Saturday, April 26, 2008

Quilt Collage

I made this quilt collage using one of the Cabinet
cards I found at the flea market. I pieced together
some pretty fabrics including some Rachel Ashwell,
to use as the base. I added the card, vintage jewelry
finding, vintage velvet ribbon, and copies of vintage
ephemera. It measures a large 13 x 17 ins. and hangs
by a french laundry hanger. It is in my etsy store.
I enjoyed combining the fabric and the paper items.






17 comments:

Marilyn said...

What a wonderful Idea!! I have some Cabinet Cards of my Ancestors. WOW, thanks for giving me a way of using them. They would make great gifts for Family members. Your Blog is so Beautiful!
Love, Marilyn

Lori said...

Great idea! Love your pin basket, I 'm so surprised that in all the shops I visit I never see any! I also am so darn to vintage cards! I recently found a large bundle of get well to a man who I believe as in an auto accident and to an elderly ill lady, they were all dated in the forties! such fun reading them, especially the ones to the fella! I'll be posting my recent card finds in a few, stop by again and thanks again for visiting! Lori

rosechicfriends said...

Karen...thanks for your sweet words on my blog about my room. I can't wait to see how your room turns out too!

And you are just so clever at doing this type of art. I wish I could think more outside to box like you...and have it looks so great! Just love it!

Lori said...

that is beautiful!!! the fabrics all look so pretty paired with the cabinet card...GREAT job!!!

shirl said...

I just love this Karen, the colors are so pretty!
Shirl

vickie said...

Karen! I love this beautiful collage! You always come up with wonderful ideas.

Donna Lynn said...

Hi!
Thanks for the visit, I love your beautiful blog, and you did a wonderful job on your quilt, yum! Pink my favorite color!!!!
Oh how I love the vintage cards, you will have a blast using those on things you create...
Hugs and have a great week,
Donna Lynn

celestina marie said...

Hi Karen, I love your creation. Once again you design a true treasure. Love it.
hugs,
Celestina,
La Rea Rose

Bertie said...

Love this collage! You have such a creative mind and I really enjoy the products of it.

Thanks for sharing.

Bertie
Aunt May's Cottage

Sophie Rose Designs said...

That is soooo pretty!!! I love the fabrics you chose....gorgeous!!!

*hugs* Dara

Vicki C said...

Oh Beautiful things to look at here! Thank for stopping by my blog.. so I got to come check out all your beautiful things. I'll be back!

Linda said...

Hi Karen...yes that is a little safety pin basket...I love them too. I've enjoyed reading your earlier post you have a lovely blog and I'll be back..hope to see you again too. Linda

celestina marie said...

Hi Karen, just stopping back to say hi and view your lovely collage again. Hope you are doing well. Happy May!
hugs,
Celestina,
La Rea Rose

Sharon said...

Karen what a beautiful work of art. I love how it turned out with the use of all those vintage items. Great job by a very talented lady.

Amy Wagner said...

love your art!!! I enjoy your blog and all it's great pictures!!
Amy

Diana Lyn said...

Hello , Stopping in for a visit, Love the College, I have a Picture like that of my Mother I just love that Era Too! I also love your Pin Basket! Beautiful! Thanks for sharing! Diana Lyn p.s. I love treasure hunting!

Cindy@Cutepinkstuff said...

Pretty! Love the little vintage hanger and Rachel Ashwell fabric. Thanks for stopping by to see my rocker/glider redo!