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Monday 26 April 2021

Blog Along with Effy - Post Twenty Five


If you have been reading some of my April posts you will know that when I saw
Effy's Blog Along I thought I would share some 'diary' posts, along with some of the crafty things I have been doing.

Wandering around the charity shops on Saturday I came across this photo frame for a couple of dollars. It already had the black silhouette of the tree printed on it and I wondered what I could do with it. It was quite difficult to photograph because of the reflections - but this is what I did.


I painted more of a the tree in black watercolour. I then added die cut 'Autumnal leaves'. The die is actually Rose leaves from Kaisercraft. I used a collage paper I had made using paint, stencilling and stamping on greaseproof paper. I had some left after doing the leaves for this Tracy Scott workshop I did in January.


I am now on week 17 of Wanderlust and a workshop by Kasia Avery. The theme is 'recycled' - and to use an old magazine. I don't buy magazines - well maybe the odd crafty one. So, looking round my craft room,  I came across a supermarket freebie. A magazine mainly advertising health and beauty stuff. I started off on the first stage cutting layers from the magazine and sticking them down. This went quite well until I added a layer of clear medium which showed up every crinkle. It had looked pretty smooth beforehand...ah well onto the next stage!


 
I will show you more later!!

All for now - see you soon! 

Happy Crafting!



2 comments:

  1. I LOVE what you did with the frame. It looks beautiful! I really have to get back to Wanderlust. I've only done 2 or 3 of the lessons.

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  2. All your art is so beautiful, I'm excited to see what comes of the last one.

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