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Here's the thing.  When I get new art supplies, I want to try them ALL.  And when I say ALL, I mean, ALL AT ONCE.

So, yes, this little book-in-the-making may seem like a bit of overkill, but let me tell you, it's been some great arty fun so far!

All the pages--double sided Gelli Plate prints, using DecoArt Americana acrylic paints as the base.  Lots of watercolor type additions, using the rich DecoArt media paints.  The cover, that's where I went a little nutso:  Crackle Paste, Crackle Glaze, Antiquing Cream, all from the media line:

Some seam binding, ephemera, and a fairy

AND Gold Interference Paint.  Not that the little fairy cutie needs any glitzying up, but when one has gold interference paint, one must use it.  Okay, that may just be me . . . 

And Miss Jean says:  "YES, we will have a giveaway of DecoArt Products and a very useful Brayer from AlteredPages.   (total value $35.00)  We ask that you share our blog posts on YOUR social media pages/sites to be eligible.    Comment here and let us know where you posted!   Facebook, twitter, Pinterest, Linkedin, google+ !"

I wish you much Happy Art Experimenting in this New Year!  


  1. Looks like you had a lot of fun experimenting! I love it.

  2. Posted up on my Facebook page miss Tisha!
    What a sweet make with that little fairy and yummy crackle- and interference paint!! Yes- must be used!!

  3. SO much fun!!! Pretty much everything I make from now on will have crackles and a gold or silver shimmer, wait and see, lol!


  4. Trisha I always look forward to your art! Another lovely experiment! THANKS

  5. Love the crackle finish! I would say your experiment was a success! Great job!

  6. Trisha, your book is coming along fabulously. Loving your next page addition today! You are going to have a gorgeous book when finished.

  7. I like the techniques you used and pinned to Pinterest. That's Clever

  8. Like anything crackle! Marlene


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