Just a little reminder, if you don't mind?...
This Saturday, the 19th October, sees the Vintage Bazaar event arriving at the Cheese & Grain, Frome once again...Organisers Lizzie and Clare have asked stall holders to give their stands a Christmassy feel to provide visitors with lots of inspiration for some early Christmas shopping.
|Always happy to oblige ;-)), I've been making and sourcing some festive treats.|
Happy to pass on lots of seasonal cheer is Joy, one of my one-of-a-kind large angel decorations.
|Joy is dressed in an adapted antique cotton baby gown, which I hand embroidered with the festive message. She wears a golden tiara and her wings are decorated with a collection of tiny trinkets to finish this special keepsake.|
|On discovering an old box frame in a little junk shop (of just the perfect size it was uncanny!) I decided this could be the way forward.|
|Bonnie Doon, dressed in fine antique laces and sparkling trims, has been placed inside, rather like a Victorian specimen, to be forever sealed in time as an heirloom artwork.|
Joining her is another carefully executed artwork...
|This is Miss Alice|
|She proudly stands inside her elaborate antique frame, wearing her fine lace gown, feather cape and vintage mink hat.|
|The rusty key that she carries, suggests she has a secret to hide...|
|and her fine carved wings glisten as only mother-of-pearl can.|
|She said you wouldn't mind if she were to flash her bloomers, so she could show you the lovely fine lace at the hems?! ;-)) |
(Bloomers made from a c1940's floral Sanderson.)
Hours of work from a time gone-by.