Posts Tagged ‘girl’

What Time is It?

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

I love finding small vintage photos! I got a few recently at a antique show and one of them was an amazing Steampunk looking girl! Wearing a top hat and holding a cane she was perfect for a Steampunk/ Victorian inspired charm necklace. I also added vintage watch parts inside a vintage watch crystal along with a cool repro watch key charm. I think this necklace turned out super cool!

Steampunk Gal Mixed Media Charm Necklace

Gears and Cogs and Watch Parts, Oh My!

Monday, November 26th, 2012

Here’s a couple of Steampunk themed collages I made recently. They both use a cool steampunk girl stamp from Sweet Pea stamps. The larger collage is on a vintage Bingo card with metal gears and cogs, move-able clock hands, it’s hanging from wire on metal grommets with a key charm.

Steampunk Bingo Girl Collage

The Art Card is on a reproduction small Bingo card that says Woman’s Auxiliary Air Force, it also has a metal gear.

steampunk art card

They are both currently avilabe in my Etsy Shop.

Who are you calling a Witch?!

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

I’ve been very busy making lots of collage art soldered pendants for Halloween. I’ve done lots of witches, women and little girls, a bat fairy and some little wizards too. I think some of these would be great for Harry Potter fans also :) Each hand cut collage is mounted on vintage Italian book paper and sandwiched between glass and soldered around the edges. I added black patina to the solder. These pendants are currently available here in my Etsy shop.

I adore the little grumpy witch asking “who are you calling a witch?”, I almost kept her for myself :)

Little Witches and Wizards Collage Art Soldered Pendant

I’m really happy with the bat fairy, I think she’s so cool.

Witches Collage Art Soldered Pendants

Fly Away Home

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

A while ago I had found some lovely small vintage photos at an antique store. I think they must have been a type of model shot, some had the same girls in different outfits. They are the perfect size for jewelry. I turned this pretty girl into a fairy by adding blue wings to her. I didn’t want to cut the actual photo so I cut the edge of the wings to match her shoulders and applied them onto the photo. I also added the word “fly” from a vintage book and mounted her on vintage French book paper. The tiny collage is sandwiched between glass and soldered around the edges. Because the photo is black and white I added black patina to the solder to pull everything together.


More Recent Pendants

Thursday, February 4th, 2010

Here’s a few more of the soldered pendants with vintage illustrations I’ve made recently………….

A little girl discovering a bunny, she’s on the front, the bunny’s on the back:


Two owls sitting under the moon:

A tiny bird nest and birds:

A fox in the forest:

and this one is a shadowbox with a silver bird cage charm inside with a teeny tiny blue bird in the cage:

These are all curently available in my Etsy shop.

I also have listed a smaller version (5″) of my vintage white button heart in an embroidery hoop in my shop as well.

She Runs with Scissors

Friday, May 1st, 2009

Here’s a super fun pendant I made recently, it would be perfect for anyone who does any kind of paper crafts, sewing, school teacher,  hair dresser, etc.. I took an image of a girl from a vintage dictionary and drew a tiny pair of scissors in her hand. I cut the words “runs with scissors” from the same dictionary but wanted them to stand out more so I backed them with black cardstock. I sandwiched it between glass and soldered the piece and then added a really cool gold scissors charm to the bottom, the scissors actually open and close, neat huh? :)



Saturday, April 18th, 2009

Here’s a few soldered glass pendants I did this week, each  with a nature theme.

This one is an illustration from a vintage children’s book from 1929, it’s a sweet girl kneeling in the water at the ocean’s edge and she’s holding up a star fish, I added the words “mermaid dreams” cut from a vintage dictionary.

This one is also from a vintage children’s book, it’s a fawn running through the forest and I added the words “Oh, deer”.

This last one is a illustration from a really cool nature book from 1934, it’s a spiders web in a meadow, there’s even a tiny spider in the web, I think it’s a really unique and lovely illustration.