Wednesday, 16 September 2015

Laces in Whites and Creams - Simply Neutrals #2




I'm immersed in frothy whites
as I've been going through my little collection
of laces, chiffons and other fabrics of interest
to use in the book I'm creating

If you've always wanted to make a fabric and lace book
this is the class for you!



Thank you sweet Wendy for hosting your party
Simply Neutrals


I'm linking to
Wendy for Simply Neutrals Tuesday
Judith for Mosaic Monday
and
Stephanie for Roses of Inspiration.


Take care and
be kind to one another

Merci à bientôt


Shane







32 comments:

Junkchiccottage said...

Beautiful mon amie. Love the neutrals.
Kris

Daniela said...

It's simply wonderful to spend a few moments here with you, thank you for this gift !

Daniela

Wen Sylvestre said...

Ohhh, I spot some beautiful laces, brooch (is it? or button?) and a gorgeous heart there! Can't wait to see what you'll be creating with them dear Shane! Isn't Suzy's class wonderful? I love that gorgeous flowery thingie top right, the decorative piece, so beautiful! Thank you for your link up dear and for the shout out! Wishing you a beautiful day and sending you hugs, xx

Pamela Gordon said...

I love vintage laces and fabrics. These are so lovely Shane. Making a book with them would be interesting and a great way to use scraps and bits up for practical purpose. Have fun. Pam

Julie's Lifestyle said...


Wow Shane, this is the most beautiful collection of lace!

Lorrie said...

All these creamy shades and lacy textures make such great photos. Enjoy your fabric and lace book class. I hope you show it to us when you are done with it.

Jeanie said...

There is only one word I can say for this post.

Sigh.

Mary said...

That will be another beautiful book Shane, everything is lovely.
Do I recognize a few of those treasures? Yes I'm certain I do, and I'm happy you will use them!

Hugs - Mary

Judith @ Lavender Cottage said...

Goodness I want to reach through the screen and touch the laces and play with the buttons. Have fun with the lace book class.
I hate to tell you Shane but you linked your mosaic from last week again this week and since I've been away all day I didn't catch it until too late. (sorry) I figured it must have been a mistake and found this post.
Thanks for linking to Mosaic Monday.

Claudia said...

Dear Shane,
those Laces are wonderful! Sich a beautiful collection! Would fit together perfectly with vintage fabrics, I have in my cupboard ;O)
Wishing you a wonderful week,
sending Love and hugs and blessings,
Claudia xo

Barbara Lilian said...

Hello Shane, what a fantastic collection of vintage lace you have. I saw the beautiful book you sent to Mary, such lovely work, I'm looking forward to seeing the next one that you're in the process of making in your class, maybe I might spot a little something I sent to you in it ? Enjoy yourself.

Sara - My Woodland Garden said...

Simply gorgeous neutrals! ♥

Teresa said...

So much beauty and whimsy you'll be able to create with this goodness.
I can almost feel the ancient smells - verbena, lavender, jasmine - in them.
Have Fun!
Teresa

Frances said...

Shane, what a beautiful collection you've shown us here. I'm so glad you included those buttons along with the textiles. I'm curious to know what a lace book is, and look forward to learning the answer from one of your future posts. xo

Dorthe said...

Dear Shane, such wonderful a huge amount of old beautiful laces !! They fit Wendy`s natural theme, so very well, and they will be a most beautiful part of the book you will create in dear Suzy`s class ! I`m there, too, but have not yet started, and so much is going on just now, so I think I will wait till next months !
It is so lovely to see you again, -I enjoy your blogging very much ,my friend .
Hugs,Dorthe

Madeline's Album said...

Beautiful crochet piece and lace. I am looking forward to seeing your finished project. Have a blessed day. Madeline

Deborah Montgomery said...

Oh . . . I have to sign up for this class!! Just gorgeous Shane.

Ornate Splendor said...

Shane, what beautiful laces these are....I've been a Suziq admirer for years...can't wait to see what you make with these beautiful laces.
Catherine

Magpie's Mumblings said...

Such pretties! I have yet to pull mine out (only because I know I will be submerged and nothing else will get done while I fondle all my stash!!).

Mariette VandenMunckhof-Vedder said...

Dearest Shane,
What a lovely natural colored laces you show us here!
Whatever one loves to play with them, or using them for; they are such BLISS and sheer beauty!
Hugs,
Mariette

Lace Age Girl said...

Gorgeous buttons and divine laces, Shane. I can't wait to see how your lace book turns out. I too have drooled over Suzy's work for ages, and I learned so much from watching how she auditions so many ideas, and from her amazing finished pieces. I couldn't believe how one person can create so much beauty constantly and still maintain a gorgeous farm and home too! I highly recommend Suzy's class. I got to see her class first-hand while I videoed it for her, and I had the pleasure of being part of a lace book making day with two other lace and collage addicts! She is a consummate artist, and an excellent teacher. Don't miss it!

Marie Lost Bird Studio said...

Simply gorgeous neutrals, dear Shane:) I'm taking the class too but want to watch the videos first.
Can't wait to see your book.
Have a lovely day.
Hugs and love,
Marie

eileeninmd said...

Hello Shane, I love the pretty neutrals and the gorgeous laces, Lovely images and post. Enjoy your day and the weekend ahead!

Tamara said...

Your collections are just gorgeous. I can almost imagine how those laces feel. They are beautiful. Just seeing them is inspiring and brings thoughts about their previous life and who wore them. Best wishes for your book creating. It sounds delightful. Have a blessed day and thank you for sharing.

Tamara <3

Linda Kunsman said...

what beautiful materials to work with Shane. Your book is going to be gorgeous!!

Beatrice Euphemie said...

Such a wonderful collection of lovelies you have for your book! Can't wait to see the finished result! Wishing you a beautiful weekend. xo Karen

Marilyn Miller said...

I must check out this class. As I came to your blog just now I was thinking oh how I would love making a lace book. I have so many little pieces of this and that and it would be so fun. I actually was thinking how I would love sitting with you to do this.

shirley flavell said...

Love your laces and buttons so much. How wonderful to make a book with these. Look forward to seeing your progress. Shirley

Madelief said...

Such a beautiful collection of lace you have Shane! Wish you good luck on your book. It must be fun to make!

Have a good weekend!

Madelief x

handmade by amalia said...

How I love these photos, Shane. The lace, the buttons, the natural colors, all so very pretty.
Amalia
xo

Sugar Lump Studios said...

Shane ~ Such a lovely collection if lace and buttons and vintage treasures! I love them all! <3 Nancy

Draffin Bears said...

Bonjour Shane,

Oh all those gorgeous vintage treasures you have found, such a beautiful collection of pretty laces and buttons. I adore the little top you bought in your daughters village. The whites and creams are always so pure and I look forward to seeing the progress on your book.
Many thanks for the kind welcome back note you left me and your friendship.
Have a lovely week
hugs
Carolyn

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