How to Create Home Decor and Recycle Using Art Anthology!

Recycle an old glass bottle to make this beautiful home decor!

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How to Create Home Decor and Recycle Using Art Anthology!
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Start by prepping bottle with a nice coat of white gesso. Let dry.

Start by prepping bottle with a nice coat of white gesso. Let dry.

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Next get a small handful of air dry light modeling compound. I used Delight™ as pictured here.

Next get a small handful of air dry light modeling compound. I used Delight™ as pictured here.

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Roll out into a long strand as pictured here. Cut in half to make two sections.

Roll out into a long strand as pictured here. Cut in half to make two sections.

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Wad up printed tissue paper and then flatten back out leaving the wrinkly texture as seen here.

Wad up printed tissue paper and then flatten back out leaving the wrinkly texture as seen here.

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Apply mod podge or a similar product to your bottle base and neck. Adhere tissue paper and remove excess. do not dry!

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Take your strands of clay and wrap two or three times around top and bottom. Use a flat spatula to gently press clay into adhesive. shape this how you prefer  and allow to dry overnight.

Take your strands of clay and wrap two or three times around top and bottom. Use a flat spatula to gently press clay into adhesive. shape this how you prefer and allow to dry overnight.

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Take a small amount of clay and shape a cork. Use the bottle opening to do this by gently pressing it in until it is shaped to fit.

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Add some molded pieces as done here.

Add some molded pieces as done here.

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Drip Art Anthology Minx inks and water and move around by rotating bottle slowly. Dry in between your colors. If using a heat gun hold away from bottle and do slowly. Glass gets warm fast!

Drip Art Anthology Minx inks and water and move around by rotating bottle slowly. Dry in between your colors. If using a heat gun hold away from bottle and do slowly. Glass gets warm fast!

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Art Anthology Minx Ink

Art Anthology Minx Ink

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Add some distress ink randomly.

Add some distress ink randomly.

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Apply black gesso to clay areas only. ALlow this to dry.

Apply black gesso to clay areas only. ALlow this to dry.

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Continue using Art Anthology inks and sprays and water all over. Alternate colors and dry in between them. Once you achieve the color you like add some Art Anthology Ice Spray for a good shimmer!

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I decided to use this molded angel piece I had in my stash rather than the plain cork. I used gesso and same colors to match and then adhered to the bottom of cork and allowed to dry.

I decided to use this molded angel piece I had in my stash rather than the plain cork. I used gesso and same colors to match and then adhered to the bottom of cork and allowed to dry.

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I added some molded wings.

I added some molded wings.

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Finish off with paper flowers dyed with Art Anthology Minx Ink and some microbeads!

Finish off with paper flowers dyed with Art Anthology Minx Ink and some microbeads!

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I hope that this guide inspires you to create a lovely recycled project of your own!! For more inspiration follow the Art Anthology Fan Page! www.facebook.com/groups/74105…

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AA supplies are available for purchasing at https://www.artanthology.net/

AA supplies are available for purchasing at www.artanthology.net/

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