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Friday, 28 October 2011

Something Found

Over at JFF this is the last week of the recycle challenge and boy has it been a tuf month, but then it is called a challenge :-) Any way the Diamond has been decorating again and we have been clearing out stuff. I found some old wall paper (might not technically be an object but I did find it)I also found some old nail varnish. I have made some butterflies for a hanging frame I had. This idea is not mine but I learnt it from my sister in law (Brenda).
Punch out from the wallpaper (you do need to fussy punch) then punch out from plain copy paper, glue the two together, whilst still wet shape the wings when happy with the shape dab pva on the underside and leave to dry this will give it some body to keep the shape. Once completely dry cover with clear nailvarnish it will dry rock hard. Now how is that for a money saving tip and it really works.


Hope this is ok for this weeks theme. Enjoy the weekend. Hugs Sandra XX

8 comments:

Von said...

well you did find it all lol and didn't cost you a penny :)love the butterflies and how you have used them in the frames Thank you for taking part in what has been a very challenging month :)
Von xxx

Zoechaos said...

Brilliant! the butterflies are beautiful and the little wall hanging is just gorgeous. Very clever and thanks for the tip, Thank you for sharing with us at Just for Fun with this fab piece XOXO Zoe

florenceandfreddie said...

Hi Sandra. A brilliant and beautiful hanging. The clear nail varnish is fab. I use it on my decoupage projects.
Have a great weekend.
Regards Florence x

Janet said...

Beautiful wall hanging Sandra,see you next week
Janet x

chrissie said...

Just brilliant and they look so beautiful

xxx

Ang C said...

What a clever idea - your wall hanging is gorgeous

Neet said...

What a delightful wall hanging and what fabulous butterflies. Love what you have done this week. Thanks for the tip. Thanks for sharing with us on JFF - Hugs, Neet x

Sue aka Greyhound Lover said...

Love the wall hanging Sandra, top tip with the butterflies.