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« on: January 11, 2009 07:44:16 AM »

OK, here I go again with my latest revamped project.

I found this vintage vanity set in a charity shop two years ago
and I had planned ever since to revamp it but I haven't really
got around to it until now.
I was meant to use pictures of Marilyn Monroe but she didn't
really do it for me, she's too glamorous and, believe it or
not, plain for this project.
So I used my old faithful Bettie Page and it turned out to be even
more sexy and kitschy than I first thought.

This project was very easy.
I just removed the green plastic backsides and added the two
laminated pictures of Bettie.
(The picture was scanned from the book Bettie Page -
The life of a pin-up legend, by Karen Essex and James L. Swanson,
page number 124.)

The result:


This is how it looked before the makeover:
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« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2009 08:01:02 AM »

Love it!
Where did you get the pictures of the Late Great Bettie Page?
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« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2009 08:13:25 AM »

I never thought I'd hear the words Marilyn Monroe & plain in the same sentence! LoL!

You made these fabulous! Love them...want them!
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« Reply #3 on: January 11, 2009 08:39:50 AM »

*love* it! <3

*xo...
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« Reply #4 on: January 11, 2009 08:40:13 AM »

Love it!
Where did you get the pictures of the Late Great Bettie Page?

Thank you!  Grin
I scanned the picture from the book Bettie Page - The life of a pin-up legend
by Karen Essex and James L. Swanson, page 124.
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« Reply #5 on: January 11, 2009 08:41:56 AM »

I never thought I'd hear the words Marilyn Monroe & plain in the same sentence! LoL!

You made these fabulous! Love them...want them!
 Grin

Thank you darling!  Smiley

I know, I'm terrible...
But in this case Bettie worked better than Marilyn.
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« Reply #6 on: January 11, 2009 08:42:54 AM »

*love* it! <3

*xo...

Thank you sweetie!  Grin
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