Sunday, 20 April 2014

Altered Bottle

OK - not the most imaginative title I know ! Does anyone else struggle for post titles ? Anyhoo - guess what - I've altered a bottle. A wine bottle to be exact, and yes I did have to force myself to make sure it was empty first although it is only a small 18.7cl bottle ! This was inspired by Craft Stampers current Take It Make it Challenge (the altering not the drinking) - 
I painted the bottle with Fresco finish Acrylic paint, then added a layer of Fresco Finish Crackle Glaze to the top half. While this was doing it's thing I stamped and coloured the Sheena Douglas (Creative Expressions) stamp onto tissue paper - I've coloured with water colour pencils.

Once the paint was dry I stamped Hero Arts polka dots and TH script onto the bottle before applying the tissue paper stamped image with Glue and Seal. Then it was just a case of finishing off with some lace, twine, a charm and roses.  
So as well as Craft Stamper Take it Make it I'm sharing my altered bottle here -
Rhedd's Creative Spirit - Altered Art
Tando Creative - Recycling
Splendiferous Creations - Alter It
Penny Black and More - Blossoms and Blooms

Thanks for popping by - Esther xx

16 comments:

  1. A beautiful contribiution to Craft Stamper's Take It Make IT challenge! LOVE your altered bottle - it is so delicate and shabbily beautiful! Awesome!

    Claudia x

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  2. That's a beautiful bottle, so pretty. Thanks for sharing with us at the Take It Make It Challenge, Elizabeth x

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  3. oh wow-don't worry about the title when the subject is as beautiful as this, what wonderful work, love it.
    Thanks for sharing with us at Penny Black & More this month.
    Lynn x
    DT

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  4. What a beautiful and delicate bottle! Thanks for joining us at the Take It Make It Challenge.

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  5. Super work Esther, fits our Blossoms and Blooms theme at Penny Black and More perfectly, thanks so much for joining in.

    B x

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  6. That's really gorgeous, love your bottle so beautifully painted and colored!!.. Thanks for sharing it with us at Tando challenge this month! Hugs, Coco x

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  7. Just stunning - wow!
    Alison x

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  8. Gorgeous! (and I'm glad our challenge hasn't inspired you to drink!!!) Thank you for playing along this month with the Craft Stamper Blog Challenge!

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  9. This is beautiful, I love the colours. Thank you for joining in with the Craft Stamper Blog challenge ... good luck! Linda x

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  10. This is so pretty, I love the soft colour scheme. Thanks for joining us at Craft Stamper Take It, Make It!

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  11. Gorgeous work on the bottle Esther, love it!
    Thank you for joining in with the Take it ,make it challenge.
    xxx

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  12. Oh Esther, this is so beautiful!!!! I am glad that you made sure the bottle was empty, the joys of altering it hahaha!!!! Thank you for joining us over at Tando xxx

    Oh and I have awful trouble with post titles too x

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  13. Beautiful and romantic! Thank you for participating in the Craft Stamper challenge!

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  14. Love that you checked it was empty LOL - girl after my own heart x Stunning creation xx

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  15. How stunning, love the image of the Lupins,my mother grew these every year...beautifully decorated and a lovely entry in to our challenge over at Rhedd's Creative Spirit...x

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  16. Absolutely gorgeous, and such a fantastic idea. I want to have a go myself now! Thank you for entering your project at Rhedd’s Creative Spirit. Sammy-x

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