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Adding Some Smoke (and Doves)

This British magician wanted a little more effect and “magic” applied to his promo photo. This cinematic effect takes an hour or so to create in Photoshop, and in the end produced the result he was looking for.

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A Sweet Laptop Skin of Farmer Bob

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So Nicely Behaved in Nylon…DuPont

Nice clean vintage DuPont ad from 1954…going for a modern look.

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1954 7UP AD

What a beautiful old 7UP ad from the 1954 edition of the Ladies’ Home Journal.

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Proven Motivation to Increase Sales!

Not sure if this Green Stamp thing really worked back in 1963, but we love the ad!

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1972 Button Fastener…as seen on TV

If you were around in 1972 and watched T.V., you might remember this instant repair button fastener’s commercial. I love the script font for “Simple as” which is Murray Hill from the 50’s. And the font at the top making … Continue reading

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Recreating a Vintage Polaroid

Want that vintage Polaroid look…it’s pretty easy. I just took a snap shot of a regular street, took it into Photoshop and applied “Layer”, “New Adjustment Layer”, “Color Mixer…” Played with the colors…to get more of an HDR look. I … Continue reading

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Color With Markers!

After a little research I found the font used for the title of this cool vintage product, “Color With Markers!” — Octopuss SH by Scangraphic.

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Little Felt Houses for You and Me

Not sure if I’m included this piece into the creative blog more for the vintage 1975 photo…or for the little houses. Who needs Plasticville when there’s felt? Wonder if these are HO scale.

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1977 Style “How-To”

A great sample of mid-70’s page design of a how-to on how to make vertical and horizontal button holes when crocheting a sweater. Loving the orange!

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