Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Sheet Music Goose Egg

Hi Friends~
Is it spring yet??
By the end of the week
our calendars will number the first day of spring.
But will the thermometers  read warmer temps?
I sure hope so.
I know we are all ready, Right??
In the meantime,
Easter is about a month away and later in the season this year.
I like when Easter is in April giving way for more
creative time and warmer days.
My studio is buzzing with spring fun and recently I found a
paper mache goose egg to design.
This style does not open. I wish it did.
It is a large 7" wide and 6" tall oval egg.
I was so excited to start on this piece, I forgot to get a before pic.
But I covered the entire egg with sheet music and glitter.
Then added trims of vintage lace, tulle, pearls, rose buds, ribbons, little gems,
painted leaves and added a sweet removable wooden Easter tag.
All the trims are in shades of ivory, white and tan
with vintage crocheted lace.
I painted silk leaves ivory.

Sheet music with lots of glitter.

The tag is a sweet Easter Graphic from
and removable after Easter.
I created the tag from wood and painted it old white
with glitter on the flowers.
These round eggs stand best in a nest of Spanish moss or Easter grass.
Here I have set the egg in moss on a candle stand.
This spring decoration will soon be on the shelves in my etsy shoppe.
I had fun working with this one  but I would love to find a large egg
that opens to fill with treats or a little gift.
This goose egg however makes a sweet centerpiece.
That's all for today friends.
My brushes are calling from the studio
and I better get back to my work  fun!!
Until next time,
Southern DayDreams!
Celestina Marie
Happy Spring!! 


Sola Scriptura said...

Beautiful! I like that you added the glitter, it makes it extra special :)

Jan Hermann said...

Celeste, what a beautiful egg! Everything you touch is so creatively and lovingly designed! ♥

I can't wait for spring and warmer temps!!

1CardCreator said...

Such a beautiful egg, love the lace roses, all of them! ~Diane

Penny from Enjoying The Simple Things said...

Your egg is so beautiful! Yes, I am looking forward to spring!

Anonymous said...

oh wow, they are beautiful, what fun this must be, you have such a talent for this,

Nancy said...

What a Gorgeous Egg! Sure it's Goose and not Dinosaur? I have to get a move on I am looking at a Table of unfinished Easter Decor~I just drop the world when my Granddaughters pop in~

Huggs, Nancy

Celestina Marie said...

Too funny Nancy, now that you say that, it could be. LOL

Donna said...

Your egg is just gorgeous, Celestina! I love all of the pretty lace and beautiful flowers that you've added! And the tag is just adorable, what a great idea! Even better that you can remove it if you want! We are ready for spring here, too, not sure when it will actually arrive though:)

Anonymous said...

You are so creative and talented. Such a beautiful egg. As a former church pianist, I love that you used sheet music. This would also be nice displayed on a small cake stand.

Red Rose Alley said...

The music sheet egg is just beautiful. I noticed you changed your blog name to Southern Day Dreams? I love that name, it's so charming. I will have to change it on my side bar.

Have a sweet day. It's almost spring!


ArtisticRomantic said...

Love this. It is elegant yet natural and fresh. Great work.

Creations by Marie Antoinette and Edie Marie said...

So beautiful and sweet for a dining room table! Your creation is so lovely. I love coming here to visit you and feel the peacefulness here!!

Love & hugs, Edie Marie

Creations by Marie Antoinette and Edie Marie said...

PS I saw your ad in Romantic Homes April edition. It looks great! You go girl!!

Denise said...

Such a beautifully designed egg, love it.

Unknown said...

Super cute!

The Polka Dot Closet said...

Wait a minute...What did I miss...you have a new name and header. I thought I was at the wrong house until I saw your picture!!! Love the look and when i saw the eggs I knew I was in the right spot. Everything you do is beautiful and it is your eye for small details that makes it!


cynthia lee designs said...

Just beautiful...love the eggs!!

Unknown said...

Hi There Celestine!

Lovely Easter egg! I am so ready for Easter and I sure do love spring even though my allergies usually start up..lol Can't wait to see what you create next. Your hands are like magic. Have a lovely week sweet friend. It's always a pleasure to visit you.
Janet's Creative Cottage

NanaDiana said...

OH MY, Celestina Marie. Those are gorgeous!!!!! You do such great work. I dunno- you are gonna have to fight Donna for the title of Glitter Queen I think....shhhhh...she doesn't know she has a challenger. lol xo Diana

Mary@mydogsmygardenandmary said...

Love the egg, it's beautiful. You are so creative and do such lovely work.

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Very pretty, Celeste! What a great size. I think it would make for a wonderful Easter centerpiece.

Linda @ Life and Linda said...

Oh my goodness, your egg is precious and it is so Spring. Love your special creative talents Celestina. Happy spring to you.
Hugs, Linda

Unknown said...

I admire your inspiration Celeste. You are always so motivated and your work is just beautiful. It conjures up memories for me of Easter mornings and eggs filled with jelly beans and chocolates. You are so gifted.

You should link up to Vee's note card party. Each one of these images would be gorgeous note cards.


Okio B Designs said...

Stunning! Love the bits and pieces of this and that. And of course the glitter!


Stephanie said...

It's absolutely beautiful! The extra sparkle is stunning and the tag is just too sweet. Off to check out your beautiful shop :) Hugs!

Dorthe said...

It is a gorgeous and beautiful Easter egg, dear Celestina, so lovely with the little glitter,and the laces and flowers.
Many hugs from Dorthe

Mari said...

Ohhhh myyyyy it's gorgeous my sweet friend...
I started to decorate for easter and spring, I just love all the soft colors for spring and easter, it's such a happy time of the year ;-)


Deborah@Green Willow Pond said...

It's beautiful Celestina! Your attention to detail is amazing. Thank you for sharing at What We Accomplished Wednesdays. Have a lovely week! ~Deborah

farmhouse-story said...

the little roses are so cute, celeste! so charming!

Bargain Decorating with Laurie said...

Absolutely beautiful, Clestina. laurie

Julie Marie said...

Hi Celeste... happy first day of Spring to you!... I hope it is sunny and warm there for you today... love your beautiful egg!... that would be so fun to set out for Easter, and all year round infact... the sheet music with glitter looks so pretty and that little birdie tag is adorable... xoxo Julie Marie

deb said...

Celeste, I've never seen a more beautiful egg! Your details and embellishments are simply stunning

Melanie said...

What a lovely egg! A visit to your blog never disappoints, so much lovely inspiration is available here! It is always a treat to see a new post!


It is a lovely Easter egg and the little birdie tag makes me smile!

Createology said...

Lovely Easter Egg you have created. Happy Spring Dear...

Anonymous said...

Hi Celeste! Oh, the egg is beautiful. You just have magic - everything your dainty fingers touch turns magical! Have so much fun while traveling and I can't wait to see your cow creamers. You'll have to show them to us when you get back.
Be a sweetie,

Jillayne said...

How delightful! I love the glitter on the sheet music - what a nice contrast that is... and with all your special touches, Celestina, this is truly another of your beautiful master-pieces.Bravo!

Anonymous said...

I LOVE it, Celeste. It's beautiful...and the tag is perfect for it.

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Welcome To Rose Garden Market from Celestina Marie Design. It is so nice to meet you. My name is Celestina Marie named after my grandmother and my friends call me Celeste.My creative journey extends over 30 years enjoying the love of painting and redesigning vintage and new treasures. I love to go treasure hunting and the fun of finding great vintage pieces to redesign..