Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Could you Say No?

Have you ever walked into a store and saw something you had to have?
Only to walk away with regrets?
That's what happened yesterday when I went antiquing with a GF.
I ran across this Gorgeous Vintage Wedding Dress.
Not just an ordinary wedding dress. This one is not from the U.S.
I'm thinking it may have come from the orient or perhaps the Middle East.
It was WAY out of my price range!!!!

I left the store saddened and empty handed. 
Driving all the way home I thought how could I ever afford it?
Then it hit me....
What if I were to offer up pieces of it to my blog friends!!!
That way you could share in my find and use it in your art too.
After I got home I told my hubby 
and he said you had better go back and get it now. So we did!!!!!

I will sell pieces for $6.00 a square foot with FREE shipping in the U.S.
I will ship out of the country but would need to charge for actual shipping.
You could use it as is or cut out all the gorgeous appliques.
The hours it must have took to put this together... hand stitching all those beads, 
sequins and pink flower clusters.
So if your interested shoot me an email to work out payment arrangements.
There is a limited supply so don't wait, its first come 
Of course I can sell larger pieces. I won't cut any until an order is placed.
This is a vintage piece so their may be 
some small holes in the backing here and there.

Sorry all the lace is now spoken for.
Thank you to all who ordered some and just wait till you see it in person.
On another note my Dear friend Debbie.
 One of our Designing Divas members made each of the girls
 this sweet decorated Chinese take out box. 
and inside this Darling altered Cherub in a tin. Isn't she clever.
She used part of a scrabble holder as the base.
Thank You Debbie for your Sweet Valentine


Elena said...

Hi!! What a find !! I will take 5 yards please!

ImagiMeri said...

Oh egads girlfriend, put me down for two square feet ($12), I'd have gotten it, too. Let me know when and where to pay. Come see what I made yesterday on my blog.


Vada said...

Oh Wow Lynn! Thats a stunning piece of lace work, beautiful... Also Love the Valentine, too sweet!
Hugs Vada

Brenda Brown said...

Clever you thinking to sell some of that gorgeous fabric on. Love your valentine pressie.
hugs {brenda} x0x

Redanne said...

Oh Lynn, it is a beautiful piece of fabric and the gift from your friend is really, really beautiful too. Hugs, Anne x

Dreaming of Vintage said...

Lynn, that lace is gorgeous! Congrats on that pub below!

bobbie said...

I'll take a piece or two of that gorgeous stuff!! Call me...

I love my gift from Debbie, too ~ she is SO talented & generous!

I didn't say anything about the fall 'coz I didn't think it was such a big deal!!

Hugs ~

Angi in hana said...

Can i say no? absolutyly not! put me down for 4sq ft please! tx for sharing! aloha, angi in hana

Angi in hana said...

Can i say no? absolutyly not! put me down for 4sq ft please! tx for sharing! aloha, angi in hana

Sylvia/LittleTreasures said...

So glad you went would come to haunt you. Been there done that and I think it is a great idea to share it. It is lovely. Have fun, I can't wait to see what you end up doing with what you keep.

Sugar Lump Studios said...

Your wedding remnants are gorgeous. I am voting for India? maybe??
I also love your sweet cherub project too!

Diane said...

I would like one piece Lynn. It will be lovely having part of that beautiful thing. Yes, I've walked away and wished that I hadn't. Diane

PetraB said...

absolutely gorgeous, please can you count me in for 3 square feet? Please let me know where, how and how much to pay. Thank you ever so much.

Unknown said...

3 square feet please Lynn. How do we pay? What a find! xodonna

Connie Eyberg Originals said...

Great idea to share that beautiful lace to help defray the cost. My hubby would have shrugged his shoulders. He doesn't get it. It looks gorgeous.

Yvonne Garner said...

So sorry I am too late. Great idea Lynn!

Paula - Buenos Aires said...

Great idea! So lovely to see how you all share that beautiful fabric.

Marie Lost Bird Studio said...

So glad you went back,Lynn:)Absolutely beautiful and a great idea to share it - no wonder its all gone.Have a wonderful day.

Createology said...

You and hubby make a really good creative team. Lovely material with the beads and flowers. Your Valentine gifties are uber fun. Creative Hearts are Happy Hearts...

Gaby Bee said...

WOW, what a gorgeous find! A real wonder its all gone.

Gaby xo

Pam said...

The dress is exquisite and exotic, maybe from a princess wedding! A tresor to behold. xo Pam

Sarah said...

To buy or not to buy. Most often the answer is "buy" before someone else does. You made a good choice.

Terry said...

Well I was just going to tell you to save me some, but that is OK! I am glad you got what you wanted and were able to find a way to please yourself and others! Very clever!! Very sweet little V-Day gift! Enjoy your day! Hugs!

Marjie Kemper said...

I'm so glad you scooped it up! I hope you'll have a linky list or collection somehow showing all the different creative ways it's been used... it sure is gorgeous!

Kikka N said...

Hi Lynn! What a wonderful idea you got! :-)
Very beautiful dress!

Annie said...

Wow Lynn......I bet you wish you had more of that vintage dresses.

It looks absolutely stunning, Look forward to viewing your creative piece. Gorgeous gift from your crafty friend too



pchickki said...

Wow! What a great thing to find!
Very beautiful!

Martina said...

OMG, Lynn!!! What a gorgeous piece of lace work! Simply heavenly!
Also love the beautiful valentine gifts!

Have a nice sunday my dear.

Diana Seal said...

Wow Lynn, like something out of a fairy tale, stunning! Did you get a picture of the whole dress?
Have a great week!

misteejay said...

What a fabulous find - I look forward to seeing what you use it for.

Love your gift.

Toni xx

Jann said...

Absolutely gorgeous--I've been having so much fun reading all your latest posts--so glad to be able to visit!

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