Apr
23/18

My workspace

My workspace is the place at home when I spend all of my morning and afternoon. Since I work on my own, this small space becomes my little studio. Because my being here most of the time, I like to have it as comfortable as possible. It’s important to keep everything tidy and organised and small things like stationeries to boost up my mood in the morning. Head this way to take a look closer on my workspace at home.

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Oct
22/14

DIY Geometric Painted Cork

I recently picked up a couple of cork coasters at the car boot sales and decided to add a little bit of colours. Inspired by geometric sixties trend, I drew some lines to form some geometrics and finished it with paints and gold foil. Find out more about this simple tutorial.

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Prepare the materials and tools:

-coaster cork

-gold foil

-acrylic paints  & brushes

– matte mod podge

– scotch tape

– silver marker (optional)

– drawing pen, ruler, scissors

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Step one: Draw asymmetrical lines with drawing pen

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Step two: Measure the gold foil and cut to the shape of triangle

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Step three: Place the triangle foil and stick it with the glue

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Step four: Paint the coaster

I choose 3 colours; black, red and turquoise. To get the sharp line while applying the paint, I secure the lines with scotch tape.

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Step five: Dab the black paint on, let the first paint dries before applying other coats. For quicker dry time, use the hair dryer.

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Step Six: I draw silver polkadots and stripes with silver marker to add some extra bits.

You can do it in your own way, the design possibilities are endless!

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My new coaster sits nicely there.