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Frantage Flowers Poppy Pop Up Die Necklace by Debbie Cole

Supplies:DCP1001_SSC1198_DC_800

From Stampendous:
SSC1198 Frantage Flowers Perfectly Clear™ Stamps
DCP1001 Pop Up Die Set
FRG02C Champagne Crushed Glass Glitter
MPW811 Mixed Media White Paper
SSH38 Small Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle

Plus:
Americana® Deep Burgundy, Desert Sand, Lamp Black, Spicy Mustard Acrylic Paint by DecoArt®
Dazzling Metallics Bronze Acrylic Paint by DecoArt®
Matte Medium by DecoArt®
ICE Resin® Two Part Resin
Cosmetic Sponge Wedges
All Purpose Glue
Watch Parts
Chain Necklace
Chain Closure
Eye Pins & Jump Rings
Craft Sticks
Disposable Measuring Cups
Jewelry Tools

Instructions:

  1. Using the two largest rectangle dies, tape together, and cut eight “frames” to create the bezel using a Big Shot or similar machine. Glue the frames together to create the depth of the bezel. Basecoat with Bronze.
  2. Cut two large backs for the bezels using craft board or heavy mixed media paper. Glue an eye hook or bail to the top of one of the cuts, then glue the two piece together. Base the back side with Bronze. Do not glue the base to the frame until the first layer of the artwork is completed.
  3. The inside artwork is completed with the layered technique. Cut a piece of media paper using the large die. Base with Deep Burgundy.
  4. Stamp the large flower stamp multiple times over the whitepaper. Place the stamp from the kit and place it onto an acrylic handle. Dampen a cosmetic sponge and remove as much water as possible. Pour a puddle of Lamp Black out on the palette paper. Pounce the sponge into the paint and then on a clean area of the palette. When you look at the bottom of the sponge it should be covered by paint but you should still be able to see the texture of the sponge. Pounce the sponge onto the stamp and stamp onto the white mixed media paper. The details should be easily seen and not be too dark. Float to shade the flowers that will be on the top layer with Desert Sand Pull lines of Golden Sand + Spicy Mustard(1:1) in the center of the flowers. Cut all flowers with matte medium to seal.
  5. Stamp the base of the die twice with the scroll from the set using Spicy Mustard. Glue to top of base and coat with matte medium. Cut out and glue the first set of flowers on top of the base and trim. Glue the frame into position and allow to completely dry. Mix the resin following the manufacturer’s instructions and pour just enough to coat the image. Sprinkle some glitter into the resin. Allow to harden overnight.
  1. Cut the shaded flowers to the resin and allow to dry. Allow to completely dry. Mix the resin following the manufacturer’s instructions and pour to fill the bezel. Allow to harden overnight. Add charms, beads, and chain of choice using jump rings.

 

The Look Handled Box by Debbie Cole

Supplies:CRS7005_ACRS03_DC_800

From Stampendous:
CRS7005 Cling The Look Set
CRSS5074 Cling Build a Bouquet Set
ACRS03 Cling Industrial Set
NKCCRS05 Kaffee Klatsch
P249 Vintage Note
DCS5074 Build a Bouquet Die Set
EJS06 Spoonful of Pixie Dust
CP811 Creative Palette
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle

Plus:
Americana® Baby Pink, Blue Harbor, Bubblegum Pink, Calypso Blue, Carousel Pink, Lamp Black, Sea Aqua, Snow White, & Wedgewood Blue Acrylic Paint by DecoArt®
Matte Medium by DecoArt®
Crystal Craft Twinkles Writers by DecoArt®
Easy Float by DecoArt®
DuraClear Matte Varnish by DecoArt®
Cigar Box by Viking Woodcrafts
18 Gauge Galvanized Steel Wire
Wood Beads
Plastic Beads
Cosmetic Sponges
Lace Ribbon
Small Petal Flower

Instructions:

