Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Only a Paper Doll...

Well November's Guild meeting is coming up in less then a week and this month our ATC theme is paper dolls.

I pondered a lot on this one - certainly lots of neat graphics on the web. Vintage and contemporary.

I actually have a stack of McCall's magazines from the 1960s in my basement with good ole Betsy in them.
I definitely wanted this months ATC to be "all paper" befitting the theme! Which mean't doing some things different for me. I ended up combining things I found in boxes (what is it about things in boxes, they are like the mice in my garage, they seem to just reproduce themselves without me knowing it - mind you the fact that I have a bad habit of tossing things in the first container I can find and then not revisiting it for months probably has something to do with it - of course they are going to reproduce themselves 'cause I'm certainly not paying attention - but I digress....).

Anyway, here is the end result - I'm only previewing the one that I am going to keep (hence the J) - I'm torn between I love it (vintage photo meets Mary Engelbreit) and I'm not so sure (some kind of Bride of Chuckie thing going on)... Anyway, let me know what you think!

2 comments:

  1. How cute! You are doing a wonderful job on these fun little cards. I haven't done mine yet but have kind of figured it out. Paper dolls were my obsession when I was a little girl - the ones in the "funnies" were eagerly anticipated. Didn't have much in the way of toys but could spend hours playing with paper dolls. Carol

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  2. Bride of Chuckie! You make me laugh. I love the layout and the colors, and the only thing I would change is her dress or shoes - I think I like your style more than so much of M.E.'s. (I hope you know that's a compliment and not a criticism!) It's very cool.

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