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Wednesday, 1 February 2017

February challenge - Rhedd's Creative Spirit

Hello again,

Back again this morning with another February challenge. This one for Rhedd's Creative Spirit.

Like my other post this morning, this project contains a lot of upcycled items from the charity shop I volunteer in.

I decided to have my first go at a floating teacup.


The theme was decided by the cup itself, as the colours made me think of autumn, so I added pine cones and other embellishments in the same colour scheme. The large butterfly at the bottom is a belt buckle. A couple of the gems are missing, and it was going to get thrown away until I came to the rescue. It is also beautifully heavy, which was very useful when trying to balance the cup. The weight of the buckle was just perfect! The other butterfly was a necklace pendant.

Now I hope you'll come join us this month. Remember, Anything altered art goes!

Have a most fantabulous day!

Sammy-x

11 comments:

Sandra Wright said...

This is awesome Sammy..love the embellishing and how you have kept the colour palette to match the china..love it...xx

Chris said...

Wow! Amazing, what a talking point this will be! More clever upcycling to create this beautiful and novel work of art!
Chris
x

Sarah said...

Well...that's a work of art and no mistake!! Absolutely gorgeous Sammy xx

cotnob said...

Wow! This is gorgeous Sammy, brilliant upcycling - a stunning project.
Pauline
x

Elaine aka Ellapu said...

Wow this is beautiful Sammy. Loving the autumnal feel - just perfect hun. Love it so much x

Julie Short said...

Sammy what an extraordinary create! I'm dreaming of Autumn so your color selection has hit a sweet spot with me. Super imaginative!

Anne said...

Oooh I've seen these before and admired them - what a fabulous project Sammy

Have a good weekend
Anne x

Rupa S said...

Now this one needs a tutorial Sammy! Always wondered how the balancing act happens. Great make and love those butterflies, glad you rescued them, lol!

aussie aNNie said...

WOWZER Sammy, this is amazing and just love it.xx{aNNie}

Carol said...

Love this project - perfect in every way xx

Andree said...

A gorgeous project. The pretty chinaware and beautiful butterflies are perfect for this stunning showpiece xx