Thursday, 29 September 2016

Latest Shabby Chic Dimensional Scrapbook

Craft Consortium Shabby Chic
Thanks to all at The Stables Card Emporium for participating in this workshop.
This is the latest in a long line of Shabby Chic dimensional scrap/storage books made using Craft Consortium Decoupage posy paper (CCDECP232)
The book is built from scratch explaining the mechanics of the dimensional book
before being decorated in a shabby chic style.

The open book showing front and back cover
this particular one has magnetic sheets on every other page so it can be used as a die storage book .

Tuesday, 27 September 2016

Muggly The Powertex Soup Mug


This is Muggly he is a soup mug that Heather decorated with Bronze Powertex Fabric Hardening Medium and scraps of fabric and ribbon. There is also a few plaster of Paris embellishments tucked in there as well.

He's quite a cool character we are on the look out for more soup mugs to join his family.

Friday, 16 September 2016

Learning a new skill

Silicone Moulding

Learning a new technique is always great fun and anything that can further my crafting and help with future workshops has got to be advantageous. The brown Egyptian head is a latest car boot find, it's actually carved from a piece of coal. I had purchased the silicone to try and mould my own pieces for workshops. This was quite a large first attempt, but wow how cool did it turn out. The white heads are the reproduction pieces I moulded from plaster of Paris. The detail is great and crisp. Next step - to try a resin head. Watch this space for further experiments.

various views of the silicone 1 part mould.

 Carved coal Egyptian head is the car boot find. The white head is a reproduction using my mould.

Internal detail of mould