They Called Them The Pretty Ones

Hello Everyone
This is an extra post I have scheduled before Sunday’s post which will be when I share the second of my Guest Designer post for That’s Crafty.
When June (Dezinaworld) generously sent me her beautiful Cameo images to play with I immediately set about decorating some shopping list pads, I believe this might have been November 2012, yes, as far back as then!  They were something that I made as little extra gifts especially at Christmas, something that is practical for the receiver.  Of course this isn’t the first time I have decorated such pads and it will not be the last.lynnemoncrieffdezinaworldimagesThey are variations on a theme where I have repeated the use of vintage French book text, lace (some of which was tea stained) along with MOP buttons, etc.lynnemoncrieff1The following two are images of older girls, possibly the above two girls all grown-up!lmoncrieff2I have some cards I will share another time where I made use of June’s beautiful Marie Antoinette image sheet but like I say, that is for another time.
If any of you have been unable to trace June since the many problems she had with her Blog, you can visit her and view her wonderful art at June’s Joy.
Until I return on Sunday, have a lovely weekend.
Wishes
Lynne

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39 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Valerie-Jael
    Mar 08, 2013 @ 22:24:41

    These are gorgeous Lynne! Definitely my cup of coffee! Valerie

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  2. may
    Mar 08, 2013 @ 22:27:19

    These will make adorable gifts Lynne, Those images are Beautiful, Love your papers too, I’m off to June’s now… Gorgeous work as always… Hugs May x x x

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  3. butterfly
    Mar 08, 2013 @ 22:32:29

    Really enchanting… the book text is the perfect background for your beautiful transformed notebooks.
    Alison x

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  4. june
    Mar 08, 2013 @ 22:35:10

    Thanks so much my lovely friend, I so so love your work, i long to be able to design like you do but i know that my muse directs me differently lol. I do enjoy just looking at your gorgeous creations though. Thank you for this guest spot and for showing people i am still around, i am trying to find my friends on here but it all takes time ( something as you know, i am very short of ) You are an angel
    hugs June xxxxxx

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  5. craftytrog
    Mar 08, 2013 @ 22:44:03

    The lace & vintage book text work perfectly with these lovely images Lynne…beautiful artwork!!! xx

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  6. Margie D
    Mar 08, 2013 @ 22:47:16

    Ah yes Lynne, I remember your decorated shopping lists and I made quite a few to give to my friends for Christmas. These are really lovely images and the notebooks are so gorgeous. Thanks for leaving me such nice comments – I really do appreciate them. x

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  7. Sophie
    Mar 08, 2013 @ 22:48:56

    Wunderschön, liebe Lynne…
    ich bin wieder total verzaubert von deiner schönen Arbeit.
    Umarmung und liebe Grüße von Sophie xx

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  8. Marilyn J. Rock
    Mar 08, 2013 @ 22:51:08

    So very lovely! xxoo

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  9. Robin
    Mar 08, 2013 @ 22:56:12

    Oh these are just beautiful Lynne!

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  10. CarolS
    Mar 08, 2013 @ 23:03:56

    These are wonderful Lynne! I love the background paper! Love all the lace but that one on the bottom picture to the right looks like a chandelier above her head…love it! 🙂
    Hugs!

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  11. Debbie Kaste
    Mar 09, 2013 @ 01:14:47

    Every one is breath taking beautiful, Lynne!

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  12. Rita
    Mar 09, 2013 @ 07:52:38

    Loving these Lynne. You always manage to age things to perfection. Beautiful keepsakes. Looking forward to Sunday now, you are a tease. Have a good day. Hugs Rita xxx

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  13. Annie
    Mar 09, 2013 @ 08:15:40

    Beautiful gifts Lynne and the cameo images are stunning.

    Love the backgrounds and addition of the vintage ribbons and lace, complete with addition of pearls.

    Hugs

    Annie x

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  14. Brenda Brown
    Mar 09, 2013 @ 08:59:41

    These are so pretty Lynne, what beautiful transformations.
    hugs {brenda} x0x

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  15. Martina
    Mar 09, 2013 @ 09:02:14

    So romantic and charming tags, dear Lynne! And the queen-tay below is also quite delightful. I wish you a nice weekend my dear.

    (I have written you a private e-mail!)

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  16. Hazel
    Mar 09, 2013 @ 09:03:59

    Beautiful creations and such lovely gifts.
    xxx Hazel.

