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Handmade French Bohemian Wall Hangings. Vintage French Chic.

Handmade French Bohemian Wall Hangings. Vintage French Chic.

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“Ateliernostagi “ Stunning one of a kind creations using vintage elements, textiles, found objects, embellishments and reclaimed jewelry bringing you a touch of French Bohemianism & romance to your home.

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I love making my French wall hangings. They are, all handmade using many creative processes and layers.

 

The base is made from thick board, covered with canvas. I then wrap it all with plaster cloth, to give texture and an old world feel. The whole lot is then painted with white Gesso paint.

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Then several layers of acrylic paint are topped with, antique 1900s, French magazine scraps and vintage wallpapers. I then peeled, sanded and scraped back the surface to reveal the previous layers. Like peeling back years of wallpaper and paint layers in a derelict building.

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For the next layer, I embellish with vintage elements, French fringe, tassel in peach pink and shredded vintage French laces and sheer fabric scraps. All finished of with some French trim to hang.

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The final layers of embellishment can sometimes take weeks, until I find, or make, the right item I’m happy with.

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They look great hanging in the boudoir, or any other room in the home.

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French Style. Refillable Journal/Notebook. Handmade. Recycled.

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Handmade French style , refillable Journal/Notebooks. I made the notebooks from clean recycled food packaging, vintage wallpaper and stamps.

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Loaded with crisp white paper. Once full, untie & refill with any type of paper for painting, drawing, sewing, mixed media, collage art or prose

 

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May Every Hour Be Bright.
Size 5.4″ x 3.8″ – 14 x 9 cm
17 pages- 34 sides to embellish
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Happiness Today
A French style handmade journal/notebook.
Size 5.8″ x 3.8″ – 14 x 9 cm
20 pages- 40 sides to embellish
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Paris Notes Coach
Size 5.5″ x 3.8″ – 14 x 9 cm
17 pages- 34 sides to embellish
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Make Your Day
Size 5.8″ x 3.8″ – 14 x 9 cm
20 pages- 40 sides to embellish
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Paris Notes Chair
Size 5.5″ x 3.8″ – 14 x 9 cm
17 pages- 34 sides to embellish
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Very Special Wish
Size 5.6″ x 3.8″ – 14 x 9 cm
20 pages- 40 sides to embellish
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Charlotte Eco-Friendly. Handmade. Vintage. Recycled. Textile Assemblage Necklace.

Charlotte

 

 

Eco-Friendly. Handmade. Vintage recycled textile necklace. A vintage textile assemblage necklace collaged from recycled, vintage and antique elements to create layers & textures in French style.

 

Length -19 inches – 49 cm.

ABOUT
I created ” Charlotte”, from vintage cloth, hand – sewn and wrapped with vintage satin ribbons, crochet scraps and metallic silk threads. The necklace is embellished in places with Victorian bone beads, faux pearls and a 1800’s antique buckle up one side. This buckle was dug from the goldmines in Victoria, Australia.

Another buckle, Victorian, lay below, together with, a decorative metal fan shape with leaf embossing, a vintage glass bead in rose, a vintage, “Mother of Pearl” embellishment with an antique French doily attached to a hammered found tin, cap. Finished with a touch here and there of doily scap and antique tulle netting in antique cream.

 Charlotte

 

MATERIALS
Vintage cloth
Victorian bone beads
Antique, handmade lace, French doily attached to a handmade metal cap
An antique 1800’s buckle dug up from goldfields in Victoria Australia
Antique Victorian buckle
Dyed and aged satin ribbon, cream
Antique silk gold- gilded thread
Antique Mother of Pearl hanging embellishment
Vintage scrap doily lengths
Vintage metal fan & leaf embellishment
Faux pale rose pearls
Vintage gass bead with bubbles deep rose
Antique tulle netting cream

You won’t see this anywhere else!

Stylish, old world charm with a contemporary French feel.

See more Atelierinparis jewelry here

Renaissance Bride & Honorine. Fabric Wrist Cuffs.

 

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Two more textile cuff pieces I created from some of my vintage, rust dyed fabrics and other fabric from a bundle of pretty fabric scraps I received from Flaming Nora who makes costumes for stage and screen in the UK and as a by product of this has a HUGE stash of scraps and off cuts she gives away for free.

You can find this cuff and more French inspired creations at my shop Atelierinparis

Thanks Nora!