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Friday, December 16, 2016

Xmas Bottle Vase & Daisy Elf

Recycled an Angry Orchard (daughter likes AO) bottle to make this Christmas Bottle Vase.

Spray painted the empty bottle. Added some ribbon. Stamped a tag. Can you see the word 'BEE' & the Bee I made from felt and used some cardboard/chipboard on back of it for dimension?

Daisy the Elf meets up with Johnny Depp as The Mad Hatter (cardboard life-size figure that I got free from BlockBuster when The Mad Hatter came out on DVD and they were going to toss it in the dumpster).

Supplies List 

ink: Memento Rhubarb Stalk
Lawn Fawn: stamp/die - Let's Play - Bee
machine: Sizzix BIGkick
marker: Marvy Snow
material: felt 
other: silk Poinsettias, floral greenery
paper: cardstock - My Mind's Eye Holiday Damask Paper (sentiment tag)
Paper Smooches: stamp - Be Merry - sentiment
  modified sentiment by cutting 2 words apart & masking w/ washi tape to get
recycle: Angry orchard (AO) bottle, cardboard/chipboard to give Bee dimension
ribbon: Holiday Inspirations 
spray paint: Rust-oleum Glitter Silver
Tim Holtz: Distress Ink - walnut stain  used to distress the twine   ink - Ranger Jet Black
tool: MISTI 
twine: red/white  distressed using TH Dist Ink

Entering this into the following challenges:

12/16   CHNC Christmas Ch311 Colour Gray or Silver   UE  12/10

12/20   Mod Squad Ch Chipboard        3E(#2)  12/14
12/20   Simon Says Stamp Wed Gift It    5E(#1)   12/14

12/24   4th Annual Elf Antics Linky Ch   Elf & Red Comments   1Eper day  nostack   11/25
12/24   Dragonfly Journeys Ch81 Snow Day  UE  12/11 
   Snow - the greenery in the vase has snow on it

12/28   Dies R Us Ch63 Snow   3E(#2)   12/15
  Snow - the greenery in the vase has snow on it

12/28   Paper Smooches Dec Ch Winter Holidays New Years    UE  12/1

12/31   Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Ch Extra Dec 2016   UE  12/
12/31   Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper Dec 2016 Ch   UE  12/1
12/31   DLART Dec Linky Ch   1Eperday no stacking   12/1

1/7   Pile It On #123 Any Holiday/Celebration   UE  12/11


  1. It BEE nice gift! Like the idea and some work here!! Blessings

  2. So clever! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘SNOW’ challenge at Dies R Us! Please come back again soon!

    Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS Please come for a visit.

  3. What a great friend for Daisy. Nice to see her out and about. Great project you have made too Melissa.

  4. FAB UpCycle! Love your project and your creative tag! Thanks so much for playing along with us again at The Mod Squad Challenge Donna, Challenge Host.

  5. such an easy but fun gift, luv the outcome! I am so glad you played along with us at simon says stamp wednesday challenge!

    blog-paperie blooms

    sparkle & shine, kindness *~*

  6. Great gift. Thanks for joining us at CHNS patterned Paper Challenge this month hope to see you again in 2017.