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April 22, 2012

Upcycled Jars

I had a little time to play the new Frilly and Funkie challenge today, which is Upcycling.  {The items I upcycled for the challenge are the glass jars, old books and maps and a vintage button.}

I plucked two glass jars out the recycling tub and created a pair of votive holders.  I glued small scraps of vintage paper (maps, music and dictionary pages) around the center.  I finished them with seam binding, a button on one and a little tag on the other.  Very simple, but kinda cute!


  


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Hope you have a creative weekend!

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15 Comments:

At April 22, 2012 at 8:12 AM , Blogger Sharon said...

Beautiful jars Ali!!! They would look great with a little candle in them!

 
At April 22, 2012 at 8:36 AM , Blogger Mary Ann Potter said...

Sweet jars! They're so pretty!!! I've done a couple of old vitamin bottles recently, the brown clunky ones. I used Graphic 45's "The Olde Curiosity Shoppe" for them.

 
At April 22, 2012 at 12:03 PM , Blogger Lynn Stevens said...

Those are cute Ali! Way to recycle!
hugs Lynn

 
At April 22, 2012 at 12:19 PM , Blogger june macfarlane said...

They are really pretty Ali, love the colours too. thanks for posting on AFAS fb group x

 
At April 22, 2012 at 4:23 PM , Blogger Sue C said...

Super jars Ali, really pretty ! Thanks for joining us at Frilly and Funkie. Sue C x

 
At April 22, 2012 at 8:14 PM , Blogger Teresa Kline said...

this is so very sweet, luv the papers...have a wonderful week!

enjoy *~*

 
At April 23, 2012 at 12:25 AM , Blogger Trendy Twine said...

What a cute idea!

Lesley @ Trendy Twine

 
At April 23, 2012 at 10:24 AM , Blogger Marjie Kemper said...

These are so pretty, Ali! Love the text and map papers. Glad to see you at Frilly & Funkie!

 
At April 23, 2012 at 5:52 PM , Blogger Terry said...

All this little jars are wonderful, Ali! Great recycled creations! Thrilled that you joined us at Frilly and Funkie!

 
At April 24, 2012 at 9:11 AM , Blogger Linda Coughlin, the funkie junkie said...

How sweet! Love the way you have used the bits of vintage papers and the shabby seam binding makes such a darling embellishment. A lovely frilly upcycling project! So happy you shared it with us for our challenge at Frilly and Funkie this time.

Hugs,
Linda

 
At April 24, 2012 at 3:38 PM , Blogger Anita Houston said...

Love your paper. These are so pretty. I love your color choice as well. Thank you for playing with us at Frilly & Funkie!

 
At April 24, 2012 at 4:51 PM , Blogger PetraB said...

wonderful recycling idea, the jars look so pretty

 
At April 24, 2012 at 5:46 PM , Blogger trisha too said...

These are charming, Ali--simple and elegant!

:)

 
At April 24, 2012 at 8:40 PM , Blogger Cheri said...

So cute! I love this!

 
At April 27, 2012 at 12:32 AM , Blogger 2amscrapper said...

what a great idea--they're lovely

 

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