Ae Fond Kiss

Throughout the world,  on the 25th of January, the life of Robert (Rabbie) Burns is commemorated.  In honour of the Scottish Bard I am sharing something I made but first I want to share this link of  Eddi Reader singing “Ae Fond Kiss”. She is one of my favourite female vocalists, many may remember her from her days in Fairground Attraction.
I found the perfect image at Bumble Button of lovers in the Highlands of Scotland. This could be Rabbie himself with one of his lassies!
The image is printed onto transfer paper and image transferred to recycled curtain lining, then attached to the heart with rustic stitches. Lace inked with Fired Brick and the addition of fabric roses (My Love Is Like A Red Red Rose)

A few lines from Ae Fond Kiss.


17 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. craftytrog
    Jan 24, 2011 @ 21:41:20

    A wonderful piece to honour Rabbie! That image was a great find Lynne! xx


  2. tabitha
    Jan 24, 2011 @ 22:26:57

    love that lynne. u are very talented doll


  3. Ira
    Jan 25, 2011 @ 08:14:49

    Love that image and tartan! And that text of course! Great piece of art again Lynne!


  4. Shelly Schmidt
    Jan 25, 2011 @ 14:22:50

    I have never done an image transfer- love this one though- what a nice tribute piece- love the lace and roses!


  5. Jingle
    Jan 25, 2011 @ 14:39:50

    This is so pretty! I love it!


  6. Lucy Edmondson
    Jan 25, 2011 @ 15:28:11

    What a lovely way to commemorate the occasion! I enjoyed watching Eddi Reader – I remember when we first got to know each other finding out we had a love for Fairground Attraction in common!

    Lucy x


  7. cockney blonde
    Jan 25, 2011 @ 16:24:47

    WOW!!! Love how you’ve done that Lynne. It should have been haggis in this house tonight, not pork chops, lol. Still hubby gets plenty of haggis at other times, x


  8. Cindy Adkins
    Jan 25, 2011 @ 16:38:22

    Wow Lynne, this is gorgeous–and brilliant! And I love the plaid and the verse–how amazing!!!


  9. Krisha
    Jan 25, 2011 @ 19:10:23

    This is great, love it


  10. Chris
    Jan 25, 2011 @ 21:13:58

    This is gorgeous, Lynne. Your image transfer looks faded in keeping with the theme. Hope you are celebrating today.

    Chris x


  11. Dorthe
    Jan 25, 2011 @ 21:51:26

    Hi Lynne,
    It is wonderfull, and so Valentinish-
    love the tartan and that you added the verce.
    I love your tag for Nancy`s class, too–
    I`m Dorthe ,whom also takes part in that class 🙂


  12. michele
    Jan 26, 2011 @ 06:11:35

    truly delightful. mr. burns would be most pleased! xo


  13. 2amscrapper
    Jan 26, 2011 @ 13:10:36

    so creative! I’ll check out the link. Helene


  14. Marie
    Jan 26, 2011 @ 13:11:43

    Beautiful heart, Lynne!


  15. Jack
    Jan 26, 2011 @ 21:31:59

    What a fabulous heart shaped sporran, lol. xx

    Some hae meat and canna eat,
    And some wad eat that want it;
    But we hae meat, and we can eat,
    And sae let the Lord be thankit.


  16. Jan Hennings
    Jan 27, 2011 @ 23:30:42

    Your blog is STUNNING and so impressive 🙂 Hopping over from Bella to become your newest follower 🙂


  17. Penny
    Jan 28, 2011 @ 01:36:54

    Beautiful song and a beautiful piece!


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