Some while back (something approaching 15 years ago! ) I was given a ceramic dragon by ceramic artist and silversmith Sue Burns. It is a lovely dragon hand carved and fired in stoneware. It has moved house with me 3 times and is still in its bubble wrap.
Why has it taken so long to get around to displaying it? Because it is fragile and I wanted to put in into a case to protect it.
I did find one frame but this was broken in our move from Birmingham to Staffs Moorlands (before I ever actually fixed the dragon into it!). I duly wrapped the dragon away again for safe keeping until I found something suitable.
This week I found just the thing in a PDSA shop in Newcastle for the princely sum of £4.99.
The decoupage cutouts were prised free of the glue and I was left with the picture behind it.
A sheet of backing paper soon covered that and the dragon will look quite splendid – though I am tempted to paint the frame gold 🙂 Once I can lay my hands on a glue gun I will secure the dragon in place!
This may take a year or two – one can’t rush these things…