A tired looking hall cabinet was given the Decopatch treatment! - Along with the lamp base and shade, picture frames...and telephone!
Over to the right is a picture of a small lamp where I have cut out some of images to decorate.
A rabbit and animals decorated for Easter..
A plain old boring white lamp and shade decorated with some shapes - for Valentines' night?!
Some wooden and real eggs decorated for Easter -
- Yes, the picture is of an original 1980's Philips Hostess Trolley, that sat sadly and shamefaced in the corner of my dining room...however, now that it has had the 'Decopatch' treatment she is now sitting proudly in centre stage!
Apologies for not blogging recently, but I can fairly and squarely place the blame on my new hobby -'Decopatch'. It is purely and utterly obsessional!
Firstly I must say an enormous thank you to some very special people without whom I wouldn't have come across Decopatch in the first place! - They are Lorna & Alex from my local supplier of Decopatch materials - a delightful shop called Artyfect (http://www.artyfect.com/) in the equally delightful and picturesque village of Lindfield. They have been so incredibly helpful, and I know that if anyone is thinking of taking up this so sooooooothing hobby they will be only be too pleased to assist. All the goodies in the shop are available online - so go and check them out!
Decopatch is a fabulous way to decorate virtually any item, easily and effectively - and what is particularly important at the moment - cheaply too! - Making it fantastic hobby. Decopatch paper comes in a huge range of colours and designs and looks just like an ordinary sheet of tissue paper. However, it has been made in such a way that the colour does not run and despite the sheets looking fairly delicate it is tough. - Not only that - but so easy to clear up and put away too!
To decorate an item you simply tear the paper (small pieces for a small item, larger for a bigger item..) then using the special Decopatch Glue you glue the surface before placing your torn piece of paper, then glue over the top. Then take the next piece and stick it, slightly overlapping the previous piece..and so on . It is so incredibly easy and effective!
Go and try some 'Decopatching' yourselves!
Artyfect Limited details as follows:-
Telephone+44 (0) 1444 483849(U.K. time between 09:00 and 17:30 hrs)Fax+44 (0) 1444 483849
43 High Street
RH16 2HN United Kingdom