Friday, March 11, 2011

A Petite Dress Form

“Don't think. Thinking is the enemy of creativity. It's self-conscious, and anything self-conscious is lousy. You can't try to do things. You simply must do things.” ~Ray Bradbury

I am guilty of always over analyzing whatever I do, especially when it comes to creating something.

Not this time...I just went for it...And this is what came out.

Made entirely with bits and pieces I already had like a vintage perfume bottle topper, a crown button cover, a petite dress form I paper mache with old dictionary pages and....

a vintage crystal door knob...

I'm very curious to hear what you think...


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Today I'm joining


Cindy's Show and Tell Friday at My Romantic Home

and

Courtney's Feathered Nest Friday at French Country Cottage



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Thank you for stopping by for a visit.
Wishing everyone a wonderfully creative day.






Hugs and Kisses.

21 comments:

Victoria said...

I think it's darling!!! What a pretty and creative idea:)

Laura said...

I love it! I think that it is just beautiful. Great job Ana!

((Hugs))
Laura

Marydon said...

Ohhhh, Ana! What an adorable creation ... I just love the usage of all the vintage pieces together ... you go, girl!

Happy St. Patrick's Day ~
Have a lovely PS weekend ~
TTFN ~
Marydon

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Willow said...

I am the same way. Think too much before I do something. I think you did a great job. It looks lovely. Next time I may take your advice and just do.

Rebecca said...

OMGOSH...love her sweetie. I always over think things...takes me forever to get things finished when I do! :( Bah! LOVE YOUR CREATION!

xoRebecca

Julie Marie said...

Oh Ana, that is absolutely stunning!... you are so very talented and creative... I especially love the vintage doorknob for the base!... xoxo Julie Marie

Odile said...

Ana je trouve que c'est un travail merveilleux, trés délicat. Bravo! Good weekend and hello from spain.

Rosetta said...

Io penso che sei fantastica ad avere tutta questa creatività.Dal niente hai tirato fuori un oggettino così grazioso.Ti auguro un buon fine settimana,Rosetta

rustandruffles said...

Hi Ana,
I absolutely love this....I was in love with it, but when I scrolled down and saw the doorknob I really swooned!!!
Happy day!
xojanis

~Sheri~ said...

We all do that.....I have a petite form in my garage and u inspired me!,,,,MY eye was drawn to the way u used the doorknob...love it!

•♥ Ally ♥• said...

explain to me how do you do these things? Your hands are magical? I can not find a mannequin, not even to pay gold.
Ana a hug. and thanks for the sweet note of thanks.

mi spieghi come fai a fare queste cose? hai le mani magiche? io non trovo un manichino neanche a pagarlo oro.
un abbraccio Ana. e grazie per il dolcissimo bigliettino di ringraziamento

Vintage Gal said...

Oh Ana ~ that is absolutely adorable. I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE it. How creative. ;-)

Honey at 2805 said...

This is so creative of you! Happily am your new friend and follower.

Gina said...

I think this is quite a beautiful creation! You are always so creative & I love how you pieced it all together using bits & pieces that you had on hand. I find that (& you) so very inspiring.

Jacque said...

Hi Ana,

I love it! You have a very creative mind and skills. You are an inspiration to me, and others as well!

Thanks for sharing with us today!

Claudia said...

Wonderful - you did a great job, Ana!

xo
Claudia

Heather said...

I think I love it! :)

Grandma Yellow Hair said...

Ana this turned out really unique.. One of a kind very pretty
Hope you are well honey
Love
Maggie

Angelsdoor * Penny said...

Ana it is simply beautiful! What a creative idea.. Love it!
Blessings,
Penny

Courtney ~ French Country Cottage said...

Hi Ana~ I think this is absolutely charming and so creative!! I love that you used bits from here and there to create your one of a kind dress form! Thanks for sharing at FNF! :)

Cindy said...

You are so creative, dear friend! I love it!
Hugs, Cindy