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 Handy Tip for Artists, Recyclers and Neat Freaks!




I have a follow-up to the Citra-Sol method for creating fabulous background pages and collages.   I bought a big bag of navel oranges and realized I had the ingredients to make my own solvent!   Simply take a clean glass jar, peel the rind from the oranges and place all the rind/peels, without the pulp (tangerines, oranges, navels) into the jar.   Pour enough vinegar over the peels to cover them.   
Allow the jar to sit for a week or two and VOILA!    
You have made your own solvent for literally pennies.    You will notice the liquid getting a bit thicker than the plain vinegar and it does not smell bad!!!

I now have a  HUGE jar on the window sill!      
Be careful and only use this after testing on a safe spot.

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