Tag Archives: background shading

AnnaDecou snow effect, stencils, relief, weinahtskugel.

Xmas bauble – custom order.

A long time passed since my last post, but be sure I didn’t go into hibernation mode. ;P All this time I have dedicated to learning German (exam coming soon) and making more Christmas decorations. A couple of weeks ago a colleague from my German course asked me to bring some of my crafts to the […]

AnnaDecou Provence kitchen organizer. Kücheorganisator.

Provencal kitchen organizer.

This kitchen organizer originally supposed to be a storage tube for spaghetti. When the last layer of varnish dried I ran to kitchen, search in a cupboard for pasta, open the box, put the pasta in the tube, and it turned out that he box was too short. ;P In the end a spaghetti storage […]

AnnaDecou recycle jar -pasta container. Decoupage-handmade-box-for-pasta.-Pasta-Behälter..

That was just a gherkin jar. Look what happened to it.

Sorry for being a bit delayed in my posting schedule, but all for a good reason. ;) Aleks’ brother graduated (we are all very proud of him :D) and due to this reason I had a pleasure to visit a new country – the United Kingdom. :D I am still organizing the kitchen. ;) As […]

AnnaDecou decoupage flower vase. Micorbeads.

It was just a bottle form vinegar. Look how it changed.

Some time ago I visited Rome. The girl that hosted me was drinking every day on an empty stomach an apple vinegar deluded with water. When I learned about the benefits one gets from drinking it, I have decided to check it out when I return from my trip. I got the vinegar. Must admit […]

AnnaDecou decorated clay flower pot

Part VIII. Simple clay thing or marvelous flower pot.

Many, many years ago when most things were made from natural materials my mum used to keep indoor flowers in a clay pot. They were thick, heavy and had something like a red colour. Simply nothing special, but very yucky after few years of its servitude. I am very much in favor of natural products, that’s why […]

AnnaDecou DIY decorated bottle

Lemons in, lemons out – decorated bottle – step by step.

As mentioned here, in this post I will guide you through process of decorating a glass bottle. You can use it as a bottle for a refreshing summer drink, a decoration in your home or as an unique bottle for your kid. Definitely, drinking from it, he will think how creative and awesome his mum/dad is. ;) […]

Decorated bottle, decoupage, shading

Lemon, lemon, lemon…refreshing lemonade.

Today I would like to show a project on glass. A bottle in which Agni will keep refreshing lemonade during hot days in Cyprus. It is a quite interesting how a desire for this bottle was created. One day Aleks brought to my work a drink in a bottle that is presented here. Agni seeing it got […]

AnnaDecou decoupage bottle

Small surfaces – how to pick up the right motif.

Choosing a design for an object is not that straight forward. Big surfaces are easier to arrange simply because there is more place to play around. How to choose a design for small surfaces? When you pick an object and a motif you must check whether the whole image can be viewed from a single angle. […]

AnnaDecou glass decoupage vase, background shading, flowers

Part V. Glass vase.

The last days of the course and the tiredness added difficulties in making this vase. To me, and as I notice, to other girls that took part in the course, this was one of the most difficult and time consuming techniques we had a chance to learn. It took me 2 full days to make […]