I just about did it and finished (more or less!) the challenge I set myself on Wed. to complete a project for Friday. It's 11.15pm with us and I wanted to keep my word! We have been out all evening as we took the children to a vintage motor cavalcade - my son love all sorts of cars, lorries and tractors. It was noisy and the air was thick with exhaust fumes but the fellas just love it as the engines revved and roared up and down the road. But on to the challenge...
Remember the stars makedo that looked like this on Wed.?
I made up the 3rd littlest star and painted and stained them. I used the only paints I had in the house and am not entirely convinced they are the deep enough shade they need to be.
So there's plenty of coffee stain and a good dusting of cinnamon involved in the effort to make them aged and grungy. Not sure the photos show this up . But here they are in all their prim red, white and blue glory...I wrapped some rusty wire heart garland around them too for an xtra detail and I may possibly add a small crow as the pattern has. So here's a closer look,
In fact now I see these pics, I think more staining is needed as the red seems pinkish but perhaps it was just the lighting. It is a deeper red in reality.
Well by now it's time to head to bed - much beauty sleep required, lol! (If it hasn't worked by now... know what I mean?!!)
Oh BTW, if you recall I mentioned ordering a new Beverley Lewis novel to read on the flight, well it came today and I've been very good and not even opened the packaging yet... just to be sure...lol!
Have a good night and happy weekend!
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