I so hoped my marble paper for the caskets would come before the weekend and it did!
Isn't that paper just wonderful, it is so thin, I am almost scared to touch it, but it works beautifully, the velvet paper will be used for the drawer fronts of the casket. The paper was specially made for me by Jemma Lewis in the UK and I am so happy with it. I spent a quick half hour in my workshop to test my ideas out for the casket and just love the results.
I lined the top compartment of the casket with the paper and the front that will be hidden by the sliding panel. I gilded the edges with aluminium, I chose aluminium because it doesn't tarnish like silver and I don't want the petit point to be stained or something after a while. I really like it and are eager to get my teeth into this project.
Have a wonderful weekend.
Tessie was Right! - Tessie won this one. I made the bolster pillows for her "chair" this morning... If it were the right size, I would be fighting her for it. It really does...
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