A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
News: Craftster Best of 2014 have been announced!  Check out the winning projects here!
Total Members: 309,350
Currently Running With Scissors:
348 Guests and 3 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Vintage Car with Bottle Brush Tree  (Read 1276 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
kittykill
Global Moderator
Guest Blogger
Needlework Moderator
Occasions and Holidays Moderator

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 32498
Joined: 25-Sep-2004

I got 99 problems, but a stitch ain't one.


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« on: January 07, 2013 08:41:14 AM »

I was an angel for the Ho Ho Ho swap. I loved that the person I had to angel for was into mid century modern style. She also loves bottle brush trees, so I decided to combine both and make this cute little car for her.

The tree is also glued to the car and the base is spray painted and of course, glittered.

I am going to make a bunch for me next Christmas.



I also made her a cute little ornament to hang or do whatever. The ornament inside is vintage. I took a plastic wine glass, cut off the stem then added a bead and base. I think I will be making more of these too.

THIS ROCKS   Logged

lovesclutter
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 6398
Joined: 30-Jan-2009

Nothing is safe in its native form.


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2013 12:40:37 PM »

That is so clever KittyKill.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

I have a split personality, because you guys crack me up.  AND The best day I ever had was TODAY!
TheMistressT
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

There's not much in this world that can't be improved by either chocolate, bacon or glitter.
Offline Offline

Posts: 4717
Joined: 10-Jun-2007

Dahlin, I'm so glamorous I cry glitter tears.


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2013 01:53:22 PM »

Both are so cute!  I love the idea of highlighting a special ornament by making it free-standing and showcased.  The car is my favorite, though!  I've been half-assed looking for a pickup to do similar with for a couple of years, but may have to start broadening my search to include something with fins!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

My blog, Suddenly Surrounded by Taxidermy: http://suddenlytaxidermy.blogspot.com/
Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/themistresst
http://www.etsy.com/shop/BubbleOffPlumb & http://www.etsy.com/shop/GreatBigBeautifulDog

2013 Projects Completed: 61
'14: 42 (at least)
'15: 17
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How a Simple Tactical Pen Could Save Your Life
The Shocking Clues Our Cars May Be Giving to Criminals
How Home Fire Sprinkler Systems Work
How to Shut Off Your Water If Your Pipes Burst
Fixture in Your Bathroom Can Be a Fire Hazard
Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Mother's Day Fridge Clip
Robin crafts! Hello spring!
I Scream, You Scream...

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.