09 décembre 2018

Altered jars - shabby chic on glass !

Hello crafty friends ! Today, I am sharing with you a very quick post about some jars I altered for my friends. These were very cute glass jars that I altered to give them a shabby look. Each of them has a different color combination, and I like each model. I started by painting each jar with white gesso and then added two layers of the first color. The first one is rose gold (Finnabair's Art Alchemy Sparks "Butterfly spells"). I added a bit of patina paste by Finnabair in turquoise here and there and tied a ribbon in a close... [Lire la suite]
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02 décembre 2018

Tiny canvas with chipboard background

Hello Mixed Media lovers ! Do you remember ? In my last article I told you I used a chipboard background from SnipArt to alter a blackboard. Well today, I am featuring the second part of the background. I used it to create a tiny canvas, using the chipboard as my base and I painted it with Finnabair's art alchemy acrylic paint Romance pink. This colour is absolutely gorgeous !   I also used die cut pieces of paper (leaves, flowers) that I cut out of some brown packaging and painted with white gesso or with Finnabair's... [Lire la suite]
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01 décembre 2018

Altered blackboard - shabby frame

Hello Mixed Media lovers ! Today I am sharing something I created for myself, to hang in my craft room. Two years ago, I received a blackboard for my birthday. It was a goodie from Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland and I really liked it. There was one thing I disliked, though : the "A" dropcap and its arabesques at the top of the blackboard. I decided to keep it anyways and a few weeks ago, the muse of art just hit me : I would remove the blackboard and just use the frame which is lovely. And here it comes :    I... [Lire la suite]
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