Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Vintage Bird Collage Exchange

This project was such a blast! The theme for the swap at The Vintage Dragonfly Studio was, Vintage Bird. The size of the collage itself is 5"x 5". I haven't received the one that is being shipped to me, yet. But this one is my submission.

The glass window panes are a whopping 2 1/2 inches square.

The edge is a page from an ancient German language book. I did not deface the book! Honest! Someone just happened to give me the page, at a class. Isn't the font lovely?

A pearl rests in the gold wire and antique print nest. The little silhouette is cut from the same text. It's positively ancient and very brittle. That's a vintage locket displaying a bit of quail egg set on green velvet.

Les Memoires d'un Oiseau ~ loosely translated, The Bird's Memories


  1. debbi your use of a soft pastel palette always is delight. your attention to detail gives a real strength to your work

  2. Why, Thank You! That's such a sweet thing to say!