Monday, 7 October 2013

Beads, Buttons and Bows

Such a sweet theme!  I went for a monochromatic, vintage look for my tag:
The base of the tag is a piece of corrugated cardboard, with a torn piece of patterned paper added.  I just love this beautiful vintage photo of a sweet young woman, and I stitched old shell buttons down the front of her dress.  I had some buttery, beautiful ivory satin ribbon in my stash; a big bow of it went at the bottom of the tag, and a piece got laced through a grommet at the top for ties.  I think she looks rather angelic, so I stitched a "halo" of vintage and worn pearls around her head.
It is very encouraging to get your kind comments.  I will try to add mine to your posts in the next couple of days....it's so much fun to see everyone's different interpretations of the same theme.  I sure am enjoying the creative outlet this blog provides each week!

15 comments:

  1. Stunning vintage style tag--love the little buttons

    Chrissie x

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  2. A beauty of a tag in my opinion! It caught my eye because it has a wonderful vintage feel. The ribbon is gorgeous and my favourite element is that fab pearl halo. Love it!
    Juliax

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  3. Very pretty Maggie! Valerie

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  4. The monochromatic color palette and all the rich textures make this tag a very striking design. Blessings!

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  5. Lovely, lovely tag! Fantastic image and love that bow! Carolyn xx

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  6. Beautiful tag and the best bows on the block! Love the image you found. X

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  7. Just too cute :)Perfect!

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  8. Ahh, this is so very sweet Maggie. I like it lots :o))

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  9. I'm drooling over this one...!

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  10. Fabulous vintage tag, love it.

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  11. she is an angel! what a beautiful illustration of this theme!

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  12. love the placement of the buttons and your gorgeous bows

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