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Collage Obsession: illustrate a quote

Over at Collage Obsession we were invited to illustrate a favourite quotation. This has been my favourite for a long time.


I have combined the front and back of a mixed media postcard I made a few years ago, but it fits this week’s theme.

Collage Obsession provide a weekly theme to illustrate. You can see the other contributions here. Do join in some time.

Collage obsession: black, white and 1 colour

This week the challenge from Collage Obsession was to create a piece using black, white and just one colour. This is my contribution:


The vintage postcard is one of mine. I used a soft brush to colour in the roses. The vintage frame is from Dover.

The lady on the vintage postcard is Mistinguett who was a French actress and singer, her birth name was Jeanne Florentine Bourgeois. She was at one time the best-paid female entertainer in the world.

Collage obsession: vintage

This is my contribution to Collage Obsession’s ‘vintage’ challenge


The image of the girl is from one of my vintage postcards, the background is mom’s toile from playing with brushes and the lace overlay is by piratelotus