something fishy going on . . .

something fishy going on . . .

Yes, something fishy is going on! I went back to working in my larger 9" x 12" Dylusions journal. ;o)  I did this because the other morning I went on an "artist's date" with myself, to a local art store in Bradenton. There, I found the most interesting handmade paper. I am sure I will use it for other things, but as soon as I saw it, I immediately thought I wanted to use it in my art journal! I cut it to page size . . . 

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Finished Table

Finished Table

The table is now finished. See this post if you missed part 1. Actually, that would be part 1 of the second life of this table. Steven made the table 2 years ago, I stamped it & we actually used it so much that the finish had worn down. When I asked if he could re-do it for us, he gave me the opportunity to stamp it some more - and I did . . .

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Table Stamping

Table Stamping

I did some table stamping today, revitalizing a collaboration from 2 years ago. This is a table my husband Steven made and then I stamped. The top finish had gotten quite scuffed because we use the table so much. I asked Steven to refinish it with coats of polyurethane to bring the sheen back. But first, I decided to add more stamped designs!  Here's what the table looked like prior to us working on it today, pretty simple. Steven had to scuff it with some fine sandpaper before I could add more stamping. When he refinishes it these lines will all melt away . . . you need to scuff it up for the finishing clear coats to adhere properly . . . 

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