December 7, 2011

A Pretty Popular Piece of Paper!

once upon a time i bought the piece of vintage french ephemera
and was inspired to use it as a prop in many a picture, this being
my favorite...i even had some cards made!




a little while later i decided to have this give away with a french theme
{among 10 other "themes" ;} and that little piece of frenchness was included.
{i'm thinking it's about time for another give away too...even though the above
give away is long over, it's actually one of my all-time most viewed posts...so,
there seems to be a need! ;}






well, the winner of that give away was the sweet Miss Anne of Fiona & Twig.
she was also inspired to photograph the little scrap...




and her picture was included with her article in the latest issue of
Artful Blogging !




while my picture...{sorry, best i could do, this page in the magazine
was a tad blurry, oh well... ;}




was included in the December issue of Romantic Homes!
{thank you Paulette & Beth!}

That is one pretty popular piece of paper! ;}


ps~ Lady Jennie did translate it for me...
but let's just say that the content of the words in no way
reflect the beauty of the document...a tad morbid they are! ;}



13 comments:

  1. What a beautiful piece of paper! I can see how it has been so popular. I am soooo sorry your beautiful photo ended up blurry because it is so artful and gorgeous. So funny that it was morbid! I am going to think of it as a love story - much more fitting.

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  2. Great post, I do love the paper, I found some cardstock very similar and am using it as my christmas tags this year. Thanks for the inspiration, Di

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  3. What a cute story! It is a very very pretty piece of paper!

    Cindy

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  4. Ooooo I remember that picture well - so beautiful in all its simplicity.

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  5. The story of the traveling piece of paper....I love it.
    hugs
    Sissie

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  6. Oh- I love morbid- It's the Irish in me! Sorrowful, mournful, sad...Irish to the max!

    What a wonderful little scrap of paper and I did, indeed, see it in both publications. Don't you love the way the big old blogging world is so small sometimes? xo Diana

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  7. Such pretty penmanship. I loved my dads penmanship who was french. I tried so hard to copy it but no way!!!!

    xx
    Carole

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  8. Well at least the handwriting is beautiful! Love the paper and how wonderful for that little bit to be so big in a magazine picture! Yay!
    Blessings,
    Debbie

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  9. And a gorgeous piece of paper it is too! I remember seeing it in Romantic Homes.

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  10. Beautiful piece of paper and beautiful blog too!
    Thanks for stopping by and leaving a sweet comment about my diningroom. I also just read your post with the tribute to 9/11 it was amazing!

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  11. Oh my goodness...I love your blog! Everything is so beautiful. I'll be following along from now on!

    Thanks for stopping by and leaving a sweet comment!

    Kristen
    Sophia's

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  12. Lovely and romantic, wondering what it says. Congrats to sweet Anne :-) xo

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