Thursday, December 3, 2009

Ornamentality






I've been holding on to these madeleine molds for awhile now. I was thinking along the lines of some Our Lady of Guadelupe shrines but instead I opted to make these Christmas ornaments.
The tins I picked up in an antique shop in Maine on one of my forays while visiting the folks.
They're nicely tarnished and bear the stamp Made in Germany. I had picked up a book at a thrift store with some great plates of reproductions of stained glass from the Chapel of Konigsfelden in Switzerland from the early fourteenth century. I allowed myself to cut up some of the smaller images. the larger plates I saved for reselling or bigger projects. I also had some Christmas cards that I had picked up at a thrift store here that I used. Now all I need to do to finish up is to put some hangers on them and they'll be ready to go.

13 comments:

  1. Love them! Your style is shinning through...

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  2. these are so very very lovely!
    I want to start traditions like having beautiful, original xmas ornaments for our tree every year, to make xmas extra special :)

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  3. Roberta Ryan WilliamsDecember 3, 2009 at 5:46 PM

    You are so clever! I love these. Do you have one with an angel?

    Roberta

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  4. Roberta, Here are all of the ones that I have. Follow this link. Thanks! http://mixedmediaart.ning.com/photo/photo/listForContributor?screenName=1909ofdoeh7vb

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  5. AWESOME!! AMAZING!! BEAUTIFUL!! Can't wait to see one on my tree! Gorgeous, creative work, as usual Kim!

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  6. These are amazing. Love your style.

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  7. What a great idea to turn madeleine tins into brooches(did i spell that right?). Endlessly thrifty and clever you are.

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  8. Beautiful! as are you....

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  9. I adore the Mother and Child.
    What a wonderful gift these would make.

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  10. I looked for your embroidered trousers and I found these treasures ..i LOVE them ...x

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  11. have I left this twice ...here goes
    I was Looking for your embroidered trousers and I found these lovely treasures.oh I LOVE your quirky worky ......xx

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