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« on: April 06, 2014 10:17:41 PM »


My faux stained glass pictures.
 
My inspiration was one of my pins. http://www.pinterest.com/pin/84020349272296021/  I tried cutting pop cans and just ended up with bloody fingers!! I was kinda disappointed then I saw all my recycling and I got a great idea!!!! (of course it was one of those thinking thinking about what I could do for this challenge) I thought yes I can  do that with paper and plastic!!! Yea I got so excited.   

  I started with many empty containers. 
I painted a cake board I got from work black.

I sat in front of the DVR and cut tissue boxes... have a number of them cause of a head cold.. into the squares that became the "frame" .

First I placed the squares on the board thinking I would cut the pieces to fit like Jill Helms my  inspiration art but I just glued the squares down and thought I do it like a mosaic.  The sun was my first picture The rays are boxes, chocolate container and baking soda box.  The middle was the lid to my oatmeal container.  I glued yellow paper over it.  the wrinkles give it a sweet effect.

Then I thought I use t-shirt paint to outline the edges to help it look even more like stained glass. While cleaning up I thought oh wow I could even make a star picture with all that I had left over! AND I still have time to make and post before the challenge was over why not? I am on a roll.



Covering the picture with mod podge to seal it in....
So what ya think??
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« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2014 07:37:09 AM »

Adorable!
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« Reply #2 on: April 07, 2014 07:40:31 AM »

Ahhhh, love your reusing!!  I would have never guessed all of those containers.  Very pretty!
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« Reply #3 on: April 07, 2014 08:07:29 AM »

You really made treasures out of your trash! These are lovely.
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« Reply #4 on: April 07, 2014 09:05:27 AM »

thank you everyone!
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« Reply #5 on: April 07, 2014 10:05:09 AM »

Just beautiful!  Your designs are lovely.
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« Reply #6 on: April 07, 2014 10:55:10 AM »

These are beautiful! I never would have guessed the materials came from the recycling pile.
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« Reply #7 on: April 07, 2014 03:13:18 PM »

So pretty! I looked at the pictures before reading and never would have thought these mosaics were from old tissue boxes!!
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« Reply #8 on: April 07, 2014 03:37:32 PM »

Your pieces look amazingly like glass, very cool!
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« Reply #9 on: April 08, 2014 05:34:05 PM »

Absolutely lovely!
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