Friday, June 8, 2012

A Birthday Message....

Dearest Friends of The Tearoom,
This birthday message is from one of my great musical crushes, Nick Rhodes of Duran Duran. Today, he is 50.

This was brought to my attention by My Darling Mr. V, my husband, who, in 1985, loved teasing me about my crush on Mr. Rhodes! I don't think he had any idea he would end up being my biggest crush after all.

Happy Birthday, Nick and thank you for all of the wonderful musical memories.

Sunday, June 3, 2012

Do You Love Vintage French Postcards?

I do and have just created the first of a series of collage sheets using images from them! I think the ladies were so lovely and the colors of these cards were amazing considering they were done in the 20's and 30's. I couldn't resist playing with them a bit more, making some into oval shapes, adding colors to others. I even took some of the words from the backs of the postcards and made them into digital elements for you to use in your art work! Very fun!

Available here in .jpg and .png from Velvet Revived on Etsy.

Saturday, June 2, 2012

Some Music for You...

Dearest Friends of The Tearoom,
If you have not heard of the band The Blue Nile, please do yourself a favor and make them new friends of yours. Unfortunately, the band did not make that many albums and it is my understanding that they are now broken up, but their lead singer Paul Buchanan's solo album is just out and is truly indescribable. His music always makes me cry, in the very best way. May your heart be broken by this: