Hello beautiful souls,
The being inspired by your own work continues. If you remember from my last post I was inspired by my new website to create some matching packaging. This week is no different when it comes to inspiration except this time I was inspired by one of my newest necklace designs, "Om Gypsy".
I love it when my supplies compliment each other so well. I wanted to create a matching dread headband to match the gorgeous earthy colors of the necklace so I hand mixed some fabric paints to match and got to work. Here is a livestream I did on Instagram of me creating the headband. I used the same starting and measuring techniques as one of my previous dread headband posts so for the technical stuff you can go here.
I started my headband out with the seven jewels stencil.
I hand-mixed my fabric paints to match my necklace. I mixed some: mulberry, burnt orange, and overlapped the two colors to create a nice brown and layered the stencil 3 times to make the design long enough to fit across the headband so it went from ear to ear.
Next I used the lotus stencil and attempted to use a metallic paint. The metallic was too light so I decided to make a darker brown as the first layer and then layered a glittery layer on top.
I wanted to add an Om symbol in the lotus so I used the Om from the Chakras 2 pocket stencil for the nice little details.
Here is the finished "Surreptitous Lotus" headband design.
I even modeled it with the matching jewelry.
How do you create complimentary pieces of art? What are your favorite materials to use?
Love, light, and highest vibrations,
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