Monday, September 29, 2008

complimentary items

thought the *many first~s* tote was a bit bare afterall,
so was trying to figure out what can go with it...

first,  i was struggling with the lace motifs...
was thinking of sewing one of them in between the handle...



... then i got a crazy idea,
i wanted to do an experiment
::an experiment with melted wax::

wasn't sure what would happen to the linen canvas when the melted wax cooled down.
and whether the seal would come right off from the canvas...

so this was how the experiment went::
1). carefully place a strip of lace on the linen canvas
2). use a lighter to melt the wax and let the melted wax drip over the lace and canvas
3). try to make a small circle with the dripping wax (large enough for the stamp)
4). then press the stamp over the melted wax to create the seal
5). DONE!

it worked out quite well, at least, the seal didn't fall off!
i was thinking of hanging it around the handle as a charm.....

3 comments:

ashlee 魚 said...

你真的很厲害...
do u sleep at all ?
why do u have some much time to DIY ???

aileen :: motu said...

i do! but somotu calls me 活力之星... cos i can't sit still and do nothing... i need to "work" all the time even when i'm at home... hehe

joanna said...

what a brilliant idea!! it turned out beautifully!!