Remember how excited and obsessed with silk painting I was? It hasn’t gone away. The difference is now I have actual silk paints!

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I even made myself a silk painting frame!

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So annoying to use because of the size, and kind of dangerous with all of these creepy hooks that I made… but also so useful!

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But what have I been doing with it? Well first stop was I’ve been making presents for lots of people! I decided this year to give most of my friends personalised silk scarves.

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This one was for Kim who likes subtle things and simplicity.

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This one was for Vanessa who is the most colourful person I know and who loves animals.

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This one is a work in progress for Christina who was having a bad week at the time and needed something bright to cheer her up. I used salt to make really pretty patterns inside the stripes.

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This one is also a work in progress for Celina. You can’t really see the design because at this point I hadn’t washed out the gutta or done much layering. If she lets me I’ll show you the finished design!

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This is one I made for myself. When it’s unfurled the design is pretty crap but when it’s all tied up, it makes the perfect rose for one of my handbags!

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I made this one with Sharpies.

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And this last one I was a gift for my Mum.

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This was the first one I did with the actual silk paint.

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So overall, silk painting is the best thing ever and I want to do so many of them! Different sizes and designs and all kinds of things! Endless possibilities!

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I need to calm down a bit and plan out some designs… I’m just so excited about it all! I don’t think I’ve ever been more excited about a craft before, wearable art for the win!