A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Do you know about all of these Craftster features?
Total Members: 306,077
Currently Running With Scissors:
526 Guests and 19 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: "Love is..." Triptych collage  (Read 1319 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
castlesinthesky
« on: January 09, 2010 08:30:57 PM »

I posted this in recon paper crafts because I have rules for myself about collage...I always use second-hand materials. I aim for items that are free, but thrifted things and used books are ok too. I like it when the parts had a life somewhere else before they make up a new piece.

I made this for a friend of mine who is bipolar and is currently struggling with depression. I'm hoping it will give her encouragement, or at least make her smile on a dreary day. The larger words come from a really cheesy poem based on 1 Corinthians 13. The teeny words are the text of that verse from a pocket-sized Gideon Bible that my kids ripped the cover off of, so now I use it in lots of my collages. The frames were thrifted, and the pictures come from a used book about caring for exotic goldfish.









The words are hard to read in Craftster's photo uploader, so if you want to see more detail there are larger photos on my blog http://dreamsintodeeds.wordpress.com/2010/01/03/love-is/. It's not a very crafty blog...yet. Most of the posts are about the intentional community I live in. I hope to add some of my other collage and sculpture projects soon, both there and here.

Thanks for looking!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

SunflowerSmiles
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 4072
Joined: 08-Mar-2008


View Profile
« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2010 09:23:20 AM »

I love to see what people create with thrifted items...your friend will love these.  Like your blog Wink Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

castlesinthesky
« Reply #2 on: January 10, 2010 07:06:21 PM »

Thanks, Sunflower! I gave them to my friend today, she's going to hang them near her aquarium.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



Latest Blog Articles
July 27, 2016 Featured Projects
Tute Tuesday: Making Pom Poms
Your Dog Oughta Be In Pictures

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2016, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.