Sunday, August 21, 2011

Oh My . . .

I am in love.  {Yes, again}.  I got a rolled canvas from  Do you remember my giveaway here?  Well, I got a rolled canvas for myself and used a French letter graphic.  This one, to be specific.  From our favorite sharer of vintage images, The Graphics Fairy.

french letter

I have to say I am really impressed!  I had no idea it would come out this good! 


Here is a little more of a close up.  The handwriting is just beautiful!




I had always loved the large piece that Sherry at No Minimalist Here did.  She copied one she loved from Ballard Designs, but at a much more reasonable price.  She did a fabulous job on hers! Here is Sherry’s ~


And here is Ballard’s ~


I’m on the right track, but I’m not sure how I’m going to mount it.  On a nice piece of wood is my first thought, but I’ll have to think about it before I commit. 


I was so eager to show you how it came out!  Once it is totally done I will take a picture in better lighting! 

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Marsha @ Tattered Chick said...

This is great, Kathy!

Homeroad said...

Kathy how about mounting that beauty with canvas stretchers? It is beautiful!

Sissie's Shabby Cottage said...

Hi Kathy,
I love it. It did turn out wonderful. I've always loved Sherry's too.


KimMalk said...

Hi Kathy, What size is yours?

Sherry @ No Minimalist Here said...

Kathy, Great choice with the French letter and it will look wonderful however you mount it. Thanks for the link and mention. Can you believe I still get more views of the Ballard knock-off than any other post! Thanks again!

Daphne Nicole & Lynda Cade said...

Oh Kathy, I love it.... it's beautiful!
hugs~~~ Daphne

The Tuscan Home said...

Hi Kathy,
I LUV this's so unique! Yours turned out beautiful, good job!! Thanks for sharing! XO ~Liz

Nancy said...

Kathy, That is so cool!! I Love it. Can't wait to see the finished product too. My first thought would be a board with the Walnut Ink edges.

Huggs, Nancy

Sonya@Beyond the Screen Door said...

Kathy this is a great idea! I have a tear sheet torn from a home magazine of this exact idea and had forgotten all about it! I had been thinking I'd use the one I won for a photo from the wedding but now you've got me thinking outside the box! Thanks again!

Debra@CommonGround said...

Oh, I love this, it's going to turn out great!!

Barbara Jean said...

Love it. Turned out Wonderful!!!

barbara jean

Anonymous said...

Oh, I love this! It looks great! A friend brought me a French 1870's document last night. Now, you have given me a great idea!

A Spoonful Of Sugar said...

Just beautiful - it will be such a lovely focal point in any room.

Melissa said...

It is beautiful! Can't wait to see what you decide :) ♥ that one of Sherry's too~

Red Door Home said...

What a greta idea for a cnavas! Can't wait to see where you put it!~

Decor To Adore said...

I cannot wait to see how this turns out. I SO loved what Sherry did and no doubt you will be just as creative.

Michele Smith said...

What a neat idea. I can't wait to see where you put it! Looks great and I love Sherry's too!

Anonymous said...

Oh my! is this ever a stunning piece! you just cannot go wrong! it's so vintage and yummy!

thanks for sharing! I love that image from Graphics Fairy

ciao bella

Creative Carmelina

Leslie {Goodbye, house. Hello, home!} said...

What size is it and how much was it? (I am so very nosey.
I want to make this:
I'm off to Uprinting to see how much it will be...
What's happening wif yer howse?

Kim said...

Are you going to distress the edges like the other ones?

MJ Ornaments said...

This is so cool, I can't wait to see how you hang it!
Take care,

Korrie@RedHenHome said...

I love this! I am so anxious to see your finished product.

Karen The Graphics Fairy said...

I love this Kathy!!! What a great idea, it's gorgeous!!!

Pamela said...

Love it Kathy!! Itt urned out perfect!

Art Is Beauty said...

I love it! Coming over from the graphics fairy and your newest follower.:)
Would love it if you popped over

Anonymous said...

Hi Katy,
I really like your idea. I was just looking for an idea of ​​picture frame for my living room. I think I'll look in my old genealogy documents.
I do not know if you know but the document you've done reproduce is a receipt for the support of a quarter to a minor.
Excuse my English, I am French-speaking Quebecer. I find it interesting that the French document were so attractive to english people.

{oc cottage} said...

Completely AWESOME!!!

m ^..^

Erin said...

This looks really cool, I love the idea! I don't know what I would do with it in my house, but it definitely looks cool.

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