  1. Coat surface with sealer, sand lightly, wipe with cheese cloth. Place small drops of Blue Harbor, Blue Calypso, Snow White, and Sea Aqua on the Creative Palette. Us a brayer to lightly move the colors together. Press the front of the box into the pain. It should be completely covered with paint, if not, press into the palette again. Repeat the process for the back and sides of the box.
  2. Apply the Vintage note stamp to handle. Using a cosmetic sponge, apply Snow White to the entire stamp. Stamp onto the upper right hand corner of the box. Repeat, stamping randomly around the box. Clean stamp when finished.
  3. Apply the Crackle stamp onto a handle. Load the stamp in the same manner as above with Wedgewood Blue. Stamp the texture randomly all over the box.
  4. Using stencil, pounce Bubble Gum Pink onto box referring to the photo for placement.
  5. Determine placement of girl. Sand that area of the box lightly, wipe clean. Use the stencil and wash in Snow White. Continue the wash with a large brush towards the left side of the box. Allow to dry. Load girl stamp with Lamp Black. Stamp over this area.
  6. Wash over hair area with Bubblegum Pink. Float to Highlight with Baby Pink and shade with Carousel Pink.
  7. Drybrush highlights to the face with Snow White. Float to shade with Blue Harbor + Snow White (1:1). Fill in the iris with Calypso Blue. The Lips are filled with Bublegum Pink and shaded with Carousel Pink. Drybrush blush to the cheeks and float eye shadow above eye with Baby Pink. Reinforce any lines with thinned Lamp Black using a liner brush.
  8. Apply Matte Medium in upper right and two lower corners of the box. Sprinkle with spoon embossing powder and heat set. Using drops from the Stickler Writers, form swirls by the hair and corners.
  9. Stamp the daisy stamp onto paper with Lamp Black. Wash with Bubblegum Pink. Float to shade with Harbor Blue. Float to highlight with Baby Pink. Cut out with die. Glue small petal flowers to hair, then glue daisy of top of flowers. Add large jewel in the center of the daisy.
  10. Drill two holes in the top of the box. Cut wire to determined length for handle. Paint wood beads with Bubblegum Pink. Add beads to wire leaving at least one inch on both ends of the wire. Place the ends into the holes, then bend and wrap inside the box. .

CRS7005_ACRS03_DC_2_800

Hummingbirds Tray by Debbie Cole

Supplies:CRS5072_R221_DC_800

From Stampendous:
CRS5072 Cling Hummingbirds
R221 Vintage Letter
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle
MEM01 Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®

Plus:
Americana® Bittersweet Chocolate, Hauser Green Light, Light Buttermilk, Royal Fuchsia, & Traditional Raw Umber Acrylic Paint by DecoArt®
DuraClear Matte Varnish by DecoArt®
14.5″ Square Tray in Mustard by Cupboard Distributing
Cosmetic Sponges
Paintbrushes
Palette

Instructions:

  1. Sand the base of the tray until it is smooth. Base entire surface with Light Buttermilk. Lightly sand over the entire tray to allow the texture of the undercoating to show. Coat with matte varnish.
  1. Stamp the Vintage Note and Vintage Letter stamps to the background using a cosmetic sponge with Traditional Raw Umber.
  1. Apply the flower stamp to handle. Using a cosmetic sponge apply Bittersweet Chocolate to the entire stamp. Stamp onto the tray in the center. Clean stamp immediately. Apply the hummingbirds in the same manner.
  1. Wash over all the areas with Light Buttermilk. Allow to dry and wash the pink areas with Royal Fuchsia and the green areas with Hauser Green Light.
  1. Float to shade with the same colors as the washes using full strength paint. Add a second shade to the flowers with Traditional Raw Umber + Royal Fuchsia (1:1). Add Additional Highlights with floats of Light Buttermilk zz+ Royal Fuchsia (4:1).

 

Eclectic Charms Floral Necklace by Debbie Cole

Supplies:SSC1217_3_DC_800

From Stampendous:
SSC1217 Eclectic Charms Perfectly Clear™ Stamps
NKCRS05 Kaffee Klatsh Set
FRG16C Fuchsia Glass Glitter
FRG10C Shaved Ice
MPW811 Mixed Media White Paper
SSH38 Small Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle

Plus:
Americana® Baby Pink, Sapphire, Sea Aqua, Turquoise, Wild Orchid Acrylic Paint by DecoArt®
Dazzling Metallics Shimmering Silver Acrylic Paint by DecoArt®
Media Fluid Acrylics Interference by DecoArt®
Matte Medium by DecoArt®
Jewelry Component by Industrial Chic®
Two Part Resin by ICE Resin
White Polymer Clay
Clay Circle Cutters
Paper
Patterned Paper
Chain Necklace
Chain Closure
Eye Pins & Jump Rings
X-Acto Knife
Craft Sticks
Disposable Measuring Cups
Jewelry Tools

