Thursday, April 4, 2013

The Elevator Princess

"THE ELEVATOR PRINCESS"

While waiting for the elevator to restart, the princess rued the day she so flippantly declared that learning a third poem was not necessary. 
I'm loving this fun little girl inspired by the Danita Art blog.   Her dress and paper pieced heart are made from some of my fun pretty junk papers.  The quote is from Lemony Snicket and the paper doilies are Maya Road.
The background is a collage of papers/map.  There is even part of an asian newspaper that I got as packaging from a gift that I purchased when we were in NYC a couple years back.  I'm in the habit of saving all snips of paper that look promising.  Even the kids bring me their wrappers from things now.   

45 comments:

Marji said...

This is a beauty. Love that old ledger she's in.

Debbie said...

Beautiful work. I love your use of collage.

sharon said...

She is adorable! I also love the old ledger.

peggy apl said...

she's wonderful! i also collect all sorts of papers!
happy Easter, happy PPF and thanks for sharing!
hugs,
peggy aplSEEDS

Melanie said...

She is so beautyfull.
Liefs, Melanie

Netty said...

she certainly looks anxious....aaah poor little princess. Fab work. Happy PPF, Annette x

http://nettysartadventures.blogspot.co.uk/

Jessica Mack said...

Really lovely!

Siggadisart said...

Hi, I think she is adorable with her heart. Thanks for sharing :)

Lorraine said...

love her look and the pages too

Corrine at sparkledaysstudio.com said...

She's beautiful and I notice a bit of gelli printing on her dress. Happy PPF. xox

Susan said...

She is lovely and the fact that her eyes are cast in the direction of the ledger is perfect. Happy PPF

Nordljus said...

She's adorable! And I love the ledger background. What a sweet quote! I hope I'll never be stuck in an elevator - I can't do any of these! HPPF!

Paulette said...

Love your work Michelle. I find your colors very soothing.

Deanna said...

Beautiful little princess!

Erika said...

Oh so nice, I love your Princess. Their colors are perfect!
Happy PPF and hugs
Erika

Alicia C said...

Lovely charming and adorable!

aimee said...

one of my greatest fears turned into a beautiful piece of art! that ledger... oh!!

Anne Manda said...

Love your mix of cute and quirky! Adorable piece, great quote, too! <3

Dianne said...

Adorable page! such a sweet cute princess--great combination of papers. love that you put her in a ledger book! happy PPF!

Janet said...

She's different from your usual faces but so sweet.

Kim said...

Wonderful page, I love our whimsy girl! HPPF!

Cat Beringer said...

Michelle, your quotes are always perfection!! Great collage, she looks like she's trying to come up with that third poem!!

Giggles said...

Oh I just LOVE her...the expression on her face is priceless!! I see her saying " You said WHAT?" haha so cute!! Good job!

Hugs Giggles

Terri Corona said...

Well that couldn't be more darling!I just love Danita too. And that quote is great - I'm suddenly feeling really insecure about being stuck in an elevator, I don't think I'd be entertaining enough!

bellefrogworks said...

Wonderful colorful collaged girl! The colors are great and I love the expression on her face. HPPF

sarathings.com said...

She's beautiful - love her!

Jehanne's doodles said...

This is fantastic!!!

Catherine Constance said...

Love the Princess and the story that goes with her...so much fun. Love the way she came together...junk paper is brilliant for that.. :)

Manon said...

Great story and it would look wonderful in book form:)
ManonX

acreativeharbor.com said...

she is adorable and wonderful collage work ~ is there a possible book coming up? ^_^

Jennifer A. Jilks said...

What fun!
Cheers from Cottage Country!

DJ said...

Absolutely wonderful

Nicole Beadwright Campanella said...

She is wonderful. For some reason I love her mouth. Great job.
Nicole/Beadwright

Alicia C said...

ha ha, today I had the chance to read the elevator quote - good one :D

Mary Walker said...

It is always that much more special when the kids want to help

Kristin said...

I LOVE this - and your work - I'm a big fan. Love that your kids bring you their papers too. You've trained them well :) xoxo

Alexandra said...

She's cute. I love her crown and heart.

janice smith said...

This is such an endearing page. I just adore the Elevator Princess with her lovely dark hair and pretty crown and the quote is fabulous. (Love Lemony Snicket!)

Kirstin McCulloch said...

This is so adorable. I love the colours and the girl is so cute! It is so cool when the kids want to help - mine collect all kinds of random things for my art + i love that they want to be involved x

veronica said...

love the rosy cheeks!

Priyanka Rastogi said...

very nice artwork ....love it

Rita said...

What a lovely piece! I was just telling my son the merits of memorizing poetry. He loves Lemony Snicket, I'll have to show him this quote and see if he recognizes it.

Faye said...

Unique and beautiful work.

ike said...

Fabulous page - I love your style. Great to see you spotlighted at PPF :-D
IKE xx

Nic McLean said...

she's gorgeous. I love how you put this together from so many different elements and the old ledger is the perfect backdrop.