Fresh Ideas in Decoupage by Colette George
By Colette George
This publication grants what todays crafters are searhing for: 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 learn how to remodel flea marketplace unearths and usual gadgets into ornamental items that increase the d#cor of each room.Crafters will find:- uncomplicated, quickly and powerful how-to guideline that permits them to create nice initiatives fast;- mixing innovations for integrating decoupage with staining, stamping and texturing to create an attractive, inventive look;- tasks that may be created utilizing many on-hand fabrics, similar to napkins, wrapping paper, packing containers and traditional loved ones items;- step by step guide for growing professional-quality ornamental items, together with bowls, pots, wall cones, reminiscence bins and more.Projects provide a number of types from Romantic and eu sort to trendy nation and retro-kitsch. some of the initiatives additionally characteristic version rules for making every one decoupage construction actually particular.
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5 5. outline runner edges in black Place the ruler parallel to the runner’s edge, about 1⁄4" (6mm) from the edge. Using the black permanent marker with the wide tip, make a black border around the entire runner using the ruler as a guide. 59 6 6. 7 8 create decorative border Use the pinking shears to create a patterned edge on the black border. 7. set eyelets At each pointed end of the table runner, attach three eyelets, one at each point of the “triangle” (for a total of six holes). Hit a holepunching tool with a hammer to make a hole, positioning the hole so that it is surrounded by a black border.
Place photos at varying angles on the canvas, avoiding creating parallel lines. You should be able to view some photos “correctly” from any vantage point. W Retro Placemats and Coasters Placemats and coasters require additional découpage medium for gentle cleaning purposes. (Again, it’s important that you have used Preserve It! ) Brush découpage medium slowly in a very thin layer over the entire surface of the photo, letting each layer of glue dry thoroughly before applying the next. Apply two or three coats.
Like an actual bird’s nest, this re-creation is contrived of loosely gathered, free-flowing materials, which give it an authentic look. This poignant piece is especially suitable for decorating events that symbolize new beginnings, such as weddings, baptisms and baby showers. materials and tools • 6" × 24" (15cm × 61cm) stovepipe • 6" (15cm) round cap, to fit tapered shaft of stovepipe • butterfly wallpaper (Tracy Porter) • butterfly stickers (“Flight of Fancy,” Tracy Porter) • “Decorative Capital” stickers (Tracy Porter) • 11⁄2 yards (90cm) no.