Sunday, 2 November 2008

Vintage Children


I have waited a while to use this photo plate and the theme on Gothic Arches this week was 'Vintage Children' so I finally got an opportunity.
I opted to use Ranger Distress Ink in Frayed Burlap colour on the plate rather than an ordinary ink stamp. The backing paper is one of my favourites (this was the last sheet too!)and I just used Versacolour around the edges of the arch. A chipboard jigsaw piece and numbers tag fixed through a piece of brown ribbon by a brad and some lace finished the project.
As this is an original photo plate I wonder who these young ladies are? They've got to be sisters and this family photo probably took pride of place in some drawing room a long time ago!
(To have a good look at the photo plate just click on the picture - it will then zoom in so you can see the plate properly).

34 comments:

Stempelchaotin said...

Wow what a lovely arch.
Gorgeous.

Femmy said...

gorgeous arch!!!

Judy said...

Beautifully composed arch, Viv!
JudyNZ

Sarah said...

That is a wonderful image of the three little ones. Beautiful arch!

Astrid Maclean said...

Great Arch! Love it!

joanne wardle said...

great arch. your comment on my blog candy post really made me smile! couldn't agree more

vintage wil said...

beauttiful arch !!!

Ginger said...

Loved your arch family sweet loving comes right out of it outstanding!

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous arch.
Hugs Vanja

Virginia said...

Wonderful arch.Love the image and the elements are perfect.

Willy said...

Beautiful arch!

Heather Robinson said...

Oh Viv, they do indeed look like they are sisters. This is lovely in every way. These photo stamps can be difficult to stamp but you have done so beautifully. Love the background paper and the embellishments just add to the feel of the arch.

Faye said...

beautiful arch, Viv.

Anne said...

This is lovely Viv :). Very nice arch

Anonymous said...

Beautiful arch

Craftyideas said...

Beautiful arch -love that image

Lorraine said...

great arch and thanks for your comment on my blog

Shelly Hickox said...

I have this stamp and it's such a pretty one! You have done a wonderful job on your arch - it's lovely!

Jan said...

Isn't that SO pretty. Lovely image and beautifully made

Moira said...

Great arch and what a fabulous stamp.

Rein said...

Great piece!

Mary-Beth said...

Fabulous arch!

Chris said...

A wonderful arch... love everything about it :D
hugs
Chris xx

WendyK said...

Great arch Viv, now why is that stamp familiar !!!!!!

Dee said...

This is gorgeous

~*~Patty Szymkowicz said...

the closeup IS wonderful, such great details on your lovely arch!

Janny said...

Really beautiful!

ScrappyPam said...

Lovely!!

http://truutske.punt.nl said...

What a fantastic vintage children arch. Love it.

Debby said...

Beautiful! Gosh I just love your work!

Kristen said...

Your work is amazing. I love to check out your blog. TFS

Susan said...

Hi Viv!
It feels like FOREVER since I've been able to read blogs and respond to nice people like you who have left comments on mine! Being on a remote island off the coast of Maine is a fabulous way to get lots and lots of art created but it is a terrible place for blogging! The MacNamara Foundation only has dial-up service. Anyway, thanks so much for leaving a comment during my stay! It really meant the world to me to know there were other fiber and mixed media artists lending me support!
Susan
By the way, your arch looks great as does all the work you've recently posted!

Dawne said...

lovely xx

Susie said...

what a lovely arch