22 August 2010

Lion inspiration




Last night I made this little flowerpot very inspired by this old tin tobacco box. I love old tin boxes (and lions, and many other things, as you may know ;-) - look at the patina on the box, very inspiring. So I found some feet, a lions head and tried to reproduce the "mood" by painting in several layers.
So no I have to figure out what kind of flowers to make for the pot, maybe hortensia/hydrangea. A small olive tree would be great, but I don´t know how to make that..

10 comments:

  1. Dear Susanne, the box is really beautiful ...
    Who knows why we love the old stuff ...
    To come to the flower pot: is very particular, to do with the hydrangeas, in my opinion :-)
    Mini lovely hugs, Flora

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  2. Hi Susanne, lovely pot! if you want a kit of olive tree you can ask Pascale Garnier. She is great! you can find her email on the SIMP site. Have a nice evening Rosanna

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  3. Lovely pot, and I like the chairs too!

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  4. ¡Estupenda maceta.! Cualquier planta quedará bien. Ya verá por cual te decides.
    Besos Clara.

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  5. My love for tin cans know no bounds too :). You have painted the pot very well :). Any plant will go with it , I think and I love Rosanna's suggestion of an olive tree.

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  6. Te ha quedado preciosa. No se que planta pondría pero seguramente me inclinaria por un olivo.
    Besitos, May

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  7. Hi Susanne,
    The little pot is adorable!! It really looks antique too, the way you painted it. I'm sure whatever you decide to put in it will be wonderful.
    I wanted to let you know that I'll be bragging about you today, I'm featuring your darling miniature pillows on my Brag Monday post!

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  8. Te ha quedado fantastica, cualquier planta quedara bien.
    besitos ascension

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  9. Lavori fantastici! Sono una tua nuova sostenitrice e a mio modesto parere potresti utilizzare questa tua ultima creazione per una pianta grassa.
    Ciao, ciao da Rosella

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