Sunday, November 2, 2008

Dia De Los Muertos and Show &Tell Sunday

Hi all -- I'm late on posting my Dia De Los Muertos entry due to technical problems with my PC. But here's an altered frame honoring both my Mom and Dad. A candle lit inside this triangular frame will finish it with a nice glow. Hope you like it. Below is my Show and Tell Sunday entry. I'm new at this and hope you forgive the double entry and lateness.


Thanks for visiting.


My love for paper and vintage has been evolving into this collection, although a very young collection. I can't seem to get enough of it, especially the most precious vintage children's photos.



Click to see these postcards to see the close up and check out the really funny ones.



22 comments:

Mo'a said...

A beautiful tribute to your Mom and Dad.

Lisa "Oceandreamer" S. said...

Great idea to frame and then illuminate them with a candle. You can set it anywhere and always have them near you.

Leau said...

I love the candle behind! Made them seem ethereal and transcendental...

rachel whetzel said...

great tribute frame! I love it!

Sacred Yoli said...

Wonderful tribute, and a great collection of vintage photos.

Saludos to you and your familia,
Yoli manzo
(I am on my bloglandia Journey)

julietk said...

We forgive you :D juliet

Cami @ Creating Myself said...

Love your collection of ephemera!

"If I have anything left". *tee hee hee*

Cathy said...

Hi Nelly,

Thank you so much for your sweet words on my blog about my Romantic Homes feature. I am so excited to share it with all of you. Enjoy it my friend.

xo Cathy

3rdEyeMuse said...

I do like the altered frame tribute to your parents & bet it looks amazing when the candle is lit. :)

Happy Dia de los Muertos!

Stephanie said...

Nelly,
Lovely work here! Thank you for joining the Dia celebration!!

x..x
steph

Debbie said...

Hello,

I am new to your blog. I found you through Rhea, and the Sunday posts.
Your frame is lovely. Oh yes, I love those vintage children's pictures also. Aren't they just darling? NIce to visit you, I'll be back.

Debbie

glorv1 said...

I like the illumination of the candles on the picture. Thx so much. Wonderful tribute.

PLO said...

I love looking at those old photo's and books...I think those remind us all of something from our past.

Robyn said...

what beautiful vintage photos, those babies are so sweet!
Have a great week!

Amy Sutter said...

what a beautiful tribute and lovely collection!
Blessings,
Amy Sutter

Shannon @ Silver Trappings said...

I love all your old photos and books! Beautiful! Thanks for stopping by today.

Shannon

Josie-Mary said...

Hello, I love the photo's, great blog. Thanks for your comment - Homepride Fred started in 1965, it was an ad for a flour company. It's very British & is well loved by everyone.
I'll come back to visit you soon :)

Rachel said...

Hello! I can see we collect a lot of the same things:o) Your photos and postcards are darling- love the Christmas card.
~Rachel

Little Pink Studio said...

I'm right there with you on the paper love. I have more and more boxes labeled "ephemera", "paper this and paper that". It's crazy. I can't seem to ever have too much paper.
Thanks for joining us in sharing your collection!!
Also, congrats on the scrapbooking.com press!!
:0)
~Cerri xo

Marilyn said...

Nelly, your altered frame is an amazing way to honor your parents--I love the triangle shape and I can only imagine how beautiful a lighted candle brings it to life! Very nice!

Laume said...

That's fine that you were late putting up your Dia de BLoglandia post because, well, obviously I'm late arriving for the celebration! Are those regular photos backlit or some sort of transluscent photo copy? It's a wonderful idea.

michelle allen said...

what a yummy collection!