Glitter Gradient in Grey on Glass

Since acquiring Multi-surface decoupage (or magic elixir as I call it) I have been a little obsessed. There are so many possibilities! I want to try them all! Here begins my quest to mine the uses of this substance. One idea at a time. This is my first tutorial, I hope you enjoy it. Please let me know what you think and any suggestions you have in the comments.
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Brush jars made with love

My cousin and her husband gave me some vases from their wedding reception. Their wedding and the whole week leading up to it was filled with awesome time with family and memories I will cherish forever. That sounds wicked cheesy but I mean it, I had such a blast with both our and the grooms family.
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The dress (before)

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Plain chocolate brown maxi dress with a solid inner layer and a sheer matte outer layer.

This is what it looks like now.

Time to cut

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Purchased new scissors for this project because old fabric scissors are not to be trusted.

The major cuts are all done. It is ready  for trappings and trimmings. Aka- the fun part… pictures to come!

Water Miscible Oils

I really enjoy oil paint. That being said I don’t really paint in oils. This is because I am not a fan of the solvents and rarely is my workspace equipped with the proper ventilation. I aspire to do more work outside but that lends to it’s own set of issues not the least of which being dependant on the weather and my skins complicated relationship with the sun.

Now though (probably before now but I just got around to really looking into it) Water Miscible Oils are not just a thing. They are a professional grade, works just like regular oils yet cleans up with soap and water when wet kind of a thing. I will have to start squirreling away some funds and time to experiment with them and see if I dig them as much as I suspect I might.