1.19.2012

Let them eat Cake...and other such whimsies!

***This is my second post of the day! Please check out my Die Cut Challenge Card, too! There's GLITTER involved! YAY!***

Have you SEEN the new collage sheets over at Retro Cafe Art Gallery? Holy FUN, BATMAN!!! They are designed by Cassandra Vancuren and they are fabulous!!! I got to play with a couple of them and couldn't resist diving into the Marie Antoinette sheet and the ABSOLUTELY adorable borders sheet! I created a little Spoolie!!!

Marie Antoinette Spoolie


You do know she was a horrible woman, right? That whole 'Let them eat cake' thing was actually attributed to Marie when she was told that the people had no bread. She was actually referring to brioche, an enriched bread, and...for that matter, she probably never even actually uttered those words. They were included in a book written about her, but not likely actually uttered by Marie, herself. She was completely and utterly out of touch with her people and had not understanding whatsoever of how a person could be without bread. Interesting, huh? Anyway...enough history lessons for today...

Marie Spoolie (detail)


I wrapped one of the borders from the collage sheet around the spool, added some May Arts burlap string in PINK! YAY! and accented it with glitter glue and pearls!

Marie Spoolie


The little trinket pin is a Tim Holtz gem (which you can find at RCA!)

AND...you can WIN one of the new digital collage sheets! Just hop on over to the blog and comment with your favorite! There are Alice sheets, Marie sheets, pretty sheets, cute sheets, word sheets...I could go on and on! HA! Also, while you are there, check out the awesome Valentine's Day Contest! And...there are more giveaways, so just keep your eyes peeled!

Jingle Out!

29 comments:

  1. I think there's still a lot of people that are out of touch in her way - scary!
    And, she may be a horrid person, but you know, her fashion was pretty awesome :) Love this -I don't know that I've ever seen a Spoolie before, but now I want to make one!
    Congrats on your Alley Way FB win, by the way :)

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  2. Evil woman.....not YOU....Marie!!! Have to admit though...she sure does make a pretty spoolie. Great job, as always.

    Happy Thursday!!

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  3. Do you have any idea how much I love this?!!!!
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  4. One sweet spoolie! I have never got into the "Marie" thing..just because of who she was..if only Joan had taken a bit of trouble with those raggedy tunics..perhaps we would have a different fashion icon LOL

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  5. what a fun idea...I love how you used the spool and great vintage image...

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  6. Mmmmmm, cake......Oh, wait. Love this spoolie!!! Too fab!!

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  7. I had to come on just to see what a SPOOLIE was. So cool--just love it!!

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  8. LOVE your spoolie! How cool is that?
    And cute card, too :)

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  9. LOVE this! Such wonderful mix of elements! You are so creative! - WOW!!

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  10. Marie has never looked so snappy!!!! Yahoo! Peace, Mary Helen Fernandez Stewart

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  11. Oooh lah lah! I'm loving your Marie, especially that awesome little pedestal. Serious eye candy, Jingle!

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  12. gorgeous! this looks like a lot of fun to make!
    Debxx

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  13. wow Jingle am totally in love with your latest make, she is fabulous. x

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  14. Eke! She's ab fab! She'd make an awesome cake TOPPER!

    ~Cindy

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  15. I know that Marie was a horrible woman - but didn't realize that she may not have uttered those words...

    Love the spoolie!!!

    Kay

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  16. I wanna make that too!! I don't think I've ever seen one of those before =) thanks for sharing

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  17. totally shabby chic gorgeousness here! Love all the pink! Thanks for sharing this with me because now I will have to make one! :-)

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  18. SO cute!!

    But now I want cake . . .

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  19. super cute! You always make the best eye candy :)

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  20. I love that you call it a spoolie! It totally rocks! And didn't she find herself at the guillitine? Oh well! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  21. Oh I love her, shes precious!!!
    hugs Lynn

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