Hi everyone, for my DT post with Craft Consortium this week I decided it would be fun to alter an old unloved teapot I picked up in a junk shop with this beautiful decoupage paper called Tea Party.
I started by ripping my paper into approx 2 inches roughly in diameter and glued onto my teapot with Mod Podge.
Once all dry I added a thick layer of Decoart Crackle Glaze and let it thoroughly dry and the magic of crackles appear. I then rubbed in some Decoart Antiquing cream to highlight my crackles and sealed with a gloss varnish.
I love how the crackles look like crazed porcelain.
My tea for two was stamped adding a couple of Craft Consortium's Resin Roses which I had pressed into my Versamark ink pad and heat embossed with Frantage powder, I love the shabby feel of them to compliment my teapot.
At this point I decided I needed a teacup to go with this so decided to upcycle an old family porcelain teacup that was passed its best for holding tea.
I used the same techniques as on my teapot, I also painted my handle and rim with some gold alcohol ink. Finishing with some lace and fussy cut butterflies which I added a layer of gloss varnish to.
I do hope you feel inspired to upcycle an item with Decoupage.
This is my second post today so please scroll down to see my Festive card.
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Thanks for stopping by again today.
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