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I'll never break your heart....

Yes this week's craft is another heart, but done in a completely different way. Before I get onto that, here is this week's decluttering items. Side note: I've literally just closed a webpage instead of buying something so it' starting to work!


A stone necklace. I bought this a while ago, liked it for a while, then didn't anymore. Charity shop.

A rose necklace. Bought at the Tower of London in 2012, purely because I still had the mindset that I should get myself a souvenir. It's a little clunky and bright for me, so it's going to the charity shop.

Hobbit necklace. My favourite quote (as well as even the smallest person...) but unfortunately the necklace broke, so it's had to go in the bin. Maybe I should make one of my own...

Alcohol ink. Used the last dregs of this in this week's project, so bin. 

Bare Minerals Warmth. Bought as a set in 2009! Makes me look like a cross between an oompa loompa (original version) and the guy who tells people they've been tangoed. I know some people like the fake tan look, but I suit the pale and wan face. Bin.

Roll on caffeine eye thingamajig. Thought this would miraculously make me feel, or at least look, less tired (why Emma, damnit you did science!) The bags under my eyes would still exceed the allowance allocated on any transatlantic flight, so it's bin bound
Mini lipsticks. I've got enough lipsticks to be using without doll sized ones, so they've had to go. Lovely shades though, more's the pity.

Now onto the crafts. As I've said, this week I've done another heart this week. I started off by glueing a smaller floral filled heart onto the bigger heart, then covering it with white gesso. When it was dry I painted it with magicals, then coated it with crackle texture paste in places. One thing I have noticed is that the crackle texture paste is that it tends to dry yellowish, which is a bit annoying. When it dried, I sprayed some paper with blue Lindy's stamp gang spray and die cut some flowers. I then die cut a butterfly and used two embossing powders to make an ombre effect, before glueing it onto the heart. Finally I used alcohol inks and alcohol blending solution to tone down the yellow crackle.







Next week I'm going to try something new. I should hopefully be practising french knots as well, as I'm on the last page of backstitch. Until then...
Ems

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