|Shoes without socks - was I brought up in a barn?|
I definitely don't collect old wooden picture frames and yet, I seem to have a bunch of them. And since I don't collect them, they aren't used for anything much such as framing a piece of art but I like having them around. And I especially like the look of a group of empty frames on the wall.
To me, the frames are art all by themselves.
|Ok - this is a little minimalistic, even for me|
And so my non-collection of frames inspired my blog banner. Oh sure, I could have done the smart thing and made my banner from one of my billions of photographs taking up space on my hard drive but...
I had this idea.
And it involved those frames. And vintage fabric. Because in my barkcloth-doily-tablecloth-infused world, fabric is art too.
After a series of manuevers,
Disclaimer: No vintage fabric was harmed during the creation of this banner.
(I used color copies)
stops & starts and arranging & rearranging,
|To angle or not to angle?|
my banner was born. And because I'm thrifty, I made it a two-fer.
|Um, fraternal twins.|
The top one for my blog and the bottom one for my etsy shop.
And that is where little banners come from.
(Wow! I'm really feeling the ital today!)
In other news, later this week seems like a good time for a giveaway. Here's a hint...