Vintage Style Mannequins

Sunday, 8 August 2010

A Weekend of Decoupaging

I have had a few people recently ask about the vintage decopauged mannequins, so I set aside this weekend to get busy decoupaging! I only ever remove the fabric of antique mannequins if it is damaged beyond repair and decopauge in genuine original newspapers - never reproductions. What a joy it was to remove the fabric on this lovely mannequin to discover the original newspaper intact underneath. She even has the original date - 1912. You can see more pictures by following the link below.

The waspwaist french mannequin below is an original Stockman, decoupaged in french newspapers from 1895.

Vintage child mannequins are so cute! The one below is a French Stockman child mannequin. It is decoupaged in the same newspapers as the adult female and is from the same period. I think they make a lovely pair - mother and child together.

Sunday, 1 August 2010

Miniature Vintage Buste Girard Mannequin

I have kept this lovely miniature mannequin for a while now, but I think the time has come to let someone else enjoy her. She is in super condition and you can see further pictures of her here:

It has been a lovely day today and everyone seemed to have the same idea and head to the local garden centre. I now have a nice selection of plants ready to be potted tomorrow. Hope the sun is shining like today!