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Sunday, 1 December 2013

Altered Candlestick....D

I have been a dabbling in my room on and off all week.  I had bought these candlesticks/candelabra from a charity shop.  



I decided to alter the single one for now.  The real pain was getting all the seed beads entwined the entire piece with huge glass crystals in between held on by really strong wire.  There were quite a few bad words spilling out especially when cutting myself on the jagged wire.

I painted white modelling paste all over with an overcoat of acrylic.  I had quite alot of narrow lace so glued 2 pieces on each of metal frames.  I then used pearl trim down the centre of the 2 pieces of lace, the base and candle tray.I used 3 resin roses and a crystal butterfly at the base.

  


This will be another gift however unsure who will recieve it as of yet.

 I do hope you like my latest project.  

Hugz and love 

Elaine aka Ellapu xxx


8 comments:

  1. Wow, Elaine, these are just gorgeous!
    Hugz,
    Chana

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  2. Wonderful project looks amazing, thanks for joining us at the Crafters Cafe this week

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  3. Lots of sparkle and bling there, fabulous make, thanks for joining us at Craftyhands Challenge Blog.

    Moira DT.

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  4. How very pretty they are ... Thanks so much for playing along with us at CCCB!!

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  5. Gorgeous make, so very pretty now. Lots of sparkle and bling there too.

    Thank you so much for coming over and joining in with our Challenge #3 'Sparkle and Bling' CraftyHands Challenge Blog.

    Great Big Huge Hugs

    Becca xx (DT member)

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  6. What a gorgeous gift that anyone would love! Thank you so much for playing along with the Anything Goes Challenge over at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog this week!

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  7. Oh my goodness, this is so gorgeous!! A stunning project. Thank you for joining us at CCCB! Hugs

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  8. That is beautiful, thanks for playing along with us at CCCB!

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Thank you for your comments. I really do appreciate them and they make my love of crafting much more worthwhile.
Hugz Elaine xx

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