Category Archives: Craft

Chocolat Dream. Handmade Wrist Cuff. Antique French lace.



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.



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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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!


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





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



Jane Gravois


Collage 16. Recipes Illustrated. Your Sundae Best.

“Your Sunday Best”


A little collage created from a vintage Australian recipe books and pieces of hand painted papers, wooden ice cream stick painted and washi tape.


As a child I can remember going on long trips to Melbourne by train . For lunch we would go to Coles cafeteria for a delicious ice cream sundae with fruit, jelly and lashings of chocolate or strawberry syrup.  Topped off with nuts, cream and fruit.


30 Days of collage Stephanie Levy


Collage 15. Cut- up Poems. Whats under your Bonnet?

Whats under your Bonnet?


This was a fun project…I used a vintage 1960’s New idea magazine to cut out found words, phrases and images. Looking at my finished piece now, I can see the composition is all over the place with no central focal point and may change it in the future


I found the articles really funny and sometimes quite pathetic, on how women were seen and treated 50 years ago


Being a baby boomer myself, I remember going to rallies and protests for women’s rights in the 60s-70s


It makes you realize how far women have come since…

30 Days of Collage Stephanie Levy