This is a project that has been sitting around forever waiting to be finished. The inspiration came from the pine cone stopper which I found at Crate and Barrel about 3 years ago. It’s a Christmas ornament which was only 99 cents and when I saw it I thought what a great stopper it would make. The pine cone is covered in microbeads.
I colored the gold brass leaves with a combination of Patina & Copper Gilders Paste and Ranger Patina Metal Paint (the color is Amethyst). I bent them some to make them wrap around the bottle. I also added something called “Dazzlers” to the bottom leaf. They are like glitter but a little larger. I purchase them from the Glitter Art Institute who makes all kinds of fabulous glitter products.
The copper leaves and swirls are metallic copper sticker. You’ve seen me use the gold and silver versions on many projects.
Around the bottom and the neck of the bottle are beaded trims.