Monday, May 4, 2009

Mom Sweet 16

This is a picture frame I made as part of my Taking Flight group with a picture of mom at age 16.  I loved every moment of making it, especially thinking about the hopes and dreams she must have had at that age.  The wings on the frame were so much fun to make and were especially appropriate for a young girl who is just about to enter adulthood.  Jennifer Valentine is the artist who collaborated with Kelly Rae Roberts on this project, and she suggested using tissue paper from dress patterns for the wings -- a perfect idea as my mom was an excellent seamstress.  I spritzed them with gold glimmer mist and sprinkled with white glitter before drying