Saturday, March 12, 2016

Try it on Tuesday (TioT): Feminine and Fancy


Today I'm joining my art friends at Try it on Tuesday (TioT) with their latest challenge, which is feminine and fancy.

I admit this may be a bit of a stretch, but

when I saw this photo in a book, and the little girl was the only person in full camera view I simply had to make her very feminine in her Easter bonnet.

I've had this sheet music lying around for I have no idea how long, and felt it was the perfect time to use it.  I couldn't get it on one page, and couldn't even get it on two pages, so tore it in half and matted the music so the title would stand out.

This is an old, old song, and it's really called "Put on your old grey bonnet," but I replaced the "old grey" with Easter.   I originally cut the piece to hold the word "Easter" so it would fit over the words.  Then I decided I wanted everyone to know there were other words under "Easter," so I decided to angle it.

I used every pink pen I owned to color the shoes, purse, gloves, buttons on the jacket, and hat.  To take it over the top, I added the feathers.

She's definitely looking fancy in her Easter bonnet and finery.  And I'm hoping she looks feminine, too.

Thanks for looking and I hope this meets the requirements for Try it on Tuesday's challenge.  I don't really "do" feminine very well, I fear.

Of course, please visit Try it on Tuesday for some really talented artists, including the guest artist this fortnight who is Erika, one of my internet art friends.


13 thoughtful remarks:

Valerie-Jael said...

What a fun piece for feminine and fancy - love how you did the little girl. Thanks so much for joining us at TIOT, have a nice day, hugs, Valerie

froebelsternchen Susi said...

As I saw this super pages the quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson — 'It is a happy talent to know how to play' crossed my mind! You played perfectly here Elizabeth!
I like it how you did this all!
Happy weekend my friend and thank you very much for
joining the TioT's challenge - it fits the feminine theme very well - yes! ♥♥♥
oxo Susi

voodoo vixen said...

I have never heard this original song but when I saw the title I immediately started singing David Bowie's 'put on your red shoes and sing the blues'.... but I love your easter themed and coloured pink little girl!!

zandra said...

What a sweet image and reminds me of when we wore Easter bonnets. Thanks for playing with us at TIOT.
Hugz, Z

Linda Kunsman said...

what sweet memories! First off- how clever to change the "grey" to Easter in an artsy way. Love how you gave the girl some needed color and those feathers in her bonnet finish her up perfectly!

Meggymay said...

This is a fun sweet take on the theme. Love the Easter Bonnet and the pink feather, shoes and accessories. She looks as pretty as a picture now. Its a fantastic page and thank you for joining us over at TioT's.
Yvonne xx

Pamela Gerard said...

What fun!!! Love the feather -- so funny. And perfect - since it's almost easter.

Halle said...

The feather made this page perfection! :)

Margik said...

What a fabulous page... this is so fun! The girl image is really feminine and the feather is a great touch.
Thank you for joining us at Try it on Tuesday.
Mar .)xx

My name is Erika. said...

That little lady looks feminine and fancy to me- all ready for the spring holiday and a little Easter egg hunting. So fresh and spring like- I love it Elizabeth! Thanks for joining in on the TIOT challenge. Hugs.

pearshapedcrafting said...

Fabulous! This really is such a fun and original take on the theme! I love the outfit the girl has now and the way you have made these pages! So pleased you have joined Try It On Tuesday with this wonderful spread! Hugs, Chrisx

Corrine at corrinegilman.com said...

Oh my this is so perfect and what fun. Ooh la la pink! xox

Jeanie said...

I think it fits feminine and fancy just fine!