You're So Transparent!

December 29th, 2009 in member junk     
MakinItHappen MakinItHappen, member
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I got the idea for this from a similar item I saw in a store, except it was in a picture frame. I wanted mine to be transparent, so I photocopied an old postcard onto a sheet of acetate, then I put the same sheet back in the copier and copied a botanical print from an out-of-copyright magazine. I then sandwiched the acetate between two pieces of glass from old picture frames and put it all together with copper tape.


posted in: member junk, artwork, glass

Comments (8)

janetleecarl writes: Such a great idea. I wondered how that was done!!
And yes, when you go to buy something like this, it IS expensive. Posted: 5:49 pm on January 19th
SantaClaus writes: This kind of picture frame is VERY pricey where I live - now I can make my own! Thanks for the details. Posted: 11:11 am on January 9th
shabbychick writes: Wow! I love this - it's just beautiful! I'm going to have to try this too. (Can't wait to see what you come up with Alice!!) :)

Kathy Posted: 11:27 pm on January 2nd
CleverThinker writes: This looks great! It would be fun to make about a dozen of these and install them into a folding screen made of 2"x 2"s....you could separate a dining area from a living room with a see thru screen....or maybe make a fireplace screen...or a short divider that could sit on a sofa table. I like that it can create a sense of privacy, stopping the eye in some spots, but letting you see thru in others. Great idea! Posted: 2:10 pm on December 30th
suewhitney writes: This is lovely! Looks like you have been a busy junker since I left. Thanks so much for sharing this idea.

Be Well,
Sue Posted: 11:19 am on December 30th
alicemom writes: Very clever. I love the look! Mayhaps I try it!
smiles, alice Posted: 11:05 pm on December 29th
monakent writes: What a super idea!!! I would have NEVER thought of doing that. LOVE the way it turned out. Great job!!! gailmarie Posted: 7:14 pm on December 29th
RustyDiva writes: Very pretty ~ love the aged look of it. Posted: 3:23 pm on December 29th
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