Sunday, March 28, 2010

LIttle Women Bookplates

louisa may alcott with lace bag



little women front of charmI just love creating things about Little Women.



little women front of charmI designed some bookplates using my digital paintbox and an Antique print by Jessie Willcox Smith dated 1923.



little women front of charmIn each package are 20 bookplates printed on fine art paper using archival inks. The enclosure envelope is a lovely powder blue, I added a white grosgrain ribbon and a MY ROBIN stamp to wrap it. Makes a pretty gift.




little women front of charmOh, but I just couldn't stop there.

Little Women bookplates, charm and pkg

little women front of charmI took one of my cut glass charms, added a teeny version of my print and finished it off with a lovely Antique charm,

little women side of bookmark

little women bookmark back of charm

little women front of charmwhich I found in Thoreauly Antiques in Concord, Massachusetts.



little women front of charmTo make it look very Little Women,

My creation

I added a powder blue vintage ribbon to create the perfect coordinating bookmark.



little women front of charmPackaged in a lace and ribbon bag, these two designs make the perfect gift for a special someone.



little women front of charmI have listed both items on my etsy shop. One package contains the lovely envelope enclosure package with 20 bookplates. The other contains the envelope enclosure, charm bookmark, and lace gift bag.

Little Women Bookplates, and Charm Bookmark

2 comments:

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Karen,

Love your Little women bookplates, the powder blue is such a gorgeous colour and everything is so beautiful.

Enjoy your week
Hugs
Carolyn

Paige Reeder said...

This is beautiful. Good choice with the Jessie Wilcox Smith illustration! ^_^