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Song sheet for Irving Berlin’s famous number, ‘A Pretty Girl is Like a Melody’, sung in the Ziegfeld Follies of 1919.

Source: Vintage Pretty Girl is Like a Melody Mouse Pad | Zazzle

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Sarah

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Source: Make Me a Willow Cabin… Greeting Card | Zazzle

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Sarah


I think I’m repeating myself with this post but I’m too tired to check and Valentine’s Day is not far away!
What could be more romantic than receiving a hand-written love letter? Use this beautiful folder to store them.

Size: Avery Signature 1.5″ Binder

You’ve spent time crafting interesting reports, so why not create an eye-catching Avery custom binder to match? Showcase your business with custom client binders, proposals and reports, or design unique wedding albums, recipe books and photo albums.

  • Dimensions: 10″l x 11.75″w; Spine: 2.2″
  • Full bleed photo-quality printing
  • Designed for letter (8.5″ x 11″) sized paper
  • Fits 400 pages with 1 Touch™ EZD™ Rings
  • Binder inserts not included
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1″ Capacity: 275 pages
1.5″ Capacity: 400 pages
2″ Capacity: 540 pages
Locking rings open with ease and keep pages secure.

Source: Love Letters Valentine Binder | Zazzle

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Sarah


Original & vintage art © First Night Design [www.firstnightdesign.wordpress.com]

Source: Bird in the Hand Neck Tie | Zazzle

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Sarah


Features / Creation 2 February 2015 / Everyday Women 16 October 2014 / Artists with Disabilities 16 October 2014 / Visual Texture Group 15 October 2014

Photoshop / Own ephemera & textures

• Also buy this artwork on bags, apparel, stickers, and more.

Source: “Bird in the Hand” Studio Pouches by Sarah Vernon | Redbubble

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Sarah


Beautiful roses from Paul Militaru. I didn’t realise they were roses to start with!

Photo post by @PaulMilitaru.

Source: your servants, lady !


FROM THE ARCHIVE 21st September 2016

loggia |ˈləʊdʒə, ˈlɒ-, -dʒɪə| noun a gallery or room with one or more open sides, especially one that forms part of a house and has one side open to the garden. ORIGIN mid 18th cent.: from Italian,…

Source: First Night Design | Una Logia Privada #Art | First Night Design


Una Logia Privada © Sarah Vernon

Una Logia Privada © Sarah Vernon


loggia |ˈʊdʒə, ˈlɒ-, -dʒɪə|
noun
a gallery or room with one or more open sides, especially one that forms part of a house and has one side open to the garden.

ORIGIN mid 18th cent.: from Italian, ‘lodge’.


My starting point was a photograph of the covered patio attached to one of the houses belonging to Charlotte Hunnewell Sorchan, Turtle Bay Gardens, 228 East 48 Street, New York.  In 1919, Miss Sorchan bought several dilapidated brownstone houses along East 49th and East 48th Street that dated from the 1860s, and renovated them.

Charlotte Hunnewell Sorchan house, Turtle Bay Gardens, 228 East 48 Street, New York, New York. (LOC) Johnston, Frances Benjamin,, 1864-1952,, photographer.   [Charlotte Hunnewell Sorchan house, Turtle Bay Gardens, 228 East 48 Street, New York, New York. Loggia]

Charlotte Hunnewell Sorchan house, Turtle Bay Gardens, 228 East 48 Street, New York, New York.

The photograph was taken by Frances Benjamin (1864-1952). As soon as I saw it in the Library of Congress’s Flickr stream, I imagined it could only be somewhere in Spain or Italy on a dullish day.  How wrong can you be. The only thing Mediterranean is that the intended design was Spanish. Perhaps Olga or Sally can tell us if it looks remotely Spanish in style!

I determined it should come over as Mediterranean as possible — stone-built walls washed with terracotta, a sun-kissed floor and such like — and give the impression of a 19th century oil painting. To do this in Photoshop I used two textures from 2 Lil’ Owls — 2LO Confetti 9 (Multiply mode) and 2LO Confetti 4 (Overlay mode), and gave the original photo a softness with the Smart Blur tool.

I hope you feel I have made a fair stab at what I imagined.

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Sarah


Patchwork Window
Patchwork Window Travel Mug

This is a very early piece of digital art which I’d almost forgotten about. I hope it appeals to you. Have a superb weekend — I hear it’s hotter in London than here in Crete. Perhaps we should return to the England for the summer!

Patchwork Window
Patchwork Window Binders

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Sarah


You're the Cream in My Coffee Valentine Spiral Note Book
You’re the Cream in My Coffee Valentine Spiral Note Book

You can’t beat Nat King Cole…enjoy!

This design is available at the following galleries:
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Fine Art England

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Sarah


Love is Not Love... Cards
Love is Not Love… Cards

Shakespeare sonnet 116: ‘Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds, or bends with the remover to remove’.

All Valentine products
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Sarah

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