Monday, August 6, 2012

And Then There Were More ..

Hello my dear friends,

having had so much fun designing and making my first little millinery heads I didn't stop there and made a few more over the weekend. I made two more which are bigger than the first ones. All I need now is something neat to be placed on top of them but I am sure I will find something soon. The large and extra large one are the size of a small infants heads ... hmm, I just saw a beautiful baby bonnet in the antique store that would look perfect.


These are my two millinery heads I have made last week ...




 
... and ...



 
...  then there were more.
 Now I have 4 lovely millinery heads to display little treasures.



 
I decided to use different tarnished pieces for the bases of each head and I think it worked out very nicely.



 
It might be an old tarnished drinking vessel or ...

 

 
... an old candle stick holder ~ it always looks just right!

The two larger millinery heads are big enough to hold infants bonnets as you will see in the pictures below that I took of one of them.

 





 
And this is the baby bonnet that I had seen at the antique store. I did go back and buy it after all!!!

So ... that's another neat creation completed and I am so happy with the outcome of it! I wonder ... maybe I will try something I can place on one of my little heads next?

Well, you will just have to come back soon and visit me again, here at Todolwen to find out.


 
I hope you are well and life is treating you kind.

Have a peaceful and creative day,


 
Karen B.

9 comments:

  1. Wow...those are fantastic and can't imagine making them by hand..absolutely lovey for pretty little hats/bonnets..Great job

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  2. These are fabulous Karen! The sweet baby bonnet is lovely too...you definitely needed to return to the antique store for it. I love the photos of the bonnet on the new millinery head! So pretty!!

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  3. Karen, these are AMAZING!!!! I just LOVE THEM!! They look so wonderfully old too, makes me love them all the more ~ I always love seeing what you come up with next, thank you so much for sharing your creativity sweet friend! hugs and love, Dawn

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  4. soooooo sweet! you're ONTO something here sistah! ;)

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  5. Wonderful ... what an awesome idea. Love your creativity and thanks so much for sharing. Peace be with you, Barb

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  6. Oh, wow! These are soooo beautiful!
    I usually plop the old bonnets on old doll heads. My adult children think it's creepy. Maybe they would approve of something like this...

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  7. OHHH AHHHH sweet sweet sweet!! Love these, and that wonderful little bonnet. You continually just amaze me with your creativity.

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  8. Love those millinery heads!! I hope you will sell the pattern for them!!
    Thank you for sharing!

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  9. You did a wonderful job with the heads. They look like they might have come from a store display back in the early 1900's.

    Great job.

    Hugs

    FredaB

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