Monday, May 30, 2011

Feels like a Sunday...

Happy Memorial Day......Evening!  Wow has it been busy around here...

How about the winner of my pendant, since I said I would tell you about eight hours ago!  Kendra Smith--congratulations to you!!  I will send you an email, and we'll get this cutie out to you...


Just under the wire, I recycled a glass jar using paint and a pretty label from The Graphics Fairy.  


This started out as an olive jar, which I saved for it's shape.  I mixed up some paint, using blue, black, and white acrylic paints.  I poured it into the jar and swirled (technical term) it until the inside was covered.


I love this label, it's really stunning...I trimmed it with pretty scissors and Mod Podged it to the jar.  I finished it off with some fancy ribbon from my ever-growing collection {insert eye roll here}.  When it's completely dry, I will put some fake flowers in it...I just don't think water would work with the paint.

I hope that you all enjoyed your long weekend!



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5 comments:

  1. Great idea! I can imagine a whole row of these on a creamy distressed shelf. Thanks for sharing.

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  2. So cute, I love the label, and the paint techniques is such a great idea! FOund you at a little birdie told me!

    Carlee
    www.ladybirdln.com

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  3. I love three day weekends but they also throw me completely off so I don't know what day it is. I do know this is gorgeous!

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  4. You have such a great eye for color and vintage designs!

    Your creativity is always so welcome and appreciated at Rook No. 17.

    Jenn

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