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Mary Bell
« on: March 23, 2005 01:13:01 PM »

Recently, my husbans grandmother passed away and my father-in-law thought I might want the old cardboard picture holders sense I was into photography. Most of the holders still had pictures in them but they were of no significance to the family. So I had the brilliant idea to take photos of my family rough them up so they look like they've been laying around forever and hang them up. I hot glued ribbon to the back and hung them at varying heights along a wall on which I also hung old family baptism dresses and other 'cherished' infant clothing. I even hot-glued buttons to the nail heads.

Wall from the left:
http://www.craftster.org/pictures/data/500/26011GuestBedroom1_Small_.jpg

to the right:
http://www.craftster.org/pictures/data/500/26011GuestBedroom2_Small_.jpg

Neat tri-fold frame - image toned in PS and printed on photo-canvas:
http://www.craftster.org/pictures/data/500/26011TriFoldGirls.jpg

Girls with Dad - toned in PS and nothing done to it (I figured some photos still come out looking great):
http://www.craftster.org/pictures/data/500/26011TimAndGirlsCharisBeads.jpg

Image printed on granit resume paper and crumpled up and torn:
http://www.craftster.org/pictures/data/500/26011SleepingKiraTorn.jpg

Image printed on canvas and folded and frade:
http://www.craftster.org/pictures/data/500/26011PregnantMe.jpg

I don't know if you've ever noticed how you can sometimes see fingerprints from developers on old shots. After this printed, I simple put a thumbprint on it before it dried:
http://www.craftster.org/pictures/data/500/26011KiraSleepThumbprint.jpg

This one was done in memory of the photos in my Mom's wedding album that we colored on:
http://www.craftster.org/pictures/data/500/26011KiraNakedBabyGreenInk.jpg

These last two were splattered with water:
http://www.craftster.org/pictures/data/500/26011CharisRunningWaterStains.jpg

http://www.craftster.org/pictures/data/500/26011CharisCloverWaterStains.jpg
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BeccaJane22
« Reply #1 on: March 24, 2005 08:26:52 AM »

Wow.  I really like what you did.  If that is your family (I am assuming it is), you have a beautiful family.  I wish I could take pics that good.

Becca Jane
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Mary Bell
« Reply #2 on: March 27, 2005 04:09:08 AM »

Wow.  I really like what you did.  If that is your family (I am assuming it is), you have a beautiful family.  I wish I could take pics that good.

Becca Jane

Thanks!! It is my family - photography is my passion...
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« Reply #3 on: April 05, 2005 05:05:28 AM »

You are very creative!  You do take great pictures and you do have a beautiful family.  I just love the baby pictures, how adorible!!!
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