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Tonight we're gonna wish upon a star we've never wished upon before...

Saw this the other day, and thought I'd try my own version. I didn't have a polystyrene heart, so I found out a star instead.


I used some burlap panels, old book pages, tape and mixed media cutouts for the background, before adding to it with wooden shapes, clock parts, a few bits of jewellry and some seed beads.









For colours I decided on teal and brown. After spraying each part a few times until I got the colour I wanted, I sprayed sporadic drops of the opposite colour, so you have brown drops on the teal section and teal spots on the brown. I also sprayed teal and brown on some paper butterflies and glued them on. I'm entering this into that's crafty grunge challenge. I missed the anything goes one but I think this one is pretty grungy, so it works.

Just a small note on the decluttering. This week has been the rest of my university textbooks. It's hard to let go of that part of my life, but in keeping them I'm just fooling myself. They are all going to charity.







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