Fly Away

I am poking away at details for my son's vintage themed bedroom. This week, I took two easy  projects(I did them both while watching Social Network-only took about 1/2 the movie-good flick by the way ).

First, my inspiration wreath was made by Marcy at Haverford House 
She (and I) used this airmail image from Graphics Fairy
I FINALLY found an old atlas at the thrift store. They are hard to come by and I REFUSED to buy a new one. I have my old atlas from my single vagabond days, but it is written on and marked up with all of my sacred memories and I couldn't bring myself to cut it to pieces. So wait I did, until I came upon a used one for this project. I pretty much used the whole thing too.
I rolled a bunch of cones and secured the ends with hot glue.

Glued them onto my cardboard circle.
Made  mini fans which I glued together to make a spiraly circle
Added my airmail image and voila!

It is almost exactly like Mary's (but hers is more perfect).
Thanks so much for the inspiration!!!!
I found lots of vintage luggage more than anyone would ever need in a million years popped up in my google search.

I printed a bunch and mounted them on cardstock. Cut 'em out and put little strings on each one.

Not sure if this is how I will keep them displayed in my son's room, but it is keeping them from getting lost for now!

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  1. JaneEllen Jones says:

    Keep finding more and more of your awesome projects. Really inspiring me, not enough hours to make all the projects I’ve seen on your blog. Sure enjoying all the projects you’ve done. Sure glad I found your blog.


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