November 7, 2009

VINTAGE PAPER DOLLS ~ FREE PDF ~ PART II ~ a wardrobe upgrade from The Graphics Fairy!

I was catching up with some of my favorite blogs today, which of course means spending some time with The Graphics Fairy.  I was delighted to find that she and I both have one of the same darling little paper dolls in our collections.  I decided to repost my free paper doll PDF and include a link to The Graphics Fairy so that anyone with this Paper Doll can have the full wardrobe (I believe hers is a Gaucho costume and is simply too flippin' cute!). 

A few years ago I spotted these charming vintage paper dolls at an antique store in Santa Rosa. Not wanting to "impulse shop", I left them behind; only to find that I couldn't get them out of my head. Fortunately, my little brother was living in Santa Rosa at the time and was sweet enough to pick them up and mail them to me.

At the time I had so many plans for the darling quartet of paper people, but I soon became preoccupied by two real life baby dolls (my daughter Madeleine, followed by her sister Max, three years later). So the paper dolls have taken up permanent residence in my ephemera box, patiently awaiting their debut. While sorting through ephemera for recent inspiration, I came across the paper dolls and realized they were just to special to keep boxed up and all to myself.

I've scanned them in and created a nice little PDF download for you to use as you wish ~ clipart, cards, decoupage, invitations, etc... I hope you'll enjoy this free set of Vintage Paper Dolls. If you use them in a project, please share your pictures, or post a comment to share your inspiration and creativity. ~ Jenn
Paper Dolls


  1. Oh, CLASSIC! I so remember playing with paper dolls back in the (ahem) 60's. What fun it was to design their clothes! Thank you for your generosity in sharing this with your minions!

  2. I love, love, loved paper dolls when I was a kid. Do they even make them anymore? You are so nice to make these into a pdf to share!

  3. Paper dolls are awesome! I used to make my own all the time. These are super cute!
    Holly @ 504 Main

  4. Absolutely adorable! I would have snapped them up, too!

  5. These are DARLING! Thanks for sharing.

  6. Oh cute, he has brothers!!! I'm so glad you let me know about this Jenn. So fun!


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