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« on: July 05, 2011 08:52:56 PM »

i made this frame in memory of my niece who passed away, i put images of her favorite things (butterfly, frida kahlo & day of the dead) and favorite colors (black & red). the techniques i used were reverse glass painting, glass fusing, altered dominoes, decoupage, and crackle painting.

full picture of frame
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close up of top half of frame (hand painted butterfly using reverse painting on the glass) and made an altered domino with her name on it.

bottom half of frame, fused glass with ashes inside, decoupaged images to back of glass, small bottle for flower vase and rosary

close up of fused glass piece

close up of crackle finish on frame
« Last Edit: July 05, 2011 08:57:37 PM by pilarfarmer » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #1 on: July 05, 2011 10:47:56 PM »

That's a very nice memorial to your niece! Nice way to remember a loved one!

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« Reply #2 on: July 08, 2011 06:36:27 PM »

Very beautiful. I have something similar for my kitty! You did a great job on it!

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« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2011 03:09:00 PM »

It's like a retablo and I think Freida would have been very pleased with this, she loved butterflies too.
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« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2011 11:59:02 PM »

Nice work, i'm sure she would have loved what you did for her Cry

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