Hello my crafty friends. I would like to share with you all my Winter themed mixed media altered wine bottle. I had so much fun altering this bottle. What better way to turn an everyday item you would normally toss in the trash than to turn it into a wonderful home decor piece you will enjoy looking at.

 

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When you first start to alter your bottle its always best to rinse it out really good and try to remove as much of the labels as possible. I like to take a sheet of sand paper and run it up and down the bottle so that what ever I decide to adhere to my bottle will have something to hold on to.   I covered the entire surface with tissue paper and white glue, while still wet I started to add all my chipboard pcs. and my image, once dry I covered the entire surface with white gesso (even the chippies) and while still wet sprinkled a lot of glitter all over the bottle.  I then came with a lite shade of blue and pale pink color sprays and randomly sprayed the bottle.  I guess the only down fall to altering bottles for me is the DRY time.. It can take for ever.  A day later it was time to embellish..

 

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At this point it all I needed to add where a few flowers, more glitter, micro beads, pearls, and flat back pearls and crystals.

Here are the Creative Embellishment Items I used,

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   * LARGE SNOWFLAKE SET – http://creativeembellishments.com/large-snowflake-set.html

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* SMALL SNOWFLAKE SET – http://creativeembellishments.com/chipboard-snowflakes.html

 

fan lace-800x800* LACE BOARDER 1 – http://creativeembellishments.com/lace-border-1.html?search=LACE

 

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* HARLEQUIN LATTICE PANEL – http://creativeembellishments.com/chipboard/6-x-6-lattice-panels/harlequin-lattice.html

 

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I hope you have as much fun altering bottles as I do. Thanks for stopping by.  Till next time, “Happy Crafting”