Tiara-boom-deeay!!

“Art in the Round” – set by The Three Muses (Bev) this week… she made a very beautiful example for us and I wondered what I could show that was round before the end of the week? I admit to being super-tired this evening, needing a shower and for those reasons, I am sharing this dinky Tiara that I made a while ago for the Midsummer Night’s Dream Fun Day. I don’t think I’ve blogged it before because it was so awkward to photograph well!

It started life as a plain brown plastic hairband. Then I used blue netting, wire, beads and some bits of broken costume jewellery to transform it. I also added some images from Ten Two Studios to make little features – both sides of the cards in the spirals. Hope it fits the bill!!

Tiara

Tiara2

Ain’t craft wire a beautiful thing?!! I expect that people who read the title to the post will think I’ve completely lost the plot, but if you remember old musicals, you’ll get it… 😉   If you don’t get it, then I really am getting old!!!!

In other news, I took some altered cutlery and a booklet-pendant (otherwise known as a pendant-booklet) into a local commercial art gallery this week – to be displayed, and hopefully, sold!! Here’s a link to the gallery in Bude:

The Seventh Wave Gallery… is that not the coolest name for a gallery ever???

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  1. This tiara is beautiful! The details on it are wonderful. Great colors too. And I remember the song, so I hope I’m not aging myself too. 😉

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  2. At first I thought Tiara was a type and you meant Ta ra ra boom de aye,,,,but you are far too clever for a typo. I LOVE a play on words, and this is priceless. (I’m old too). The tiara is also priceless…fit for a queen! Thanks for joining in, Rosie!

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  3. uh er that’s supposed to read “typo” not type .. DUH

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  4. Aw, this is so cute and clever, too!
    Good luck with your gallery items!

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  5. taluula

     /  August 5, 2009

    It certainly does fit the bill Rosie it’s beautiful and I admire your skill and talent. Clever, clever lady!

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  6. What a beautiful tiara Rosie- lovely idea with delicate and wonderful results!

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  7. Lost the plot, eh? Far from it, m’thinks…clever entry!
    I”m the clueless one……have NO IDEAR as to yer hints a la musicales…and I”m a 50’s carnation-fed babe!

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  8. Great job!

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  9. This is fun, cute and clever!!

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  10. This is very impressive.
    Stunning work.

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  11. Lovely work – do we get to see a picture of you wearing it too?!
    Ali xx

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  12. This is so beautiful! What a creative and original idea.

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  13. It looks great, so clever

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  14. Rosie, I have no idea how I missed this one because I am (or think I am) so careful to comment on every single entry at the Three Muses. I am sorry that this comment has been a long time coming. I came to see your latest two pictures and I found your Art in the Round piece which is stunning and beautiful. Thanks for joining in and hope to see you back for “hats” this week!!

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