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Sunday, 22 July 2012

My Vintage Dream



Firstly my almost standard introduction of apologising and making my excuses for being such a poor Blogger. I am so delighted to have so many new followers and believe me I really do appreciate your interest when I go so long between posts! 
Again I have been working away over the last month on my latest project and because I forget to Blog as I go along I am now bombarding you with dozens of photos of the story ... I hope you enjoy them and thank you for staying with me.
And lastly to one of my very special friends who is not a miniaturist or a Blogger but has encouraged me so much over the years and nudges me to update my Blog ........... Happy Birthday next week Gill xx



I bought this gorgeous little shop from Julie Bennet and have had the best fun filling it and finishing it, in fact this is really one of the first projects I have actually completed before moving onto my next.






For the first time I had a go and painting and distressing some bare wood furniture ... and yes let's just say I got a little hooked .... 




Back in my more familiar territory of working with paper & fabric I made books, fabric bolts, sample curtains, rugs, cushions & of course a cannister or two.












Upstairs was even more fun, most of the bits were from my many boxes of things collected over the years, again paint & distressing turned gold frames, lots of charms & ornaments, etc into some cool "vintage" collectibles 








This really has been one of my favourite projects to date, I hope you enjoy the pictures

Jackie xx






30 comments:

  1. Hello, good to hear everything OK, fabolous project! It looks incredible, great work, congratulations:)

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  2. Jackie, it is so cute. Truly love it . Have a lovely evening Rosanna

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  3. Jackie, it´s just wonderful! I adore the way you combined the colors and you did a great job with distressing the furniture! My personal favourite is the cabinet with the fabric bolts, but of course, someone has to look more than once to see all :-) Hugs, Sandra

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  4. Eh...Jackie, is there already a winner for your giveaway????

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    1. Samira, the winner was Eva over at MINIs Y MÁS COSAS DE EVA, Jackie x

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  5. You have some wonderful "stock" in your little shop - it's a lovely project. Well done too on having a go with revamping the furniture. I love the whitewood stuff - there's so much scope with it. Nice to see you back blogging again.

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  6. Fantasties het ziet er allemaal geweldig uit.
    groetjes doortje

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  7. I'm happy to have found your blog. A very inspiring place. Your miniatures are gorgeous.

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  8. un trabajo precioso

    besitos

    Mari

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  9. Het is zeker een echte droom. Wat prachtig allemaal. Een geslaagd project om trots op te zijn.

    Groeten Xandra

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  10. All is beautiful, thank you for sharing.
    Lucy

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  11. It's really beautiful Jackie, every little detail is an absolute delight and together they combine to make a tiny dream space.

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  12. Your Vintage Dreams shop is beautiful...inside and out! I've enjoyed looking at each photo...so many wonderful details. I love the little price tags you've put on the pieces, it really adds to the illusion that it is a tiny shop♥

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  13. Ohhhhhhhhh, pero que bonito te ha quedado todo. Estoy alucinada, me gusta, me gusta mucho.
    Enhorabuena! Tus trabajos me vuelven loca, los haces tan dulces.
    Besos Jackie

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  14. I think it's one of my favorites too:) I love the upstairs!
    Katie

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  15. todo precioso!!! Me encantan tus trabajos son una maravilla, felicidades!!
    Besitos

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  16. A very beautiful shop. I love every little detail. I'd be a willing client who'd love to buy some of the stock the shop carries.

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  17. Wonderful, amazing and very stylish.

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  18. Wow wonderful shop. I love all the fantastic details in both. Great work with the furniture I love the changes you have made.
    Hugs Maria

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  19. Hoy he tenido el gusto de conocer tu blog y ya tienes una seguidora mas, me ha encantado pasear por tu casa,tienes unos trabajos bellisimos,besos Pepi

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  20. Wow, Jackie! What a wonderful job!
    Hugs

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  21. Meravigliose miniature!!! Un sogno!!!
    Un bacio
    Elvira

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  22. All your photos make me dream, your miniatures are really beautiful and full of charm;
    Geneviève

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  23. Hey.
    I understand that you do not have time to blog when you are so productive. Great details in your stuff.

    hugs
    Wyrna

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  24. Absolutamente maravilloso!
    Amo tu trabajo!

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  25. Hi
    I admire your shabby chic photos I especially like the pretty cabinet with the gorgeous lace in it, so glad I found your blog, I too find it very difficult to find time to blog, but I do enjoy it.
    Mini Hugs
    Debs

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  26. Hi Jackie!
    What a gorgeous blog you have - filled with so many exquisite miniatures!
    I am delighted to have found you!
    I am having a wonderful time catching up on all your posts!
    Hugs to you! x

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  27. I found your blog today and I really love your miniatures. Your work so precisely. Love it!

    Mini Hugs, Vall
    Vanilla Miniatures

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