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Christmas Themed Black & White Painted Bottles and Mason Jar

  • 12/21/2014
Christmas Themed Black & White Painted Bottles and Mason Jar

This Christmas my themed bottles started with Scott suggesting that my bottles of Joy, Hope, and Peace needed Love added to the set.  So I took his suggestion and painted an extra bottle I had saved...the only one left. The three bottles and the Mason jar are painted in black acrylic paint then waxed with clear wax.  The bottles are then painted with white acrylic paint and distressed with sand paper to reveal the black paint.  I printed the word Love on waterslide decal paper using our inkjet printer. The Mason jar is dry brushed with white acrylic paint to create a weathered look. I stopped...

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Painted Bottles & Mason Jars

  • 06/08/2014
Painted Bottles & Mason Jars

Hope you have been enjoying Spring or Fall if you're in Australia! Once the weather turned nice we headed outdoors...planting flowers, re-stained the deck, adding a brick path in the backyard, photo shoots, long walks, and  just grillin' and a chillin'. Oh, can't forget about pulling weeds, planting grass seed and fertilizing the lawn. And we wouldn't trade any of this for snow. I have managed to spend a little time painting bottles and Mason jars mainly when it's raining So here a few of my latest ones. Painted Mason jar, Olive Oil bottle and a Water bottle long with my Tropical/Coastal...

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Black & White Painted Bottles

  • 01/13/2014
Black & White Painted Bottles

Just added a few Painted Bottles to my collection with some of my favorite sayings!  All of the bottles are painted with black and white acrylic paint, distressed and then a waterslide decal added. Live Your DREAM   Live the LIFE You've Imagined love life BEACH Thanks for stopping by! We enjoy your comments...so leave one below! Thanks. Dixie...

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Black & White Painted Mason Jars, Basket & Bottles

  • 01/06/2014
Black & White Painted Mason Jars, Basket & Bottles

Baby, It's Cold Outside! So it's been a perfect time to paint, photograph, write, plan, read, and be inspired. I've been ask if I like color...since my home is mainly black & white. Yes, I love color...cool colors...like purple, magenta, red with blue undertone, lime green, blue, and cool gray!  If you've been following my Coastal/Tropical Decor - Bottle Art, our black & white decorating evolved starting with all white Coastal decor.  I just love a white background and contrast it with black...also white and red...and white with navy.  Scott loves color also...after all, he has a PHD in art education....

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Black & White Painted Bottles and Mason Jar – Christmas Theme

  • 11/17/2013
Black & White Painted Bottles and Mason Jar – Christmas Theme

Just finished shooting my Christmas Themed Black & White Painted Bottles and Mason Jar! So here they are!! It is hard to believe that Christmas and winter is here again in the US...this year has gone fast.  I look at photos from friends in Australia who are enjoying sunshine and warmer temperatures.  I am very HOPEFUL that we will move from Virginia when we enter our next phase of life...our plan is warmer temperatures all year around!  As I am typing this post I look out the window at a squirrel digging in my flower pots on our deck.  The flowers have long died off and the squirrels...

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Coastal/Tropical Decor – Black and White Painted Mason Jars and Bottles

  • 11/08/2013
Coastal/Tropical Decor – Black and White Painted Mason Jars and Bottles

It's chilly and windy here today...most of the leaves have blown off the trees in the woods behind our house.  Allowing us to see a couple of beautiful sunsets...looking forward to more this fall and winter!  Really missing the warm weather as I enjoy walking but not so much during colder weather. I have finished painting more bottles...here is a water bottle I keep on my nightstand. I get thirsty during the night...so I keep water close at hand. I painted a salad dressing glass bottle...black, white then distressed with a Water decal.  I had a plastic water bottle and decided I wanted something...

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Coastal Decor – More Painted Bottles & Tins

  • 09/14/2013
Coastal Decor – More Painted Bottles & Tins

So happy to have finished a few more bottles and tins for our black and white coastal/tropical decor! As a little girl my mother had me in art classes on Saturday mornings where I enjoyed painting and being creative.  Since that time I still love being creative as I have worked as a professional sign painter and later as a house painter plus graphic artist...so I've always enjoyed dabbling in paint including painting furniture.  I have drawn inspiration from lot's of bottles, Mason Jars, tins, wood pieces, pillows and furniture on Pinterest, websites including Dream Factory, facebook and catalogs...and...

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Coastal Decor – Painted Bottles, Tins and baskets

  • 07/28/2013
Coastal Decor – Painted Bottles, Tins and baskets

I have been busy painting bottles, tins and baskets then placing them in my coastal vignettes around my living room, kitchen and dining area.  In the first two photos I painted 4 Starbucks bottles with my favorite colors of black and white... then distressing them. I hand painted the numbers...a little rusty from my sign painting days.  But overall I was pleased with them. In these two  photo you can see two Mason Jars I also painted... they are waiting final embellishments.  I will either be painting something on them...using a decal...or hanging something coastal on them.  Right behind...

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