Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Things that go bump in the heart

[Lace and rhinestones, detail]
Antique lace and rhinestones make my heart go pitter-patter. I stitched some favourite pieces, and added a brooch I found at the St. Lawrence antique market.
What makes your heart go pitter-patter?

9 comments:

  1. Hi, you have a very beautiful blog - I love your work too! x

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  2. This is lovely Colette. And the brooch sets it off perfectly!

    Mmm...I think glass seed beads and quality sequins make my heart go pitter patter! (as you know I do go through quite a few of them).

    May you always have lots of antinque lace and rhinestones!

    Dot xx

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  3. This, sweet Colette, this beautiful piece of artwork does...xxoo, Dawn

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  4. I so agree with you! I'm a fairly new collector of lace and bling and I can't get enough. What am I going to do with it all, who knows, LOL! I love what you did here.
    Nelly

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  5. The colours of old lace are gorgeous....all that faded elegance!
    At the moment I'm busily finding ways to use my huge button stash (newly acquired!!) and some lace I got from a local charity (thrift) shop.

    I'm having fun!!

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  6. Anonymous6:12 p.m.

    ..........a lot of pitter pattering of the heart goes on....when I am frantically trying to break open your parcels !!!

    And snowflakes are another thing that set me off!

    Anon the Elder.....OOOOO

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  7. antique lace....vintage rhinestones....czech crystals....tarnished silver.....lovely patinaed brass...the list goes on & on!
    Beautiful, beautiful art piece Colette, and I love your little pin keeper you have in etsy~simply divine! *wink*
    xoxoxo

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  8. I think old bits of jewellery make my heart go pitter patter. I have been making bits with them over the past two weeks.. it has been good for my soul to lose myself in that. xo

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  9. what makes my heart go pitter patter? designer fabric...like amy butler, erin mcmorris, joel dewberry, anna maria horner, I could go on and on! these are the fabric I use to make my pillows for my etsy shop! I love all kinds of fabric. that and kitties and birdies make my heart skip a beat or two...

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