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  17. Redanne
    Mar 09, 2013 @ 09:12:26

    Oh how beautiful they are! I love the book print base, your touches of tissue tape here and there and the wonderful cameo pictures. Wonderful! Hugs, Anne x

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  18. Ira
    Mar 09, 2013 @ 09:30:56

    And I happen to be one of the extremely lucky recipients of one of your romantic, dreamy notebooks dear Lynne! Thanks again, I keep it by my bedside table, once again, so very sweet of you to think of me, too. Take care, Ira x
    irascreacorner.blogspot.nl

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  19. Paper Profusion
    Mar 09, 2013 @ 10:45:41

    Exquisite! What more need I say! I hope that your health is improving and that you have a lovely weekend Lynne. Nicola x

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  20. Meggymay
    Mar 09, 2013 @ 12:11:56

    Gorgeous books.It would be a shame to use them.
    Yvonne x

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  21. tonitat
    Mar 09, 2013 @ 12:29:41

    And very pretty they are too! Love the combination of lace, text and images with these gorgeous pieces x

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  22. Sue F
    Mar 09, 2013 @ 15:59:35

    A clever idea for gifts and the little cameos are perfect. I love the way you have teamed them with the text backgrounds.

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  23. barnie
    Mar 09, 2013 @ 16:47:44

    Fabulous shopping list pads, really wonderful gifts.

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  24. Vicki Romaine
    Mar 09, 2013 @ 17:16:34

    Gorgeous, Lynne.

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  25. Shelly Schmidt
    Mar 09, 2013 @ 17:42:05

    How beautiful! I would put a pad like that out for decoration and scribble on loose paper- just beautiful!

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  26. nefertiti
    Mar 09, 2013 @ 17:56:03

    Wonderful and romantic pieces Lynne!!!! bravo! bisous

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  27. Lynn Stevens
    Mar 09, 2013 @ 18:34:36

    Oh My gosh those are pretty! Who knew a shopping list pad could look so good?
    Hugs Lynn

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  28. Suze
    Mar 09, 2013 @ 20:20:36

    These are beautiful Lynne, you couldn’t buy anything as lovely as this in the shops. Xx

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  29. Dorthe
    Mar 09, 2013 @ 20:59:01

    Hi my dear Lynne,
    your notepads are so very lovely, and June`s images full of sweetnes and beauty.
    I`m so happy to have ben the reciever of one of the notepads, -in fact it is here just in front of me, while writing!-I love it very much my friend.
    I hope you are fine, and wishes you a lovely evening and a wonderful sunday.
    Hugs from Dorthe

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  30. Janny Jager 't Hooft
    Mar 09, 2013 @ 21:01:36

    Very very beautiful Lynne.
    Greetings Janny

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  31. The Scrap Yard
    Mar 09, 2013 @ 21:55:50

    The tea dyed lace and French book text Is my favorite! Beautiful!

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  32. Sharon
    Mar 10, 2013 @ 01:46:39

    Just gorgeous and a perfect little gift!!!

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  33. MarieS.
    Mar 10, 2013 @ 09:21:09

    So very lovely,dear Lynne and just perfect for a little gift.
    Have a wonderful Sunday.
    Hugs,
    Marie

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  34. ptiteplume Valerie
    Mar 10, 2013 @ 16:49:37

    Very elegant and romantic!

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  35. Fliss
    Mar 10, 2013 @ 18:50:31

    Wow! Just gorgeous and I wish my shopping lists looked this good!
    Hugs, Fliss xx

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  36. Wendy
    Mar 10, 2013 @ 19:46:10

    Hello dear Lynne, they’re so gorgeous, wow!! Hugs and wonderful day, Wendy

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  37. Marjie Kemper
    Mar 12, 2013 @ 21:10:25

    How fabulous! I love the touches of text and lace, and it’s so interesting to me how just the positioning of the lace makes quite a difference… of course you have such an amazing collection we could never tire of the patterns, colors, sizes, etc. Love these lists!

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  38. Bärbel
    Mar 13, 2013 @ 17:34:12

    Wunderschön und ganz zauberhaft anzusehen, Lynne.
    Liebe Grüße, Bärbel

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  39. Maria
    Mar 23, 2013 @ 00:08:56

    Hi Lynne, wow these are definitely very pretty! The touches of lace and shabby bows are so beautiful with the images.

    Take care
    Maria xxxxx

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