This week over on the PaperArtsy Blog as you will know from my previous post, it has been the end of semester #3UP week when Leandra devises a special challenge for lucky random applicants. I was one of those lucky enough to be drawn from the hat which resulted in my JoFY mirror but today I have a little altered bottle for which I took inspiration from Cazz's altered box and my friend Helen's hanging piece on the very first night of the week which was using mainly products designed by the lovely Lin Brown.. If you haven't already been keeping an eye on the PaperArtsy Blog all week I would recommend a visit as the inspiration from PaperArtsy fans throughout the week has been phenomenal.
As I am very short of time today I won't give a blow by blow account of what I did but will just show a series of pics from the original 'bare' bottle as I found it in the charity shop through to the finished jobbie! Originally I started this bottle to enter another challenge which I ran out of time for so I decided to change my idea completely to play with the #3UPpers.
When I found the bottle it had some awful gold embossing all over it and it took me ages to melt it & get it off, lol!
It was worth it to get this awesome crackle from PaperArtsy Fresco paints and their crackle glaze.
Close up of the crackle, stencilling and painted Grunge Paste.
If I'd had more time I would have done some shrink leaves and probably shrunk the butterfly too as the original images onto card are a tad too big for the bottle but never mind, it was still fun to do.
Right, I must dash to do my link up. Till next time.......