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Dancing On Air

Time for Tuesday Treasures again and the treasure on my card today are the buttons I have made, love making these.
The reason I call them my treasures is because they are bottle tops which Andrew crushed for me so that I can make pretty things with them. Now I don’t think he really understands my obsession with crafting but if there is any heavy donkey work to be done he will help. I have a box full of crunched up bottle tops just waiting to be turned into little treasures. Thanks babe.

Both bottle tops have been Gessoed, whilst still wet I added pieces of voile gauze, the first I made two holes for the cotton to go through then added crackle accents, my second I again added voile but this time added a piece of purple material plus the crackle accents. This piece started off as a 6″ x 6″ piece of cereal box, Gessoed then added pieces of cotton voile gauze, the beautiful stamped image is from Crafty Individuals and coloured with copics. Another thing my little treasure did was buy me all the copics ahhhhh.

Another fave thing I did … haven’t done it for a while though is printed onto kitchen roll then die cut with various dies before adding to the edges. Love the dimpled effect you get when you use a quilted piece of kitchen roll. Below are the two images I printed out.

Entering for – Bunny Zoe’s Challenge – Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp & Show – Anything Goes
CMC Copic Challenge – Anything Goes
The Stamp Man Challenge – Favourite technique – Love these buttons
CCEE Stampers – Make your own buttons or brads
Craft Room Challenge – Add Fabric
Joanna Sheen Challenge – Remember When

Shirl

21 Responses to “Dancing On Air”

  1. AlieHdV says:

    How sweet this creation is Shirl…love the lace and the vintage style!

    greetings, Alie 🙂

  2. Paula says:

    Hi Shirley this so beautiful, Firstly you have coloured the stamp wonderfully, such a beautiful shade, I love your vintage buttons, what a good Hubby. Secondly love your printed kitchen roll. Never heard of that before. Do you have to stick it to paper first? Want to have ago now LOL. xx

  3. irene chillman says:

    Wow the colouring on your lady is gorgeous Shirl, she really stands out, love the bottle tops, does this mean Andy gets to drink more beer,lol. Such a beautiful project.
    Good old cereal boxes,eh, I’ve quite a stock pile at the moment, so it must be time for you to come home for a visit. Think I have sorted my word verification.
    Irene xx

  4. Tracy Evans says:

    Gorgeous, beautiful flowers, lace and embellishments. Love the colouring on her dress. Thanks so much for joining in the Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge. Tracy x

  5. Claire C says:

    Wow Shirley this is just beautiful, so many gorgeous details I could look at it all day. I love the way you’ve used the bottle caps and what a fab idea to print on kitchen roll, I’ll have to give that a try
    Claire xx

  6. Cindy says:

    Hello Shirley, gorgeous card, love that lady image! I am intrigued by your kitchen roll technique – you actually put it through the printer? Thanks for popping by to see me and adding my draw to your side bar. There is a draw every month so I hope to see you again! BTW there was nothing wrong with your commenting, I have blog owner approval set up so you don’t see comments stright away. It’s less of a fag for commenters but means I still have some control to stop spam etc. Best wishes, Cindy

  7. Dot L says:

    Hi Shirl…I think you are having heaps of fun with these bottle tops! And they look absolutely fabulous. And the main image is amazing!!! Wow.
    Dot x

  8. Wohow, those buttons are wonderful, they are very unique. A fantastic card.

  9. irene chillman says:

    Keep popping over to admire the colouring on the lady’s dress. I think I need you to give me some lessons, can I pay you in cake,lol.
    Hope you and Andy have a good weekend.
    Irene xx

  10. Avril B says:

    Hi Shirley, This is a fabulous card and love those buttons.
    Avril xx

  11. Moira Gray says:

    your work is wonderful, works of art.
    congratulations on joining Craftymess xx

  12. Brenda Brown says:

    How did I miss this little treasure then? This is such a gorgeous card Shirley, so delicate and pretty. I just love the stamp, colouring and all the fabric, your buttons and the stamped kitchen roll – all of it is just amazing. I love it and thanks for joining me at Tuesday treasures.
    hugs xoxox

  13. Daniele says:

    this is so pretty, just loving this stamp …..well I am biased,and what a great idea printing onto kitchen paper, amazing creation
    hugs

  14. Zoechaos says:

    Brilliant treasures and so very creative gorgeous project. thank you for sharing with us at Craft-Room Challenge XOXO Zoe

  15. Suzanne B says:

    Hello Shirley……….your creation is just out of this world. I don’t know where to start it’s truly beautiful…cannot think of enough adjectives to explain lol:) Thank you for entering the “use fabric” Craft Room challenge this fortnight…Wishes, Suzanne 🙂

  16. Jan Ltc says:

    This is beautiful, thanks for joining us at JSC xx Jan GDT

  17. Maria says:

    Wow, this is fabulous! I love the way you’ve used your fabric on this, and I would never that thought that was kitchen roll! It looks fantastic. Thanks for sharing your creation with us at the Craft-Room Challenge.

    Maria x

  18. Debi Ryan says:

    very pretty and I love all the soft textures, thanks for sharing at craft room challenge, debi x

  19. Hazel says:

    This is gorgeous, I love how you’ve put all the elements together and your buttons are beautiful. Thank you for joining us at Craft-Room Challenge.
    xxx Hazel.

  20. NGCARDS says:

    This is an adorable creation hun! Thanks for playing along at Joanna Sheen! xxx

  21. Mina says:

    wow beautiful design Shirl, I love the beautiful image too…thanks for joining in with our Bunny Zoe’s Crafts monthly challenge
    Mina xxx

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