Wednesday, November 30, 2011

White Wednesday

One of my most favorite things to do to prepare for the Christmas Season is to make my own ornaments.


There are so many beautiful religious images that truly speak to my soul.

Painted metal tags and glitter ....

...are all one needs to create these beauties.

Hand rolled clay.....

....glitter and beads....

...and some vintage holy medals....

....gently pressed into the clay.....

...leave a soulful imprint.

Metal bezels...

...painted creamy white.....

...and adorned with Holy images....
(sold)

...and German Glass glitter...

...add a lovely sparkle to the tree.




Plain white coasters....

....adorned with images of statuary I photographed at my beloved seaside burial ground...

.....a little glitter.....

...a little sparkle....

.....creamy pearl beads....

...and vintage seam binding.....

....make even the simplest of ornaments....


...look just heavenly!"



Found objects....

...like old watch cases....
(O Marie is sold)

...and vintage rhinestone brooches...
(rhinestone one is sold)
...all send a blessed message of love and hope this Christmas Season.
(some....soon for sale in my ETSY shop)


Happy White Wednesday mes amies!
I'm heading over to Kathleen's Faded Charm Cottage for where I am sure I will find an inspirational offering of white lovelies! 

47 comments:

  1. Oh, this is so beautiful, Michelle.

    Hugs Bente

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  2. Beautiful! You've been busy!

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  3. So beautiful Michelle
    I bet your tree is just gorgeous!
    Have fun decorating, I will start tomorrow :)

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  4. Your ornaments are so pretty Michelle - love those watch-parts ones and the vintage rhinestone brooch.... SO beautiful

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  5. Michelle,
    Inspiring and lovely! I'll be watching your shop....:)

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  6. Such joyful whites! Sure to beautify any Christmas tree!

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  7. ...dear santa...
    i'd like one of each of these items in this post. i've been a very good girl and withstood a most trying year. i promise to be very good again next year ~ but ~ only if you come through.
    otherwise
    i'm going roque ~ LOL!!

    (i'm kidding of course!)
    ((or ~ am i???))

    HA!!!

    gimme, gimme, gimme!!
    xo, Rosemary

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  8. LOVE LOVE LOVE your creativity.It will look really pretty .Its those little details that give it a nice touch.You been like a busy elf.Hope your day is well and fun....Chickie

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  9. Just beautiful! There is no missing the message of Christmas with you and it's such a beautiful message!

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  10. Your decorations are all so exquisitely beautiful and I love the way that you have chosen to display them. penny

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  11. Wow, your Christmas tree will be gorgeous!!! Love it all, Michelle you are quite the talented girl! Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving!!

    Hugs~♥

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  12. Michelle, I just adore your stuff makes me smile.

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  13. Oh my just gorgeous will take one of each plz and the brooches are just stunning!

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  14. Michelle, I am so glad I stopped by tonight. Your creations are gorgeous. I love how you use your photos in your work. I can't wait to see your tree. I'll be stalking your Etsy too!

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  15. I LOVE all you creations! I always enjoy seeing your talent at its best!
    tot

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  16. Wow! Your ornaments are just breathtaking, Michelle! You have truly outdone yourself:) I adore the translucent statuary images atop of the vintage sheet music. It all is pure magic!!

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  17. These are beautiful - Coincidentally I am presently painting "Our Lady of the Streets" - I have a new model and it is working out very well.
    When I saw your Virgin Mary Images I felt moved.
    Continued blessings on you and family
    Helen xx

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  18. oh michelle...your beautiful ornaments are a testament to your artistic eye and devotion to your craft...i especially love the ones that include your own spectacular photography...really gorgeous!
    erin
    xxoo

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  19. gorgeousness,pure gorgeousness! The found objects have my heart! t.xoxoxoo

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  20. Everything is just beautiful! You are quite an artist!

