Monday, September 1, 2014

Altered Bottle - Steampunk Owl


I altered an antique bottle for this project. The owl is a rubber stamp from Tim Holtz. The eyes and beak were colored with markers. I added some yellow paint directly to the bottle and then colored over it with oil pastels when the paint was dry. I added varnish to set all the colors. The bottle is embellished with rusty bits from the garage, spikes and a steampunk gear. The neck of the bottle was wrapped with twine.

I would like to enter this bottle in the following challenges:

A Step in the Dark - #9 steampunk
Left of Center - alter it+LOC
Suzy Bee's - #44 anything goes
Come and Get it - things with wings
Love to Scrap - #37 let's fly away
Simon Says Monday - bold
Through the Purple Haze (10) - #57 anything goes

♥ Wendy

13 comments:

  1. Hi Wendy and what a fabulous altered bottle I love that stamp

    I've just linked mine to Simon Says

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  2. A beautiful project, fabulous image - thanks so much for sharing with us at ASITD - good luck and hope to see you again xx

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  3. This is brilliant, I love to see altered items......
    Thank you for joining in our challenge (TTPH) Good luck x

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  4. So cute...Thanks for joining us this week...

    Andrea TTPH

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  5. Wendy that is fab...my hubby would love that with the owl...

    Fiona dT
    TTPH

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  6. Love your bottle and the image is perfect. Thank you for sharing your wonderful project with us at Come And Get It challenge.Neva

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  7. Really fabulous look to your bottle. Thanks for joining us at the Cone And Get It Challenge. Barb

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  8. oh waaaw such an innovative project and a great finishing look!! this owl is hypnotizing! love the rope at the top!
    ♥♥♥Thank you so much for entering our "Let's Fly Away" challenge at Love to Scrap!♥♥♥

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  9. I love Tim Holtz stamps and putting that owl on the bottle is very creative and clever!! Thanks for joining us at Through the Purple Haze Challenges again!
    Hugs
    Darcy

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  10. Hi, A lovely project, love the image. Thank you for joining A Step In The Dark this fortnight. Good luck and we hope to see you again soon.
    Hugs Erin DT & Co Owner x

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  11. Such a fun little bottle. I love that owl! Thank you for sharing your project with us this week for the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. ~Michelle

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  12. I always enjoy seeing different types of projects. This bottle is great and perfect for our challenge. Thanks for sharing at Love to Scrap.

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  13. Another fabulous bottle Wendy! I love these! Thanks for joining us at LOC Challenge #43 Alter it! Mo xxx

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