Little Maggie Wood Grain Project




*** Update: my project Little Maggie has been featured at Timewashed.com, yay!!
Thank you Becky :) ***

Hope you had a wonderful weekend and a good fresh start of the week!

It's Tuesday again, and I'm still the guest designer at City Crafter so here's my project for this week. I'm so enjoying my time at CCCB, thank you girls!

This sweet little girl is Margaret Ford. She's three years old here. I found her beautiful picture on Jules' blog, for which I'm so grateful!




Yup, that's the same one as in my previous P and P post :)

Dear Charlene asked us to use wood grain in our project.

I love weathered white wood panels. I found two images on the internet which I blended. One of white weathered wood panels and one of white wood grain. You can find the result of that on my freebies blog, together with some other photoshopped images for your personal art.

I've put the wood grain behind the photo of little Maggie.





Below is a picture I took with different light. It shows the real colours of the collage a little better.




If you'd like to use the sweet vintage image of the little girl for your own art, you can find it on my vintage photos pinboard HERE. You'll find more gorgeous vintage photos there.

At first I had some troubles with this challenge. Below is one of my other tries. A small collage. It's not my favourite ever, but I thought it cute enough to show you :)




I love that image of Sophie Anderson. You can find the image on my images pinboard HERE.

I'm also linking this post again to Blissful Whites Wednesday at Timewashed.com.


xx Wen



20 comments:

  1. Awww Wendy I think they are both stunning!!!I'm so glad your with us!!

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  2. Hi Wendy, Both collages are beautiful but I love especially the first one. The shades of white and the texture of the background are wonderful.
    Hugs,
    Julia

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  3. Dit is gewoon weg schitterend meis, helemaal mooi dikke knuf peet

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  4. Echt lief en zo mooi! Het plaatje is al onschuldig en dan dat maagdelijke wit erbij.
    Ik vind de tweede zeker zo mooi!
    x

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  5. Wendy I love both of these! ... They are so pretty and very unique ... So glad you are designing with us ... have a lovely day

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  6. WOW!! I love this - Thanks so much for coming over and commenting on my blog - I just had to come over here and have a peek...I might be here a while! Gorgeous! Lots of love from Laura xxxx :o)

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  7. Wendy, your collage is so pretty. The little girl is lovely and sweet. You've created something wonderful here. Blessings!

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  8. LOVE the white on white Wendy. What a Fabulous collage!
    Hugs Lynn

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  9. ik vind ze beide zo verschrikkelijk mooi.
    De plaatjes zijn erg lief.
    Groetjes, Daphne

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  10. Heerlijk om te mogen genieten van twee superromantische, dromerige creaties Wendy! Vind ze allebei beeldschoon, prachtige afbeeldingen die je heel fraai hebt verwerkt. Ben er weer weg van! Lieve groetjes, Ira
    irascreacorner.blogspot.nl

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  11. Dear Wendy, Your white collage with the lovely little girl is so very beautiful, I love the white shaded colours you show it has in the last photo of it- so wonderful with the wood grain behind her, and the different layers of laces.
    But I also love the other one in brown tones, and gorgeous with the branches around and the lovely flower.They are both so sweet and beautiful.
    Thankyou for the links to all your freebies- Wendy are all the ones you gathered on image and vintage photoes pinboard for free use,dear ?
    Thankyou for your most dear comment on my blog ,it made me very happy.
    Hugs,Dorthe

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  12. Hello Dear Wendy
    Well I have come back again as last time I got lost in your Pinterest boards especially looking at your vintage tin type cards.
    So I'm here to tell you how very sweet both of your collages are.
    I have no preferences really because I love the tones of each - the background and layers of lace on the first and the framed image in twigs so lovely!
    Thanks for sharing and can we use your images on Pinterest also.
    Sending warm hugs,
    Suzy

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  13. Wendy
    this is just the sweetest! I love the innocent feel of it. beautiful work!

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  14. OH MY STARS.. You Nailed this challenge. I really do LOVE both these projects. The white wood background with the white lace looks amazing my friend. Well done..

    Hugs~

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  15. Wendy, those projects are both beautiful. I especially love the white one with all the lace. Maggie is adorable.

    Becs

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  16. They are both SWEET beyond words Wendy!!!!

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  17. beautiful Wendy I love the laces

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  18. Prachtig Wendy, ik hou ervan!!

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  19. Wow! This stuff is wonderful. i never thought of creating art like this. You've certainly given me something new to consider. Thank You!
    love & love,
    -g-

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  20. Maggie is wonderful and so is the collage. I like the little one as well.
    Thanks for sharing.
    Michele

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Thank you so much for leaving me a sweet message, I love reading your comments. Hugs and happy day to you! xx Wen