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Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Three dollar vase and flowers

This vase with yellow roses was purchased last week at an antique mall for just $3.00.  I just couldn't believe it!  I was actually looking for yellow roses, but to get a pretty vase AND some yellow roses!!!!!!  (I added the lilies.)

Of course the flowers aren't real, but I used some real ivy for some of the photo.

For the background, I used some dark lavender poster board I purchased from Hobby Lobby.  I used a small lavender blanket for the base of the image.

I used many different techniques to get the photo just the way I wanted it.....so I'm not going into detail.

BUT please support some of your local flea markets, thrift stores, antique malls.....you can get some great buys!!!!