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Tuesday, July 5, 2011

July 4th was a crafting day too!

Here is what I was up to yesterday , before all of the family get-together got underway!
I started with this little card or picture holder.  I they were silver, so I sprayed them with a hammered lighter black spray paint by Rust'O'leum.  I have six of them, and they were obviously for bridal shower centerpieces.  They had little white dresses on them, and they were collecting dust in my garage.  I plan to do more of these in this manner ( with perhaps changes in the dresses, and put some into the Etsy shop.  But for now, I just wanted to try doing something with one of them.  I went on-line and found these French Fashion Advertisements and printed them out for the card hold part.  I was tickled at how my first one turned out!

 French Fashion of the 1950's advertisements, in the card holders
This is the back side!
Is it Magnifique?  I guess it would be a cute little dresser decoration or they still would be darling centerpieces for a sweet French Tea, don't you think?  I think I just got idea!!! lol


Anonymous said...

Beautiful dress decoration, I lake it!

Have a nice day, kisses:)

Signs and Salvage said...

GORGEOUS!!!!! YOu are sooooo very talented & Amazing!!! I wish I had a dress to wear like that!!!

Love Ya...Kristin

Anonymous said...

Love it :D
bear hugs

ImagiMeri said...

I really like this Michele, what a neat idea.......very crafty!


The Polka Dot Closet said...

That is the cutest thing ever! What a find and what a transformation!


Red Rose Alley said...

That is the cutest card holder! Your picture looks like my best friend from Colorado. Have a great week.
~Sheri at Red Rose Alley

Linda said...

Really, really sweet, Michele. I LOVE it. I love how you just pull all these ideas out of your head!!

Unknown said...

oh that is so sweet and chic !

Carol Salisbury said...

OMG that is so pretty! I love that dress! What a gorgeous display!

Blessings from Cindy said...

This is absolutely adorable!! I wanted to thank you for visiting my blog & signing up to be a follower. You are so talented & I am thrilled to have you follow my blog.

Anonymous said...

Too sweet! :)
-Jessica & Holly

Riki Schumacher said...

What a beautiful blog, glad i found you! Fabulous French dress on your stand, love it!! I love anything French! Take care, Riki

Rebecca Nelson said...

Eeek! How fabulous! I just sent you an email to the addy you sent me. Hope it went through!

You are soooo creative! LOVE IT!


ibshell said...

Oh My GOODNESS! You are truly AMAZING!! Thank you for stopping by "Shells Bee" and letting me know where to find you. I love your site! Come see my craft/business blog sometime ;)

Laurie said...

Oh, very cute!

Anonymous said...

Ohh this is so so gorgeous. what a beautiful piece. I would love this on my dresser. :)
Hugs June x

Anonymous said...

Ohh this is so so gorgeous. what a beautiful piece. I would love this on my dresser. :)
Hugs June xagot

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