Creations, Sand Dollar Beachy Bottle

I can’t part with a pretty bottle

 

 

I have played with this particular whiskey bottle before, decoupaging it because I couldn’t get the label to come off

Bottle Beauty here

 

This time I decided to try milk paint {I found this at Walmart}

 

 

Milk paint is the poor country cousin of chalk paint

 

 

It does cover like a dream, but I must warn you, it smells…as in omg,  what is that…

 

 

It dries very quickly, maybe even faster than chalk paint, which is nice because you don’t have to wait long between steps

 

 

I used sea glass, small tiles, glass beads and sand dollars from my craft stash

 

 

I like the flat white finish for a beachy, weathered look and the contrast to the glass textures

 

 

I used 2 different patterns, 2 sides have 1 sand dollar with sea glass and the other 2 sides have 2 sand dollars and glass beads

The glass beads are also called vase fillers, available at craft stores,  and are flat on one side

 

 

The base pattern is the same on all 4 sides, 2 small horizontal tiles with a glass bead in the center

 

 

I added some stripes and dots with glossy acrylic craft paint

 

 

The topper is actually a finial from an old curtain rod and it fits perfectly!

 

 

 

I used a glue gun for this project, but if you’re going to use something like this outside for any length of time, you need a stronger adhesive, such as E6000

Glue the pieces on and secure with masking tape until they are set

 

 

Stop by tomorrow and see this bottle featured at a sunny seaside table

 

This would be a fun summer craft to do with kids too~

Happy creating!

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19 Responses to “Creations, Sand Dollar Beachy Bottle”
  1. Mary says:

    Love your beachy bottle makeover Jenna! I have some favorite bottles I can’t part with either. I’m glad to know about the milk paint at Walmart for a small painting project I’ve been putting off 🙂

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  2. Fun project and perfect upcycled finial. Love your creativity Jenna!

    Johanne Lamarche

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  3. Love the colors and that bottle has so much panache!

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  4. Very clever – and so colorful!

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  5. Jenna, how creative you are with a whiskey bottle. I know it will be smashing on your Tablescape!

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  6. creationsbycindynefcomnet says:

    Look at your creativity here! Love it. I am a fan of pretty bottles too. This is a lovely beach theme. Thanks for sharing. Hugs and blessings, Cindy

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    • thanks Cindy, it’s fun to just let go and start gluing and painting, I was thinking, if it turns into a hot mess I can always toss it, it’s just an empty bottle, but I love the way it turned out! >

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  7. Leslie Anne Tarabella says:

    Very pretty, and who knew milk paint smells bad? It sounds so creamy and sweet!

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  8. So much fun, and it looks perfect on your table!

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  9. That is really cute, Jenna, especially out on the table in the sun. Looking forward to seeing your tablescape!

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  10. Jodi says:

    So beachy fun!!

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  11. doodletllc says:

    Love the blues and the top is perfect.

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  12. I love it..what a great and fun craft for the summer…and yes, great for kids..I know my granddaughter would love it…

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