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Panel for the children's room in bright colors
For a long time I wanted to make a fairy-tale panel for the children's room in bright colors. Psychologists advise for children to use gentle and pure colors: pink, yellow, blue and light green. Children love bright colors and fantasy stories, so this art work is for small dreamers.
How do I paint salt dough
Such a cozy panel with houses, which anyone can do. I want to share a step-by-step photo of the coloring of the work, because this is a very important point that many make incorrectly painting crafts from salt dough. Photo 1. We modeled houses with the salt dough on some basis. In my case, it's oval cast from gypsum. This can be a plywood craft blank or a photo frame. Salt dough details are glued to the basis using PVA glue. By the time of painting, the crafts must be dried.
salt dough panel
The new key holder with the houses is so warm and cozy. A window into the fairy-tale world. Can you imagine how such beauty meets you every day when you come home? .. Wall key holder - decorative panel "Houses" made with salt dough on plywood. 4 hooks for keys. 2 rear suspension. Painting gouache, watercolor and acrylic paints. It is covered with colorless furniture varnish. View from bottom to top.
Fairy city
I love beautiful houses. And this love has appeared after my trips to Europe (Paris, Vienna, Prague). I just walked through the old Central streets and admired the intricate architecture. And our dull urban boxes now depress me. So I decided to make a wall key holder  with fairy tale houses. First of all, I made a sketch of the future panels. I can not draw, so everything with a ruler, pencil and eraser.
Salt Dough Ornament Recipe
I've been using this recipe for 2 years. It's quick and easy to make. This recipe is my big secret but I 'll share it with you. 1 cup of fine table salt 2/3 cup of water 1.5-2 cups of flour Put a glass of fine salt into a medium bowl. Add tap water, no matter, warm or cold. Stir all, leave it for 5-10 minutes. 1. Salt is not dissolving completely. It's ok.