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Wednesday, 8 February 2012

Altered Coasters


Hi everyone. I hope you're well. The snow has gone here in NW of the UK and the temperature is lowering as we speak. So cold, so wrap up and stay warm. I have been playing with some old coasters, I really liked these when I bought them (years ago) however, I have been looking for some new one's and I thought why not have a go at altering them and if I don't like them what's to loose? I gessoed them all and then got one of my little observer books with plants in and cut a couple of coloured plants out that I liked, stamped all the gessoed back grounds with some script then glued the flowers to two of the coasters, edged the coasters with ink and then transferred the other images on to all the other coasters. I think I like the lady ones the best, but I keep changing my mind lol. Any way these are they after I had a play around.


And these are they before! I haven't done the dinner plate mat's as yet. Not thought much about how I am going to cover them but they are all gessoed up and ready to go. do you have any suggestions? Love Dawn xx

9 comments:

Cheryl said...

HI Hun these are just gorgeous love these look forward to seeing your,dinner mats,how about some croco paint,for some cool effects or some vintage,papers,hugs Cherylxx

Anesha said...

Great altered coasters. We still have snow on the ground here. :)

Maggie said...

Lovely coasters Dawn great images and colours, brrrrr very cold here in the Midlands and more snow forcast for tonight/Friday 8"!!! I will be crafting in the warm me thinks lol!

Maggie

Shar said...

Beautifully done!

Lynn Stevens said...

I'm seeing more and more of these coasters again, time to pull mine out and have a go.
Lovely script backgrounds and such pretty images!
Hugs Lynn

Chris said...

Hi Dawn, just stopping by to say how delightful your blog is. Thanks so much for sharing. I have recently found your blog and am now following you, and will visit often. Please stop by my blog and perhaps you would like to follow me also. Have a wonderful day. My brother lives in Stockport, Cheshire. Hugs, Chris
http://chelencarter-retiredandlovingit.blogspot.com/

Clair said...

What a great idea! I love it!!! xxx

trisha too said...

Very pretty coasters, Dawn--that script is lovely!

:)

Gaby Bee said...

Beautiful coasters!

Wishing you a wonderful, art-filled week!

Gaby

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