This is what was left from the rice paper once I had selected and torn off the pieces I wanted from the design. It is quite easy to tear if you first soak a paint brush in water and draw around the area you want to use.
We placed our finished layout onto the bag and lightly drew around the edges with a pencil and then removed the papers. The rest of the bag we painted using Starlights Metalic textile paint (making sure we did not paint inside the guide lines) and left to dry which didn't take long. We then glued our rice paper in place using fabric decoupage glue and made sure that we covered over the top too in order to seal. The bag has a lovely waxy feel to it on the decoupaged roses which are also very slightly wrinkled in appearance. Not sure if they are meant to be like that but I like the effect!!
Looks as if that workshop was good value with all the projects you made. This bag is so pretty.
Oh my goodness Mrs A how creative are you this is absolutely amazing! love it hope your enjoying today and have lovely sunshine like we have in the North take care sending lots of love x
Super stunning, love that bag.xx [aNNie]
Beautiful bag :) love it!!
Lovely bag, great decoupaging work!
What a wonderful Retreat that was. This bag is lovely and you did a wonderful job.
Wow stunning! x
Awesome bag, Mrs A....the leftover is very suitable for a card!
Hi Mrs A this is a gorgeous bag. I love it. Take care. Hugs Jackie
Another great project from your retreat, looks like you had a wonderful, messy, time x
Another super project, Mrs A. Sounds like you had brilliant time at the retreat. xx
What a gorgeous bag, love it!
Hugs, Sherry x
Loose Stitches and Unraveled Threads
Totally gorgeous, love the sheen.
What a lovely and very unique bag, looks fab x
Such a gorgeous project, Mrs. A! Love that paper & the part you used on the bag is perfect!
How creative and such a fabulous make. Love the sparkle on the bag and those flowers xx
Wow beautiful Mrs A - I've not seen this before so thank you for the explanation. This is the sort of technique I put on my to do list when I have a minute, but I really would love to try.
Had a fab time at Doncaster yesterday and had a word with your daughter - we heard a few stories about you (only joking!!!) and we told her to give you our love. Big hugs to you Sue Pxxx
Hi Mrs A,
oh this is so gorgeous and wonderfully created.
I love the imagination crafts items they are so wonderful and very quick drying and easy clean up too as they are all water based.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.
It sounds like you had a lot of fun, what a pretty bag.
what a gorgeous bag you made xx Amanda
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