Over at The {NewNew} blog, there's a post about the wonderful world of decoupage (and a give-away from the fantabulous Wabisabi Brooklyn!):
Decoupage, derived from the French word decouper, meaning to cut out, is the creative art of assembling, pasting and varnishing paper cutouts for decorating objects. Techniques for decoupage are actually quite simple. If you can cut and paste, you already know most of the techniques involved. Basically, you cut out pictures; you glue the pictures onto an object; and then cover the object and pictures with a few coats of glue/decoupage medium to protect it. You can decoupage anything! From furniture to dishes to jewelry to home decor...the decoupager is limited only by his or her imagination.
Many wonderful Etsy artisans are featured, including one of my personal faves, Paperelle. Lauren, the woman behind the magic, has created line of eco-friendly origami and decoupage jewelry made with recycled papers.

Visit paperelle.etsy.com


MaryAnne LoVerme said...

Thanks for writing about this!

persuede said...

Oh, my pleasure...