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Frantage Flowers Blue Necklace by Debbie Cole

Supplies:SSC1198_blue_necklace_DC_800

From Stampendous:
SSC1198 Frantage Flowers Perfectly Clear™ Stamps
SSC1177 Butterfly Charms Perfectly Clear™ Stamps
FRG13 Royal Blue Glass Glitter
SSH38 Small Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle

Plus:
Americana® Cool Neutral, Lamp Black, Primary Blue, & True Blue Acrylic Paint by DecoArt®
Easy Float by DecoArt®
Paintbrushes
Large Square Bezel by Art Mechanique
Two Part Resin by ICE Resin®
Mixed Media Paper
Cosmetics Sponge Wedges
All Purpose Glue
Chain Necklace
Paper Palette
Bubble Palette
Paper Towel
Jump Rings
Rhinestone Chain
Beads of Choice
Craft Sticks
Disposable Measuring Cups
Detail Scissors

Instructions:

  1. The stamping and painting will need to be done twice since this necklace is completed with the layered technique. Basecoat the paper with Cool Neutral. Place the postage stamp onto an acrylic handle. Dampen a cosmetic sponge and remove as much water as possible. Pour a puddle of Lamp Black + Primary Blue (1:5) 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 mixed media paper. The details should be easily seen and not be too dark. Then put of Lamp Black and stamp the flowers and butterfly.
  2.  Using a bubble palette, place about a dime size drop of True Blue into individual bubble. Create a mixture of three parts water and one part Easy Float. Mix one part paint with three parts water or enough water to make the paint transparent. Completely mix the paint in the bubble palette so there is no solid pigment. Using a #2 round wash in the flower and butterfly. Float to shade with True Blue, then Primary Blue.
  3.  When dry, cut the square to fit into the bezel. If you have the die, you can run it through your machine. Manually cut out the flower and butterfly from second image.
  4.  Sprinkle glitter randomly around the flowers. Mix Ice Resin according to manufacturer’s instruction and pour it in to fill half of the bezel. Allow to harden overnight. Glue cut items into position. Add watch gears and glue in place. Allow to dry. Mix additional Ice Resin and fill the bezel. Allow to harden overnight. Add charms, beads, and chain of choice using jump rings.

 

Frantage Flowers Gold Necklace by Debbie Cole

Supplies:SSC1198_gold_necklace_DC_800

From Stampendous:
SSC1198 Frantage Flowers Perfectly Clear™ Stamps
FRG02 Champagne Glass Glitter
SSH38 Small Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle

Plus:
Americana®   Light Avocado, True Ochre, Traditional Raw Sienna, & Traditional Raw Umber Acrylic Paint by DecoArt®
Easy Float by DecoArt®
Paintbrushes
Large Oval Bezel by Art Mechanique
Two Part Resin by ICE Resin®
Mixed Media Paper
Cosmetics Sponge Wedges
All Purpose Glue
Chain Necklace
Paper Palette
Bubble Palette
Paper Towel
Jump Rings
Rhinestone Chain
Beads of Choice
Craft Sticks
Disposable Measuring Cups
Detail Scissors

Instructions:

  1. The stamping and painting will need to be done twice since this necklace is completed with the layered technique. Place the stamp onto an acrylic handle. Dampen a cosmetic sponge and remove as much water as possible. Pour a puddle of Traditional Raw Umber 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 mixed media paper. The details should be easily seen and not be too dark.
  2. Using a bubble palette, place about a dime size drop of True Ochre and Light Avocado into individual bubbles. Create a mixture of three parts water and one part Easy Float. Mix one part paint with three parts water or enough water to make the paint transparent. Completely mix the paint in the bubble palette so there is no solid pigment. Using a #2 round wash in the golden areas with thinned True Ochre and stem and leaves with thinned Light Avocado. Float to share the golden areas with True Ochre, then Traditional Raw Sienna.
  3.  When dry, cut the oval to fit into the bezel. If you have the die, you can run it through your machine. Manually cut out the flowers from second image.
  4.  Mix Ice Resin according to manufacturer’s instruction and pour it in to fill half of the bezel. Allow to harden overnight. Glue cut flowers into position. Sprinkle glitter randomly around the flowers. Mix additional Ice Resin and fill the bezel. Allow to harden overnight. Add charms, beads, and chain of choice using jump rings.

