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Friday, 7 January 2011

"Wings" Altered Bottle

Hi Gang!

Well if you are like me, once Christmas is over you may have one or two empty bottles laying around :0) xx

I thought to myself................ this bottle is crying out to be altered! So that's exactly what I did lol!


Here is the "before" bottle, you may recognise it!
I started with Tim Holtz alcohol inks, blending and building up the colours directly on to the bottle. I then used a momento ink pad and stamped a butterfly on the bottle.

I chose some Tim Holtz Harlequin grunge board and coloured with the same inks used on the bottle. I then randomly chose different diamonds on the grunge board to colour with a metallic paint. I then went a little Melt Pot mad! I love love love to use my melt pot. I picked some background stamps, some from my stash some new ones from The Artistic Stamper, and some molds. I love to add embellishments inside the melted embossing powder, it just added some thing different.

I added a chain around the neck and dangled a melt pot embellishment from it using a rangers frame. I then finished off the lid with bronze paint, stamping a match butterfly on top and adding more melt pot art.

Lastly I made the bottle a little more regal looking buy adding a few liquid pearl dots.

I hope you have enjoyed looking xxxxx I would love to hear your comments! xx

Challenges:-

The Artistic Stamper Blog - Wings

The Sunday Stamper - Charms or Men or Both

Tip Top Tuesday - Metal Mickey

19 comments:

thread-bare said...

Oh Wow Tina!! This bottle is awesome. Wouldn't know where to start to create something as spectacular as this xx

Clare x

Maria (inkymits) said...

This looks like really expensive gift now,fantastic!!! x

Leanne said...

What a gorgeous creation!! This would be a fabulous entry in to the Top Tip Tuesday - Metal Mickey Challenge. You can enter as many times as you like!
Hope to see you there! Leanne xx

Joanne Gilch said...

T, what a creation! Luv the grungeboard elements and the way you colored that bottle in alcohol inks!!! Fabulous!

Shazza said...

this is amazing Tina x

Paula said...

stunning work Tina xx how crafty you are, fancy thinking of that!!!!
did you drink it first????

Hels Sheridan said...

Oooh I say Teens, this is GORGEOUS.. you should do more Altered Art hun cos you is good at it! Thanks for joining in with the Sunday sTamper and the AS CT challenge too xx

Fink said...

This is wonderful! I love how you can't figure out what kind of bottle it is :P

Carolynne said...

Wow this is awesome.

xx

Vee said...

Thanks so much for joining our challenge this week at Top Tip Tuesday. This is an amazing creation.
xx Vee

Minxy said...

Nice to see you altering again Tina, and how funny you would choose the exact same bottle i also saved to alter lol Love what you've done with it xx

Jules said...

Wow Teen....that's amazing :D,a woman of many talents :)
xxxxxxxxxx

craftytrog said...

Totally awesome art Tina! xx

PaulaM said...

Fantastic use of your left over bottle. You have done a fabulous job. Thanks for joining our challenge at Top Tip Tuesday.

Caroljenks said...

WOW! This is awesome....I am speachless - I wouldn't have clue!!!

An absolutely amazing project that has had so much hard work put into it - I LOVE IT!

Thanks for joining us over at Top Tip Tuesday this week :)

Carol x

Samantha said...

Wow this is AWESOME! what a brilliant project! so glad you have joined in on the Top Tip Tuesday challenge! Samantha :0)

dining table said...

You really did a great job on this one! The bottle turned out to be so awesome.

Jennie said...

Gorgeous piece :)) great idea!

Dawn said...

What a fab project! Looks like you had a lot of fun with this one!
Hugs
Dawn xxx