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Saturday, 16 May 2015

Altered Jar *

is now a pen pot for my craft room.  I found this old pickle jar laying about screaming out at me to have a makeover - I mean after all I took a lot of time to give it a good scrub to get the pickle smell to go lol.  

I wound twine round the jar top to bottom - sticky tape to stick it.  I then cut out the bird and butterfly from a paper napkin and used mod podge to adhere it.  I then used some raffia for the top.  I used hessian for the base.

A small amount of hessian left over found itself transformed into  a flower. I tied several knots using the raffia for the flower center.  
That's it for now - maybe back later if I find some time to play lol

Hugz for all

xxx

8 comments:

  1. What a fabulous idea to cover the jar with string, I love it.
    xxx Hazel.

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  2. fabulous transformation and love the hessian flower
    carol x

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  3. What an incredible project! Very clever, very unique. Thanks for sharing on the Craft-Dee BowZ challenge this month!

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  4. Love this, the paper napkin is such a clever idea. Creative Blessings, Tracy x

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  5. Love this! It's so different and unexpected! Thanks for sharing and joining us at Inspiration Destination. Hope to see you again and good luck!
    Ema
    IDCB Owner

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  6. Very clever. Great take on the ' Wings' theme. Love it!

    Thanks for taking part in the Craft for the Craic Challenge.

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  7. Very good! Great work! Thank you for joining us on Craft for the Craig. Henryka DT.

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  8. Lovely Project! Thanks so much for joining us at the artbymiran Challenge Blog.

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Hugz Elaine xx

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