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French Boudoir. Art Nouveau. Antique. Upcycled. Vintage Shop.

French Boudoir. Art Nouveau. Antique. Upcycled. Vintage Shop.

Old Pram Wheel (Up-cycled)
Vintage Industrial home décor. Photo drawing holder when clips added. Found object wall piece. Industrial, shabby, stylish and textured in white –distressed- rubber tyre – spoke wheel – wire-garden décor – home décor – sculpture-found object art-Duchamp

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French Boudoir Pillow
Beautiful handmade, French Boudoir pillow. Made in France, 1920s.
Art Deco peachy, pink, soft satin pillow with layers of soft French lace. It has been stitched closed at back with lace so, I do not know what it’s stuffed with. A lovely piece for the boudoir or bedroom, vanity table, dresser, dressing room, chair or as a display prop.

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Antique Suspender Buckles
Metal Detector Finds: Various buckles. Found in the gold fields in Victoria Australia. Most are suspender buckles and in general they are complete. These are all basically brass or copper. There are 10 – 1800s, Brass Copper Suspenders, Belts. One has 1865 engraved on it and most have the word Paris. I cant work out what the others say.

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Antique French Eggcups
Antique French Victorian/ Art Nouveau Silver Egg Cups. A lovely pair of antique handmade epsn silver egg cups. Decorative and Engraved. Beautiful silver patina with hand engraved scrolling and flowers surround an area for initials to be engraved.

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Vintage Bronze Forks
Set of 6, Vintage 1970s, handmade, Fish/ Cocktail / Pickle forks from Thailand.
Made from nickle bronze engraved with a god/goddess figure on an elephant The handles are handmade from wood. Each one hallmarked Nickle Bronze – Thailand.

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Tribal Necklace
An original handmade tribal necklace/choker made from heavy brass beads, with beautiful patina’s, solid leather skin strapping, wire coils and a handmade wire loop/clasp, to close. I have not cleaned the piece!

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Two Wooden Bangles
Two very interesting vintage wooden bangles from the 1970s.The round bangle has a stunning shape and beautifully formed from a deep brown wood. The c shaped bangle has an amazing unique shape. Both bagles are super smooth to touch

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Vintage Black Dotty Trim
Vintage trim 1950s. Stunning, delicate and ever so soft vintage nylon dotted trim.
This listing is for, 10 Yards – 9 Meters of white trim with black dots on white background.

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Collage Tutorial 10. Torn Posters and Painted Papers.

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I used many layers of a poster I found on the ground in Paris with handmade painted papers and acrylic gel. I sanded in between leaving torn paper and scratches in areas. My interest in this piece is the quality of the surface. During the process I made marks with permanent pens and acrylic paints.  Gluing on torn papers and tearing off with sanding.

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When I travel I love to photograph graffiti and other interesting walls and doorways . Europe has some amazing street art, while, my hometown in Melbourne, Australia, is known as one of the world’s great street art capitals for it’s street art and graffiti. Street Art Melbourne

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30 Days of Collage Stephanie levy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Collage Tutorial 8. Spice Tracking. Natural Materials from the Kitchen

Using natural materials as pigment from the kitchen cupboard, I began with a selection of spices and seeds. Curry powder, turmeric, chilli powder and celery seed. I used Parisian essence to paint with and to dye my water colour papers.  (Parisian essence is used to brown gravies, soups etc.)

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I began with dying the papers in the sink with the Parisian essence and warm water. I dried the papers in an oven for 10 mins. at 180 celcius.

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I then stained more papers with several layers of essence and spices curry powder and turmeric. Topped with a little dyed paper sewn with cotton mop string and a sprinkling of celery seed.

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It all smells very delicious!

30 Days of Collage. Stephanie Levy.

Charlotte Eco-Friendly. Handmade. Vintage. Recycled. Textile Assemblage Necklace.

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Eco-Friendly. Handmade. Vintage recycled textile necklace. A vintage textile assemblage necklace collaged from recycled, vintage and antique elements to create layers & textures in French style.

 

Length -19 inches – 49 cm.

ABOUT
I created ” Charlotte”, from vintage cloth, hand – sewn and wrapped with vintage satin ribbons, crochet scraps and metallic silk threads. The necklace is embellished in places with Victorian bone beads, faux pearls and a 1800’s antique buckle up one side. This buckle was dug from the goldmines in Victoria, Australia.

Another buckle, Victorian, lay below, together with, a decorative metal fan shape with leaf embossing, a vintage glass bead in rose, a vintage, “Mother of Pearl” embellishment with an antique French doily attached to a hammered found tin, cap. Finished with a touch here and there of doily scap and antique tulle netting in antique cream.

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MATERIALS
Vintage cloth
Victorian bone beads
Antique, handmade lace, French doily attached to a handmade metal cap
An antique 1800’s buckle dug up from goldfields in Victoria Australia
Antique Victorian buckle
Dyed and aged satin ribbon, cream
Antique silk gold- gilded thread
Antique Mother of Pearl hanging embellishment
Vintage scrap doily lengths
Vintage metal fan & leaf embellishment
Faux pale rose pearls
Vintage gass bead with bubbles deep rose
Antique tulle netting cream

You won’t see this anywhere else!

Stylish, old world charm with a contemporary French feel.

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