18 September 2007

black & white

black and white
I got an amazing package in the mail just before heading off to Art*Play last week. It was from Amber Dawn and in addition to some yumminess we traded for were the returns from the Black & White charm swap she invited me to participate in. I wish I had had time to add them to a bracelet before the workshop but I didn't, oh well. I got them all out again today to photograph and I am itching to get a bracelet blank to add them to.

The little bottles are mine. They are mini vials from a hospital or some such and I filled them with mica and silver glass glitter along with the word "bloom" printed out on old ledger paper and cut into strips. I applied rub ons to the outside of the vial and then inserted the stopper and coated the entire piece with diamond glaze. After it dried ( I hung them up and wiped drips from bottom) I applied another coat to the stopped and coated it in glitter as well. Once dry I tied bits of polka dotted organza ribbon through the holes. Amber was kind enough to add jump rings for me.

I took more pix of my Art*Play stuff today too so check back for that update :)

14 comments:

  1. Oh, how totally beautiful!! I love b/w things! I work with the little bottles all of the time- I never thought to take some!

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  2. Hi Heather,
    Love the black and white images..

    AND...thanks for wearing your apron at your last workshop and sending Amy my way!!!

    xo
    stephanie

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  3. Yummy Yummy eye candy!! What a Great Swap!! Smiles!! Joy

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  4. Everything is so beautiful! How fun to receive such a wonderful swap. It would surely make my day.

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  5. You are so clever, I just love the whole black n white theme. Your bottle is adorable.

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  6. Beautiful eye candy and i love them all . It was a great swap I think so ;o)))
    Rini the Netherlands

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  7. I love your little vials! They are so sweet!

    xxoo
    Analise

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  8. Heather...Love the black & white treasures! The bottles are fantastic...
    Priscilla

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  9. Oh.My.Gosh. these elements are ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS. I want one. WoW. Love it a lot. Each element on it's own is beautiful, but as a whole. Very impressive.

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  10. So dramatic, I love black and white. Each piece is wonderful!!

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  11. Heather, those really look great!!!

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  12. If you need more empty bottles/vials let me know. I have access to a few a day. I had never thought to turn them into something so pretty. Makes me wonder what you could do with some other odd medical items....bed pan bling anyone? ;)

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  13. What wonderful stuff! I also have played with the teeny bottles, but the diamond glaze is a great idea. I've tried about every other "glaze". Thanks for sharing these fabulous things.

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