Tag: Vintage

Vintage Dream Home

This is a mixed media collage/assemblage piece done on a wooden pine board that measures 5 1/2 " x 12" It was created this using vintage ephemera, acrylic paint, rubber stamps, old photos, found objects, washi tape etc… more images can be found at https://www.etsy.com/listing/241481069/original-mixed-mediaassemblage-dream? 

Dream Big

Go There Now As a young girl I would look out the window at night and would be so amazed at how big the world was. I wanted to travel to many places. Nothing has changed. I look out the window and still have many more dreams and journeys to experience. I chose India ink,…


I began with an antique silk handkerchief and let it develop from there. The handkerchief has an acrylic paint and fabric medium wash on it; this was hand sewn onto the backing fabric of antique linen and a large piece of antique nightie case. The image of the two angels is an original picture from…

Yuletide Trees 1

Vintage & Modern Fabrics and trimmings on a base of modern papers. Stitched with sparkly thread on a 25 year old New Home sewing machine.


PLEASE LEAVE ME A COMMENT IF YOU LIKE THIS , YOU WOULD REALLY MAKE MY DAY XXX. This jolly  canvas, 10 x 12 inch, is a tribute to our  rabbit friends . I was going to add more text ,saying " More kisses make us happier bunnies "  initially , as this is true!! ,…

Old Glory II

Vintage window shutter (de-slatted) used as frame, MDF panel added to backside. Found objects selected, trimmed, glued and/or nailed.  Topcoat of satin varnish. Constructed by Cathleen Bradley  

Summer Moonset {Mixed-Media Collage Painting}

I just completed my very first 16 X 20 painting on canvas and it was a wonderful adventure! I started out with a completely different idea in mind, but that silver-leafed moon insisted on being seen. It was fun to work on a larger scale and to experiment with acrylics, shimmery spritzes, and collage elements.…

Out On A Limb: 80 rpm

Final post for today. Made with: antique trade card (American Song Birds: No. 12, Mockingbird, Singer Sewing Machine Co., 1898), record sleeve (Columbia Grafonola) and endpaper (The New Garden Encyclopedia, 1936); vintage sheet music (The Etude magazine, 1905) and endpaper (Field Guide to the Birds: Eastern Land & Water Birds, 1947); ink, watercolor, acrylic sealer and…