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Friday, July 4, 2008

Trying to duplicate my own work!


I received an order from a sweet woman for this collaged platter I made a while ago. I have several of the same components but not all of them, I did my best to recreate it ~ it's a simple piece really, but I love the composition of it. I used the vintage french paper that I posted earlier but faded the color out a bit in my photo editing software ~ my favorite part? The old watch piece ~








I'm so very thankful for the men and women who have defended and continue to defend our country, it's freedom and the principles it was founded upon.

Wishing you a wonderful and safe Fourth of July!

24 comments:

Marietta said...

Hi Dawn... Happy 4th... The lady should be "Over the Moon" with the platter.. It turned out stunning.... Love the beautiful post card.... Have a wonderful day. I am off to golf... The rest of the day will be up for grabs after about 2:00. I am sure cooking out will be in there somewhere since eating is my favorite thing to do.... I have some red yummy home grown strawberries that are calling for a fresh pie later today also... Think a mouth watering steak might be mighty fine also..... Have a good one...

Sweet Repose said...

Have a wonderful Independence day Dawn, we have much to be thankful for in this beautiful land of ours.

sharon

Scrappy Jessi said...

hey doll,
gorgeous plate,
happy 4th
oxoox,
jessi

KarenHarveyCox said...

Dawn, this is so gorgeous. Happy 4th of July. Karen

~~ATTIC CLUTTER~~ said...

Happy 4th..LOVE the bird plate so pretty I love all bird things just saved one outback from my cats... it was a baby an the bird family(about4 of them) were flying all around trying to get my cats to leave ..I got them back into the house after I set the birdy up in a high flower pot(:)
hugs Patty

Storybook Woods said...

Have a very happy 4th xoxoxox Clarice

Jen r. said...

Happy Fourth to you too Dawn!! Lovely piece! Jen R

rivergardenstudio said...

What a beautiful platter, the paper is beautiful, and I love the watch piece too! Roxanne

Brenda Kula said...

I love your platter! It's quite elegant and beautiful. And your little Ellie...what a sweet face. Looks full of energy!
Brenda

papel1 said...

I love your plates. And of course the patriotic postcard says it all. Happy 4th.
Judy

Dorthe said...

Hallo Dawn- thanks so much for today-
Your platter is very sweet, and it reminds me of the swallows , wayting online on telephone draths,soon to part for warmer places.The faded colours are realy wonderfull.Hope you had a wonderfull fourth of july.
sweet thoughts Dorthe

Elizabeth G. said...

Hi, Dawn!

Thank you so much for your thoughts and prayers for Mark. He is hanging in there. Ugh.

I love this plate. What kind of glue did you use?

Is your jar fairy sold?

Stop by Sarah's blog and see her singing video!

Happy 4th!
Elizabeth

Lady Em said...

I love that platter!! I miss ya'll so much, I wish we could be together for the 4th this year. I hope ya'll have a great one!!
Love from Savannah,
Brent, Emily, and Davo

Nancy Hood said...

Happy 4th, dear friend. I hope it was filled with all the things you enjoy!!

Nancy Hood said...

OH, I 'borrowed' your flag card ;)

curious servant said...

You make the coolest stuff!

lunara said...

Love your plates.. your art is so beautiful... 8 )..
Lunara..

Debi said...

Hi Dawn,
Your platter is lovely! I just love your work!
Happy 4th!
Hugs,
Debi

Calamity Jane's Cottage, Bonnie said...

Hi Dawn, I don't think you will have a problem of her not liking it, the platter is gorgeous. Happy 4th.
Bonnie

Nostalgia at the Stone House said...

What a beautiful work of art - your customer must be very pleased.
Have a great weekend,
Niki

vikki said...

great job on the platter, love the way you add your love/details to everything you do. much love, blessings, and hugs, vikki

Joy said...

What a great job you did on the platter! Hope you have a great fourth of July weekend too!

GardenGoose said...

you did a great job reproducing the platter. it looks great.
looks like you had a great Holiday too.

Sam I Am said...

ohhhh my goddddd..i love love loveeeeeee that platter my dear!!!!! iTS ADORABLE and you should MAKE MORE!!!! :)
thanks for stopping by my blog..and your sweet comment :)
xoxoxox
happy belated 4th :)
hugs..
sandy

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