Monday, February 10, 2014

Enter the Get Crafty with Dover II Craft Contest

We're excited to launch our latest crafting contest, with our biggest prizes yet! Our Get Crafty with Dover II Craft Contest is a celebration of all of the amazing things you can do with a little help from DoverPictura and DoverPublications.

To enter, upload your best craft featuring Dover clip art, using a Dover pattern, or inspired by a Dover book to our contest page. You could win $200 worth of Dover books! Second and third prize winners receive $100 worth of Dover books, and all of the winners will see their work in an upcoming Dover catalog!

The Very Victorian Craft Contest runs  through Marh 31, 2014. See Official Rules

Think you've got what it takes to win our craft contest? There are countless collections on DoverPictura that can be mined for inspiration! Good luck!

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Tutorial Tuesday: Vintage Harvest Crate Stamp/Label Patches

This week's tutorial recommendation comes from Lil Blue Boo and shows you just how easy it is to create unique onesies and shirts with a vintage harvest vibe that are perfect for gifting at baby showers. The stitching detailing really adds to the homespun feel of these adorable clothes. Plus, here's a great additional tip:

If you wish to apply a distressed look...lightly scratch off portions of the printout before transferring.
Check out the full tutorial "Vintage Harvest Crate Stamp/Label Patches (A Tutorial)."

Monday, February 3, 2014

This Week's Featured Collection: Vintage Advertising Art & Design

Our latest collections come with perfect timing! You can download Valentine's images for your cards and decorations or chilly scenes of winter that suit the season. Plus, you'll find imaginative illustrations by Heinrich Kley, fresh new borders, and more. Take a look at all of our latest collections.
Speaking of MORE, this week's featured collection is Vintage Advertising Art & Design- and boy do you get a lot when you download it!  You'll find all the essentials for creating striking ads and other graphic messages with an attention-getting retro look and feel. Drawn from typographic sourcebooks as well as sign-painting manuals of the early twentieth century, this collection includes a wealth of borders, frames, images, and typographic elements for re-creating authentic styles of the 1890s-1920s- nearly 700 image files for you to get carried away with!

Why not dive right in? You can instantly download all 693 images for $15.99! Or purchase individual image sheets for only $0.99 each.