to the I Am Roses “Tis the Season” Blog Hop. We have so much holiday inspiration
You should have started at the I Am Roses Challenge blog
For my project I wanted to create something for the home for Christmas, so off to Pinterest I went for ideas. I saw a few candy machines that people had decorated or made using terracotta plant pots, so I knew that's what I wanted to make, so off to the grocery store to pick up a glass vase bowl, then to the garden centre to get two terracotta clay saucers, and a plant pot which fit the glass bowl, unfortunately they didn't have any clay pots that were the right size, but I found a plastic one that fit perfectly. I also ordered a little wooden knob off Ebay to fit on the top of the saucer lid. I painted everything red using Tuscan Red acrylic paint, a couple coats worth and then a layer of Mod podge on top to seal it all in.
For the base, I put some guipure lace around the top using a hot glue gun then a layer of red gingham ribbon, then proceeded to cover it all with a variety of flowers from I Am Roses
(list below of flowers used)
I also put some red gingham ribbon along the bottom, and added some metal numbers and a metal pull handle using a hot glue gun, and a red gingham bow. The bottom saucer was glued to the base, then the glass bowl was attached to the bottom saucer using velcro as all other glues failed to hold it in place. The wooden knob on top was glued to the saucer as well as a row of white flowers for decorative purposes.....and the most bestest part of all was filling it with smarties and fruit pastilles. (Santa's favorite goodies...lol)
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Your next stop along the way is R.Maria Sabina
If you get lost along the way, here is a list of the I Am Roses Design Team
& Friends hopping today:
Donna Smith (you are here)
Patricia Da Silva (leave a comment on her YouTube video)
Thanks for stopping by today and have a wonderful day.
I'm also entering my creation into the following challenges
Crafty Ribbons - Anything Goes with Ribbon
Anything But a Card - Anything But a Card...with a Holiday Twist
Dream Valley Challenges - Anything but a Card
Quirky Crafts Challenge - Vintage Christmas Altered ProjectPin It