Thursday, 5 December 2013

Christmas candle vase with Etcall

 Hi guys hope everyone is doing ok,
Things have been a bit nuts here, trying to sort the house 
so we can do the tree and stuff now final got the shopping done.
Just need to wrap

 Today's tutorial is a candle holder using  Etchall 

I found this fab vase in a local charity shop for £1.50
I decided that i wanted only the bottom doing,

I took the glass and washed it to make sure there is no smudges or dirt
then added some masking tape so I knew how much dip I  needed,
I then added the water to the level of the tap,
I then used a marker to mark the water leave.

 After that I the got rid of the water then I dried  the vase and the bowl 
do make sure there well and truly dry,

 Then I put the vase back in the bowl and added the Etch "n" dip
To the marker line. I used a heavy jar to hold the vase in place,

Left it for 15min, Then i took the vase out and then put it in 
a bowl of soapy water to rinse the vase off.
Then I put the solution back in its jar. Which is one thing I love about Etchall
Is you can use it over and over again.

This is the vase after washing and drying, 
I then used stuff from my stash to jazz up the stand.
Hope you like it.
Thank you so much for stopping by 
your comments are greatly received 
Thank you for stopping by 
Love n Hugs 

Thursday, 28 November 2013

Etched mirror

 Good evening all hope everyones having a great day
And a big Happy Thanks giving to all my American friends.

I have made a beautiful mirror for my little sister she wants a 
girly bedroom so I thought I would put her name on it.

Using Etchall 

I used some large letters and put them down the side,

I then marked the wood to were I wanted the tape to be
giving me a nice block.

 I then added some masking tape i would recommend you tape all that you don't
want etched.
I then added the creme to the tape and pulled it over the glass and covered
all of the glass to be etched.

Then after the 15 min wait scrap all the creme off and add back to 
the bottle. Which gets darker the more you use.

 Then I used a tissue to wipe the rest of and a glass cleaner
then took of the tape.

This is how it looks after cleaning.

I then painted the frame and stand 2 shades of 
pink once dry added some lace, flowers, and bling
all from my stash.

Now as its coming to the end of the month Are doing a great offer 
FREE postage on orders over  $100
(USA only)

 Thank you for all the wonderful comments
and any new followers.
Love to you all

Sunday, 24 November 2013

Christmas collection

Afternoon all and welcome to new followers.
I have made a few bits for Christmas,
I got this paper mache tray and the draws and polystyrene
cone  when I went to the NEC 
 I did the draw box on live Ustream on Wen night 
I will be doing one every 2 weeks so my next one is Wen 4th Dec

I used a collection of bits I got in NEC and my stash.
Hope you like these little bits. 
Thank you for stopping by 
I love all your comments 
Love N Hugs 

Tuesday, 19 November 2013

Using Etchall and mica powders

Hi guys hope you are all well, sorry I have not been on  since 
Going to the NEC I have not been to good.
But now better.I got loads of goodies and had a fantastic time with Tina,
Now to this blog. have not re etched befor thought it would be a good idea. 

I used the Dip'n'etch liquid for this one as the jar is small,
I took my a plastic bowl and added the jar, then I filled the bowl
with water till the jar was covered, and marked the bowl with a marker so
I could see where I needed to put the dip.

Once the dip is added you leave it for 15 min,
Then you take the jar out shake off excess liquid.  

Once this is done using a bottle cut of top and use as a funnel 
to pour dip back into bottle (ALWAYS ADD IT TO ITS OWN BOTTLE)
and you have it for next time, that's what's great is you can reuse over and over.

Now You have done that take your bottle and wash off the dip,
then dry it well.

Now I have the bottle etched and dry I added some Versa mark to the bottle
and dabbed some mica powder over using gold and perlised white 
I did this all round the bottle and then keepet dabbing till all the bottle is done.

Then I added some embellishments to finish.
Pop over to Etchall they are doing free p&p on $100.or more

And don't forget to tell them I sent you when you get to the checkout.

Thank you for stopping by

 Love And Hugs 

Monday, 4 November 2013

Thank you

Hi Guys a BIG thank you to all of you that took part in the Angela Holt Blog hop
I had 11 lady's from the UK I was chuffed to pieces with that.
And I hope we can get more next time.
The Winner was: Linda Simpson
I will be seeing her at the NEC on fri so I will be giving her prize then.
Can't wait to meet her.

So on to my last blog till I get back From staying with one of my 
Great friends Tina Teasdale 

A few months ago I added my name to a list in Close Friends FB group
Mystery Kits 
I am very late on this I am sorry lady's for the delay. 
A wonderful Lady Dawn Malson Gavlinski  from the USA
Offered to send me something and here is what she sent and what I made from it. 
I did 3 Thank you cards.
I will be sorting a parcel out to send to someone once I get in to the new room.
Some time soon I hope LOL

She sent me all the bits needed to make the cards even the little thank you stamp.
I added the large flower.

I hope you like them all.
See you all next week.

Love & Hugs