Tuesday, 25 October 2016

Hand Made at Try it on Tuesday

Hi All and welcome to Jumbled Crafts. Always great that you cal;l in and thank you for your visit.

Today is the start of another challenge at Try it on Tuesday and we are looking forward to seeing what you will make for it. The theme is Hand Made by You so no bought embellishments just your own ideas. There are some wonderful makes by the rest of the team if you need inspiration and while you are visiting the TIOT blog please have a look at the Rules and Guidelines so that you can follow them and be sure to be in the vote for our top 5.

This is my make. A used tin covered in bits of material with flowers made very simply with the Suffolk Puff technique and the leaves folded ribbon

 I painted the tin inside and out as the material was quite thin and the writing on the tim would have shown through without the paint underneath

 Measure around the tin and cut strips of material to fit around it. I wanted the height to be enough to fit in a bottle of wine so I made the strips when joined that size. Turn the top over so that you can thread through some ribbon or cord. Slip this 'sleeve' onto the tin and decorate as you like. If you don't want it so high just tuck some of it into the tin as I have on my top photograph.

Bottle in tin. It did need tissue paper around the bottle to stop it rattling.

Hope to see your wonderful ideas soon

Love Chrissie xx




19 comments:

  1. Fabulous project, love the colours. You have done a wonderful recycling here, love it! Hugs, Valerie

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  2. What a brilliant and very pretty idea! Just wondering what else I could pop into something like this…hmmm! Thanks for the inspiration Chrissie, Hugs, Chrisx

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  3. It looks beautiful. You have many beautiful ideas in you!

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  4. Well Chrissie, these are just beautiful and love the fabric colours you used too...clever lady... hope your parcel arrives soon..xxx {aNNie}

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  5. What a beautiful handmade piece. I adore the various fabrics, and the handmade embellishments and flowers you used to decorate this tin. Clever idea to paint the inside and out for the recipient. To me, the tin is the gift, as much as the wine!

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  6. A fantastic project Chrissie - looks not just good is fab to use!
    Great!

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  7. Its a fantastic project Chrissie and a super way to recycle tins. love the fabrics you used and the pretty flowers you made.
    Yvonne xx

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  8. Nice idea Chrissie. It is really pretty. I like this new challenge idea at TIOT. Hugs-Erika

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  9. A lovely project Chrissie and a great idea.
    xxx Hazel.

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  10. A wonderful and beautiful Project.

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  11. Amazing idea and fabulous project. Looks wonderful, Chrissie.
    Hugs xx

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  12. It's a wowser Chrissie! Love the way you made the flowers and leaves! Hugs!

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  13. A fabulous project Chrissie, love the colours and it makes such a lovely way of giving a bottle.
    Avril xx

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  14. What a fantastic idea Chrissie, your handmade project is wonderful!
    Mar xx

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  15. Love the flowers, very cool.

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  16. Love the flowers, very cool.

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  17. Well I never... Thing is, I do have a couple of similar tins knocking about waiting for inspiration. Now I know what to do ! OK the sewing might be a bit of a challenge but it's worth a try...
    Fantastic make Chrissie!

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  18. This is fabulous Chrissie, you say simple, but it's definitely wow from me! xx

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  19. Great project - I'd have never thought of this , never mind managed to make it so beautifully.

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