Framed Up Brooches

comments (4) January 7th, 2009 in gallery     

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2manyideas 2manyideas, member
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Too Many Brooches!
 
Too Many Brooches!

Too Many Brooches!

I saw this idea in a magazine (Dita Von Teese had this in her bedroom holding her brooch collection with an ornate gold frame). I needed access to my vintage and modern brooch collection so that I could wear them more often. It makes a lovely statement in the room and framed, acts like a living work of art. I used foamcore board wrapped with batting and covered in a ribbon embroidered stretch velvet. The brooches are arranged by color in my frame, but you could arrange them in a flower shape or tree shape too! My friend and I used small frames and did this with just one or two brooches for gifts (to sit on a dresser or hang) - everyone loved theirs.


Pattern or design used: Magazine inspiration
posted in: gallery, Jewelry, fabric, vintage, keepsake, gemstone, 50s

Comments (4)

LynnAlexander writes: Love IT! What a great way to see the collection.
Posted: 3:38 pm on March 24th
2manyideas writes: Note: I've run out of space on my brooch holder. I'm going to divide them up and make 2 framed holders. Seems my brooches are breeding somehow, I have no clue where they are coming from! ::::looking up in the air and whistling:::: ;-)
Posted: 8:36 pm on January 26th
BoDyanDSouL writes: what a lovely collection!
Posted: 5:22 am on January 26th
safarisister writes: What a GREAT GREAT beautiful looking presentation!!!!

Thx so much for sharing!

Jacky Powell
safarisister.etsy.com
Posted: 3:40 pm on January 25th
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