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Monday, January 16, 2012

Tuesday Tutorial--A Reliquary

This is a project that I thought many of you would enjoy making.



As I design for Shabby Cottage Studio, I wanted to show you this because their awesome materials are featured in this piece.

I began with the lid of a jar and a Frozen Charlotte doll.


I inked the sides of the lid with Staz-On ink that was in my own supplies.


I used a graphic sheet from Shabby Cottage Studio and glued it inside.

Then, I added coffee-stained cheesecloth from my stash.

Finally, I added flowers from Shabby Cottage Studio, as well as a domino and some other embellishments from my stash.

I hope that you have enjoyed learning how to make this!

I have an EXCITING announcement coming in a few days...so stayed tune! (Hint: It is an opportunity for all of my visitors to "strut their stuff" for everyone to see!)

XO
Cindy

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60 comments:

suziqu's thread works said...

Just how cute is that Cindy!
Love those little Charlotte dolls - may have to give them a try in a creation.
Hope your life is full and joyful!
Love and hugs,
Suzy

Linda @ Itsy Bits And Pieces said...

Fun! Makes me want to look around for weird little containers!

sjmcdowell said...

You made this so cute Cindy!!

I think I have all of these items so I will try my hand at doing one as well.

Can't wait for your "exciting announcement"!!

Love Susan

Ira said...

Such an exquisite little creation Cindy! It's beautiful to see so many lovely items inside! xox Ira

craftattack said...

Really cute, Cindy! Hugs, Valerie

Joanna King (aka Asia K) said...

Lovely!!! Just bought a new packet of cheese cloth lol;) Thank you Cindy! xx

Ros said...

This is so sweet Cindy ... have a beautiful day

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

This is GORGEOUS! I loveeeeeeeeeeeeee how you transformed that lid into vintage goodness!! LOVE IT! :):):):):):):):):):):)

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Cheryl said...

oh Cindy this is just so so beautiful wonderful tutorial too hun hugs Cherylxxxxxx

Gina said...

Oh my goodness, that is so cool!
I also thank you for teaching me a new word...reliquary!

Myric said...

Oh how cute! Where do you get cheese cloth?

And i wonder what will be the announcement? I think i have a clue but I'll see if my hint is right! Sound like its gonna be awesome!

Xoxo
Myric

New End Studio said...

Now I'll never look at an old jar lid the same way, tfs!

NanaDiana said...

That is a really cute piece, Cindy. Now it has me wondering where the term frozen Charlotte came from? I'm sure there is a story behind that name. Another beautiful project, Cindy. xo Diana

Darcie (My Modern Country) said...

A little lid filled with sweetness...so cute!

1CardCreator said...

Thanks for the tute Cindy, yours turned out beautiful!

Linda M. said...

Very cute idea Cindy! Thanks for the tutorial, always inspiring. Have a beautiful day! Hugs, Linda

Cindy F. Adkins said...

LOVE it,Cindy! I'm so excited to try one now! Thanks so much for the tutorial! Another thing to look for - jar lids!! Your upcoming news sounds so exciting, too!!
Love & Hugs,
Cindy

Danice said...

Another creative item from you, Cindy. It is beautiful as always. I also learned a new word, "reliquary". Thank you :)

Junibears said...

Lovely tutorial Cindy and it looks great when finished! Hugs xx

Daniella said...

Thank you for the tutorial Cindy! You are just so nice to do that!!
Can't wait for the big announcement!!
xxDaniella

www.MaisonStGermain.com said...

What a beautiful little piece of art! Thank you so much for showing us how to make it. I had a friend here yesterday, an artist, and she just fell in love with your pieces I have on display, especially the religious one. You have fans everywhere:)
~Debra xxx
Capers of the vintage vixens

Wax Beach Artist said...

That is just the cutest Cindy! Thanks for sharing all of the how tops. I haven't purchased any frozen Charlotte's yet but now I am just going to have to , lol!

Queenie Believe said...

What a fun project... a wee shadow box. Thanks for the tutorial... A definite on my to-do list.
Have a great day.
Always, Queenie

Elaine said...

Cute project...we have some snowy days ahead and i will need to try this.

Hope all is well in your world
Warm hugs Elaine

Hope Filled Living said...

Very pretty, Cindy.
Hugs to you today.
Mary

camp and cottage living said...

Who would think to use a jar lid?
It is so easy but sweet!

Blessed Serendipity said...

I love this project! Very cute Cindy!

xo,
Danielle

Linda said...

