By Colette George
This ebook supplies what todays crafters are trying to find: up to date, subtle domestic adorning tasks which are effortless, reasonably cheap and enjoyable to make. Taking a brand new method of the vintage craft of decoupage, weekend crafters will discover ways to rework flea marketplace reveals and usual items into ornamental items that improve the d#cor of each room.Crafters will find:- easy, quickly and potent how-to guide that enables them to create nice initiatives fast;- mixing ideas for integrating decoupage with staining, stamping and texturing to create an attractive, creative look;- tasks that may be created utilizing many on-hand fabrics, equivalent to napkins, wrapping paper, packing containers and usual family items;- step by step guideline for developing professional-quality ornamental items, together with bowls, pots, wall cones, reminiscence containers and more.Projects provide a number of kinds from Romantic and ecu type to fashionable state and retro-kitsch. some of the initiatives additionally characteristic version principles for making each one decoupage production actually distinct.
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As découpage elements, personal mementos really spur on the imagination and pay tribute to family legacies. This project also works well for commemorating other events, such as a graduation celebration. Use pictures and memorabilia from recent childhood and teenage years to make your own keepsake runner, coasters or placemats. materials and tools • prime canvas cloth, cotton primed (12" × 48" [30cm × 122cm]) • copied black-and-white photos (add black photo corners before copying) • silver charms (retro travel theme, see Resources, page 126) • 2 old slides • white rickrack • black yarn • various retro rubber stamps (PSX—Road Trip) • black inkpad (Stamp-A-Memory Archival Dye Inkpad) • black acrylic paint, thinned to a watery consistency (a bit thicker than water) • black permanent marker with wide tip • eyedropper • deckle-edge scissors • • • • • • • • • • • • • • pinking shears scissors 1 ⁄8" (3mm) hole punch foam brush découpage medium (Aleene’s Instant Découpage Glue Matte Sealer is recommended for best results) Preserve It!
2. begin to cut out circle Slice an “X” in the center of the circle shape with the craft knife. 3. 3 cover scupper drop shaft Measure the height and circumference of the scupper drop shaft, and cut a piece of the gridstyle paper to that size to wrap around it. For the 3" × 7" (8cm × 18cm) scupper drop, the paper should be 7" × 9" (18cm × 23cm). Apply a line of glue with the glue stick to the seam of the shaft. Adhere one end of the paper, wrap it around the shaft, and apply a second line of glue to seal the other end of the paper.
Leave a spot in the top center of the box to place your letter tiles arranged to spell the word or phrase that you’ve chosen. 4 handy tip f your foam brush is too wide to fit into the can of oil stain, just cut the sides of the brush so that it fits easily into the can. position images on box I 4. adhere images to box Adhere each image to the box individually (leave all of the pieces attached to the box with Fun-Tak except for the one you are applying). Remove any single image and use a foam brush to coat the back of it with a thin layer of découpage medium, and adhere it to the toolbox.
Fresh Ideas in Decoupage by Colette George