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The art of Charles Gesmar

Are you familiar with the art of Charles Gesmar?  I wasn't. Until I found a collage sheet full of his poster art at Altered Pages, that is.  He was a French costumer and poster artist for most of the stars of the Paris Music Hall and his artwork was big in the 1920's.

Today I'm using Gesmar's poster art of Marion Forde on two cards.  I love this playful image.  Because it is filled with pink, I started with the Saucy 6x6 paper bundle by Authentique.  The pink floral background really stood out to me.  While I was flipping through the pad I found the "Domestic Goddess" saying and knew I had to use it.  There are also pink papers in the Fabulous paper bundle.  The individual 6x6 sheets of Fairy Tale Rose would also be cool.

I liked this pink Bazzill Edge paper border to bring the two floral pieces together and a pink Dew Drop gave it a touch of shine.

And since I had printed two of the collage sheets, I made a second card to share.  I chose to embellish with Bazzill Edge stars because it felt more like a real show marquee to me.  I hope you like them!

Products Used:
Authentique Saucy 6x6 paper pad


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