Thursday, February 9, 2012

Ettie and Edmund


Here's the inspiration I was given for these dolls:
dark colours, retro pin ups, funky design, steam punk, 
moonlight, interview with a vampire, shiny things, vintage objects,
 vintage style, Victorian and Edwardian styling, carnivale, moulin rouge...

Inspiration from Reverse Garbage who's first exhibition of the year is


For this exhibition they want 'romantic handmade items with a bit of attitude and edge'.


All items must be at least 75% recycled/repurposed.


(those beer bottle caps are his goggles!)

So here's some of the things I used:
an old tablecloth
wedding dress off cuts
vintage clip on earrings/
pearl bracelet on old metal spring
old trousers
vintage buttons
1960's neck tie
beer bottle caps
nuts from our broken fan
wire spring
napkins
op shopped charm bracelets
theatre costume off cuts
hands from a broken clock
stuffing recycled from plastic bottles


Ettie and Edmund
My recycled couple!
(not suitable for children)

*did you spot his key to unlock her heart(s)?

5 comments:

trudi@maudeandme said...

I love them! You got the brief spot on.

CurlyPops said...

Brilliant Jennie! You're so talented.

Barn House Antiques said...

Beautiful!

teddybearswednesday said...

OH Jennie, you've outdone yourself! xo

Posie Patchwork said...

Oh wow, they are so groovy, right down to his pants, super gorgeous work!! Love Posie

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