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Monday, March 26, 2012

Vintage Easter

I made a couple of small Easter decorations, using up some vintage postcard images I had leftover.

First up is a wall hanging that I made using My Mind's Eye paper (the clouds background) that I adhered to a piece of chipboard. Then I fussy cut the postcard image and layered on top of the patterned paper.


Then I started embellishing - with Stickles, sewing pattern tissue ruffles, and hand-dyed ruffled crepe paper. I added a Prima dogwood flower (perfect for spring), to which I added Stickles for extra sparkle. I gathered several trims with a spring color palette, made a paper flag, and added an Idea-ology charm.

Next, I made an Easter ATC and then added a ribbon to turn it into an ornament.


I added the postcard image to a piece of cardboard and embellished with Stickles and more ruffled sewing pattern tissue. Now I have an easy, sweet ornament that's perfect for a gift.

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2 Comments:

Blogger dianapena8 said...

Wow! the image and the background from the first wall hanging go perfect together; amazing cut out, it is so detailed. Loving the wood banner with the saying.
that ATC is so pretty, the ruffles look great =D

March 26, 2012 at 10:01 AM  
Blogger Audrey Pettit said...

Oh, how I LOVE these beautiful vintage Easter decorations, Erica! Such sweet vintage images. LOVE the fussy cutting on your wall hanging. Wowzers! And so love the ruffled edging you made with the old sewing patterns. :)

March 27, 2012 at 10:02 AM  

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