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Thursday, January 26, 2012

18th century vintage

When I first started playing around with paper crafts, I saw so many beautiful vintage/Victorian goodies. Of course, I usually bypassed those challenges as they were way out of my comfort zone. After all, I still consider myself very green. I got to thinking, my grandmother used to have all these things in her home: lamps, furniture, knickknacks.  All of them Victorian/vintage. I dreamed of having them for myself some day. So, in memory of so many years ago, I decided to challenge myself. It's not exactly how I envisioned it but I'll take it.

this is a lantern pattern that I've added images from Art by Jean. I've added some old chunky beads and a bit of ribbon. The Fleur is from spellbinders and I've added some gem and pearls to jazz them up









I'm going all out and enter into some challenges:
Simon Says: Anything Goes
Sparkle: New Craft Goodies
Paper Craft Star: Victorian

7 comments:

  1. Fabulous lantern!

    Thank you for joining us at SMC for our * New Crafty Goodies * Challenge.

    Hope you will join us again soon, good luck xx

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  2. What a fun project for our challenge this week !! So clever, and my favorite colors too. How fun to see you back at Papercraft Star, thanks for playing with us !!

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  3. amazing! you've put so much work into this, it's fab!Thanks for playing at Sparkles this time and good luck!
    Jo x
    DT

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  4. This is wonderful! It's different and unique and we love that you shared it with us at Papercraft Star! :-)

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  5. What a sweet lantern :) Thanks for joining us at The Crazy Challenge hugs Rebecca

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  6. Love your gorgeous lantern, beautiful work.
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamps Challenge.
    luv
    Debby

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  7. Pretty work on a paper project. Love the colors and the details. Beautiful!

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