I thrifted a decrepit Bible (actually came from the FREE bin) and waffled back and forth about cutting the pages. Note the Bible is falling apart already. It is water stained and several pages are loose. I decided to simply cut a small piece of the Harmony of the Gospel section in the back. So I held my breath and I cut it. Then I turned it over and discovered that the word Easter was centered perfectly in my belt buckle doodad. Happy Accident.
The little brass bit looked like it was black when I got it. It is a column from a German clock. One of those that was under a glass dome. I snagged the remains from a dumpster at Habitat ReStore because I saw the guy toss it and I wanted the porcelain face. When I polished the piece - this wonderful vine pattern was what I found. Love this one too.
I like this one - it adds to the look of the entire set. A lock and key charm from a junk bracelet. and a vintage button.
Here they all are together. The set makes me so very pleased. These are mine - all mine and here is what I did with them........
Now people -- I do not know about you, but this view is so very much better than it used to be. I hung them with Command adhesive strips.
This turned out to be so much better than planned.
Now tonight will find me working on the overskirt for the prom dress. Prom is in two weeks. I do not want to be trying to finish that dress on the day of......