Monday, April 11, 2011

Playing with resin

A few days ago I played around with resin and made the Brooch above. I'm not too happy with the result but it was fun.

The little giftbag was made for a dear friend  - just because.

Again I'm so behind with visiting your lovely Blogs and hope to catch up with you soon.
Thank you so much  for stopping by and for all your lovely comments.
Sending you Spring greetings my friends and a warm welcome to my new followers.

Hugs and love,


suziqu's thread works said...

Marie well I think your brooch is absolutely beautiful - so much detail in it! The little bag is sweet as are your simple Spring flowers - bring on the sun and the flowers too!
Thank you Oh sweet woman for putting my Giveaway on your blog - I am wishing you luck too!
Big Hugs, Suzy

jenny said...

Love your brooch Marie... it is truly so sweet... and your little gift bag is lovely...

Have a happy week...
Jenny x

Ira said...

Your brooch is superb Marie! And that little gift bag pretty as ever, your friend will be thrilled to hold it in her hands ;-) Hugs, Ira

sharon said...

Your resin piece looks great to me Marie, and the bag is pretty as can be! Your talent is endless!

minnamarika said...

I also like a lot of your brooch - so inspiring! The oval shape with beautiful picture + text is just perfect!!

Have a nice day!

Veronica said...

Gorgeous goodies you've made, Marie. I love the resin brooch and that little gift bacg is so pretty! TFS

Vicki said...

I love the brooch. Was the resin just too hard to work with?

artistamyjo said...

Love the brooch too and the bag is darling !
Hugs, Amy

Ragamuffin Gal said...

I agree ~ the brooch looks wonderful! And your flowers are so pretty ~ are they real? If so, you are more than lucky to have such Spring bounty! Sending you wishes for a spectacular week dear Marie!

~ Katie

stampdiva said...

I am shaking my head as I am at a loss as to why you aren't happy with the results of the brooch.
Resin is something I'd love to try but haven't done so yet.
The gift is wonderful, your friend will be over the moon receiving that.
Enjoy your week.

ANGIE said...

Marie, Your brooch is beautiful! We're always our own worse critics, but there's no need. It's perfect. I also love the little bag.

I always love visiting your blog, for inspiration and ideas. Sometimes just for the pleasure of looking at your special creations.

Hope you're having a wonderful week!


Joanna said...

What's not to like about that gorgeous brooch?! It's beautiful, Marie. You are so clever. And the little gift bag is so 'you', so sweet.


sugar Creek said...

Well I think the brooch is beautiful as well as the gift bag!

Anonymous said...

I don't know why you aren't happy with the brooch. I think it looks great! Your bags are always beautiful :) Connie

sonya said...

Hello Marie,
I love your resin piece! I so want to try this! Just add it on my Your friend will love your beautiful bag. I love the image. And who doesn't love spring flowers? They are gorgeous.
Have a great day, friend.

MosaicMagpie said...

As soon as I saw that first photo, I thought to myself, "Oh Marie, now you have really hit the nail on the head! Absolutly gorgeous!"
Then I read on and you don't like it!!!! My dear friend, you are too critical of yourself. I LOVE IT!!!!

FarfallaDK said...

So beautiful creations!

Spring greetings to you to.
I hope you have nice weather.

Tina @ TinyBear said...

I think you resin piece is lovely Marie. That is something I have been wanting to make for quite some time now, just don´t have a clue where to start and how to do it - sign...
xo Tina

Dorthe said...

Marie, my dear, your brooch is a beautiful piece- so lovely and detailed,-don`t be anything but happy for your wonderful work,- and that bag for your friend- is super sweet-- she will love it very much I`m sure, dearest.
I would love working with resin, too, but it costs a fortune here in Denmark- and also ordering it from US, so for now I have put that wish to sleep ..:)
Have a wonderful evening Marie- and sleep well, soon.

Rosanna said...

Tutto ciò che crei, ha un "pizzico di magia" in più...
Le tue mani, sono capaici di creare solo cose adorabili.
Ti abbraccio,

h. rae said...

It's lovely!

Ann said...

Marie..I think your brooch is gorgeous!! I can't figure out what it is that you don't like about it!I've never worked with it hard? the bag you made for your friend is beautiful!!(but not as beautiful as my pillow!!!!!!!!).

Wanda said...

Came over from Todolwen and I love your blog and the things you make! I'm so glad she found you again. It's fun finding new to me blogs. I'm about to be your latest follower.

I'd also like to invite you to my blog. I'm having an Easter give-away this month.

Julia - "Vintage with Laces" said...

To me your resin brooch looks perfect, dear Marie!
The bag is gorgeous and I LOVE it :-)! Thank you so much, sweetie!
Have a great day!
Big hugs to you,

Lynn Stevens said...

I can't imagine why your not happy with the resin brooch? its gorgeous!
Isnt it fun stuff to work with, I should pull mine out again, its been awhile.
You do make the loveliest things!
hugs Lynn

Martina2801 said...

Die Brosche sowie das Säckchen sind wieder mal erste Sahne, liebe Marie! Ganz fantastisch! Aber ich kenne das, wenn man zu selbstkritisch ist:-)

Yvonne said...

I love the brooch and the little gift bag is so elegant, Marie!

Karen B. said...

Hi Marie,
I love you creation!!! And congratulations on winning Lisa's giveaway!! So happy for you.
Karen B. ~ Todolwen

JaN's ArTy JouRneY said...

OMG, your resin brooch is gorgeous, Loving the bag too! I'm glad I found your blog - so much eye candy! :)
Jan x

Terry said...

I don't want you to be unhappy, so I will take it off your hands! Seriously, I love the brooch and of course the bag!

Nancy Maxwell James said...

Hello Sweet Marie!
I think your resin brooch is AMAZING! what I lovely piece! I also love your darling bags! :) I hope you have a wonderful Wednesday!

In the Light of the Moon said...

My eyes popped out of my head when they looked at your lovely brooch!!I think its stunning!!
Thanks for the solder cleaning tips!!Hugs,Cat

*The Old Geezer said...

Greetings from Southern California

I added myself to follow your blog.
I invite you to visit my blog and become a follower if you want too.

God bless you and have a nice day :-)

Suz said...

Dear Marie,
I genuinely like your brooch. I work with resin a lot and would be so pleased with this. I can't help but wondering why you weren't happy with it but resin can be a difficult substance to work with.
I looked back and I think I joined a crown saying the same thing :-)

Kasia said...

Love your brooch Marie beautiful post,thx and have a sweet day!

Anonymous said...

Wow that brooch is fantastic its very pretty and another wow @ the bag again its so pretty! i love them
Just to let you know i have a lovely Freebie background on the Dezinaworld blog, its only available until tommorow so feel free to pop along and grab it if you like!!

hugs June x

Susan Allan said...

Well I for one really like it. I can't see how you could improve it at all!

Katie said...

These are beautiful. All your stuff is!! I'm glad fiddlesnips Jo posted your link- you have such a beautiful blog. :0)

Lovey said...

Love the resin brooch! I will have to play with my resin stuff too. Got bottles of it that I've never used...

Carol Anne's Boutique said...

Hi Marie,
Your resin brooch is absolutely gorgeous, I think it turned out perfect! And the gift bag is so beautiful too, your dear friend will love & treasure it!
Happy Thursday Dear Marie!
Carol Anne

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