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Friday, 7 February 2014

Ching-Chou Kuik - Misty Allure along with Visible Image

 When we recently had a pot of Azera coffee I told my family I wanted the pot to recycle.  I knew exactly what I wanted it for, something for my friend and if we got another pot, one for me!!  I painted the pot first with two layers of gesso and then some blue/purple acrylic paint. 
 The backing papers I used were from my Perfect Papercrafting Companions General CD. On the plain purple paper I used a grunge flourish from Visible Image that I won recently in a challenge.  I have used a Sweet Pea Stamps image by Ching-Chou Kuik called "Misty Allure".  It is available as a digital stamp and rubber stamp.
 The "create with your soul" sentiment is a stamp from Visible Image.  I used it on the opposite side of the pot to the image.
 I added lace and ribbon around the top and bottom of the pot.  I have finished it off with some die-cut flowers (cut from papers from the CD), bought flowers, Prima butterflies (which were coloured with my purple Graph'it pen as an orange/yellow butterfly didn't match the colour scheme!!), branch with gems on it and pearl brads. 
This pot is just the right height to sort my tacky glue/Tonic glue to keep it facing down.
Perfect for my friend to keep her glue in.  I've just got to make one for myself now!!!

I am entering this decorated pot into the following challenges:

CD Sunday - Ribbon and bows
Pan Pastel - Anything goes
Pile it On - Ribbon
Top Tip Tuesday - Girly challenge
Craft Room Challenge - Ribbons and lace
Crafty Girls Challenge - Anything goes
Simply Create Too - Mother's day or for a female
Craftitude - Anything goes or Valentine's/love
Crafting with Dragonflies - Alter a tin or jar and the theme of vintage
Creative Fingers - Anything goes

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22 comments:

Wynn Walton said...

Kym this is beautiful. Your friend will love it. Thank you for sharing it with us at CD Sunday this week.

Crafting with dragonflies have an altered tin challenge. This would be perfect for it. Why not pop over and check it out.

Good luck Wynn DT xx

cheryl Baker said...

brilliant idea hun,love what you have created hugs cheryl xx

Diane MoneyGoolsby said...

Kym, Glad I'm first to comment on your beautiful 'up-cycled' project. Thank you for joining us at Simply Create Too for our Mother's Day/Female Challenge. Is Azerra coffee just in UK???--don't think I've seen it in our grocery--but I'm going to look very carefully because I want to make this project too. I have my glue upside-down in a coffee cup--this is much prettier.

Diane
Simply Create Too Design Team Member
http://DianesDigitalDesigns.blogspot.com

Diane MoneyGoolsby said...

Kym, Glad you're joining us at Simply Create Too for our Mother's Day/Female Challenge. Your friend is sure to love this up-cycled coffee pot for her glue--just beautiful!!!

Diane
Simply Create Too Design Team Member
http://DianesDigitalDesigns.blogspot.com

Terry said...

Wowzersss loving your project hun, thank you for sharing with the DT from PRemium Craft Brands Hugs Terry xxxx

sue-b said...

I love how you have done this Kym,great sentiments in a lovely font and a good idea too, i love to recycle things too.
Thanks for joining us at CD Sunday.
sue-b xx

Beryl said...

A gorgeous project Kym. Such a great idea.
Thank you for sharing it with us at CD Sunday.
Beryl xx
CD Sunday DT

Karon said...

Such a wonderful creation and love the image!

Susan Hogan said...

Kym, this is a lovely altered tin and a lovely thoughtful gift. I really like the sentiment. Thanks for sharing with us at Crafting with Dragonflies.

Carol said...

I love your recycling. I don't think that we do it enough but it always feels good when you have transformed something that would probably be thrown away.
Thank you for joining in with us at Cd Sunday.
Carol xx
CD Sunday DT Team B

Wynn Walton said...

Woo hoo you found us at Crafting with Dragonflies. I am so pleased. This is a wonderful altered tin. I love it. Thank you for sharing it with the Dragonflies this week.
Hugs Wynn DT xx

Lisa S. said...

Love this image and your crafty creation. Thanks for joining us at Top Tip Tuesday. Hugs, Lisa DT

crafty-stamper said...

Beautiful recycling love the beautiful image and colouring,great sentiment and love the lace and embellishments -thanks for joining us at Crafty Girls
Carol DT x

Leikkaan Mervi said...

Hi Kym
Fabulous altering, gorgeous pot and beautiful colouring.
Thank you for sharing at Craft-Room Ribbons and Lace Challenge;
good luck;-))m

cardsbyleona said...

Great make - love the purples! Leona (Creative fingers DT)

happyglitzygirl said...

Hi Kym, this is lovely, great sentiment and details, I am sure your friend will love it, thanks for playing along with us over at Crafing with Dragonflies, blessings Hilde

Debi said...

fab project! love the image and all the lace! Thanks for sharing with us at Craft Room challenge, Debi x

Granmargaret said...

Lovely card. thank you for joining the challenges at Craftitude and Creative Fingers.

Esther said...

What a great idea, and a beautiful gift for your friend...Thanks so much for sharing with us at Craft-Room..Esther xx

Bettina L. said...

Wow this is a gorgeous recycled pot of coffee. Love the purple and details with the flowers and lace. Thanks for playing at Top Tip Tuesday and good luck. Hope to see you back tuesday for another challenge. Bettina DT Member at Top Tip Tuesday xx

Yvonne Dunlop said...

Kym, love your ideas! Thanks for participating in the Mothers Day/Female challenge at Simply Create Too!

Yvonne

Simply Create Too Design Team Member
My Paper Station
http:// mypaperstation.blogspot.com

fiona walker said...

Hi Kym this is so beautiful thankyou for joining our challenge this fortnight at crafty girls.
Hugs
Fiona
Blog co-owner xx