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Saturday, September 15, 2012

HIMCR-Technique Week!

Hey All!!

Today is Technique Week over at Hiding In My Craft Room!

For this weeks technique, we are doing Distressing or Antiquing!

There are MULTIPLE ways that you can distress or antique an item. You can sand, ink, rip, cut, crinkle, etc to give an item a distressed or aged look! You can do it to ANY item!!

I am used to distressing my cards or scrapbook layouts. For today's project, I wanted to think OUTSIDE the box and try to distress/age something different! is what I wanted to distress:

These are 4 regular glass bottle that I found at AC Moore for $1.49 each!!! Now, its almost Halloween and I have been checking out prices on the decorations. WHAT??? Are they NUTS??? To but a "spooky" bottle decoration was going to cost me about $12! I KNEW I could make my own, so hence... Here is what I aged:
Here is an up close view of the first bottle. (After I took this picture, I knew it needed something...then came twine)

Here is what all 4 bottle look like after I distressed them a bit!
Silhouette Studio Files for labels
Tim Holtz Distress ink-Vintage Photo
Brown and White Twine-Martha Stewart.
So, remember, you can give ANYTHING an older look! Try it out on a card first, then move on to something a little harder! Now, check out the rest of my DT sisters for some more inspiration! And make sure you enter this weeks challenge by clicking HERE!
OK all, hope to catch you Craftin' and Stampin'! 


Unknown said...

oh Jessica I am in love with this project!!!!! Love the twine and I am a fanatic over aged projects!!! Beautiful work my friend!!!!

Angela Crafty Spot said...

Your bottles are great!! Love the idea!

Donna said...

Love it! distressing and twine makes all the difference.

Jenscrapstoo said...

Excellent Jessice!!! What a fabulous way to think outside the box!! Love these :) Cheers Jennie

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