Blue is the colour…

That was the first line of the Chelsea football club song in the 70s (I think!) and “Blue” is Ann’s chosen theme/challenge at the Three Muses this week. I had a denim box weekend and as I wear a lot of blue, I made altered 3 bangles in various ways, all incorporating blue, so they are my entry!

This is the heavy one – a sort of creamy plastic/ivory type bangle, which I coloured with Stream and a dab of Wild Plum alcohol inks. You could do much the same with permanent markers, or Sharpies too. On the subject of Sharpies, DD bought me a set of Sharpie highlighter pens a few weeks ago and they are really subtle in journalling!! 😉

The denim one was created by opening the seam cut from an old pair of jeans and wrapping a smaller metal bangle with it. I secured it in place with my hot glue gun! I must be improving, because I didn’t burn myself at all this time!

The one at the front is also a wrapped metal bangle, covered with patterned, ripped silk scrap fabric. It’s not finished yet as it was far trickier than the other two – it’s very slippery stuff and I want to stitch it in place, possibly adding beads aswell – we’ll see! I wear the other two quite a lot now and get some curious glances… 🙂

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  1. Lovin’ the blue!!!! Fabulous!!!

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  2. There is no end to your amazing talent, Rosie, especially love the ‘inky’ bracelet!

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  3. I bet they look stunning on you Rosie – people glance because they all want to know this beautiful lady with the blue bangles!

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  4. Love what you’ve done here. Fabulous! xx

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  5. Beautiful bangles! What fun!

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  6. Fabulous blue bangles- electric to the eye!

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  7. Taluula

     /  May 25, 2011

    Whenever I look at your latest pieces of artwork, Miss Rosie, I suffer from envy ….. and it’s all your fault. 😀
    You are the queen of stitching and altering. I love them all.

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    • Awww, you have no idea!! I am simply very, very thrifty, but I bow to your superior knowledge Ann!!!

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  8. Wow, Rosie, these are all stunning!

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  9. Fabulous work – I LOVE the heavy one!

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