Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Welcome to my Tea party

Good day my beautiful Peacocks!! I hope you are all well, I'd like to offer you a spot of tea! 

This is my inspiration, the very talented Thienly Azim created this gorgeous lamp.  Click the picture to head to her tutorial.

I fell in love with it immediately and set to work to re-create it. 

I started with 2 DCWV paper stacks, The Delightful and Peachy Keen.  Don't ask me why I made 2, I guess I was feeling ambitious 

 I'm bad about reading directions so I started making the cups and tea pots, and after I made the lamp shade (from the original file) I realized I should have read her directions first and had some issues there.

But after chatting with her I figured out how to make it work.
 My lamps are much bigger than her original...because I didn't read her instructions about resizing.
 After all the hard work was done, then came the fun part, making them even more girly and pretty.  I added some 3 Girl Jam ribbon, some beautiful paper roses and of course some Beaded Stick pins from the Peacock shop.
 I'm very proud of this piece in particular, I needed to create the sugar bowl, Thienly has on her lamp, but I didn't have that file set and couldn't buy it at the time. So I searched through my files and found an apple from the Miss Baker's Classroom.
I made it as it's intended, but glued the top and bottom together, and pushed in the top so it would sit flat.  You are looking at the apple upside down.  I added 2 handles from the tea cup and...done!
 Here is the Peachy Keen set. After I realized my sizes were way too big I just made the sugar bowl as an accessory, candy dish in this case, holding yummy salt water taffy.
 Here's more 3 Girl Jam ribbon and beaded stick pins and paper roses!!
 Surprisingly this one is my favorite!  I know "shocker" right?  As much as I've used  The Delightful stack this year!  These colors are just so pretty together.
 I love the trim I found for the lamp shade on this one, so cool.
 See what I mean, this one's pretty but the Peachy Keen is just gorgeous!
Thanks for stopping by, I hope you will let me know what you think!
(I've no idea what I will do with them when I'm sick of looking at them on my Sofa table) 
LOL, I'm a mess


TeresaK said...

I just LOVE your teapot lamps! I love both of them - so interesting to see how very different the same thing looks just by picking different papers and embellishments! BEAUTIFUL!

VanessaB said...

WOW. very IMPRESSIVE! lovely :)

Jessica Buffa said...

Marji, these are REMARKABLE! I love the tiered teapots and all the fun accents and details you added. YOU HAVE EVERY RIGHT TO FEEL PROUD! My jaw is dropped - AMAZING JOB!

Tricia said...

Omg!!! I absolutely LOVE it! You did a fabulous job on them Marji. WOW...I truly am amazed!!! And as far as what to do with them when you're tired of looking at 'em...I think you should sell them! I would love to have this displayed in my home!

scrapbookingforfun said...

Marji this is so detailed and is just spectacular!! Woot Woot you totally out did yourself on this post!!
Pinquette Shelley

Thienly Azim said...

Your take on these lamps are amazing! You did a fantastic job, girl! The trims you chose adds so much and the square lampshade totally worked well! It's embellished beautifully, and I'm very honored that you were inspired by my project :) Thanks for sharing with us!

Mary R. said...

Wowwww, so whimsical and amazing!! So cool how you added all the fun girly details!!

AJ Scrapbooking & Cards said...

Wow these are truly beautiful. I so need to make some of these. Just beautiful. TFS AJ-

Misty Morgan said...

I love your lamps! They are so magical and pretty. Love your embellishments! Great job!