Category Archives: scraps

Chocolat Dream. Handmade Wrist Cuff. Antique French lace.

“CHOCOLAT DREAM”

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Genivieve packed the dressing table drawer with thin tissue and very gently put the delicate antique scrap laces from her grandmothers wedding gown in, then reached for the chocolate box.

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As the wife of a fine chocolatier in France, she knows, too much will falter her figure but she can’t resist the luxurious indulgence of chocolat.

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Ephemera Exchange Group

Many thanks!!! to both these lovely ladies who recently sent me goodies in the post for collage!

Thank you Chloe !

Chloe Marie

 

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Jane Gravois

 

Clear. Cloudy. Rain. Snow. Collages

A series of collages ” Clear Cloudy Rain Snow.” created as bonus collages for 30 Days of Collage

 

Clear Cloudy Rain Snow Series

Clear Cloudy Rain Snow Series 1. 2. 3. Collage and Mixed Media.

 

Clear Cloudy Rain Snow 1 Vintage diary paper 1949, French magazine 1900, vintage docket, banquette paper, pen, pencil and ink.

Clear Cloudy Rain Snow 1
Found vintage diary paper 1949, French magazine 1900, vintage docket, banquette paper, pen, pencil, Gesso and ink.

Clear Cloudy Rain Snow 2 Vintage pattern tissue, wallpaper, paint swatch, pen, pencil, ink and curry powder wash.

Clear Cloudy Rain Snow 2
Found vintage diary paper 1949, vintage pattern tissue, wallpaper, paint swatch, pen, pencil, ink, Gesso and curry powder wash.

 

Clear Cloudy Rain Snow 3 Vintage pattern tissue paper,vintage wallpaper, pen, pencil ink, Gesso and curry powder wash.

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Found vintage diary paper 1949, vintage pattern tissue paper, vintage wallpaper, pen, pencil ink, Gesso and curry powder wash.

 

 

Collage Tutorial 9. Materials from Nature

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I really enjoyed creating the nature collages. I drifted back to the Summers of the ’60’s  when with friends, running fast on the path to the beach ,our feet would burn:) I also remembered organizing the nature table at primary school. My favorite subjects were, art,  nature and social studies. I collected many of the coastal found objects items from Australian beaches and from my own backyard.

Compulsive Collector 1

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Found  Dromana beach Australia. Driftwood, Shell, Seed Pod, Blue found object, Paint swatch, Pen and Gesso on canvas board.

Compulsive Collector 2

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Found coastal Tasmania and Victoria Australia. Crab claw, seashell, animal bone,rock, Red found object, Paint swatch, Pen and Gesso on canvas board.

Remembering Wendy 1965

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Found Victoria Australia. Gum leaf, driftwood, Baby shells, found paper, washi tape, gesso on aged water-colour paper.

Nature Table 1965

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Found  Gum leaf, Vintage book papers, paint swatch and graphite pencil on aged water-colour paper.

30 Days of Collage – Stephanie levy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

French Mixed – Media Inspiration Kits

I just finished lots of different “Inspiration kits”  with a French theme to get your creative juices going… See more kits here Atelierinparis

 

 

French Mixed Media Kit, Aged Canvas Board & Easel, Vintage Wallpapers, French Laces,Fringe and more…

 

An aged canvas board, backed with vintage wallpaper for collage PLUS- French lace wrapped around an aged cardboard tag to embellish with French doily scraps, French fringing, French brocade cloth,floral muslin and a metal chocolate mold. A petite bottle with label, full to the brim with silver sequins,a carboard tube with tulle netting with a petite fabric rose and pieces of vintage wallpaper.

 

Perfect for paper collage, altered art, mixed media, shabby french craft, journaling or sewing.

 

Pretty handmade French style pouch (photographed) made from aged cotton canvas, embellished with vintage laces ribbons fabrics and a little white crochet fleur.
+5 sheets vintage cafe docket paper rolled up and tied with string
+5 glitter numbers or letters
+1 yard/meter of vintage lace
+1 vintage hand – dyed crochet medallion
+1 large soft cardboard round tag to embellish
+1 French stamped gift tag
+1 vintage button
+1 glitter pin
+1 aged or white- washed wooden pin/peg to hang your pouch

 

 

 

 

 

See more kits here Atelierinparis