Monday, May 23, 2011

Hanky Panky

My Inspiration:

Bobbin Lace Hankerchief c. 1800  with fine white detailing.

The crown emblem potentially tells the story that it once belonged to a royal family.

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My Creation:

Spring Buddies, c. 2011


What delicate details will you be working on today?

Have a good one :)  XO
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16 comments:

Karena said...

Oh I do wish I were working on something so fine and delicate! Beautiful!

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Karena
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Fashion, Art and other fancies said...

So feminine and detailed.
Am putting the finishing touches on a painting today. XX

Blue Fruit said...

How lovely they both are. They both have such a delicacy to them!

Stitchfork said...

Love your creation! I could stitch that crown on it and deem you queen!! Working on a monogram today for a new baby girl.
xo Cathy

Kathie @ Like A Box Of Chocolates said...

very pretty!

pretty pink tulips said...

That is so clearly royally inspired!!! I am just getting things back in order and purging LOTS of things....heading to the thrift store at my church soon with a carload of things....we just don't need.

Have a great day, Kelly!!
xo Elizabeth

style'n said...

so pretty! I don't have any fine and delicate details to work on today...but this is inspiring!
Hope you had a lovely weekend!

The Buzz Blog said...

You have that delicate touch - your lovely lacey flowers are so pretty!
xxoo

Ann said...

I planted flowers today for clients, but they were not of the lacy variety. Usually they are, but I finally had a client tell me to go wild with the color, so I did! Bold and beautiful.

However, I need that gorgeous handkerchief to hide my hands. Even with gloves on, they are a fright.

Kelly- what are you planting for summer? And what IS that lovely lacy plant in your photo? You've got me!

Charlotta Ward said...

Amazing hankie! Can you imagine the things it would have experienced - tears, perfuming, waving, being dropped decadently on the floor to attract a handsome courtisan..! :)

I am painting today and will be adding fine details to a big family tree after this little 'blog break'..

Big hugs

xx C

Heather Pranitis said...

Me...I won't be doing anything that delicate or creative. Well, maybe...do blog posts for the week count? And I start my new workout/eating regime this week...willpower! Love the photo.

SoapyMermaid said...

this is very pretty.

the outspoken introvert said...

That's awesome! What talent :)

OneCraftyFox said...

Beautiful! This weekend I worked on a few garments for myself... two skirts and two tops. I had to make a quick stop at the fabric store on the way home to grab a couple zippers, of course I came away with an armload of more fabric :)

When does your shop open, darling?

Style Attic said...

Ann,

I have no idea what it is, but I can find out :) We have been house sitting/cat sitting and she has a LOVELY garden with so many goodies. I will email you with the results!

Kel

The Zhush said...

So fabulous! Love this!