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andralynn
« Reply #10 on: January 19, 2012 05:57:11 PM »

Oh, I love foxes, and yours are especially sweet! Smiley
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« Reply #11 on: January 19, 2012 10:08:48 PM »

The foxes are cute, but I love the owl most. Little happy surprise!
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« Reply #12 on: January 21, 2012 06:37:03 AM »

Adorable!!
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« Reply #13 on: January 21, 2012 01:10:23 PM »

Oh my goodness, that is too adorable. You have a really lovely hand, the painting is so beautifully done. The foxes are wonderful, but I think the little owl friend might take the cake!  Cheesy
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« Reply #14 on: January 21, 2012 05:33:50 PM »

This is fantastic! I am such a sucker for anything containing wild critter whimsey, and this is delightful. It's always nice when testing something, that even though you may not think it to be cohesive, it's too adorable to even matter Grin thanks for the description on the paint as well, I almost picked some up the other day, but it was on a whim and I had passed, this gave me a little bit of an idea on what to expect.
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« Reply #15 on: January 22, 2012 11:58:07 AM »

WOW! Thanks Everyone! I'm flattered and so happy you like it!

This is beautiful!  Are there three foxes or four?  It's interesting to see the different techniques all on the same basic concept like that, and it makes for a very unique and interesting mug.  It's wonderful!  Are the paints food safe?

There are three foxes:). there's some controversy as to if they are food safe or not, the paints are Pebeo Porcelaine 150, the web site states that the paints are non toxic before baking and "Inadvertent contact with food or drink is not a health hazard" but they are not FDA approved, the website sent this reply to the editors at Adorn;

"Hi Ginger. We have contacted Pebeo and have confirmed that the Pebeo Porcelaine Paint 150 used in our Adorn feature is food safe. The paint has been tested at Duke University, and was reported non-toxic and food safe for food contact.
Though the paint is non-toxic, it is not recommended for use on a dinner plate because sharp objects, such as a steak knife, could damage the design and bacteria could potentially become trapped in cracks caused by utensils. However, the paint itself is not harmful to ingest even if scraped off.
The reason the paint is not currently FDA approved is cost. The cost for FDA approval is approximately $50,000 per paint color, which Pebeo may pursue at a future time."

I plan on selling these In the future so I will avoid painting the top half inch of mugs just to be safe. hope this helped:)

This is fantastic! I am such a sucker for anything containing wild critter whimsey, and this is delightful. It's always nice when testing something, that even though you may not think it to be cohesive, it's too adorable to even matter Grin thanks for the description on the paint as well, I almost picked some up the other day, but it was on a whim and I had passed, this gave me a little bit of an idea on what to expect.

Thank You:) the paint I used is Pebeo  Porcelaine 150 Smiley most of the colors are definitely a bit Transparent, but when mixed with ivory they become more opaque, an example is the foxes are just Transparent paints mixed together and the tree is Transparent mixed with ivory, I also suggest buying a few Pebeo Porcelaine 150 Paint Markers they are very useful, I used the black for outlining and brown for most of the owl and some bits on the tree (both are semi Transparent ). Have fun!
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« Reply #16 on: January 23, 2012 01:03:16 PM »

These are adorable.  I am in awe of your abilities!
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« Reply #17 on: January 23, 2012 01:54:24 PM »

Amazing job! I'd love to have a mug like that! I love foxes and those three are just adorable.
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« Reply #18 on: January 23, 2012 02:38:25 PM »

This is the cutest painted mug ever! I love it. I think it is just gorgeous.
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« Reply #19 on: January 24, 2012 10:12:58 AM »

Love these they are amazing i adore foxes and love the tree and owl too
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