    XO,
    Jane

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  21. Such beautiful creations! I especially love the medal. You are amazing!
    Hugs,
    Patti

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  22. I can just picture your Christmas tree. It must be gorgeous with all your lovely ornaments.
    hugs Lynn

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  23. Michelle these beautiful treasures took my breath away! You are so talented and the love you have for creating shines through!

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  24. Oh sweetie, so much for the eyes, so many gorgeous pieces, and so much beauty.
    I love all you have created, and love your white glittered ornaments, they truly looks heavenly.
    Hugs ,Dorthe

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  25. They are gorgeous, Michelle! I hope you'll share your tree with us too - I can imagine how beautiful it is!!!
    Hugs,
    Zuzu

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  26. What can I say,Michelle? It is all gorgeous and takes my breath away.TFS.
    Hugs,
    Marie

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  27. J'adore, mon amie, J'adore. Ah, the rhinestones touch my heart every single time. Have a wonderful day!

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  28. Yay, I was waiting for your White Wednesday post to show up! I commented on your last week WW post yesterday wondering where this weeks was:) It's always a treat to see your beautiful creations! I love the coaster ornaments, what a fantastic idea that is!!!!

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  29. Oh goodness, Michelle these are just breathtaking! I am sitting here with my mouth open as I scroll through this beautiful post of your latest creations. I love your White Wednesday posts. Your previous WW was gorgeous as well with your beautiful mantle decor. I know if I ever came over, I would never be able to sit down because I would be going from one thing to the next asking where you got this and that.
    I love your special touch. It speaks to me!
    Thank you dear friend for sharing your beautiful life.
    hugs from me...

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  30. wow you have been sooo busy!! everything looks so beautiful ! I love religious icons too. Have a great weekend ! Gail x

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  31. Michele these are so beautiful they take my breath away!

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  32. You always show the most beautiful white treasures for White Wednesday. Breathtakingly gorgeous.

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  33. Thanks for your comments and I love your things. I bought some lavender pillows a while back..............judy

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  34. Oh, my. These are just dazzlingly beautiful. I keep seeing your things on Pinterest and I just love them. They are filled with so much beauty and peace.
    Fondly,
    Suz

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  35. You've been busy, girl. Such beauties you create:-)

    Happy crafting!

    xoxo
    Kathleen

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  36. of course love them all, but my fave are the ones in watch cases.

    blessings
    barbara jean

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  37. Oh Michelle, you have done it again! These are beautiful images to begin with, and then you give them such depth and interest. They glisten and touch the soul once you've transformed them.
    I will be asking about them mon amie...
    - Susan

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  38. Oh so beautiful!!
    I just fell in love with your new creations, all of them.
    The first picture I love the most, with the hearts...
    You have inspired me dear Michelle, on this cold Sunday!
    Maybe finally I have some time to create at least something.
    Have a creative Sunday..

    Hugs Michelle

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  39. Stunning!!!! Elegant! Exquisite!

    Blessings,
    Diane

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  40. Oh My!
    Michelle those bezels and vintage watch containers are GORGEOUS!!!! I'll be stopping through Etsy to pay you a visit! LOVE, LOVE, LOVE your creations. Happy Holidays to you!!!
    Christine

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  41. The clay bead ornaments are stunning, and I love all the sparkle! Perfect for Christmas!



    Kelly

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  42. Thats so gorgeous. Your work make me smile everytime I see them. Was in your shop and drooled yesterday LOL:)

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  43. Bonjour!

    Creative Carmelina was here with her mug of coffee!
    Xoxo

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  44. So beautiful, I'm speechless...
    Thanks for sharing your Love of White
    and Mary.
    xxx Liz

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  45. Oh Michelle - your creations are dazzling - they sparkle and shine so - what a glorious way to celebrate the Holidays. You have photographed these all so beautifully - truly - every creation is a work of your amazing artistry!

    Seriously- you are so talented!

    Vicki

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Taking the time to share your thoughts...your words...and your inspiration fills my soul....Merci.
~*~Michelle~*~