Saturday, January 28, 2012

How to Read a Blueprint

Back in July 2010 (I checked) I started my first Vintage Gluebook following instructions from Mary Green...wow I have come along way since then. I realized I had not done any pages in quite some time and suddenly got the urge.
The main reason was the lady (think I'll call her Gilda - don't ask me why) has these cool white gloves which would have been chopped off if I had used her for an ATC (what a shame that would have been , LOL). I had her with the house graphics on my craft table for quite some time and then I managed to thrift some lovely, lovely gift wrap which I used in the background.
This is the first spread in a new book so now I'm committed (I think :>). Enjoy. Jewels

5 comments:

  1. Gilda looks so pretty!! I love all the pieces you used for this!!

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  2. very cool, thank you much for sharing. i recently started working at a thrift store and have scored several vintage books & magazines. retro always makes me smile but i never really know where to start so because of your sharing i am challenged/inspired to put bits together. blest be :)

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  3. Oooooh, I haven't done any gluebooking for ages, you make me want to get stuck in again! As always, Jewels, your artwork is gorgeous, I love the way you select your patterns and images and put them together with such apparent ease. I'm so glad Gilda didn't have to have her gloved hands amputated!

    xx

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  4. You go girl! Gilda needs some friends. Maybe she will have a party or decorate her lovely house...as seen in the basckground. I love the way you make up stories. There definitely is a story behind Gilda. Hugs. Beth

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  5. I swear we lived in that exact house when I was a kid. And I had a pair of (shorter) white gloves that lived in my sock drawer and that I never wore even once. But I think every girl was supposed to own a pair. Great glue book page. Makes me wanna go play like everyone else has said.

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