Sunday, November 27, 2011

Bunny Ornament with The Graphics Fairy

In  late November?  Sure, especially if the recipient has a bunny for a pet.  I have downloaded many bunny images from The Graphics Fairy, because I always think of my friend when I see them.

Isn't that image great?  I used this technique a few weeks ago in this project, and I wanted to see if I could use it for a glass ornament.  It turns out that you can!

The ornament had already been painted with white acrylic paint on the inside.  I smoothed out the tissue as much as possible, but I don't mind the wrinkles that were left behind at all.

I used a small sponge to apply some paints from Martha Stewart (Seaweed, Putting Green, and Sterling).  Maybe it's just me, but in this picture he looks a little concerned.

I added some black and silver string for a little bow, and called it finished.

I'm so excited to give this to my friend!

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  1. Darlinnnng bunny onrament! Just trying to figure out how you get a flat image on a very round (ball) surface without distorting it! You have SKILLS! Gonna re-read and see if you have some tips/links I missed.

    Thanks for sharing!

    Visiting from GraphicFairy's BRAG MONDAY linky party :D
    Smiles, Suzanne at WhyCuzICan in NW Illinois

  2. Love this project thanks for sharing...I have just checked out sarah's instructions...Eureka! I was going to try putting photos on canvas by printing onto silk but tissue paper is way cheaper! Thanks guys xx

  3. What a lucky friend you have! I like this very much, and I think the wrinkles are perfect. I'd like to try this myself.

  4. Because, of course, Bunnies are for Christmas! I'm glad it's not just me! I came here from Graphics Fairy

  5. Very cute. Thanks so much for sharing this and linking to the technique.
    Found you through the GF's Brag Monday.

  6. Christine - I found you though the GF link party. I just love your style and your blog. I was awarded the "Versatile Blogger Award" last week, and I'd like to pass it on to you. If you'd like to accept the award, you can find the details here:

    Thanks for the inspiration!

  7. I've never seen this done before--I love it! Now I want to see what I can do with tissue paper and modge podge to make grandparent gifts this year :)

    Thanks for the idea!

    ♥ Bethany

  8. Congrats on being Featured Crafter at Brag Monday this week, Christine! I knew you would, that ornament is adorable!!!!! (Go grab your button if you haven't already- you more than earned it with this sweet bunny project)

    Smiles to you,
    Suzanne at WhyCuzICan

  9. Such a beautiful, heirloom quality ornament, Christine!

  10. This is a very sweet image. He looks perfect amidst all the greenery. :)

  11. Saw your bunny ornament at The Graphics Fairy. So sweet - You did such a fantastic job and it's such a creative idea.


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