Pom-Poms and Tassels by Tracey Fairgrieve

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Hello everyone,

Today I'd like to share a hanging mirror using the large round MDF Surfaces.

Here's those how to do's 

Pushing Textured Sand Paste through the Dot Circle stencil onto the surface, I allowed it to dry and repeated the process until I was happy with its dimension. Painting it all with a coat of white Gesso, I then removed the inner dots using tweezers to make the aperture larger.


Spraying the circle with a mixture of Teal and Gold Multi Surface Paint it was then ready to decorate using Multi Purpose Glue, a handful of embellishments including pom-poms and tassels...the height of fashion.


Diluted Chestnut Brown Multi Surface Paint was sprayed over the 
embellishments and allowed to flow around the circle, giving a tarnished look.


Liquid Pearls have been used to decorate around some of the gems,
with a circular mirror glued in securely. This was the reason behind 
removing those inner dots so the mirror would sit flush on the surface.


A deconstructed necklace has been used to create it's hanger and a 
hole punched at the bottom of the circle to hang two tassels on chain. 

Pom-poms and tassels seem to be everywhere this year,
I just couldn't resist adding them amoungst the bling..!


Wishing you all a fabulous week until next Thursday.

Take Care, stay safe and
Thank you for stopping by.

Crafty Hugs
Tracey xx

Crafty Supplies:
That's Crafty! Surfaces MDF Rounds
That's Crafty! Dot Circle Stencil
That's Crafty! White Gesso
That's Crafty! Sand Texture Paste
That's Crafty! Multi Surface Paint: Teal - Gold - Chestnut Brown
Circle Mirror/Gems and buttons/Pom-poms and Tassels
Liquid Pearls

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20 comments

  1. Wow this is fabulous Tracey, very hippy chic, I LOVE it! xx

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    1. Thank you Sue, always fun to create pieces like this xx

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  2. I love your amazing mirror - this is not just a gorgeous and cheerful project but also such a clever idea for using all this little charming bits and pieces! You have the most unique ideas and the skills to realise them!
    Fantastic!
    Hugs, Susi

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    1. It's a good way of making good use of those bits and bobs.. and a good to share it's craziness hee hee. Thank you Susi xx

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  3. So creative and such fun. Love the uniqueness of it and it's so artsy x

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  4. What a fabulous idea Tracey! The textures and embellishing look amazing and the tassels and pompoms look just gorgeous.
    Fliss xx

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    1. Thanks Fliss, I'm not really a pom pom girl but I do love tassels, it was just a bit of fun which I enjoyed more than I could have imagined xx

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  5. As Fliss said a fabulous idea and looks stunningly eclectic, love it
    Love
    Amanda x

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    1. Eclectic sums up my lifestyle perfectly.. I've never been one for fashion or trends. I'd rather pick it apart and take out elements of interest. It's a real compliment Thank you so much xx

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  6. I love all the buttons and gems Tracey, this would be a great way to use up a huge stash of buttons!! That was a great idea to put two layers of texture paste to give height and I love the colours you used for the background. Clever idea, beautifully executed! Anne xx

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    1. So happy you like it Anne.. no surface is safe now!! xx

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  7. Gorgeous mirror, dear Tracey,- all the pearls, buttons, and sequins oh my , what a great work, you did, and love the built up stenciling , giving such high to the bubbles- and then making all the bits pop. A wonderful idea, to use the necklace, for hanger- and looks so great with the tassels, too- Would it be an insult to call it a real hippie-mirror- I hope not, as that is what my old hippie soul is seeing and loving.
    Hugs from me-
    Dorthe, xx

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    1. I love that you have discovered it's *Hippy Side* Dorthe, it's the magic of the mixture of colours and freedom of art. It's so good to play in this way and I miss working with my pre school children as we would play like this every day. I think you know my hidden hippy spirit. So glad you love it xx

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  8. Love this Tracey, in fact I always look forward to what you create every Thursday as it’s always such a lovely surprise
    Hugs
    Donna xx

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    1. Thank you so much Donna, I'm at my happiest when creating in my little Thursday corner xx

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