painted western belt

March 15th, 2010 in member junk     
suelovesjunk suelovesjunk, member
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i started painting some vintage leather hand tooled belts and purses. the local artisan group i'm in(holla bragg creek) did a leather demo at our last meeting and it got me inspired to do something with the stash i had been collecting/hoarding for years. i "arted up" the buckle too.

acrylic paint is best and then a wax to finish it.  for the belt buckles i use acrylics again and then a spray of top coat to finish.

i'll get more photos up soon


Pattern or design used: My own design - girly painted western belt and buckle
posted in: member junk, metal, funky, country, farm, pink, paint, leather, western, belt, cowgirl, girly, princess

Comments (5)

RanchDressing writes: Have you tried boots yet? Your belts look great! Posted: 6:33 pm on March 17th
ninnarae writes: I love the paint treatment- very creative! Posted: 6:55 pm on March 15th
MakinItHappen writes: Great idea! Posted: 1:05 pm on March 15th
karilelek writes: hey "neighbor", what flea market are you going to to get such great finds? want a junk date down in Nanton sometime? Posted: 12:33 pm on March 15th
alicemom writes: Cool!
smiles, alice Posted: 9:56 am on March 15th
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