A while back, I went on a thrift store run through my little town with the express purpose of buying purses to revamp. One of the purses I found was a drawstring style and had long leather leaves,
A few weeks ago, Margot asked me to come over and have a day of experimentation. She had some Shiva Paintstiks (oil paints in stick form) that she’d purchased awhile ago, and the instructions said they worked on leather.
In last week’s post, I showed you a pair of shoes that I’d sponge-painted using a palette of six different colors. This week I want to show you how to do a variation on that all-over sponging.
This is a technique I
Hi! Destiny here. My favorite type of painting is any time I don’t have to be spot on and exact. I know I am able to paint “things that look like things” but that’s a lot of pressure! The
I’ve been sequestered lately with my digital camera, my tape measure, my postal scale, and — oh yes — all seventeen of the revamped purses that Destiny and I have created. The result of all this detail work has been getting
I hate to change purses. I’m very picky about the shape and size and compartments in a purse, and when I find one I like, I use it until it falls apart. That happened recently to an old favorite, a natural-tone leather
Destiny and I had a blast yesterday in San Luis Obispo’s lovely Misson Plaza at the 35th annual Day with Creative Women. The location is a delight. We were under a shady arbor above the creek, facing the old Mission, built
Destiny and I have been painting and embellishing purses like mad to stock the booth we’ll have at this Saturday’s Day With Creative Women set for Mission Plaza in San Luis Obispo. Some of the purses we work on are inexpensive and new, found on ebay
I continue to be fascinated with painting and embellishing little shoulder bags. (See my earlier posts, Time on My Shoulder and Little Beauty #2.) Actually, this one didn’t start out as a shoulder bag; it had handles. But I took care of that
Last week I wrote about creating a collection of recycled purses called Little Beauties and showed you the first one, which I’ve now named Steampunk Time, inspired by a comment from Barbara.
I thought you’d enjoy seeing the second in the series as well,