Monday, November 29, 2010

Christmas Bistro.......a beginning

It's not perfect yet.  I'm a plate hanger short and OF COURSE I have to get some flora in there, but here it is so far - 






I love this guy.


And here's me being clever.  I LOVE books and still have about every one I've ever owned.  Therefore, I was able to copy pages from some beloved childhood books onto card stock and voila!




You can't get that from a Kindle!!!  

9 comments:

Rose H (UK) said...

Looking good so far!
I love that idea about copying pages from favourite childhood books - I may have to copy your idea ;o)
Best wishes
Rose H

Tammy @BeatriceBanks said...

How clever indeed! The book artwork is amazing. Your chalkboard is pretty too. We have very similar ones. Mine is in a silver frame.

Olive Cooper said...

Lovely darling. The art work is about eight kinds of awesome. I have a large amount of disdain for e-readers.

Carol said...

Great idea to copy childhood favorites! You are a clever woman! I agree about the Kindles, etc. I just love the feel & look of a book.

Town and Country Gals said...

Dana,
I have almost every book I've ever read also, can't bring myself to give them away and have read a lot of them over and over! Book art is a great idea! Love your Santa, he's adorable.
Rebecca

Tee said...

You're such a creative soul, girlfriend. I love the artwork! Thanks for your comment - I had no idea, but you are now even more of an inspiration to me. And you are right about vacations giving a fresh perspective. Now if we could just figure out a solution to the laundry mountain!

Bill said...

You're off to a great start! I also have a difficult time parting with books -- love your idea of framing copies of artwork from childhood favorites! You can have your book and see/display it too!

Cipriano said...

Your Santa reminds me of my own...... equatorial issues.
I'm running out of belt-loops!

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