Wednesday, May 8, 2013

alter it with whimsical wednesdays

happy wednesday:) are you ready for another fun challenge :) this week over at WWC were challenging you to alter something :) one of my fave things to do. be sure to check out the rest of the dts very awesome projects as always you will be amazed :) and be sure to share your projects with us we love when you do!
we have another generous sponsor V's sweet ideas who are offering our winner a $10.00 gift certificate to their store. thanks so much v's :)
im entering this over at where diane is having a fun anything goes linky party this month be sure to stop by her blog  i know shed love it if you did :)
for this challenge i altered a tin can

i sprayed the can with some sealer, then painted with acrylic paint (white and sand and gold) added some burlap ribbon and tweed ribbon. then i hot glued this on a coaster that i inked then added moss and flowers

 i glued two mini claypots added some moss inside forming a little nest with it , and teensy bird eggs
 then glued a birdie on the pot.
i added this gazing ball i made  by gluing together some wood spindles  and dowel caps (hobby lobby) i also painted them roughly. the ball is a clear marble i colored with alcohol ink, glued it atop. super easy but hella cute eh:) 
i took a mini envie and added a tea bag. i adore these cutsie envies the tea bag fits perfectly inside. i just closed it with a glue dot.stamped it with random bird stamp and added the tag using one of the stamps from the everyday sentiments set.
hope ive inspired ya some :) thanks so much for the visit your sweet comments always make mem smile, thank you for that! happy craftin! cant wait to see your project!xxxshelly


Stephanie said...

Wow, what a super fun springy altered project. You can really see all the thought that went onto it. So many beautiful details. I love the little envelope with the tea bag!!

Friday said...

Wow is right!! Awesome job on your altered project shelly. I wouldn't have guess it was a tin can. I love the pots and birds. Great job.

Nana said...

Awesome.Love it.
Have a creative day.
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DIANA L. said...

I love it. I am inspired to enter this I have so much stuff that I could reuse. I love alll your birdie stuff- great take on the challenge
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DonnaMundinger said...

So cute, Shelly! Would love to have this sitting in a corner somewhere. xxD

DaileyScrapper said...

Wow. So many beautiful details. It must had taken you a long time to make. It's beautiful!!! Love it!

Nanne said...

Oh my Shelly.. This is definitely such an amazing project, time consuming as well.. But I absolutely LOVE it.. so many wonderful details..

Georgiana said...

Impressive project! I love all the layered pots and the sweet bird perched on top.

Margie said...

Shelly, you are rocking these altered projects and totally turning me into a hoarder. I now have 3 cans and two huge Quaker Oats containers stashed in the closet waiting for a spark to go off in my brain. I absolutely love what you did with this! Looks like a lot of work and thought went into it. Those little bird eggs are adorable!