Vintage style door/wall hanger


Some time ago I won £100 worth of craft goodies and I made this using some of the papers and embellishments from that prize. I wanted to make something "artsified" if you know what I mean and also  have the appearence of a type of vintage pin board. Way out of my comfort zone but I enjoyed using something different to what I usually do.  I cut out most of the items from some of the lovely papers and stamped the birdcage image onto kraft coloured paper. The buttons are just so beautifully embossed and gave a touch of red to pick up the border on the background card. There was a lovely pack of twine in my stash so I crocheted the flower in one colour and the handle with a darker colour. I assembled it all together and used the metal pin to hold the papers together.
I was thrilled with the result and have netered it into several challenges listed below.

http://abc-challenge.blogspot.com/ Use at least 3 different types of embellishments ( buttons, gems, ribbon, flower)
http://mymumscraftshopchallenges.blogspot.com/ Things with wings ( Butterfly)
http://charismacardz.blogspot.com/ Something that flies ( Butterfly)
http://paper-craftingjourney.blogspot.com/ Anything goes/ Use your favourite
http://ladybugscraftsinkchallengeblog.blogspot.com/ Make your own embellishments ( Crocheted Flower and handle)
http://tuesdaythrowdown.blogspot.com/ Make your own embellishments ( Crocheted flower and handle)

32 comments:

Bianca said...

What a pritty door hanger! I love the venitage stil! Thank you for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge! xx bianca

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

Oh Shirley ... this is FABULOUS! Congrats on winning some fun 'goodies' and you've certainly put them to GREAT use here!
Thanks so much for joining our BUTTONS challenge at THE SISTERHOOD! We hope you'll come back next challenge for more fun. Have a wonderful day!

Antonella said...

What a fabulous door hanging - you accomplished the vintage look you were going for. Great Job! I'm glad I followed you here from the One Stop Craft Challenge, I'm also linking up too.
Hugs, antonella :-)
http://quilling.blogspot.com/2011/05/wacky-wednesday-hug-card.html

Riet said...

This is so beautiful Shirley.

Hugs Riet.xx

karlinchen50 said...

Hello a very beautiful door hanger and a great design.

Thanks for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge.
Hugs Karla

Sadilla said...

beautiful and chic!!
thanks for sharing at THE PIXIE COTTAGE
hugs
sadia

mckinkle said...

Hello Shirley,

Firstly lucky you on your super crafty win! What a lovely thing to happen and its even nicer to be able to look on something that youve made with some of the stash.

This is just perfect, you'd never know that this wasnt your usual style of crafting at all!

Thanks for playing along with us this week in our Texture challenge at Delicious Doodles!

Keryn :)

Tanya R said...

A true joy to look at. Thank you for playing with us at The Pixie Cottage this week.
Hugs
Tanya

Chrissy said...

Love your door hanger, amazing details.
Thanks for sharing with us at ‘Make it Monday’

Luv CHRISSYxx

Don’t forget. .if you leave a comment on another entrant, mention that you saw their card on ‘Make it Monday’ for a chance at second prize.. the more you comment on and mention MIM, the more chances at winning second prize.

Eskimo Frosting said...

Hi Shirley, your wall hanging is fantastic.

I love all these vintage embellishments.

Thanks for visiting my blog and your kind comments.

Jayne
x

Charlene said...

Wow..this is amazing! What a lovely array of beautiful things all in one place. Happy Linky Monday!

Lydia said...

Visiting from Make it Monday- LOVE this door hanger. You are very talented!

Kim said...

Love your doorhanger. The vintage look is beautiful. Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown.

louise said...

Wow this is fab love all the detail.
Louise xx

Dr Sonia S V said...

So beautiful this is. I like your blog layout too so artistic.Did you make it yourself.The way the date shows is also so unique.

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is really beautiful Shirley. Hope you are well? Looking forward to seeing you soon.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxx

Sandy said...

An interesting concept - love all the embellishments, looks wonderful, I saw your door hangar on Make It Monday and came for a closer look,
Sandy

Vee said...

Such a fabulous card. Thanks for joining us at Charisma this week.
xx Vee

Lisa Jane said...

what a fab wall hanging , i love the vintage style
Thanks for linking up to Make it Monday
Lisa x
Don't forget......... if you leave a comment on another entry, mention that you saw their card on "Make It Monday" for a chance at second prize. The more entries you comment on the more chance you have of winning second prize.

Lori said...

Oh, how fun - such a pretty door hanger!

Karen Howard said...

Wow, this is really stunning! Love the design and details you added, your work is amazing! Hugs, Karen

PokSa said...

Fantastic. Great style. I love it.
Thanks for joining us at the Fairy Tale Challenge.
xx Sandra

ladyjanet_56 said...

Wow this is superb seeing as it's not something you do normally well done you I think its fab it's a great door hanger. Thanks for sharing at MPCC. Janet

scrap joanny said...

very nice - it's a great work !!!!!

mueppi said...

Wow....... Shirley
your door hanging is wonderful! I love it!
Hugs Gisela

sparklingblackrose said...

Really lovely! Thank you so much for joining us at OSCC this week, hope to see you again soon! Elaine DT xxx p.s I have candy!

Jennie said...

What a beautiful hanger! This must have taken you so much time and it looks so so pretty.

Thank you so much for joining us at Dream Valley this week xx

Merry said...

This is so wonderful....so much to look at and discover. Visiting from Make it Monday.

bosenberries said...

I adore all those fab vintage-y images and details!! Thanks so much for playing in our uncoloured image challenge at My Partner in Crafting Crime, Robin

Ellie said...

Wow, this is amazing! Love all the elements you added. Just gorgeous!

Kim. said...

Wow what a pretty wall hanging, everything compliments so well and I love your embellishments. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Calendar Challenges this month.
Kim xXx

lynne said...

This is gorgeous! Love all the detail you have put into it.

Thanks for joining us at Crafty Calender this month.
Lynne x

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