Monday, January 9, 2017

An Exclusive Design: Beautiful Elegant Shabby Chic Mini Top Hat

Hello Everyone.
Welcome to INSPIRE.
Today I want to share with you
my latest design for
The Vintage Rose Emporium.
Designed with exclusive VRE
laces, trims & appliques.
I began this project with a
3.5x6x5 linen textured paper top hat design, cut with my electric cutting machine.
Once the hat was assembled, I then entirely covered it with light weight muslin cloth
(a gift from a friend).
I followed with adding an ivory stretch lace from my personal stash on the shaft of the top hat.
I glued a gorgeous venice lace as the hat's band, followed by two pearl strands, one in ivory, one in bronze, to embellish the band.

For the top of the hat shaft, I added large ivory fabric rosettes, and ivory braided trim.
On the edge of the brim of the hat, I used a champagne braided trim.
On one side of the hat, I added a beautiful sequined applique, and gilded gold leave appliques.

I also created 3 pearl embellished designs from additional venice lace, to add as focal points on both sides and back of the top hat.
I complete the design, I some ivory tulle for the back of the hat, feathers and more ivory flat pearl stands throughout the entire design.
A very lovely top hat indeed.
For your vintage and vintage inspired 
crafting products,
visit The Vintage Rose Emporium.
I hope you find yourself inspired today.
Thank you for visiting, and
please visit again soon.
Crafty Blessings!