Monday, August 3, 2009

Small Creations


Over the weekend I worked on two tiny collages, each on a 2" by 2" canvas.


I felt like a hummingbird building a nest as I flitted about my apartment looking for materials, but instead of grass and spider webs I gathered up bits of paper and beads and wire.



The little gold washers came from the collage store around the corner ... also known as Orchard Supply Hardware. I giggled to myself as I wandered the unfamiliar aisles, waiting for someone to inquire if I needed help so I could ask where they keep their tiny pieces of metal.



The two small creations found a home nestled in a ceramic bowl with glittery sea shells and a gold key.

Stacy
xxoo

18 comments:

Linda said...

Stacy, your collages are beautiful, they are so creative and well planned :)

goldenbird said...

Thank you, Linda. What a nice comment!

Theresa said...

Precious! what a brilliant idea to use the small canvas:) I love looking around in hardware stores. There are lots of good supplies there! Have a blessed day!

Jill said...

Wow Stacy! Your collages are incredible! I am so jealous of the time you have to make them - but in a good way! And I like your new profile picture.

Felicity said...

they're a nice idea, you can make little gifts and people can hang them and then always think of you!! fliss xx

goldenbird said...

Thank you everyone! I love working on smal canvases. I keep telling myself I need to learn how to work with larger canvases, but I get so much enjoyment out of the little ones.

PunkiePie said...

Your collages are so pretty! I love the one in the soft pink colors.

Niesz Vintage Home said...

Wonderful mini collages!

Kimberly :)

goldenbird said...

Thanks Jen & Kimberly! I am really happy with the way these two collages turned out.

Rachel said...

These are so pretty, and what a great way to display the tiny treasures. I ♥ them!

With your reference to hummingbirds, I'd say you seem to have Bird Nest on the brain...

goldenbird said...

I do have bird nests on my brain Rachel ... but that's about to change :-) I put one in the mail to you today. Tonight I will finish making the last one. Then I can have "back to school" on my brain.

Dogwood said...

Stacy~I really do love YOUR artwork!!!!! I love the soft colors in your two tiny canvases. They look "lollishopish" to me. Hugs, Pink Dogwood Blossom

goldenbird said...

Thanks Dogwood :o) You love your artwork, too. Ooops! I mean I love your artwork! hee hee.

The Magic Onions said...

How delightful! I love the image of you flitting around your home like a hummingbird.
Blessings and magic.

Michelle said...

Those are so sweet and lovely!! I loved your story about exploring the new store...always an adventure in new creative territory like that :-)

woollywotnots said...

Oh lovely! 2 by 2 - so cute! How ingenious. I've never seen collage so small before, but it is beautiful. I love your creativity, it is so inspiring. The collages look fantastic.

goldenbird said...

Thanks friends, for your nice words :o)

Twyla and Lindsey said...

That is such a cute size to work with. They look so cute together in the bowl. Twyla