Song of the Winter Angel

Update:- I was thrilled that this candle was published in Stampington & co’s 400 More Ideas (formerly Catch-Up) 2013.

Did you have a lovely Christmas? I hope you did, whether it was filled with fun and frolics or a more gentle day filled with a sense of peace.
I was unsure whether to post this candle, I certainly know that feeling only too well of wanting to move on from Christmas projects but this particular stamp strikes me as being not only suitable for Christmas projects, but for any time of the year, she is my little Winter Angel.  She is from a set of stamps I  recently received, called Sleigh Bells from Oxford Impressions.It was only today that I completed the candle, unable to complete in time for Christmas.Trimmings of lace at the top of the candle and at the bottom layered with sheet music, topped with a beautiful vintage button, means this candle is purely decorative.
Winter Morning sheet music from Winter Snow (also Oxford Impressions) was randomly stamped onto the tissue paper panel.The candle settled inside a piece of glass from a vintage vanity set. The little girl is a photo real stamp and personally, I’ve found that the larger the photo real stamp happens to be, then the trickier it is to stamp onto tissue paper but as I always say, play around as it is all about experimenting.
I have at least one post scheduled for between now and the New Year so I hope you will be able to visit again. At this time of the year I appreciate more than ever your visits as I know that life can place more demands than normal, so thank you.
Wishes
Lynne
(I am linking this to Gingersnap Creations:- Candelabras, Chandeliers and Candleschallenge.

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36 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Marilyn J. Rock
    Dec 28, 2011 @ 14:53:06

    I agree Lynne; this beautiful candle can be used all year round! I just adore it! xxoo

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  2. Katie
    Dec 28, 2011 @ 14:55:20

    Lynne ~ what a lovely angel, very sweet ~ have a wonderful New Year!
    Blessings, Katie

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  3. 2amscrapper
    Dec 28, 2011 @ 14:55:48

    lovely image and candle Lynne!

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  4. supersnooks13
    Dec 28, 2011 @ 15:02:37

    I agree Lynne, this angel is suitable for any season….Your candle is just beautiful.
    I hope your candle shines brightly on us throughout 2012…much love G.

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  5. Tracy Evans
    Dec 28, 2011 @ 15:27:26

    Very angelic candle, love it, perfect for any time of year and a great gift idea. Tracy x

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  6. craftytrog
    Dec 28, 2011 @ 15:46:02

    So beautiful Lynne! I love that adorable angel! x

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  7. Valerie-Jael
    Dec 28, 2011 @ 15:48:19

    Beautiful candle, love the angel stamp! Valerie

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  8. Marjie Kemper
    Dec 28, 2011 @ 16:21:41

    Beautiful! Love the trim, especially that musical border on the bottom.

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  9. Ira
    Dec 28, 2011 @ 16:36:15

    This superb candle would look great all year round with that sweet little angel. Don’t you just love stamping on candles? Lovely trimmings, too, btw! Ira x

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  10. Jingle
    Dec 28, 2011 @ 16:59:05

    This looks fabulous!

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  11. Patricia Davis
    Dec 28, 2011 @ 17:40:33

    This is just beautiful (look everything you make)! happy new year

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  12. Willy
    Dec 28, 2011 @ 17:52:28

    What an adorable and beautiful candle, Lynne!

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  13. KK
    Dec 28, 2011 @ 18:04:01

    Beautiful images, Lynne – pity it’s a Christmas plate 😉

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  14. Linda Adams
    Dec 28, 2011 @ 18:18:26

    Hi Lynne, I had a very nice Christmas. Your candle is so pretty. I love angels and I like to see them all year long. Hugs, Linda

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  15. june
    Dec 28, 2011 @ 20:31:07

    Hi Lynne, its a beautiful candle and a lovely image too. Nice work my friend
    wishing you a wonderful 2012 Peace,health and happiness!
    Hugs June xxxxx

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  16. Jan Hennings
    Dec 28, 2011 @ 21:35:46

    What a gorgeous candle and love the vintage image!

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  17. Lynn Stevens
    Dec 29, 2011 @ 00:27:13

    Such a sweet candle Lynne, I adore that image and its perfect for any time of the year!
    hugs Lynn

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  18. michele s
    Dec 29, 2011 @ 02:04:10

    truly lovely. this would make a great st valentine’s present, too, don’t you think? much love to you and wishes for a happy new year. xo

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  19. Shelly McGovern Schmidt
    Dec 29, 2011 @ 02:14:35

    Beautiful- I love the candle and also the beautiful candleholder!

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  20. Sharon
    Dec 29, 2011 @ 03:46:52

    This is amazing Lynne! Fantstic decorated candle!!!

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  21. Susan Reaney
    Dec 29, 2011 @ 04:15:22

    That is an incredibly lovely candle!
    Fondly,
    Suz

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  22. Paula
    Dec 29, 2011 @ 08:55:20

    Beautiful candle and such an adorable image. XX

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  23. Dot Arnott
    Dec 29, 2011 @ 11:41:46

    This is beautiful Lynne. Your vintage vanity set certainly has it’s uses, I remember you buying it from the charity shop, a very good buy.

    Dotxx

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  24. Zoe Sanderson
    Dec 29, 2011 @ 11:54:25

    Beautiful image perfect on the candle and love the music. Happy New Year to you Lynne XOXO Zoe

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  25. Nancy Maxwell James
    Dec 29, 2011 @ 13:04:56

    Lynne
    she is breathtaking! What a sweet image and gorgeous project! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and may 2012 bring many blessings your way! I’ll be singing “Auld Lang Syne” and thinking of you!

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  26. gio
    Dec 29, 2011 @ 13:27:24

    So beautiful, Linne. And it’s suitable for every time of the year!

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  27. Chris
    Dec 29, 2011 @ 13:54:50

    This is truly beautiful Lynne. A gorgeous image and such pretty lace.

    Chris x

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  28. Vada
    Dec 29, 2011 @ 15:07:40

    Wonderful Candle Lynne, Wishing You a Wonderful Crafting New Year.
    Love your work. Hugs Vada

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  29. Yvonne Whaley
    Dec 29, 2011 @ 21:06:15

    Gorgeous candle, its a lovely image.
    have a Happy New Year.
    Yvonne/Meggymay x

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  30. Terry
    Dec 29, 2011 @ 21:44:42

    Lynne, this little sweetie is perfect for any time of the year! Wow, this is one stunning candle and I so love the added music sheet! Well I know that “2012” will be at the least a year with more beautiful creations!

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  31. Hazel
    Dec 30, 2011 @ 07:45:17

    A beautiful candle Lynne, the image is lovely.
    Have a wonderful New Year.
    xxx Hazel.

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  32. Silvia(Barnie)
    Dec 30, 2011 @ 16:02:57

    Lynne, your candle rocks – it looks really wonderful. Love this angel image.

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  33. MarieS.
    Dec 31, 2011 @ 12:43:41

    So very pretty and I just love the image, Lynne. Perfect.
    Hugs,
    Marie

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  34. Penny
    Jan 02, 2012 @ 12:33:48

    Such a fun project to make! I’ve never tried an embellished candle before and certainly never seen one done with a photo stamp and it looks just perfect!

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  35. Mynnette
    Jan 05, 2012 @ 04:17:48

    What a beautiful creation–I LOVE the lacy details! 🙂 Fabulous work!

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  36. JeanFB
    Jan 05, 2012 @ 04:28:26

    Oh, this is so gorgeous! I love that angel image. Thanks for sharing this with Gingersnap Creations, Lynne!

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