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Friday, January 25, 2013

Valentine Love Potion Bottles

I always have lots of miscellaneous bottles and jars around here. When a friend gave me these little brown bottles and jugs I decided to come up with a little project with a Valentine twist. Nothing revolutionary here, just a simple little craft : )

Recently, Angie at  Knick of Time  posted these cute printable labels, and I knew I wanted to use them for something. Yesterday I decided to make them into Love Potion labels.

 I used PicMonkey to add the "Love Potion" words to the blank area, and the "9" to the bottom.

On this one I added the words "four" and "Love Potion" in the blank area. I used their Meie Script font which matched the label almost perfectly.

I thought the pink-ish tinge of the labels would be kind of pretty with the brown glass. What do you think?

I printed these on regular computer paper and glued them to the bottles with Mod Podge. I went over the front of the labels with a thin coat of Mod Podge also, just to seal it a bit. 

I wanted to add a little ribbon to the top of these, but didn't have any pink ribbon so I went to my fabric scraps and found a pink cotton shirt to tear into strips.

For the larger jugs and bottle I tore some natural cotton fabric strips to use as ribbons. 

I think this was a wine bottle. It had a pretty design on the glass, and a perfect flat area for a label on the front.

The little bluish-green bottle was from a coffee drink.  I added a little crepe paper rosette to this one.


The jugs would be cute to hang with some flowers in them.  Maybe a few pink roses?

I think they could be cute Valentine's Day gifts as is....

....or how about filled with cinnamon hearts or jelly beans, or even bubble bath? I'm going to use one or two for gifts and the rest are probably going to a local shop. 

Thank you to Angie at  Knick of Time for offering lots of creative inspiration with free printables as well as her own awesome creative projects.

Happy creating, and have a great weekend!


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  1. LOVE this idea!! Stopping by from Pin Me, I'm your newest follower :). Stop by if you get a moment Running Away? I'll Help You Pack!

  2. These are so cute! I've been looking for some simple Valentine's Day Ideas. Thanks for the inspiration!

  3. I think I need to get out and buy some bottles this weekend. This is the second blog in 20 minutes that showed great bottles.

    Thanks for the inspiration.

  4. Oh my gosh, I love them! Perfect bottles for the labels. Just perfect!

  5. I love bottles! I've got a little collection of them that I've altered. Yours are adorable! I especially like the one with the rosette. Very sweet.

  6. Jeanette, I can't decide witch one is the cutest bottle, Good thing I don't have too! Love your choice in labels and the ribbon. I love to decorate wine bottles, and your choices are superb! I am now following you and plan on coming by often! Thanks for following me as well. "Bonne Chance" to you on my "French" giveaway!
    xo Pam

  7. Hi Jeanette, I saw your darling bottles over at Debbie's and Shannon's Pinterest party and wanted to stop over to say hello and tell you how sweet I think these are! Such a beautiful idea! Thank you so much for sharing and have a great weekend! ~Cindy,

  8. Oh my goodness, Jeanette - I "LOVE" what you did with those pharmacy labels I posted!!! Great minds think alike, right?! How funny that we both added them to bottles and posted about it at the same time!! Yours turned out absolutely beautiful! I'll be featuring you this week at Knick of Time Tuesday!

    1. Angie, I'm so glad you liked them! I thought I was going a little crazy when I went to your blog last night and saw that we posted about them on the same day! See you at Knick of Time Tuesday, and thanks so much!


  9. Those are super sweet jugs. I don't throw glass bottles away - this is a cute idea. Thank you!

  10. These are all so beautiful. I have a link party called Wednesdays Adorned From Above Blog Hop and would love to have you share this and any other posts with everyone. It runs from Tuesday night through midnight Sunday. Here is the link to the party.
    Debi and Charly @ Adorned From Above

  11. How sweet are these. Love them, I will be pinning. Thank you for sharing. Clarice

  12. Hi, hoppped over from Knick of Time. I love your bottles! I have two old Clorox bottles. I would love to do this. Happy to be a new follower. I have a link party, Share Your Cup Thursday. I would love if you shared sometime!

  13. Love the lables and your brown bottles. Angie has the greatest graphics.
    Thanks for sharing.
    Audrey Z. @ Timeless Treasures

  14. These are too cute. Thanks for sharing your heart and talent.


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