Sunday, 9 September 2007

Family Business

The theme for Gothic Arches this week is family. I have gone for the muted colours appropriate for the period of the photo, and based the background on those huge wallpaper prints popular at the time. The Closson family business is bijouterie, based in Paris.

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Stamps : Lakeland Ltd Ornate set; Crafty Individuals 147; Elusive Images Fleurs et Parfums de Paris

Inks : DI Weathered Wood, Faded Jeans; Antique linen and Tattered Rose; Fluid Chalk Charcoal

Extras : Image from Vintage Photos and Ephemera

23 comments:

Angelina said...

Great Arch! Love the soft colours!

Nellie said...

Very stylish! Love it

Gillian said...

the muted tones work so well with this:)

Cora said...

This is so lovely. I really like your background and the photo.

Barbara said...

Really nice, and your choice of colors are perfect.

Nancy Maxwell James said...

Ros
your piece is just beautiful! I love the image and the soft vintage feel of it! gorgeous work!

Lisa Renéa said...

What a lovely arch, fabulous colors & photo!

Hermine said...

Beautiful, love the colours.

Rein said...

Beautiful, wonderful soft colors!!

tova said...

Beautiful soft colors !

DymphieM said...

Wonderful arch! Love the photo you used.

alcoholinky said...

lovely colours, very peaceful

pat said...

Great arch, very beautiful
pat

joelle huby said...

Tres bel arche gothique j'aime beaucoup Joelle

Sija said...

Beautiful arch. Very nice and stylish.

tchou said...

it's so beautifull!! i love the backgraound and the picture!

Linda M said...

What a beautiful color palette! I like your border too. Very lovely piece!

Silvia said...

Beautiful work.

Jacqueline's Craft Nest said...

This has something very victorian to it - it's beautiful! Just love how your edge frames the photo!

planetescrap said...

beautiful arch!

Crystal said...

I love the blue-grey arch!

Seona said...

love the colour combination

Gillian :O) said...

So Very Beautiful Ros!