Sunday, June 5, 2011

Petite French Apothecary Bottles

I'm a bit obsessed with making these little French apothecary bottles.  I love browsing The Graphics Fairy and then picking out which images I think would look lovely on each front.  The trick is finding an image that won't look distorted or out of place because to fit these little guys to the front of each bottle, you have to print wallet size!
I got some new seam binding on Friday so I got busy tea-staining it just for this batch of bottles. 
Add some matching rhinestones and you've got a pretty little present for perhaps a teacher or for a house-warming gift.
Linking to The Graphics Fairy: Brag Monday and Between Naps on the Porch: Met Monday.
Jeanine

23 comments:

sissie said...

Your bottles look fabulous! I love all the crinkled ribbon and the images that you chose to use.

Very pretty.

hugs
Sissie

acorn hollow said...

as always so fabulous! I love them.
Cathy

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

These are really pretty; love the seam binding.

Jodie said...

Love the new blog.

Donna said...

Looks like we are on the same creative wave length again! I've been busy making altered apothecary bottles, too, with Graphics Fairy designs! Love the colors of your seam binding, they are amazing! And what would we do without the Graphics Fairy?! Happy creating!!

Theresa said...

Those are so sweet and your ribbons...Gorgeous! t. xoxo

Pam said...

Very cute! I love the Graphics Fairy too. I'm sure teachers would love this cute gift!

Visiting from Met Monday.

Have a great day!
Pam

Blue Creek Home said...

These are beautiful! I have a few old bottles going but I can never seem to finish one!
Rhonda

Phyllis said...

I am loving your bottles and the seam binding ribbon is the "cherry on the top".....it enhances the French graphic so well ! Where do you find the bottles?

Honey at 2805 said...

Fabulous, crative bottles!

SallyLeeByTheSea.com said...

I love your bottles - they are fabulous! Visiting from Metamorphosis Monday...hope you have a great week!

Ashleigh@Sincerely said...

these are super cute! what a great way to upcycle old bottles too!

Dina said...

Really cute! :)

abeachcottage said...

Very cute project, they make lovely gifts.

Kim said...

Absolutely adorable! Love your Etsy store too. I'm here from Met Monday and I'm your newest follower. Would love it if you'd stop by for a visit sometime!
xoxo,
Kim

High Street Cottage said...

You really did do a great job on them, I'll have to check out your store.

❀❀❀Ðαωᾔ❀❀❀ said...

Love the little jars, they are just adorable. I'm your newest follower:)

A Cottage Muse said...

These are just great and the ribbon is the perfect finishing touch!

fairyrocks said...

Gorgeous bottles,
keep smiling and creating

kristiB said...

Love this, thanks for the FYI about tea staining the seam binding. Been wondering how to get that look. By the way where did you get the bottles??? You have great ideas , love your creativity!

Suz said...

Your really did a great job. I love the tea staining on the bottles!
Suz

Sharyn said...

These are adorable! I like the effect of the tea stain too. Where do you get your seam binding? Karen does find the most lovely images and these are just perfect for your project.

Korrie@RedHenHome said...

Oh, that last bottle is my favorite! And your garage sale finds...especially that desk! What a find!