Skip to main content

Victorian Bottle





Hi! Francine here again with my latest post and project. This month Altered Pages and IMAGINE Crafts are partnering.  What great projects everyone on the team has been creating. Today I decided to share an altered Victorian bottle.

This would make a lovely gift for any woman or keep it for yourself to decorate a part of your home.

Decoupage the bottle with Glitz Papers "French Kiss" from Altered Pages.  Then go over the papers with IMAGINE Crafts Pistachio and Peanut Brittle Ink  to give it a distressed look.


Embellish the bottle with fabric flowers, Sari Ribbon, leaves, trims, adhesive glue.  Add a rub-on that says "with all my heart".  I also added a little bit of gold seed beads.



You can see this is on the front and the third picture is the back.




I love making Victorian items, I had so much fun making this, keep your eyes out for more awesome goodies to come your way~

Supplies Used:
IMAGINE Craft/Tsukineko Memento Luxe pistachio
IMAGINE Craft/Tsukineko Memento Luxe Peanut Brittle
Glue
Glitz Paper 6" French Kiss
Sari Ribbon
Seed Beads
Rub-on

From my stash: Bottle, fabric flowers, leaves, rub-on, lace.

Don't forget to check back all month
to see what the team is creating
with our partner

Altered Pages is having a GIVEAWAY during the month of June to celebrate our partnership with IMAGINE Crafts/Tsukineko. You can win by leaving comments on our blog posts. Comment every day for more chances to win! The winner will be drawn July 1st.

Comments

  1. Loving all the layers and textures used , very striking result .x

    ReplyDelete
  2. I love decoupage! Very pretty, Francine.

    ReplyDelete
  3. I would never have thought of "Victorian-izing" a bottle. Pretty!

    ReplyDelete
  4. What a fun gift idea! Lovely Victorian look and feel to it. Beautiful work Francine!
    Thanks for sharing!!

    ReplyDelete
  5. What a fantastic altered bottle I am going to have to try making one for myself. Thanks for the inspiration!!!

    ReplyDelete
  6. It's a Victorian vision of loveliness! Wonderful altered bottle! TFS :)

    ReplyDelete
  7. That is so beautiful! I have been wanting to make something similar for quite some time.

    ReplyDelete
  8. I bet that is more spectacular in person! GREAT JOB upcycling!

    ReplyDelete
  9. Love all things Victorian, and you nailed it on this beautiful bottle.

    ReplyDelete
  10. Gorgeous altered bottle♥

    ReplyDelete
  11. Fantastic job. Love all the elements used. The ribbon flowers are very pretty.

    ReplyDelete
  12. Such a interesting transformation Francine, I love the shabby victorian stylings of this project.

    ReplyDelete
  13. Thank you everyone for your kind words

    ReplyDelete
  14. So pretty. I love altering bottles too. This one is fabulous!

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

DINA WAKLEY Featured Artist

We are SO Proud to present Dina Wakley with her ART and February Tip  (oops, she says she is totally disorganized, so there is HOPE for all of us!)



Dina Wakley is a mixed-media artist and teacher. She loves everything about art: creating it, thinking about it, looking at it, and teaching it. Dina is passionate about teaching art. She teaches both in-person and online workshops.  She is a docent at the Phoenix Art Museum, where she gives tours to school groups and gets kids excited about art. As a Ranger Signature Designer, Dina designs a line of mixed-media art supplies that includes acrylic paints, mediums, brushes, rubber stamps, stencils, and more. Look for the Dina Wakley Media Line by Ranger at a store near you.  Dina's books Art Journal Freedom and Art Journal Courage are available now. Also look for three new North Light DVDs starring Dina, available this month: "Art Journal Mark Making and Throwing Ink," Art Journal Color Courage," and "Art Journal Stenci…

Rolling with my Gel Press

I love experimenting with different ways to create texture and interest on my Gel Press and for many years now I have turned to fun foam to help do this when monoprinting.  I love to team the fun foam with my dies to create my own stamps and texture plates.  I used this techniques for my prints in January that I shared here on the blog. There are lots of dies that have detail, meaning lots of scrap pieces which you can randomly stick onto cardboard giving you a stamp as well as using the actually die cut shape as a stamp.  Another idea is using them attached to a toilet roll to create a brayer like roller was shared at my local scrapbook store and on a video by Birgit Koopsen last year.  I love playing with this method. The toilet roll is slipped over a paint roller handle.


Here you can see some of my texture creations that I have on hand for my play today.

One texture I love is created using a piece of burlap ribbon, which I have stuck onto a toilet roll. My first layer above used th…

The Gift Card Card

Robin here and today I have a project for you that is a fun way to give gift cards or cash.  

You will need two envelopes for this project.  One is what the post office calls the 6 1/4 Commercial envelope.  When I was growing up we just called it a letter envelope.  It's a smaller rectangle than the #10, being just 3 5/8" x 6 1/4".  The other is a standard A6.  I chose the A6 because it fits inside the letter envelope when it's folded in half and it's also large enough to hold a check or cash, as well as a gift card.



With the flap against the body of the envelope, fold it in half from side to side.  Cut the flap in half and trim the inside cuts at an angle so that they don't interfere with the fold or get bunched up. 



Decorate the flap side of your envelope.  This will be the inside of your card.  Fold the envelope again and decorate the side that will be the front of your card.





Cut a panel of card stock to fit inside the 6 1/4 Commercial (letter) envelope.  Att…