It's time for another episode of White Wednesday. Hosted by the always amazing Kathleen, I hope she doesn't think I bent the rules too much with this one. I just really like playing, & white comes in many shades- don't you think? Go to Faded Charm . to get a list of our other playmates
This picture has been hanging in my studio since I ripped it from a magazine 4 years ago. I love everything, it's positively luscious. This photo started me on my quest for the perfect mannequin.
And don't you just want to sleep in this room?? I'm a little obsessed with bedrooms right now, as I'm trying to re-do my own. The natural canvas on the dress form blended with the white & different textures is just perfect. All of that amazing linen puddled up on the floor, luxe to the max!
Can you see how the mannequin is used in this room? It's so unexpected.So a new collection was born, so far I have four 'maniacs' of my own.
One lives in my booth for the time being. Poor thing is always disgraced being used as a prop. But no more, she is coming home with me to hold court in the bedroom.
This one I posted about here.
She started life not so pretty, but I had big makeover plans....
& they included heavy use of gesso & sheet music. I was pleased with the result.
Then Mary at Vintage Comfort contacted me for some tips on altering her mannequin.
Meet Vezzie! I love the Victorian details that Mary used, the frilly collar, her pleated skirt..OMG!!
Mary said she used Wilton cake decorating supplies. Go figure. Do you have mannequins living with you? Do you name them, & what do they wear?
Photo credits, Mary Brogdon, Romantic Country, Country Decorating Ideas & Country Living
Your comments yesterday were overwhelming, you guys are amazing! This is truly the official month of blog-love, I wonder sometimes just how many blogs there are out here. I think for every blog there must be 3 giveaways. OHOW alone has something like 900 giveaways. You could spend the whole day just entering wonderful goodie filled giveaways. Here are a few I entered.
Lori, at My Faerie Window, has these precious creations. She is also in the OHOW giveaway, so look for that one too!
Rebecca for Vintage Living is going to make someone, (hopefully me) very happy when she sends them this beautiful necklace.
Okay, I know you know but...Dawn is celebrating her 3rd year blogging!
And one last thing before you go. Have you visited My Dessert Cottage lately? If not Karen posted a tutorial on her darling altered lampshade? I am working on my own version right now, hopefully I'll share it with you soon. Thanks Karen, you always surprise & inspire me.