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Thursday, 16 April 2015

Smeared and Smudged April Member Blog Hop

April Member Blog Hop

Leigh
Nan
Leslie Rahye
 Susan R. YOU ARE HERE - halfway through!
Jane
Kristy
Ike

I do hope you will visit everyone's blog, leave them your comments - and be inspired!!

I think 'decorating an egg' last year was the first
 Smeared and Smudged
 Member Blog Hop
 that I took part in!
(Click the photo to see that post!)



So here I am again, a year on, and here is a glimpse of this year's project....


Recipe

Take three duck eggs and blow them.


Add some colour. I put the shells in a saucepan in boiling water with a combination of teabags and onion skins to develop this lovely brown...


Now decorate as required...to this first egg I glued a tree die-cut on one side
 and then drew a spider's web with a black marker on the other side.
 I stamped little spiders (Las Vegas Spider Stamp).
I added a glaze and crackle medium - and some butterfly stickers.






For my next egg I added a die cut and an image coloured with Promarkers.
More glaze, crackle and butterflies.



This bunny and sentiment is from Blue Moon Creations - find them on facebook here



For my final egg I added an image Smeared Ink Grumpy Bunny coloured with Promarkers and this time some strips of Smeared Ink paper. Then more glaze and butterflies.





Finally I strung the eggs up with orange ribbon a few beads and a bell - and hung them up...



Hope to see you next time!!

Happy Crafting!


9 comments:

  1. WoWza - now that is impressive and I love the colour they came out with the tea bags and onions :-) Great creation and well done for managing to blow those eggs :-D
    Hugz
    IKE xx

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  2. Susan, this is an awesome project! So much detail on eggs! I don't know how you did it and each one is cute wonderful! Hugs~Nan

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  3. Susan, this is an awesome project! So much detail on eggs! I don't know how you did it and each one is cute wonderful! Hugs~Nan

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  4. Oh my golly!! Wonderful, exciting, brilliant!!!! You are so clever, and an amazing artist! I truly love all the eggs you have created here, and using a Duck egg is a great idea, cuz they are a bit bigger then a chicken egg. Oh I just adore these! Terrific job on them!
    Peace,
    Kristy
    P.S.
    I sat and drooled for a while...

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  5. FABULOUS! I love the little grumpies egg the best! So cute! Love the that you strung them together

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  6. This is such a fun decoration - love the little die cuts as well as the cute stamps xx

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  7. Absolutely fabulous! Your altered eggs from last year and today are so fun and gorgeous! Love the colour you achieved with your home-made staining and all your embellies and stamping are the perfect touches!

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  8. Such wonderful eggs, I love them all!

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  9. Oh these are all just fabulous, Susan! Can't pick a fave. Love how you've strung them all together. xxD

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