.
- 4/10/14 Grunge Postcards No.1. I added 4 additional postcards. I have changed the resolution to 600 DPI. I thought over 1000 was over-kill. You may wish to keep the original, larger size versions.
- 7/02/14 Atelier Texture Collection:
Eliminated textures, Radiance and Spirit 2.
Edited Texture: Spirit had some light retouching and tone changes.
Edited Texture: Soarhad some light retouching and tone changes.
Added Textures: I added 13 textures plus 3 bonus textures.
- 10/25/14 Bees N Butterflies. Layered files updated. Layer masks refined, backgrounds cut away enough that there shouldn't be any problems with white lines showing around the layer mask.
- 11/21/14 Les Textures 1. I added 2 bonus textures. I came across 2 textures I have used hat are unpublished and thought they would be a nice addition to this collection. You only need to download the Bonus file.
- 11/22/14 Digital Postcard: Flowers/Swings/Ladies. I added another image.
- 11/22/17 French Photo Studio Overlays. I added 5 new overlays.
Occasionally I make changes in names to be more cohesive with other products.
- 03/06/14 Vintage French Script brushes was changed to Vintage French Brushes No. 1. Name change was to be more cohesive with Vintage French Brushes No.2 and because I added a lot of non-script brushes.
- 03/13/14 Textured Watercolor spot brushes name changed to Watercolor Spot 4 brushes for cohesiveness in naming.
- 03/25/14 Love Ya 2 digital papers name changed to the more descriptive Love Ya Dots n Stripes.
- 03/26/14 I changed the Shop names from French Kiss Collections No. 1, 2, and 3 to Les Textures 1, 2, & 3. The download and SKU names were already Les Textures.
- 04/10/14 Grunge Postcards No.1 changed to French Grunge Postcards No.1
- 06/29/16 Doves & Roses. I've added 2 images to this and changed the name to Doves & Vases.