Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Day 5- #90daysofblogging

Guess what I did?  I made some charms a few weeks ago.  Something I never do.. because well.. I don't know how to make jewelry or dangles.. ::chuckles::  I was trying to do a crash course that week. You see I have been really thinking about all the projects I *intend* to create and don't.  I buy all this crap and Don't even make one! I have lots of small bottles of metal charms and beads I have collected over the last few years with intent of making dangles. Dangles to add on my book spines and tags and faux mekodori.  I used shrink wrap.  Not to pleased with the colors and instead of the oven as I have in the past, I used my #heatgun.  So I trashed the charms, no not literally.. just the idea of using them as a design team post.  Looking for suggestions to get better colors.. lighter colors..   I think my next try will be alcohol inks or paints..


The pictures aren't any any order.  What I did was I took my Sin  City Stamps  and stamps some images on the shrink wrap.  then colored them with sharpies and color pencils (which didn't go  well for me).  Then I cut them then in random pieces and places a hole in each with a punch.  Used a chop stick in the whole to hold them down, so I could hit them with the #heatgun.  I learned from YT videos and pinterest that if it wasn't flat by the time it was done shrinking.. try to hit it with a domino.  In many cases.  I got them pretty durn flat.  No WOW factor.. but ok..  Will try again.

That's it for me today!

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5 comments:

  1. Well I have never used shrink wrap. I have some I saw it used once and ordered it and now I can't even remember what it was I was going to make.. Lol oh dear I had forgotten all about the stuff till you said this.. I will have to think about what it was now..

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  2. Personally, I have never used that shrinky stuff but if you have charms and such, just use those and go the easy route. LOL

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  3. OMG...I left this super long comment and it vanished since I wasn't signed in!!! grrrr.....I'll PM you

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  4. Love your blog and the bangles.

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  5. I love the idea of dangles!! I don't have the patience to color too many things in. If I need a coloring fix, I just call my grandkids over and we color like crazy!! Then I'm good again for awhile....lol.
    Huggss,
    Yvonne

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