Friday, January 28, 2011

Crowns

I am not sure if it is from hanging out with my 4 year old pal ,Frances, but lately I have really been into crowns- not the "stuffy beauty pageant" kind but the "let's make it ourselves and put fun things on it" kind...

 I will be teaching at the AFIC Doll Conference coming in late April 2011 and one of the "challenges" will be to wear a hat to a banquet...last time I made a crown of kokeshi dolls...

 
This year I want to make another crown...hummm...crowns...

Photos of Vintage Crowns


  
New Crowns
(made by others)



so as I was looking through a magazine I came across this photo- perfect!!
 
but in paper...this is going to be fun!! 

I have made butterflies before in fabric for one of my Story Dolls...

Here are some books and links that may be of interest to you!

I have this book and find it delightful!

This book I came across online and do not have it BUT I find her portfolio very inspiring!


When I complete my crown you will be the first to see!!! Stay tuned.....

4 comments:

  1. Oh how fun...I am always on the look out for new crafting ideas I can do with lil Sara, thank you for providing me one.

    Of course I love the "Royal Soiree" one the best because of the Gumnut babies on the front.

    Thank you so much for sharing.
    Blessings Kelsie

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  2. I was fortunate to see the kokeshi crown at AFIC- it was fabulous!
    Thanks for sharing this with us and I can't wait to see what you come up with.
    Kelley M

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  3. Love you blog.
    Thank you for sharing all with us!
    Lauren

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  4. A woman always looks good in a crown! A crown goes on you like butter goes on toast! I can not wait to see your crown! Cyndy

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