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Assemblage miniature house book sculpture A forgotten place by MesssieJessie

Assemblage miniature house book sculpture A forgotten place by MesssieJessie

102.00 GBP

Assemblage book sculpture -" A forgotten Time " A small vignette of a miniature house.

Small 29cm high, 20cm wide, 15cm depth, book sculpture.

A small three dimensional assemblage comprising a backdrop fashioned from the remnants of an old book, which has been made into a miniature house which is worn with age telling the story of an forgotten time. A platform has been inserted into the book to form the floor. paper mache shutters open out into a room embellished with lots of small details emphasizing the age and patina of the room. A small lace ballet style dress hangs from the wall, no doubt with a story to tell, made from vintage lace and book papers.
Below is a beautiful antique leather display box which has the smallest little fastening and hinge, full of detail, used as a trunk which holds special memories I'm sure. Beside the trunk are a tiny pair of ballet slippers made from book papers.
Behind the chandelier is a 3 volt LED bulb. A spare battery is included.
Carefully and lovingly packaged.

July 25, 2015   No Comments yet, your thoughts are welcome

Commission listing for T RESERVED by MesssieJessie

Commission listing for T RESERVED by MesssieJessie

1.00 GBP

Vintage wooden box assemblage, 17 inches high, 9 inches wide and 5 inches deep.

The wedding dress has been made from vintage lace and tulle, and has many small details. The wedding veil is made from vintage lace and small vintage flowers.

The chandeliers are made from costume jewelery and have 3 volt LED lights attached.

The inside of the box has been collaged, painted with acrylics and silver leaf applied.

The quote reads "I believe the nicest and sweetest days are not those on which anything very splendid or wonderful or exciting happens but just those that bring simple little pleasures, following one another softly, like pearls slipping off a string." L.M. Montgomery. Anne of Avonlea.

July 21, 2015   No Comments yet, your thoughts are welcome

Fabric embroidered art book in a wooden box, Frenchman's Creek by Daphne du Mourier by MesssieJessie

Fabric embroidered art book in a wooden box, Frenchman's Creek by Daphne du Mourier by MesssieJessie

58.50 GBP

Art assemblage vintage fabric, hand embroidered book hidden in a vintage cigar box. Embroidered in the book are quotes from the novel Frenchman's Creek by the author Daphne Du Mourier.

An assemblage of another time captured in a small vintage wooden box which is 21cm wide, 12cm deep and 4.5cm high.

A beautiful secretive wooden box that whispers when the cover draws back. A little fabric book of memories for our heroine Dona with her Frenchman one summer in Cornwall on his ship La Mouette.

Each page has lots of small details and lots of little stitches done by hand. The vintage fabrics vary from wool,silk and cotton.

June 22, 2015   No Comments yet, your thoughts are welcome

Assemblage Altered Art Book The Red Shoes Hans Christian Andersen by MesssieJessie

Assemblage Altered Art Book The Red Shoes Hans Christian Andersen by MesssieJessie

67.00 GBP

Assemblage Art The Red Shoes made from Paper and Fabric with hard backed book cover background.

Small 19cm high, 23cm wide, 4cm depth, altered book theatre, The Red Shoes by Hans Christian Anderson.

Hans Christian Anderson rises out of the page in this altered book assemblage inspired from a tale of generations past, The Red Shoes. A haunting tale of the desire of the eyes, the red shoes glow blood red behind a dress symbolic of the beautiful Karen.

A small three dimensional book assemblage comprising a backdrop fashioned from the remnants of the book. The book has been fashioned into a miniature theatre for a tale of dramatic proportions and one that has been dramatized many times over. The back of the theatre has been collaged, painted with acrylic and gold leaf applied. The ballet shoes have been made from book papers and painted with acrylic, they are lit by a LED battery operated light fixture. The bodice of the dress is made from book papers and the skirt a beautiful soft tulle.

Lovingly and carefully packaged.

June 9, 2015   No Comments yet, your thoughts are welcome

Wire and papier mache Sculpture – Snow White. by MesssieJessie

Wire and papier mache Sculpture - Snow White. by MesssieJessie

145.00 GBP

Wire and papier mache Sculpture inside a beautiful Nkuku glass case. – 20cm wide, 11cm high and 16cm deep.

A small princess, " Lips red as the rose. Hair black as ebony. Skin white as snow. "

Snow white's figure is made from wire and papier mache. She is sleeping in a fetus like position with her knees pulled up. Her hair is made from black cotton threads which is gathered and falls into a loose long plait. Her dress is a beautiful pale lilac which enhances the colour of her hair and the whiteness of her skin. Adorning the dress is a small piece of vintage costume jewelry. Fallen from her hand is the infamous poisoned red apple, made from air drying clay and painted using acrylic.

Now the bed, it's also made from papier mache and sits in a beautiful Nkuku glass case ( coffin) with mirrored floor. Around the edge of the coffin is a vintage silk. Adorning the coffin are small delicate beautifully crafted hand made vintage fabric flowers

May 28, 2015   No Comments yet, your thoughts are welcome

Vintage flower art dress. by MesssieJessie

Vintage flower art dress. by MesssieJessie

43.50 GBP

Small 40cm long, 24cm wide, paper, and vintage fabric style art dress.

A small three dimensional art dress. The bodice is made from old book papers. The skirt is made from various pieces of beautiful vintage white cotton fabrics and lots of small details including small little buttons. The vintage fabric flowers decorating the dress are stunning in detail and craftsmanship. The yellow roses still have their original little label.

The little hanger is provided.

Carefully and lovingly packaged.

May 18, 2015   No Comments yet, your thoughts are welcome