Sunday, 21 April 2013

EATH DAY

 
 
 

This stated out as a book LOL once I made the the front it
it became a face and there was no room for the hole shesh.
So I decided I had to attach it differently sooooo
I used tea dyed gauze and some bamboo sticks from my DS
garden. Glued them all together to create a wall hanging.
I had put gesso on all the coasters then just edged the
back with Tom's tea dye. Stamped them with leaves.
Then I used some lovely paper bags I got in England,
they give you the most beautiful paper bags in the stores,
They don't in Canada, you can iron them on cloth and
the print will transfer to the material.
I ripped all the paper and edged it with the tea stain ink.
I had ripped up a tag, I had been using when stamping
the coasters. I thought I would make pockets with them,
ooops I had glued them right to the coasters, so I used
clear plastic for the pockets for the tags. The tags I had
there was a few words on them so I added my sentiments
in pen to go with what was written on them. One I used
some sticky letters, edged all around them with the tea stain
then removed the letters, love how that turned out.
Well now I have a wall hanging for EARTH DAY.
Lots of pics again and long post:):)
If your still here :) thanks for looking and have a wonderful
EARTH DAY...
NAMESTA!!!
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5 comments:

Victoria said...

Absolutely beautiful..such gorgeous creations in honor of earth..fabulous colors too! Wonderfully done..stunning and creative !
Victoria

butterfly said...

This is such a great project, Dianne... a beautiful tribute to Earth Day - fabulous rustic colours, and I love that you let it develop into a hanging from your original planned book - very organic!
Alison x

~*~Patty S said...

Absolutely beautiful inside and out!
Bursting with earth's bounty and your creative goodness dear Dianne
oxo

rosieinspirations said...

What a wonderful idea and tribute. I love that you can appreciate it all at once!

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...sO! ~ i've joined thee here! ~ (i follow everyone privately ~ hence; thee will not find my avatar in thine followers gadget)!...
...may thine day have been a blissful one! ~ blessed be!...(0: