Category Archives: Collage

Newly listed! Collage bundle kits.

I’ve had such a good respond to my collage bundle kits… Thank you very much!

Only 5 left! @Ateleliernostalgi  “Vintage Collage Kits” for vintage lovers. All you need is glue & scissors.

My kits are great for collage, altered books, framed as wall art, mail art, scrapbooks, journals, card making, gift tags and more. (A previous customer framed the vintage bundle to hang on her studio wall)

Each kit contains 70+ original vintage papers & ephemera. Hand picked and cut from my vast vintage collection of wallpapers, old book pages, bingo cards, graph papers, indigo & tea dyed papers and gold French crowns.

Each piece approx. 5″ x 3″ – 13 x 8cm.
1 side of a vintage hard book cover with beautiful decorated end sheets. 8″ x 5″ – 20 x 13cm. Each bundle comes beautifully tied with old string and a handmade wooden tag.



Handmade French Bohemian Wall Hangings. Vintage French Chic.

Handmade French Bohemian Wall Hangings. Vintage French Chic.

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“Ateliernostagi “ Stunning one of a kind creations using vintage elements, textiles, found objects, embellishments and reclaimed jewelry bringing you a touch of French Bohemianism & romance to your home.

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I love making my French wall hangings. They are, all handmade using many creative processes and layers.

 

The base is made from thick board, covered with canvas. I then wrap it all with plaster cloth, to give texture and an old world feel. The whole lot is then painted with white Gesso paint.

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Then several layers of acrylic paint are topped with, antique 1900s, French magazine scraps and vintage wallpapers. I then peeled, sanded and scraped back the surface to reveal the previous layers. Like peeling back years of wallpaper and paint layers in a derelict building.

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For the next layer, I embellish with vintage elements, French fringe, tassel in peach pink and shredded vintage French laces and sheer fabric scraps. All finished of with some French trim to hang.

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The final layers of embellishment can sometimes take weeks, until I find, or make, the right item I’m happy with.

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They look great hanging in the boudoir, or any other room in the home.

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Paper Ephemera Arrival. Thank you Adrienne!

Thank you Adrienne! I got your envelope today. I love all the vintage papers you sent and the red envelope with the large year of the horse stamp is just gorgeous. An open cheque too:) Thank you again!

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Vintage ledger papers, blank cheque, card envelope, and invoice

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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

 

Vintage sun . A collaboration collage with my mum who was visiting.

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I found a vintage photo of a family enjoying a day at the beach side. My mum chose the corrugated chocolate paper and positioned the boat wallpaper.

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I then added some French flourish stamping to the background and colour to the sepia photo using archival inks.

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We finished off with some handwriting, beach shell fragments and fabric flowers.

30 Days of collage Stephanie Levy