Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Bottle Bottom Stamping

I found an awesome pinterest project several months ago and found a great way to make this project my own. Then, the project was almost finished and things came to a terrible end...

but I'll get to the bad part later.

The supplies are found pretty much anywhere around your house:

20 oz plastic soda bottle
an item to decorate

And I decided to use this awesome table I got on FREECYCLE! That's right... this is a freebie project. The kind that you can work on and when your dreams are crushed, your heart isn't totally crushed because you didn't spend money on it.

Once you have your supplies together, place the bottom of the soda bottle into the paint and press on to your surface.

Here's a look at what you'll end up with...It looks like little flowers!

I took a smaller 16 oz bottle and stamped in a different color along the border of my table.

Isn't that CUTE?

Yeah...it doesn't look like that any more.

I had the table on my porch. Then, we had a very violent storm.

And the wind came and it huffed and puffed and blew my table right off the porch.

And the rain came and drenched my poor table that was made of what looked to be some sort of recycled wood-like material.

Just imagine for a moment what happens if you left a cardboard box in the rain.

It did that. Sort of warping and bending into not a pretty table any more.


Good thing I found another one...but I have different plans for that one. Ones that don't involve leaving it on the front porch for any length of time...

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  1. what a neat idea! i love it! i will definitely try it

  2. it looks adorable and such a clever idea!

  3. How sad that the rain got it! It looks so springy and cute.
    Can't wait to see what you do with the next one :)

  4. VERY CUTE! I've got a bunch of pinterest projects I'm dying to get to this summer. Come on holidays!

  5. That is cute! Too bad it got ruined but the storm.. what a shame. Good luck with your next one!

  6. Hey, that's a great way to add flowers with very little effort. Sorry about the table meeting it's end in the the storm :0( But us crafters are a resilient lot and onwards and upwards!!

  7. It sure was cute while it lasted! ;)
    Thanks so much for linking up at I Gotta Create! <3 Christina

  8. Unique stamping idea! Yep, sorry the storm destroyed it, but looking forward to seeing your next table creation.

  9. Very cute idea! I can't wait to try this. Thanks so much for linking up to Creative Thursday this week. I can't wait to see what you link up next week. Have a wonderful weekend.


  10. That's such a cute idea! I need to try this! :)

  11. Thanks for sharing at Creative Things Thursday!

  12. This is such a fun and clever idea! Too cute! Thanks so much for sharing at Mom On Timeout!

  13. Great idea! Thank you for joining me at Home Sweet Home!

  14. What a completely out-of-the-box idea. Very clever. Visiting from Debbie' Pin Party. Sorry about the rain.


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