Wednesday, 11 January 2012

Art Deco at Just for Fun

Art Deco at Just for Fun

What an honour to be asked to be a guest designer this week at Just for Fun
I hadn't a clue what to make so I went for inspiration to our local charity shops and found this heart shaped mirror for £3. It looked very art deco with the 3 pieces and bevelled edges and was a nice size, 12 inches by 13 inches
 The templates for the backgrounds and embellishments were made in PSP then assembled onto very thick card--a box that was in the loft provided that.
The ladies I found on an embroidery pattern site and I enhanced them to make them large enough for the sides of the mirror. Parts of the ladies had to be raised with silicone as the mirror is quite thick and the bottom of the dresses and the arms would have been flapping about if I hadn't secured them. There were two hooks on the mirror and I managed to thread those through the card and make a hanger with string. It now hangs in our hall in a space that has needed something a bit different for a long time


11 comments:

  1. What a great find Chrissie :) a real talking piece for anyone who visits. Thank you for agreeing to be our guest for this month and sharing with us at Just for Fun
    Hugs Von xxx

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  2. This is amazing Chrissie, it really has the WOW factor x

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  3. Wow, this is stunning Chrissie, so elegant and huge congrats on your guest designer spot at JFF. xx

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  4. Chrissie this is magnificent complete embodiment of the Art Deco style. Fantastic addition to your home where it must be much admired. Thank you for joining us as out guest at Just for Fun this week Chrissie and for blowing us away with this fabulous project. XOXO Zoe

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  5. Congrats on your guest designer spot. Love your mirror it was a great find.
    Yvonne x

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  6. Hi Chrissie. Wow!!!! Stunning project. What a great find. Congrats on your guest designer spot.
    Regards Florence xx

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  7. Congratulations Chrissie on guest designer well deserved. AND a BIG WOW the mirror is just stunning. Hugs Sandra XXX

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  8. WOW! Once again Chrissie you astound us all . Fantastic hugs Max xxx x

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  9. What can I say about this? I thought it was a card or something similar and was in awe of its beauty as soon as I saw it. Then I read it was a mirror! Chrissie - this is fantastic! I love it and it must grace your home so much. A truly wonderful piece of art which you should be very very proud of.
    Thanks for being our Guest Designer and thanks for such a beautiful piece. Hugs, Neet xx

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  10. Hi Chrissie,stunning mirror & congrats on being guest desiger well deserved.
    Janet x

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Thank you for all of your comments. Reading them brings precious moments. Isn't it great to be able to be in touch with so many nice people in this way.