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Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Love Letters

I enjoyed making one of these Love Letters collages for a swap I did, so I made a couple more. Each is unique, but have the same soft and vintage feel.

I made this one for my mom:

I used a Jenni Bowlin Valentine Bingo card for the background and stitched up a dress pattern paper ruffle. I used vintage sheet music and lace, a scrap from an old letter, and a pen nib. I layered it all together for a romantic collage.

I made a very similar one for myself, which is hanging from our old general store hutch.

I added a pearl flourish to mine to fill in some of the white space. I added a gather of old lace and ribbons to the top, attached with a large rhinestone brad. Here are a couple of closeups:


Blogger Julie Boeck said...

Gorgeous, simply gorgeous!!!!!!!! What a beautiful project Erica!

February 2, 2010 at 8:46 AM  
Blogger dianapena8 said...

The image you used is so Gorgeous, both collages are very beautiful, I like how the layers of paper, lace and embellis you added look =Di

February 2, 2010 at 9:37 AM  
Blogger Natasha Burns said...

Gorgeous collage work Erica!

February 4, 2010 at 5:57 PM  

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