Vintage bird prints and bright life to any home décor style. Enjoy these free downloads and prints including free Audubon Birds of America prints.
You guys, I don’t know what happened but I have become a bird lady. Okay, I do know what happened, I moved into a wooded area with a creek and suddenly I found myself buying bird seed and handing up bird feeders, and then more bird feeders, and then more bird feeders.
As the birds have come, I have begun hanging up bird prints… I guess the view wasn’t enough, I also need bird artwork. I know, my feathers are fluffed and the real me shows, this makes me crazy. Just call me the crazy bird lover. Owls, parrots, flamingos, penguins and more, birds of a feather will flock together and I am for sure hanging beside all these cute winged friends.
I find something so beautiful about vintage bird prints. Plus the bird home décor style goes incredibly well with my love for Grandmillenial Design.
Free Audubon Prints
If you are a lover of beautiful bird prints, you likely know the name John James Audubon. Audubon was was an American painter and expert on birds. His combined his love of both art and birds turned into a plan to make a complete wildlife illustration of all the bird species of North America.
The best news for bird lovers is everyone has access to free John James Audubon’s Birds of America prints. Each one of Audubon’s paintings is now available as a free high-resolution download aka free printables. You too can own a variety of beautiful bird by Mr. Audubon himself!
Search the vibrant digital library by bird name or begin flipping through the pages to find one that fits your home décor color palette. No purchases necessary.
How to Print Your Vintage Printable
If you want to print Audubon prints, consider sending to a local print shop or an online service. While it’s very easy to get your digital download saved and printed from your computer, these vintage prints will stand out the most when they are printed on quality paper and with quality coloring. You want them to look like fine art prints for collectors, no one will know they are free!
I personally send all my free Audubon prints to Staples. Learn how to print at Staples Copy Center.
How to frame Audubon prints of birds
To frame Audubon’s prints of Birds of America, first get a copy of the poster print. You can digitally download Audubon’s high-resolution images of birds, or you can pick up some resources.
- Audubon’s Masterpieces: 150 Prints from the Birds of America
- Treasury of Audubon Birds: 130 Plates from The Birds of America
- Wall Art Made Easy: Ready to Frame Vintage Audubon Prints
These books are excellent resources for creating Audubon galleries without having to print the images yourself. They come on high quality gloss paper, as any coffee table book would.
I highly suggest you get copies of the prints and frame them yourself. The best places to find frames for Audubon Prints are…
Where to buy frames for bird art prints
Frames are easy to come by. Plus when you are downloading free bird art, then you can splurge a little bit on the print. To save even more, look for a discount code or exclusive offers at many of these sites.
- Frames for prints on Etsy
- Framebridge Frames
- Frames for Prints on Wayfair
- Custom Picture Frames
- Target Picture Frames for Wall
- West Elm Gallery Wall Frames
- Michael’s Picture Frames for Wall
- Pottery Barn Wall Frames
- Frames for prints on Amazon
- Walmart Picture Frame Sets
If you search Google, there are many framed Audubon prints for sale. However, these same images you can download for free cost hundreds and even thousands of dollars. Saving on the print allows you to spend money on custom framing instead.
More Vintage Bird Prints
Vintage bird prints framed are timeless and classic. They can be incorporated into any home décor style – traditional, modern, grandmillenial, farmhouse, shabby chic and more. Save money on the print and invest in the frame by downloading free vintage prints for your home.
Set of four vintage bird prints with eggs (top left) | Ella Claire Inspired
Set of six vintage bird illustrations (top right) | The Birch Cottage
Set of six vintage bird prints in the kitchen (bottom left) | Town n Country Living
Vintage bird prints gallery wall (bottom right) | The Painted Hive
Vintage feather print art wings (top right) | Remodelaholic
1920’s bird and egg prints (top and bottom right)| Knick of Time
Beautiful vintage birds with nest (bottom left) | The Vintage Month
The Graphics Fairy has a huge collection of free illustrated bird prints. This bird prints library is over 52 pages long and includes 100s of illustrations of birds. Go through Karen’s bird print graphics page by page or use the search bar to be more specific about the type and style of birds you like.
Some of the best bird illustrations for me include…
Free Printable Bird Images
- Birds and Eggs Prints
- The Best Bird Images
- Tropical Bird Illustrations
- Shorebird Images
- Vintage Blue Bird Images
- Bluebird Images
- Swan Images
- Cardinal Images
How do I print free bird prints?
Once you have acquired your digital downloads, it’s time to print. First download the highest resolution file you can. This will ensure the prettiest bird art print from whatever printer you chose.
When the files are on your computer, open the folder where your digital file is and print to your printer. If you want high quality photos, consider sending your printable bird print artwork to Staples Copy Center.
If this is a gift, you can also order from Mpix for quality photo prints. Sending to an online print service will allow you to custom your order and choose really good quality paper. Choose glossy or matte. Choose cardstock, linen paper or printing paper. Then grab and awesome frame and use as a welcome gift, hostess gift, new home gift or birthday gift.
… and since we are talking about birds from the, self-proclaimed, bird lady here are some of the best bird feeders and the wild best bird seeds that I have found. If you are a nature enthusiast, take the art of the world to a beautiful natural setting – your own backyard! Pin to Pinterest.
WHAT’S TRENDING? Looking for a few engaging activities? Grab Minute to Win it Games – Traditional, Outdoor, Water, Back to School, and more! Use these fun activities in the office, classroom, or at your next birthday party.
Last Updated on September 14, 2022 by Ashley at Frugal Coupon Living