Saturday, 17 October 2009

Altered Bottle Tops


We have a new Flickr group called 'Art 'n Soul' . The group challenges run every month and the first challenge is to alter 3 bottle tops....


Here is my entry. The pics were from a book by Hot Off The Press called 'Easy Peasy Jewellery' and they have the added bonus of having matching acetate overlays, intended for making pendants, rings etc.

I thought they were perfect for the inside of the bottle tops!

I have edged the inside of each top with some seed beads and then added a scrap of vintage lace and a silver heart charm at the bottom.
There is a challenge at Dezinaworld to use lace in a project... OK there isn't a lot of lace on this piece but there is a teeny weeny piece!

10 comments:

  1. Oh its gorgeous !! and yep maybe a scrap but what a gorgeous lace scrap it is and how beautifully featured too. Great work and thanks for joining in on the challenge too Viv
    hugs June xxx

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  2. wow viv..this is super dooper...lovin the idea..very clever...the colour too is fab..done credit to the challenge...lvs u sassxxxxxx

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  3. OOh Brilliant vivvy, love the idea, good luck with the challenge darl xxxxxxxxxx

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  4. great idea. lovely colours and gorgeous piece of lace, the shape of it works so well.

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  5. Hello, darlin'.
    I came in to contact you through this avenue because I can't get into Flickr today. Everything else is navigating just fine, so I guess it's NOT just me.
    Hope you are having a lovely day.
    X0
    n

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  6. Viv these are lovely, could see them used on a small, elegant Christmas table decoration - or are the ytoo time consuming?

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  7. Stunning, loving your blog Viv!

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