Friday, 26 July 2013

Florence and Martha For That's Crafty

Hello folks from a very tired Fliss as I'm still struggling with traffic problems on the way to and from work at the moment for various reasons.
A quick post to tell you about my project today over at That's Crafty which is a wall hanging made from my favourite vintage family photo of my Grandmother Martha and her big sister my Great Aunt Florence (known affectionately as Auntie Flo). Sadly I don't remember my Grandmother as she died when I was only 2 years old. Although she wasn't that old by today's standards, she didn't have my mother until she was 37. It's really spooky seeing her photo too as my younger one is the image of her.
Thinking of my dear Auntie Flo brings back childhood memories of going to stay with her at her bungalow in Kempston near Bedford. The bungalow backed on to fields with cows and horses so my brother, sister and I loved visiting her.


This time for a bit of a change, I cropped the figures out of the photo and you'll find all the details of how I made my vintage piece of artwork over at the That's Crafty blog.

Hoping that you all have a lovely weekend.
Hugs, Fliss xx

PS: There will be CANDY soon so keep an eye out as I wouldn't want anyone to miss out!

Many thanks for the heads up on the challenge over at Our Creative Corner go to Alison aka Butterfly from her Words and Pictures blog as she very kindly mentioned that my wall hanging fits the current challenge theme of Captured Memories so I'd really love to enter it there.

10 comments:

  1. Hi Fliss, Your wall hanging is just beautiful and so special given it includes family photos. I hope your new job is going well. Enjoy your weekend!

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  2. Oh wow, love the look of this! Off to take a closer look.....

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  3. Stunning keepsake.Love it.Hugs x

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  4. Gorgeous hanging Fliss, beautiful photo and I love the collage background.
    Avril xx

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  5. This is such a hauntingly beautiful piece of work, Fliss. It would fit perfectly in the Our Creative Corner challenge at the moment, where you have to include a photo...
    http://ourcreativecorner6.blogspot.cz/2013/07/captured-memories.html
    Alison x

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  6. Hi Fliss I left a message for you on the MMM admin blog :)
    I love this vintage wall hanging and how lovely to have photographs of your decendants
    Suzi B xx

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  7. WOW.....WOW.....I am speechless and that doesn't happen to me very often. This is amazing! I adore everything about it - the wonderful photo, I love the sepia colours, the stamping...I could go on and on about how gorgeous this is. Thanks so much for joining us this month at Our Creative Corner and thank you for sharing some precious memories of your family too...Love from Laura xxx

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  8. Oh my word Fliss, I have just been over to see how you created this most beautiful background - it is stunning and is the perfect setting for the gorgeous photo. A stunning piece of work. Thanks so much for sharing this Captured Memory at Our Creative Corner. Anne x

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  9. I love your hanging and hearing about Auntie Flo
    Rosie x

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Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a comment. Your thoughts mean a great deal to me.
Fliss xx