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How To Create A Mad Hatters Hat – Paper Mache

G’day everyone. I’ve been inspired by the following YouTuber (Ilene McInnes – Link below) in making a Top Hat, and thought it would be fun to adapt this to make a Mad Hatters Hat. This is paper mache hat and I also incorporated napkins into this, so the finish will look like old leather when painted. I’ve had a ball making this hat, and will be displayed on a shelf in my craft room. Ilene McInnes – https://youtu.be/AJBR9ZwzNMc Supplies used: – Photocopy paper (this is used as a template) KaiserCraft Circle Dies (8.8cm and 5.4cm…

Altered Puzzle piece #7

G’day everyone. Welcome to my Altered Jigsaw Puzzle piece for today, I’m up to number # 7 of 9 of my series. I felt that I had a bit of a sweet tooth today, as it’s Easter Sunday 2018. I’ve got a couple of Cup Cake Dies and thought I’d have some fun with these, I also have a cooking napkin which I thought I would incorporate this into the puzzle piece somehow. I’ve made the cup cake dimensional, and I’m sure this will be a great addition to the other 6 Altered Jigsaw pieces that I have on my…

Altered Jigsaw Puzzle Piece #6

G’day everyone. Welcome to my Altered Jigsaw Puzzle piece for today, I’m up to number # 6 of 9 of my series. I wanted to use some music notes and wasn’t sure where I was going to head with this. I pulled out my musical dies and I also had an embossing folder. I was happy how this turned out and will be a great addition to the other 5 Altered Jigsaw pieces that I have on my wall. You can adapt these to be fridge Magnets, or mount them into a frame and…

How to Create a Mixed Media Hand Mannequin

G’day everyone. I purchased this mannequin hand some time ago and today have decided to do a mixed media project, instead of doing an Art Journal. I have so enjoyed do this, and is something a bit different to create. It took me roughly four hours to complete, due to making sure that the napkins were dry in between layers. I hope you enjoy this process video and that this inspires you to do something like this. To see how…

How to Create a Mixed Media Altered Jigsaw Puzzle Piece # 5

G’day everyone. Welcome to my Altered Jigsaw Puzzle piece for today, I’m up to number # 5 of 9 of my series. I’ll be staining some old book page with some made up strong coffee, then drying with my heat gun. This technique is great to add that vintae feel to your projects. You can adapt these to be fridge Magnets, or mount them into a frame and hang them on a wall, give them as a gift etc. It’s really endless what you could do with these. I’m going to put these on…

Altered Jigsaw Puzzle Piece #4

G’day everyone. Welcome to my Altered Jigsaw Puzzle piece for today, I’m up to number # 4 of 9 of my series. You can adapt these Jigsaw Puzzle Pieces to be fridge Magnets, Christmas Tree Decorations or mount them into a frame and hang them on a wall, to give them as a gift, and don’t forget these would make a great Christmas Ornament. It’s really endless what you could do with these. I’m going to put these on my wall in my craft room. Supplies used: – Scrap paper for the background AliExpress –…

Altered Jigsaw Puzzle Piece #3

G’day everyone I’m up to number # 3 of 9 of my Mixed Media Altered Jigsaw Puzzle Pieces, and I’m having so much fun with these. You can adapt these to be Fridge Magnets, or mount them into a frame and hang them on a wall, give them as a gift or make a hanging decoration for Christmas. It’s really endless what you could do with these. This series I will be showing you how I alter wooden jigsaw puzzle pieces. Supplies used: – KaiserCraft 6 ½ “ Paper Pad – Black and White Timeless…

Altered Jigsaw Puzzle Piece #2

G’day everyone. I’m up to number # 2 of 9 of my Altered Jigsaw Puzzle Pieces, and I’m having so much fun with there. You can adapt these to be fridge Magnets, or mount them into a frame and hang them on a wall, give them as a gift etc. It’s really endless what you could do with these. I’m going to put these on my wall in my craft room. Supplies used: – Distress Paint – Walnut Stain & Vintage Photo Derivan Gel Medium Derivan Black Acrylic Paint Inka Gold – Old Silver, Violet & Brown Gold KaiserCraft Wooden…

Altered Jigsaw Puzzle Piece # 1

G’day everyone. This is a series of nine videos on Altered Jigsaw Puzzle Pieces. I purchased this wooden puzzle at my local charity shop and there is nine pieces to it. Join me as I create nine altered pieces of this puzzle. I hope you enjoy this series. Supplies used: – Distress Ink – Black Soot Semco Metallic Silver Acryllic Paint DecoArt Metalic Black Pearl Acrylic Paint AliExpress Dies – Butterfly’s, Flowers & Leaves Black Card Stock KaiserCraft Paper PVA Glue 2 x Gold Brads How you can connect with me Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/HandcraftedByAlii/ Instagram…

How to make a Paper Pyramid of Butterfly’s

G’day everyone. I recently had gone to a craft shop between the Gold Coast and Brisbane called the Stampers and Scrapbookers Wonderland, which is located at Loganlea. I saw this Pyramid with a chopstick through the top part, and as I’m a lover of any thing Egypt, this was absolutely on my list of must do paper crafting. You could do a variety of things to do with this, from mixed media to collage. Please see my process video on YouTube of how I put this together. Supplies used: – White Cardstock (4 x A5 size) Ruler Pencil Guillotine Rubber…