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Revamping my outdoor Sun with High Impact Paints

Hello everyone it’s Patti here with a little different project than my norm.  I had this weathered metal outdoor sun that used to hang on the side of our house when we lived in Southern Utah and moved with us to now reside on our front yard fence in SW Washington State.  The elements, whether…

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Toys on artboard – “Keeping your child’s soul is the key to happiness”

Hello, here Angélique Crêté aka Boule de Scrap. You know my love for vintage, for recycling and for poetry. Today, I am delighted to present my latest project, which brings all these elements together. It was born following a call of a French scrapbooking association, which calls on the generosity of artists to create projects, which…

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Upcycling an Old Metal Box

Hey! It’s my turn on the blog again and I have a fun project for you today. I found this metal box some time ago and had to have it. I wasn’t sure then what I was going to do with it, but when I saw the new Tattered Angels Color Wash Paints, I knew…

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Canvas covered altered notebook with Architextures

Hello, Irit Shalom here with my mixed media canvas covered altered notebook. This altered dollar store notebook was made as an art journal, and even though it’s not a good fit for Mixed Media, it sure can be used as an art sketchbook or anything that doesn’t need too many wet mediums over the pages. The…

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Pink Altered Gift Box

Sanna Lippert I love altering all kinds of boxes that come with for example perfumes, shoes, jewellery and so on. They become a new life and can be given away as present packaging, altered small drawers that withhold all kinds of tiny treasures. I have several in my craft area I have altered and filled…

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Nature’s Window – Thrift Store Frame Revamp

Hi, Chris Pozzi here and today I have my latest thrift store frame revamp project that I’d love to share with you. I found this frame at my local Goodwill Store. The coloring was a green from another “trendy” era. I know I could re-purpose the frame to coordinate with my love of flowers and all…

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Altered Notebook – To the Sea Challenge

Sometimes the simple notebook is all what we need. Sometimes we want to have a nice handmad and altered notebook that fits our needs. This altered notebook was made with close to zero cost Michaels notebook to fit our travel summer adventures and as once a year we go for a cruise this is just…

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