Sunday, 1 May 2016

Lexicon - Words of Wisdom

I was given these lovely vintage Lexicon cards as a gift from a dear friend. Although I knew I wanted to use them to make a piece of art, it has taken me ages to decide on the right words or message.

Finally I decided on this:

It's my version of 'don't be like the rest of them, darlin' that is attributed to a number of people (Coco Chanel and Eudora Welty, American writer).

I think it is the perfect message for the kids as they get older and I know conformity will dominate their decisions.

I also like what it adds to our living room - which is slowly getting there!

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