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Saturday, April 3, 2010

Precious Treasures

The collages have been swapped! Here is the project that I made for the Vintage Spring Collage Swap that I hosted.

I used a piece of cardboard for my base and painted it with Distress Crackle Paint in Picket Fence and Antique Linen. The baby image and little bird are from the new Crafty Secrets Creative Scraps. I added butterfly wings and a little nest for this precious little one. The nest is made from some packaging paper and shredded vintage sheet music. I also added some bead "eggs," vintage millinery flowers, and a Prima flower center.

The copper wire hanger is embellished with vintage lace and ribbon and a few sparkly beads. I sprayed a Maya Road chandellier crystal with blue alchohol ink, and then wiped it off. This left a soft blue tint on the crystal. I added a spring poem to the back that I found in an old school book, along with the collage's title "Precious Treasures."


Blogger Julie Boeck said...

This is a beautiful collage! I love how you made the nest and the eggs are just a precious addition! This is very pretty and creative! I got my collage yesterday and I am amazed at how beautiful it is! Thank you for hosting the swap. It was fun!

April 3, 2010 at 8:25 AM  
Blogger dianapena8 said...

Gorgeous! Gorgeous! Gorgeous! Everything about your collage is gorgeous, I love all the details you added, did I mention it is gorgeous? =D

April 3, 2010 at 9:18 AM  
Blogger Kristin said...

I like the wire you added. I love working with that and beads, they add such a unique flair, beautiful piece. Happy Easter.


April 3, 2010 at 2:17 PM  
Blogger Auntie Cake said...

A big hello from MN where you will be in September, madly shopping with me!!!

Just stopping by to see all the lovely projects I missed out on while I was gone. Love all your sweet tags and cards and the collage, they make me wish I had time to get out my glitter and paints and jewelry! I actually have the time, but I am suspicious that I got mono from my oldest daughter. Can't do a thing but try and keep my eyelids propped up since I got back from break.

Gotta go comb through your archives and see what else I missed!

April 7, 2010 at 8:49 PM  

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