Watercolor on Tea Bags
Hope you are enjoying your weekend, especially
if this is a long weekend for you!
It seems like I've been drinking a lot of tea lately, so I
thought it was time to get out my tea bags
and get creative!
This is a mixed-media piece on watercolor paper.
First, I tore pieces of the tea bags and glued them to the
watercolor paper to start my background.
This is another piece I started just today where I decided to use
a rubber stamp before applying the tea bags for added interest.
I love the color and texture the tea bags create.
After the background was dry, I started to sketch out my design.
The dragonfly is a rubber stamp.
Finally, a little simple hand stitching on linen for added texture.
The light was so beautiful and inviting on my desk today.
Oh, and don't you just love my new pencil box I got at the
second-hand store for 97 cents?
What creative things have you been doing?
Remembering the men and women who died while serving in the
United States Armed Forces this Memorial Day.
Have a wonderful long weekend!
I hope you are having a wonderful weekend Becca!
And the colors, the textures, the dragonfly.
How amazingly creative.
I love what you did with textures and nature. What a fabulous piece!
It must smell wonderful too...
Is this a card or a wall art piece?
Have a wonderful week, Becca!
I still haven't done any myself - but.... I did find a solution to my taking tea bags apart issue.... I found tea bag blanks! They're for making your own tea bags so I am thinking whenever I make myself a cup of tea I can dip some in it, let them dry and stitch/paint away - no muss no fuss....
I know, I know, there's fun messiness in it...
You asked what we've been doing?
Gosh, it was so cold and rainy. i got busy in the kitchen and whipped up some Strawberry Nut Bread.
Come and have a slice with me :)
Those tea bags almost look like tissue paper. But I am sure it is a lot stronger than tissue paper. I love the texture as well..
Your piece is so well done.
I love it
I folow you from Chile
Your blog is also very nice
Warmstbbest wishes from across the miles in France.
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