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Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Have a blast making your own jewelry with Stampendous and EnviroTex Jewelry Resin

Stampendous and Carmi from Resin Crafts Blog are heading into the second day of absolute fun! We have partnered together for a WHOLE WEEK to create in a new way with some extraordinary products! Thank you Stampendous and Carmi for giving us the time and supplies to... well, just have FUN!

My first project to share is a bezel with layers. It's simple, but a very classy pendant. I wanted to use it for a necklace, but all the chains I own have too wide of a clasp to put through the bail of the bezel. I didn't have any matching wire to create another jump ring so I'll have to keep my eyes open for a wee wire sale at Michael's or Craft Warehouse.

As you can see from my supplies photo I used a scrap paper already made from crumpled tissue paper glued down and painted with some ink. (It's peeking out from under the Pirate Gold jar.) I cut that piece down to just inside the bezel base and used white glue to adhere it.

The small flower from Daisy Stem Perfectly Clear Set was stamped with VersaMark onto clear acetate and then embossed with Pirate Gold Embossing Powder. Quick circular motions with the heat gun to keep the acetate from warping.

The resin was a two pour project. I dropped down a small amount of resin with the included craft stick and then added on the clear acetate pressing that down until it had the resin layer flat. Then I dropped more resin on top of the acetate until I have a dome effect. I did need to use a toothpick to move the resin to the edges, but that wasn't very hard to do. Now I had to wait!

The stamped image was on a piece of acetate larger than the bezel so I marked each corner with a Sharpie Marker and cut from dot to dot, being careful not to catch any of the black dot, with a craft knife. I didn't cut all the way across the acetate, because that would cut off the dots I needed to cut across in the other direction. Clear as mud? :)

My next project is a button! Now what to do with a bright blue oval button? Why this of course!

A lapel pin! I used the flowers from the Charm Collection Clear Stamps and some Gold Halo Glitter on the inset of the button. I stamped two words off of the Dream Text Stamp with Detail White Embossing Enamel onto black cardstock and just hand cut out the two pieces. All this was glued down with white glue. Then embossed the rim of the button with Aged Black Embossing Enamel. Poured the resin in and let it harden.

Just a few details about this week. There will be daily posts on the Resin Craft Blog and Stampendous Blog with a new list of designer's blog for a hop. Today is a short one with Carmi and three Stampendous Designers. If you hop with use

Now this is what you're in for... Prizes!! Carmi has 3 prize packages that can be won by our fans in Canada where she lives. She will draw three Canadian winners from the comments on her blog all week. We have 3 prize packages for our friends with US mailing addresses.
  • We'll draw one winner from the weekly comments on our blog.
  • We'll draw one winner from the comments on Saturday's Big Blog Hop
  • We'll draw one winner from Facebook - You need to SHARE one or more of our posts about this project on your Timeline **
Each prize package from us will include a Jewelry pack of Resin, a bottle cap, bezel and button to try, and the Stampendous Charm Collection Perfectly Clear Stamps - perfect jewelry sized stamps for your crafting pleasure!

It's time to head on over to Kristine's blog...

ResinCrafts Blog: Jewelry Resin, bezel and button
Stamps: Daisy Stem Perfectly Clear Stamps (Stampendous), Charm Collection (Stampendous), Dream Text (Stampendous)
Paper: clear acetate, Coral, Black scraps of cardstock

Ink: VersaMark Watermark Ink Pad (Tsukineko), Jet Black (Tsukineko)
Accessories: Pirate Gold Embossing Powder (Stampendous), Gold Halo Glitter Mix (Stampendous), Aged Black Embossing Enamel (Stampendous), Detail White Embossing Powder (Stampendous), White Gel pen, Matte Mod Podge

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  1. Love how the glitter is embedded within. Very pretty

  2. I love how your pendant has a domed effect! It would look beautifulas the only charm on a bracelet, too! A total eye catcher.

  3. I like the enjoy, hope, the colours are great.

  4. that is the blue button?? Stunning! It looks like metal with the EP! Beautiful projects!

  5. These are great! I especially love that first flower pendant!

  6. Your projects are wonderful! That flower pendant is perfection.

  7. Beautiful projects! Love the flower pendant!

  8. Janelle, this is so beautiful! Love the way that glitter looks!

  9. Very pretty! Lovin the glitter!

  10. WOW Janelle!! Both of your projects are amazing!! Great job!

  11. Janelle, your creations are absolutely stunning. I especially like the first one. Reminds me of a pressed flower! Great job!

  12. Janelle! This is fantastic! Great Job!! I love them both!

  13. Magnificent! I love them both equally. It's amazing how much detail you added to such little charms but it paid off. They are really fantastic.

  14. Both pendants are lovely! Love the way you embossed the button and aged it!

  15. Very pretty pieces of jewelry.

  16. Both of these are gorgeous but I really love the little flower at the top. Your resin came out perfect, I'm jealous!

  17. These are so pretty and amazing! You DO make it sound easy! I can see that pin on a scarf this fall! (PS... my birthday is in November) LOL!


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