I've always felt just a tinge of guilt when I have used original vintage newspapers to decoupage my mannequins with. I remind myself that they are probably going to last and be seen longer on a mannequin (with several coats of a good lacquer) than they would left to rot in a drawer. My dilemma is when there are two stunning advertisments on both sides of the paper! thankfully technology (don't you just adore it) has come to my rescue. I can and have been scanning and storing them. I can't use them to decoupage as the ink would run and I only sell original vintage paper mannequins but I can look back at them and, of course, share them with you. So here are just a few...
...aren't they fabulous! I love the "Boudoir or Smoking Suit" the most.
How times have changed!
Hope your day is a good one. Lucyxx