i create | the twinery

I'm a huge fan of altered projects and often buy items with the thought, "I can do something cool with this!" in the back of my mind. Please tell me I'm not the only one that has this thought swirling around in their head from time to time. My project began with a clearance canvas as my base and one of the four newest colors of The Twinery twine to hit the market...Strawberry!

While the paint was drying on my canvas, I wanted to cover up the design that was already there, I gathered supplies: floral wire, baker's twine and wire snips. I roughly drew my word onto paper and  bent the pliable wire to form the word create. It wasn't until I was finished with that word that I decided to add the "i" and use a heart to dot it. After all, I do "love" it all!
With a little patience and a little time, I had wrapped my letters and was ready to place it on the painted canvas. If you happen to have a somewhat smaller gauge of wire, you won't have to snip your wire to create a word, you'll just be able to fold it back on to each other. I didn't do this because my wire is quite chunky.  

In retrospect, I do believe I would have used a different color twine for each letter. It would have seemed a bit more, hmmmm, creative.

Just think of the possibilities...Christmas ornaments, gift toppers, name art for a kid's room. Ready, set...go pull out some wire and twine and get ready to create! Oh, and have fun! If you happen to do this project yourself, please leave me a link so that I can stop in for a visit to see what you've created. I'm kinda nosy that way.


  1. i think that all the time..."i can alter that!" and i can...just need like 48 hours in my day to make it happen.

  2. I love it! What a beautiful project!

  3. What a fab way to use twine from The Twinery!! I am always looking for way to wrap my bakers twine around something, but I haven't thought of this before. ;)

  4. Wowza! This is so super creative. Love how you made this!

  5. This is so cool and so creative Monika!
    Love LOVE your project!!

    Thank YOu~


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