Instructions:

  1. Begin by kneading the clay so that it is soft and workable. Roll it into a ball and roll the clay out using a rolling pin or acrylic roller to 1/8 inch depth. Spray the round rubber stamp of your choice from the set with a light mist of water and press firmly into the clay. Lift the stamp off the clay. Repeat two more times Cut out the main circle with appx 1 3/4 inch shape cutter. Cut out the center with a 1 inch shape cutter. Cut two more 1 inch circles form the other impressions. Poke holes into both sides 1 inch circles and insert eye hooks that have been trimmed to 1/2 inch.. Bake all the circles according to manufacturer’s instructions. Allow to cool.
  1. Paint over the clay randomly with- Baby Pink, Sapphire, Sea Aqua, Turquoise, Wild Orchid .Wipe off some of the paint using a paper towel to allow the undertones of the to show through. Allow to dry. Wash over all the circles with thinned Sappire allowing the paint to seek into the impressed areas. Allow to dry. Brush Interference Turquoise over all the circles. Allow to dry. Using your finger, wipe on Shimmering Silver to highlight.
  1. Stamp the bouquet twice onto paper. Colorize both with paint for the palette. Glue a piece of cardstock to the back of the circle to cover the hole. Fill the bottom of the hole with the embossing powder and heat set. The inside of the pendant is created using a layered technique. Begin by preparing the paper, sealing both sides with Decou-Page. Allow to dry. Repeat this step. Cut and glue background into place. Mix a small amount of Ice Resin following the manufacturer’s instructions. Pour just a small amount over the image and spread with a disposable paint brush. Allow to harden over night. Cut out lettering and apply brown color pencil around edges. Glue into place and add additional resin. Also use the resin as a varnish by brushing it over the clay. Allow to harden over night. To complete the necklace, combine the elements to form the necklace and attach with jump rings to the pendant.

 

ScrewLoose N Sparky Frame by Debbie Cole

Supplies:M323_H316_Q213_SSC1219_DC_800

From Stampendous:
SSC1219 ScrewLoose N Sparky Perfectly Clear™ Stamps
M323 Screwy Pals
H316 Sparky
Q213 ScrewLoose
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle

Plus:
Americana® Baby Blue, Cadmium Yellow, Country Red, Hauser Green Light, Lamp Black, Snow White, & True Blue Acrylic Paint by DecoArt®
Multi-Purpose Sealer by DecoArt®
Easy Float by DecoArt®
DuraClear Matte Varnish by DecoArt®
Frame
Sanding Disc
Paper Palette
Bubble Palette
Paper Towel
All Purpose Glue
Small Screw
Fine Point Sharpie®

Instructions:

  1. Prepare the frame with sealer, sand, then wipe with dampened cheese cloth. Basecoat both the frame and the paper with Snow White. Apply multiple coats until smooth and even. Apply a coat of matte varnish.
  1. Lay out the stamps on the frame and determine placement. Using a C-Thru ruler divide the frame in sections accordingly creating 1/2 inch dividers between the sections. Basecoat the dividers with Baby Blue. Outline the dividers with a Black permanent marker.
  1. Using the small nut stamp, place it onto acrylic handle. Load cosmetic sponge with Lamp Black. When using paint on stamps it is important that you do not overload the image. Pour a puddle of paint out on the palette. Pounce the sponge into the paint and then on a clean area of the palette. Stamp the image onto the dividers especially where two sections come together. Place the small screw head on the handle and stamp in between the nuts on the dividers. Paint the nuts with Snow Hite and the screw heads with Hauser Green Light.
  1. In the same manner as above, stamp the remaining icons in their correct sections using Country Red for the red gear, Golden Straw for the yellow gears, and Lamp lack for the Sparky clear stamp. The Rubber stamps are double loaded. Sponge True Blue to the outer edges of the stamp, the use Lamp Black over the robot icon itself.
  1. Using a bubble palette, place about a dime size drop of Cadmium Yellow, Country Red, and Hauser Green Light in individual bubbles. Mix one part paint with appx three parts water mixed with Easy Float. Completely mix the paint until it becomes transparent. Using a flat shader and/or #3 round brush to wash in all the colors referring to the photo for placement.
  1. Glue photo mount to back of frame. Add photo, name of child, cute phrase, or mirror in the center.
  1. Allow to cure for 24 hours. Apply multiple coats of matte varnish to protect the surface.