Posts made in January, 2015

A Different Look – A New Display

Posted by on Jan 24, 2015 in Projects | 2 comments

 This old suitcase was a goldish tan fabric with leather trim.  The inside was really beat up, but the outside was in good shape, so I decided to try giving it a facelift.  I thought it would be a great display piece for my stationary sales. First I painted it with gesso, then added some swipes of acrylic paint using a credit card. Then I decided to go with a little farmhouse theme. I used colored paper, vintage stationary, waterproof pens, newsprint, and sheet music. I applied it all with Mod Podge.  When all the paper was applied to my liking, I went back and drew details with my...

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