Hi Cindy,

LOL! NOw I have an idea of what to do with the frozens C's I got from Gail.
Awesome tutorial- you are the best!
Hugs from me!
Linda

Maki said...

Cindy, you always have something new to try! This is so cute!
I don't know how you can get so much done and help newbies, like me as well. Thanks bunches! Hope your week is going good, Maki

Your Craft Book said...

Cindy, I love vingnettes of vintage objects. What a lovely display, thank so much for sharing, Maureen.

Donna said...

What a great idea, Cindy! I can see that turned into a fun magnet!

Gayle Page-Robak said...

I love your project, Cindy...fun and beautiful!!

BEAR's Mom said...

a tutorial and a new word...
i'll never throw out another lid :D
you come up with some of the FUNNEST stuff [another new word]
BEAR HUGS ~victoria~

Liz @ the Brambleberry Cottage said...

Thanks so much for the tutorials you provide, the inside scoop on the materials you use, and where to find them, Cindy. It gives those of us who are not as "artsy" a chance to try our wings. ;)

Thanks for being a regular at Time Travel Thursday, also. It's always fun to see what you've been up to!

Hugs,
Liz @ The Brambleberry Cottage

Rosemary@villabarnes said...

Very nice. I love cute little projects like this. Well done.

Rhissanna said...

Just lovely, Cindy and I can't wait for your new announcement!

Mooberry Farmwife said...

Very cute! I love seeing the projects and creativity of others.

I just found your blog... I purchased your Blog from the Heart book. My dear hubby got me a Kindle for my birthday and it was the first book I bought! Loved it, thank you!

I am following your blog and I'm very glad to have found it!

Dezinaworld said...

Ohhh fab work Cindy and something i shall have to try when i get some 'me time' :)thanks for sharing
hugs June xxxxxxx

The Cranky Queen said...

Too cute...I love anything created with those little frozen charlottes! Thanx for sharing, Tiff

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Beautiful!!! Can't wait for the good news!

Melody said...

Whoa Cindy! 40 comments you are one popular girl!!! and, why not...look at all you got goin on.
Love the post.

Gaby Bee said...

Very cute idea, Cindy! Your reliquary piece looks gorgeous.
Thanks for your wonderful tutorial!

Cheers,
Gaby

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

How sweet! I have a bunch of tiny Christmas figures I could do something with! Love this idea! ♥

Celestina Marie said...

Hi Cindy,
Love your tutorial using the frozen charlotte doll. What a wonderful idea for a great gift or even to add a magnet for the fridge. Thank you for sharing and looking forward to your announcement.
Love to you,
Celestina Marie

victoriantailor said...

Thanks Cindy, what a sweet little treasure, will check back for your exciting news! Celeste

Sherry @ A Happy Valentine said...

How pretty! Thank you for linking your tutorial to Pink Saturday!

Ms. Burrito said...

So pretty!

Come and see my PINK, you can also link with my Color Connection meme. Happy Pink Saturday.

Lorraine said...

What a lovely reliquary, thanks for the tutorial. Happy Pink Saturday!! ~Lorraine ♥♥♥

Michele said...

super charming Cindy! and thanks to your instructions, easy to do i think. i love love love your art. blessing to you. xo from michele

Jil~Say It With Roses said...

So cute! So many unusual things to make unique treasures from out there. I know I am starting to think before I throw anything away!
Great little tutorial!
HPS!
♥ Jil

Lynn Stevens said...

Sweeter than sweet Cindy, Don't you just adore Frozen Charlotte's!
I just bought a bunch today on Etsy,
can't wait to play!
Hugs Lynn

Cat & Cricket said...

Cindy~ great post.. and so you know.. I did purchase from Amazon..and am in love!!!
Smiles~
C

Lynn said...

Poor Charlotte! I have never heard of these frozen things! So much to learn!

Lynn said...

Poor Charlotte! I have never heard of these frozen things! So much to learn!

bohemiannie! art said...

So happy that I found you through Pink Saturday! I've put a link to your site on my blog and will return!

Birgit said...

Hi Cindy,

How lovely to see that you visited my blog the other day. :) I just wanted to congratulate you on your recent "book prize" (perfect for you!), and also thank you for sharing this project. You are such an inspiration! :)

Happy creating,
Birgit

Dragonfly Treasure said...

Too cute!!
*hugs*Deb

Honey at 2805 said...

Thank you for sharing your lovely artwork at Potpourri Friday!

tami said...

Cindy that is a wonderful project!!
Thank you for sharing such sweetness! xo Tami