Sunday, February 10, 2008

Re-doing an Old Piece....

Saturday I kind of re-worked one of my collages. This is what it looked like before....

I hadn't actually attached the piece of lace-like crochet along the side and I decided I didn't want to. Instead I did this....

This photo is clickable to view larger.

I like it better. I toned down the writing stamp in the lower right corner and I added a small key with a tassle in that same area and a skeleton leaf with a browned rose in the upper left hand corner. I plan to get some velvet ribbon today in either a brown or the sage-y green and glue it around the outer edge. This is not a finished-edge has staples so the ribbon will cover that. Plus I think the ribbon will add to the romantic feel of the overall piece.


  1. Thank you for stopping by Janet.
    This piece you are reworking is really soft and pretty.

  2. I think you have created something beautiful with the makeover Janet

  3. Love your make over...It's fun to look at something we did, somehow you get a different take. Really pretty.
    I did the Bloglandia in the middle of the night...I had so many missed spelled words, I had to delete it. So I no longer have your comment...sad! And you were so sweet too.
    Hope you are having a really good weekend.

  4. OH yeah! THat's it..I like it. Sometimes art just falls into place ,doesn't it!!!

  5. I like the changes a lot. Changing is usually a good thing, right?

  6. I like what you did. And very clever to add tassel to the little key.

    Your snow queen is devine. I missed her. Been working hard and had no time for ART

  7. Its lovely Janet.


  8. I've never seen anything like this before. You are definitely an artist!

    Thank you for commenting on my blog. :)

  9. Computer problems yesterday. The B&W drawing is wonderful. I just love it so much.
    I also think the collage is beautifully done..but the drawing....Loooove the drawing.

  10. Wow Janet, that college is amazing. I LOVE it!!! I hate I missed the Bloglandia,,sounds like a fun time. I sure hope my life gets back to normal after Mom's surgery. Have a great Creative week!

  11. Anonymous7:19 AM

    Wonderful work! I love it! :)

  12. Aloha Janet,
    I never thought about a *re-do* for my art, but this post is definately an inspiration..
    you are thee best :)
    Peace, Kai xx

  13. I remember some time ago you posted this and weren't sure you were happy with it..! Now your have made changes and I can see the difference. I really like it, the colours are lovely.

  14. Collage is probably my favourite type of art to do myself,I love the variety of materials I can use, this is lovely Janet, isnt it funny how you can create something,then look at it later and think, hmmm....!


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