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Bottles with poppy flowers

| Other Craft Ideas

By Hobby Ideas

Difficulty Level Intermediate

Have some empty bottles? Transform them into piece of art using this old French craft technique called decoupage. Some Fevicryl Acrylic Colours, Fevicol and Fevicryl Modge Podge will help you make this lovely bottle. This DIY project is unique and soothing giving your plain glass bottles an elegant look elevating the beauty of your home space.

If you love creating decoupage DIYs then you must definitely check out these lovely DIYs like Decoupage Box With A Stone Turtle And A Pendant, How to Decoupage Shoes with Cartoon Print, Decoupage Vintage Lampshade, Handcrafted Decoupage Jewelry Box and many more at Hobby Ideas!

You can check out the art & craft products offered by us in the Catalogue section of the page. This DIY is mainly made using Fevicryl Acrylic Colours, Fevicryl Fabric Glue, Fevicryl Modge Podge, Fine art brushes etc.

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how to do it yourself

STEP 1:- Choosing a glass bottle

Bottles with poppy flowers - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

• Take plain glass bottle which you can recycled for the decoupage

STEP 2:- Painting the base of the glass bottle

Bottles with poppy flowers - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

• Paint the bottle with the base coat of Acrylic Colours Black 02.
• Let it dry.

STEP 3:- Getting the crackle effect

Bottles with poppy flowers - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

• Apply the coat of Fevicol A+ on it evenly, let it semi dry and then apply the light yellow colour on it made by mixing Acrylic Colours Lemon Yellow 11 and White 27 to make crackle effect.
• Let it dry completely.

STEP 4:- Cutting decoupage papers

Bottles with poppy flowers - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

• Take the Tissue Decoupage Papers with poppy prints
• Cut along the outlines of the flowers with leaves neatly with the pair of scissors.

STEP 5:- Sticking and finishing

Bottles with poppy flowers - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

• Stick the flowers on the crackle effect bottle with Modge Podge. Let it dry.
• Paint a few leaves and bud around the flowers with Acrylic Colours Lemon Yellow 11, White 27, Sap Green 21 and Yellow Ochre 26.
• Similarly enhance the flowers with Acrylic Colours Crimson 04 and Coral Red 66.
• Let it dry.
• Apply the Modge Podge first horizontally and second coat vertically to secure the decoupage paper. You can apply multiple coats.
• Leave it to dry.

STEP 6:- Enhancing the flowers

Bottles with poppy flowers - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

• Enhance the centre of the flower by sticking few black coloured small beads to show the poppy seeds using Fabric Glue. Let it dry.
• Take the jute yarn and wind it towards the mouth of the bottle securing it with Fabric Glue. Let it dry.

you will need

Fevicryl Acrylic Colours Black 02, Crimson 04, Lemon Yellow 11, White 27, Sap Green 21, Yellow Ochre 26, Coral Red 66, Fevicryl Fabric Glue, Fevicryl Modge Podge, Fevicol A+, Fine Art Brushes, Plain Glass Bottle, Tissue Decoupage Papers (Poppy Flowers), Jute Yarn, Scissors, Colour Palette, Water Container

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