Thursday, January 20, 2011

My altered bottle for the Smitten class

Here is my altered bottle for the Smitten class and again it is totally different than the class samples.
I just have to do it my way. Oh, I love Nancy's bottles but I just can't copy her artwork.
You can click on the photo to see a larger view. To see the beautiful projects just click on the "Smitten" link on the sidebar. 

I did use Nancy's idea with the spoon and just had to do put a nest inside.
The image is from Bumble Button. Thank you Louise.

Above is just a a layout for a new collage or assemblage, not sure yet.
More snow is on the way so I'm off to do some shopping. Thanks for stopping by and for all your lovely comments. Have a wonderful rest of the week and stay warm and safe.

Hugs and love,


Petite Michelle Louise said...

well now I'M smitten! your altered bottle is just lovely and the sneak peak and your next project is just as gorgoeus. TFS! :)

Petite Michelle Louise said...

oh, just saw my giveaway posted on your sidebar. merci mon amie! :) :)

MosaicMagpie said...

Once again I am amazed, at the lovely things you create! The spoon idea is wonderful and I can see why you used it. I love old bottles and have too many to admit to. I will have to give this a try. You have inspired me!

Tammy said...

So pretty! I love the little nest and the pretty ribbon. So sweet.

Chris said...

Oh gosh, I just love your bottle and your spoon.

I'm having trouble finding a bottle in the UK so I think I will have to give this project a miss.

Robin said...

Gorgeous bottle Marie! Your spoon with that little nest is just an adorable touch.


Susan Allan said...

Both pieces are really beautiful! I believe that everybody should do their own thing...but I bet Nancy would also agree.
It is best to be inspired by and not to do the same, that is how we progress!!!

Love your is always breathtaking.
Sue xx

Joanna said...

These 2 pieces are SO PRECIOUS! It's the little touches that make your work so gorgeous. I'm sure Nancy is thrilled you haven't copied her work, that isn't what it's all about is it?!


Lululiz said...

The little nest on your bottle is such a lovely sweet touch.
Hmmm, that teaser photograph of your layout looks rather interesting. Can't wait to see the end result. xx

Ira said...

Fab idea to place a little nest inside the spoon Marie! And you used some of the finest images, too! TFS, have a great evening, Ira x

PeggyR said...

Oh I like your bottle! Also like the beginning of your next project!

Dorthe said...

Marie,-your bottle is wonderfull, love the spoon and little nest- looks so wonderfull together with the image and the add, on her.
And your lay-out, very interesting ,dear.
Have a good week-end, and have fun sweet.

Nancy Maxwell James said...

this is brilliant! what a gorgeous bottle you have created! I love how you did the spoon...and the image is so vintage and time worn...beautiful work! :) I hope the snow doesn't hit your area to bad...been a hard week with that around here and colder temps coming in!

Terry said...

Love your bottle, Marie! The nest is such a clever touch of creativity! Beautiful as always!

sharon said...

The bottle is beautiful Marie, I always love your images so! And I can't wait to see that assemblage, it looks good already!

artistamyjo said...

This is a beautiful bottle, always love your images.

Charlene said...

LOVE your bottle!!!! I did a post a few days back about a bottle class I took & it was so much fun. When I came to visit from Jill's Blog (isn't she amazing?) I see you are also friend with my friend Riki. She is coming out to Texas to go to Round Top with me. CAN'T wait to see her again. I have added you to my sidebar because I See we have a lot of things in common & I want to see all your magic. Charlene

Feathers and Flight said...

Dear Marie
Your Work is Truly Inspired! You should be Teaching and Offering Classes too! Have a Wonderful Weekend Friend!
Hugs Jill

Feathers and Flight said...

PS; I am So Glad Charlene Found you! She is a Sweetheart just Like you are!

stampdiva said...

Hi Marie. The addition of the next is "so you". Is the image an image transfer method? You have taken the gem of Nancy's idea but created something that is undeniably Lost Bird Studio art.
I have not made a start as yet, possibly over the weekend.
Have a great weekend.
Wishes. Lynne

Lynn Stevens said...

Beautiful altered bottle, I havent made any for some time now, Love how you used the spoon and nest.
Gorgeous Marie.
Have a wonderful weekend
hugs Lynn

Anonymous said...

Marie, I love the idea of the spoon bent near the top. This bottle is so pretty!
Hugs, Diane

Holly Loves Art said...

Oh Miss Talented ONE... I love your work!

June said...

Marie your bottle is so lovely. The nest in the spoon is such a wonderful touch to this.
I love your is always gorgeous!

Martina2801 said...

Eine tolle Idee und sieht wunderschön aus, liebe Marie!

Hab noch einen schönen Sonntag.

Guriana said...

thanks for visiting:))your bottle is beautiful:))I love the nest:))

JeanFB said...

Your bottle is gorgeous! So right to make it your own (no use in copying exactly!) - I love the bird's nest. Beautifully done!

Nancy Maxwell James said...

thanks for all the sweet comments on my blog and at Smitten. I am loving what you are creating! :) Stay warm today!

bicocacolors said...

espectacular, as always!!!

sonya said...

Hello Marie,
I think your bottle is beautiful! I love the spoon with the nest. I wished I could have joined the class too, but didn't have time.
I'm sure your collage or assemblage will be just as wonderful as your bottle.
Stay warm, dear.

Gaby Bee said...

Marie, your bottle is absolutely stunning and the spoon with the little nest is the perfect touch!

Gaby xo

suziqu's thread works said...

Your bottle is just beautiful. Love all of your creations - you are so inspirational and I shall follow. Particularly love your dear hearts!

Fabric Art said...

Marie wonderful bottle for Nancy's class, I really like the image and the nest is so sweet.

Xela said...

I liebe Altered Bottles! Klasse Teil Marie

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