 

 

Christmas Charms box by Debi Hammons

Supplies  SSC1183_Christmas_Charms_Box_DH_800

From Stampendous:
SSC1183 Christmas Charms Perfectly Clear Stamp set by Stampendous
VersaFine Black Onyx ink by Tsukineko

Plus:
Zip Dry Paper glue by Beacon Adhesives
Colored Pencils by PrismaColor
Red, Light Blue and White card stock
Red String
1/16” hole punch

Instructions:

  1. Cut light blue cardstock to 3-1/2” x 3-1/4”
  2. Score on all sides at 1/2”
  3. Fold on score lines
  4. Cut from the edge to the score line on just the longer ends
  5. apply glue to the the flap and glue to the inside of the sides to form the box top
  6. Cut light blue cardstock 4-1/2” x 4-1/4”
  7. Score all sides at a tiny bit more than 1”
  8. Fold and glue as before to form the box bottom
  9. Stamp the bird image from the set on 1-3/4” x 1-7/8” white cardstock
  10. Color as desired
  11. Glue to 2” x 2-1/8” red cardstock
  12. Glue to the box top
  13. Pock a hole in the top on each side of the red panel at the bottom
  14. Put 7” of red string through the front and tie on the inside of the box top
  15. Stamp the tag and To / From on a scrap of white cardstock
  16. Cut it out
  17. Glue to a scrap of red cardstock and trim the edge to leave just a small edge of red showing
  18. Punch a hole in the tag, put string through the hole and tie on the string on the box with a knot
  19. Trim string

 

Yule Diamonds Necklace by Debbie Cole

Yule Diamonds Necklace by Debbie ColeSupplies:

From Stampendous:
SSC1211 Yule Diamonds Perfectly Clear™ Stamps
EP030 Kaleidoscope Embossing Powder
SSH38 Small Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle
VP001 VersaMarker Watermark Pen by Tsukineko®

Plus:
Americana True Blue & White Wash Acrylic Paint by DecoArt®
Triple Thick by DecoArt®
White Polymer Clay
Eye Hooks & Jump Rings
White Bead Necklace
Tear Drop Bead

 Instructions:

  1. Knead the clay so that it is soft and workable. Roll in a ball and roll the clay out using a rolling pin or acrylic roller  to 1/4 inch depth. Cut into a diamond shape to fit the stamps. Clip two eye hooks to about 1/2 inch long and add  one to each end of the diamond. Bake according to manufacturer’s instructions. Allow to cool.
  2. Base both sides of the clay tile with White Wash to brighten. Place the Snowflake stamp of choice onto an acrylic handle. Dampen sponge and remove as much water as possible. Load with True Blue. 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. 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. Now quickly pounce the loaded sponge over the entire image and stamp it onto the surface. Now stamp the reverse side.
  3. Coat the edges of the clay tile with a VersaMarker™ Watermark Pen and sprinkle with embossing powder. Set with Heat Gun.
  4. Apply mulitple coats of Triple Thick follow the manufacturer’s instructions. Add necklace and bead with jump rings.

Christmas Diamonds Necklace by Debbie Cole

Christmas Diamonds Necklace by Debbie ColeSupplies:

From Stampendous:
SSC1210 Christmas Diamonds Perfectly Clear™ Stamps
SSH34 Medium Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle

Plus:
Americana Cherry Red, Lamp Black, & Mistletoe Acrylic Paint by DecoArt®
Triple Thick by DecoArt®
White Polymer Clay
Eye Hooks & Jump Rings
Black Bead Necklace
Tear Drop Bead

Instructions:

  1. Knead the clay so that it is soft and workable. Roll in a ball and roll the clay out using a rolling pin or acrylic roller  to 1/4 inch depth. Cut into a diamond shape to fit the stamps. Clip two eye hoops to about 1/2 inch long and add  one to each end of the diamond. Bake according to manufacturer’s instructions. Allow to cool.
  2. Place the Santa stamp onto an acrylic handle. Dampen sponge and remove as much water as possible. Load 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. 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. Now quickly pounce the loaded sponge over the entire image and stamp it onto the surface. Now stamp the reverse side with the text diamond in Lamp Black.
  3. Base the background around the Santa with Lamp Black. Base the red areas with Cherry Red, and the green areas with Mistletoe.
  4. Apply mulitple coats of Triple Thick follow the manufacturer’s instructions.