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Altered Wine Cork Christmas Tree Ornaments

Happy Happy Monday My Dear Sweet Friends

How was your weekend?  I haven't been feeling well and am still in bed resting.  Luckily I can work from bed from time to time and its a good thing because I have so much to share today.  Actually as you will soon discover I will be making some wonderful announcements as well as having numerous posts going live today.

Once again I am sharing an altered project I made as my first Design Team Project for the Altered Eclectic Challenge Blog.  Yep, twin challenges by Elaine and twice the fun.  For this project I wanted to make some Christmas ornaments.  So I gathered a handful of recycled corks and started adding some different types of lace, rhinestones, beads, charms and whatever else I could find.  And I think my favorite is the bling yarn I used so create the strings so I can hang them from the Christmas tree.  To me it was like the icing on the cake.  

The biggest challenge was in photographing them especially with the darker and colder weather. I really like them 



Looking forward to seeing you over at the Altered Eclectic Challenge Blog.  It's a month long challenge and there is plenty of time to get a little something something made.  I know, I know easy to say at this time of year.  There are a lot of new DT members (including yours truly) and lots of pretty stuff to see from the new DT as well as the seasoned DT members.

Thanks again for stopping by to say HELLO and I really appreciate it.  Have a fabulous Monday!!

With hugs and smiles

Laine K 
DT - Altered Eclectic

Comments

  1. OMGoodness, Laine, how creative! I have a bag full of wine corks in different shapes and sizes and I simply love the idea of the beaded jewels dangling from them. Thanks for the inspiration, my friend!

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  2. Love how you've used the corks Laine, these are wonderful. Carol x

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  3. Wow! I love this creative project! Hugs, DT Sis Vickie

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  4. Brilliant Laine - thanks for the inspiration they are gorgeous

    Have a great Christmas time

    Your new teamy Hilda

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  5. Love your altered wine corks Laine. They are beautiful. Judy

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  6. Blingy fun Laine, great idea for using up corks. Fantastic project, i think they look like headless Angels in a good way (thinking of Sir Nick from Harry Potter) lol :-) xxx

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  7. You know what I am gaining so much inspiration from my new girlies and you are no exception. Who would have thought of creating these from corks fab idea. So pleased you are now an Eclectic girlie xx

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Laine

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