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Thursday, 15 December 2016

Mid Month Tutorial

Here we are over at Rhedd's Creative Spirit with our new mid month tutorial.  For this month I decided to alter a Douwe Egberts coffee jar.  These are so very versatile and just love altering them. 

 First of all I sprayed the jar with hairspray to give it a little tooth and painted over the top using acrylic paint.

I then heat embossed randomly using gold and verdigris embossing powders.  Once I achieved the effect I wanted I then used matt varnish over the top.




I then decoupaged the outside with a paper napkin, I tore out separate images and again randomly placed them.  I then heat embossed more verdigris over and around the images.






I sat for quite a while and pondered as to whether I should do more to this piece and decided that this was as far as I  wanted to go with it. 
I do hope you enjoyed my project.  Please join in with the fun over at Rhedd's Creative Spirit this month as we really enjoy taking on board all of your creativity.

Hugz always

Elaine aka Ellapu xxx

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2 comments:

  1. WOW absolutely stunning transformation,beautiful napkin images and great embossing texture
    Carol x

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  2. Amazing! These are really works of art, great depth in the paint layers! Hugs, Autumn

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Hugz Elaine xx

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