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DIY: Damask Lanterns

With some leftover puffy paint from my masquerade project, I did a bit of research online for other fun crafts using this wonderful 3-dimensional paint. I came across an idea for making lanterns out of mason jars with damask detailing. I  liked the exotic henna-like design that really jazzed up a plain jar or candle holder.

The lanterns compliment any room environment and are very easy to make!

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DIY: Talavera Dishware

After a recent trip to Mexico I fell in love with the beautiful design and pattern work of Talavera pottery. Originating from Puebla, Mexico, each piece is intricately hand-painted so no two pieces are exactly alike. You can find plates, vases, dishes, sinks and many other earthenware in the Talavera style made to accommodate everyday use or to stand alone as a gorgeous household decoration. Inspired by the colourful and exotic artwork, I decided to visit a local ceramic painting shop to try and create my own Talavera masterpiece.

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