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Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Journal Fun Birthday Gift

I recently mailed a birthday gift for my dear friend and she just loved it. I thought I would share this with you. Just a little something easy to do and a lot of fun. I started with an arch and layered luncheon paper napkins for my images for the arch, inked the edges and then applied sheet music, a coffee stained doily, some crinkled seam binding, a vintage earring and millinery flowers from an old hat. This was my latest  bit of fun!                                                                                                                                                        


Unknown said...

A wonderful Birthday Greeting for your friend. I love the bird and I do have those same napkins. They are beautiful. I used them on my pumpkin last season. Perfect for so many crafts.
Enjoy the rest of the week.

Ivy and Elephants said...

You are so creative! Who wouldn't well-up to receive such a gorgeous personalized treasure!

Plush Possum Studio said...

What an inventive use for everything you've chosen! The results are so pretty, fresh and springlike. Love the bird you've chosen. Your friend is one lucky lady.
We are now Following this blog!

Annette said...

Hi sweetie, love it and you certainly did this napkin justice. I always forget about what you can do with them. Never tried, I have several people have sent to me. Thanks to my friend Marilou I can go play today. To bad we don't live closer. We would get into trouble. xoxoxo

Anne said...

Hi, Marilou! This is so beautiful! I've just found your lovely blog, and I'm a new follower...so nice to "meet" you!

suziqu's thread works said...

What a beautiful collage. I love your centre bird image and the way you have arranged all your additions.
Napkins are such a versatile material.
Thanks for such a sweet comment left on my blog - it is really so appreciated!
Have a wonderful Sunday dear friend,

Karen Valentine said...

Oh Marilou it's so pretty!!! It looks like it was lot's of fun to create and I know your friend just loved receiving it!!! Have a wonderful week my friend!!

Anonymous said...

Lucky lady and friend! :)