Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Back to My Roots

Years ago when I first started making Altered Books, Vintage was my favorite.  Vintage ladies, vintage clocks, vintage automobiles. I worked mainly with vintage images.  I realized today that I haven't been using many of them recently. I have a collection of rubber stamps with ladies faces. They call to me.  Even today, I look at those stamps first in a store. 

The Virtues of Women Stamps came on a square block.  I took them off the block and I can't remember who made them. If you know who made these stamps, please leave me a comment so I can add it to my post.  The four faces here are top row: Just for Fun, middle row, Hampton Arts, bottom row: Tin Can Mail and B-line. They are stamped on a die cut by Sizzix and stamped in Archival Sepia.  The background is stencils with Plaid Glaze paint.  

It was fun to go back to my roots. I may try clocks next.  Nothing better than a clock face.

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  1. Hey Boo - your ladies are so pretty. I think you can use them for art journaling too.

  2. These are all just goegeous Boo. I too love vintage images. I haven't used them very much as I don't feel able to do them enough justice to show any efforts in 'public' yet. :D