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Sunday, 10 April 2011

Lovely things that have inspired me this week ...

 
I've loved  Tim Holtz's "Lost and Found" papers since I saw them. In the end resistance proved futile and I had to buy some! I think it was the clock face paper that finally swung it ... I almost hyperventilated when I saw it...
Replica WW2 ration books (from a little gift shop at Salford Museum/Art Gallery) ...
 
Such nice aged-looking paper, and I love the handwritten names and addresses. They feel like they each have a story to tell ....
 
And these gorgeous blue ceramics are the newest additions to my button collection. I've definitely developed a slightly unhealthy obsession with buttons ...!

What's inspired you this week? 

8 comments:

  1. Gorgeous inspirations, Angie! Tim Holtz stuff is wonderful! I have all sorts of things of his to play with. I love it all, too. I have ink pads, papers, stamps, and glitter glues, metal embellishments, etc. His stuff is so fun and right up our alley, huh? Maybe one day you and I could do a swap, if you'd like to.
    Have a wonderful Sunday. I am so happy to hear you are selling enough to keep you busy. How fun! Hugs,
    Tammy

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  2. button collection? I knew It! Great minds thinks alike....lol Loving the clock paper...so vintagy.

    tootles,
    bunny

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  3. The buttons are ooooh so gorgeous indeed. Great inspiration for sure. Thanks for popping by my blog again. Speak soon lovely. Loves Ionwen X

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  4. Ooooh all three are so inspirational... loving the Tim Holtz papers too and those buttons are divine... old vintage book covers are inspiring me at the moment...

    Have a great week
    Hugs
    Jenny x

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  5. I can definitely see why each of these inspire you- and I'm REALLY looking forward to seeing them in your work! Especially those buttons and ration books- gorgeous!
    xo
    Stephanie

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  6. What wonderful things you can do with each of these beauties! Love those papers...I think it's time for me to browse through some decorative papers. I was looking through mine the other day and wishing I had something more colorful. These are so richly colored!

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  7. What a bunch of trasures!!! I am excited to see them pop-up in your artwork! How inspiring:) Thanks so much for your sweet comment...it made me smile. XOX

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  8. Thanks everyone for your lovely comments :)

    Tammy you're making me jealous with all those goodies, and yes a swap would be great! I haven't got much to swap yet but I'm sure I'll be building up a collection!

    Bunny be careful, I have my eye on your button collection ha ha :)

    Jenny vintage book covers sound yummy to work with!

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