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Okanagan, BC, Canada
Welcome to my crafting blog. After retirement, my husband and I moved to a beautiful location in the Okanagan area of British Columbia. I love all paper crafts including mixed media, journaling and cards. I also dabble in papermaking, photography, fibre art, and altered books. I am an active member of several card and mixed media groups and on the design team of several challenge blog. I love the world of blogging, it has opened many doors for me. My favourite quote is by Maya Angelou. “You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” I hope you join me in my search for my creative side. Thanks for stopping by!


Friday, August 2, 2019

Altered Glass Plate with Rice Paper

This is my project for the month of August at Creative Artiste.  As always the theme at Creative Artiste is anything goes as long as it is mixed media and/or altered art. 


This is what I started with

I decoupaged this glass plate I found at a thrift store.  I  just loved the shape of it. I used my scraps of Stamperia rice paper using Pentart  Decoupage Varnish and Glue for Ceramics. There are 3 different rice paper patterns for the design.  I first decoupaged the rice paper to the bottom of the glass.  Once I was  satisfied with the design  and the the papers were  dry I  painted a couple of layers of white acrylic paint on top of the rice paper and then painted a couple of coats of dark green acrylic paint.  To complete the project I added Glamour Metallic Paint in rich gold  along the edges of the plate. 

Side view

I decided to use the rest of my paper on a white candle and the base I made for it.

Thank you for stopping by and have a creative month.  Hope you would join us this month. Pop over to our challenge blog to be inspired by the projects of our talented design team. 

I am entering this project in the following challenges:

An Inky Mess - Anything Goes
Crafty - Creations - Anything Goes
Crafting with Attitude- Anything Goes
A Bit More Time to Craft- Anything Goes


  1. I don't know how you come up with so many great ideas. This is a beautiful transformation. [Bunny]

  2. So elegant and charming! Beautiful transformation.

  3. You blow me away each month with your Mixed Media talent Judy. This month is no exception. Such softness and so delicate. Love them.

  4. Gorgeous! Thank you for joining us over at Crafty Creations for this fortnights challenge.
    Crafty Creations DT

  5. That's an amazing transformation - the rice paper is made to look even more beautiful by the glassy surface. I've got some lovely rice papers by Stamperia too, and have been wondering how best to make use of them. I'm now going to keep an eye out for glass to decoupage! The candle looks good too. Thanks so much for the inspiration.
    Alison x

  6. This looks absolutely gorgeous!! This would be a wonderful way to make unique Christmas themed items too! (I'm a Christmas nut!!)

  7. Beautiful choice of paper Judy you really have maximised the word upcycle and created not one but two magnificent pieces. Rice paper is such a versatile medium to use and you have displayed exactly that. Amazing and inspiring, thank you for sharing.
    Creative wishes Tracey