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Wednesday, 9 November 2011

Heart Bookmark

 
I made this little bookmark on a stand at the craft show I visited at the weekend.  They were demonstrating their range of acrylic craft paints and also 3D dimensional paints so you could create whatever you wanted using their products.

I was really impressed with the craft paints as they give a lovely chalky finish and far less expensive  compared to some other chalk-finish paints.  I bought a few colours to try but may well get some more once I've had a play.  

The background was greated using a drag of the paints with an old credit card for a spatula and then I added texture with various bits and pieces eg bubblewrap, sequin waste etc.

I drew my hearts in dimensional paint and infilled then with craft paint which I built up a little for texture.  I painted the little die cut hearts and stuck them one to complete my heart theme.

I added the ribbon trim back at home and voila!  

Footnote: Anyone got any suggestions for using a bookmark with a Kindle?!!! LOL  xx

7 comments:

  1. Gorgeous bookmark - love the colours

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  2. Your bookmark is gorgeous. Wish I had make & take stands like that here. LOL on the Kindle bookmark.

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  3. Oh what a lovely bookmark. Love the look of these paints and I just might have to go shopping, lol. xx

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  4. Well, you snagged me with this one,love itttt! Great look--what were the paints?

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  5. What gorgeous colours and I love the outlined hearts. xx

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  6. Your bookmark is so beautiful and I love the dimensional effects and colors! Love all your luggage tags you've created too. Had such fun on your blog I am now a new follower. :)

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