Hello crafty friends! I am happy to be back again with a Halloween project on American Crafts blog today. This craft work is so special to me because this is the first time I am working with such a collection as I have neither created nor celebrated anything related to Halloween ever in my life! And I want to thank team AC for giving me this wonderful opportunity to work with this gorgeous collection named Spoooky by Pebbles. I have been creating both 12×12 and 6×6 scrapbooking layouts for all these years and this time, I thought I should try something other than paper to work on! Yes, today, I am gonna show you how fun it is to create and have a two-in-one bottle art piece!
The first step to start this project is to of course have a cleaned empty glass bottle.
I started with the base of the bottle by covering it with the set of washi tape that comes along with the collection. This part is relatively simple to achieve and I think adding these pretty patterns of washi makes such a huge difference. I rolled them up one by one over the bottle until it covered the entire sticky area (the original label of the bottle was removed after keeping it soaked for a day) and leaving some space below the neck. This is very important as some transparency or gaps would be required when we use string lights in a darker bottle.
Here, feel free to stick the washi tape in any way you want them to be. As you can see, I have used the floral one thrice because I love flowers !
Now using a double sided tape and a yellow paper twine cord, I covered the part just above the shoulder leaving rest of the neck which needs to be decorated with couple of washi tapes I used earlier.
Next, a rectangular strip measuring 1.5” x 8” was cut out from one of the patterned papers in the set. I then made a zig-zag fold with it, trimmed the corners, added a cord at the end, and attached it to the bottle with the tape as show below.
I feel this is a great way to add our handwritten texts or mutiple photographs of any occasion when it comes to a layout that is being made on a surface that’s not flat.
Then, I added a plain square piece measuring 2” x 2” towards the center of the bottle along with couple of icon ephemeras, leaving space to add the main photograph of the layout.
Besides that, you will see that I added other icon and alphabet stickers around the neck – I went with the ‘moon and stars’ from the accent sticker pack.
Finally, what’s Halloween without pumpkins? As a finishing a touch, I added a puffy pumpkin sticker on top of the cap. And that’s it! I just need to insert my string lights into the bottle and see how it glows!
I hope you like my spooky bottle and are ready to create one of your own!
Supplies used: Spoooky collection by Pebbles – Patterned Paper (736977), Accent Stickers (736991), Washi set (736996), Puffy Stickers(736998), Icon Ephemera(736994), Puffy Phrase Stickers(736993), glass bottle