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Steampunk Necklace

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Hello my fine feathered friends! I thought I'd try my hand at steampunk, and I'd love your feed back! Let's make this! What you need: Acrylic charm Gear Necklace Cord Necklace Pinch Bail Enamel Adhesive Fluid Enamel Powders: Victorian Bronze, Vintage Black, Aged White Enamel Gels: Gold, Copper Glastique E600 Glue Word Sticker (Tim Holtz), sparkling ultra fine glitter (My Stamp Box), mica chips (USArt Quest), metal gear brad (Eyelet Outlet), alcohol inks (Ranger), clamp or clothespin.  What to do: 1. Peel the blue protective stuff off of both sides of the acrylic charm. Ink up the front with alcohol inks.  2.  Punch out the gear and coat the two larger gears with enamel adhesive fluid. Coat one gear with Vintage Black powder and the other with Aged White powder. Heat to melt the powders and activate the adhesive. Coat the remaining gear and the little turn key with gold 3D Enamel Gel. Coat the two circles that punched out of the gears with Copper enamel gel. Let dry.
3. Once your…

A Little Vintage Style Home Decor

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Hello my darlings! Today my shabby chic/vintage loving self came out and I have something pretty different from what I've shared with ya so far. I sure hope you like it! Remember you could create this with the colors that suit you best. I didn't take many in progress photos of this one, but it's pretty easy. Want to make it? Woohoo! Let's go!! What you need: Vintage Dress Forms Daisy Floral Accents Heart that you saved from the Vintage Bird Cage last week E600 glue Enamel Adhesive Fluid Enamel Powders: Vintage Black, Aged White, Turquoise Lagoon, Cranberry Wine Fancy Napkin naked wood plaque, small wood block, gesso, Mod Podge, black pigment ink (I used Mixed Media ink), white paper flowers, fancy flowers, rhinestone chain (or bling), alcohol inks (Ranger), piece of Stampboard or something similar, scrap of card stock, tooth picks, sanding file or sand paper. What to do: 1. Paint the plaque with a coat of gesso and let dry. Then Mod Podge a fancy napkin onto it. be sure to …

Vintage Birdcage Necklace

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I've been working on some jewelry lately. I hope ya like this one!! This little sweetie was pretty easy to create and I think it's just so dang cute!! Wanna make it? YAY! What you need: Piccolo Vintage Birdcage CA121 Enamel Adhesive Fluid Turquoise Lagoon enamel powder Enamel Gels: Silver, Gold, Copper Cord necklace E600 glue Tiny hole-less beads, bird charm (this one is from prima), toothpicks, jump ring, heat gun What to do: 1. Coat the base piece for the bird cage with enamel adhesive fluid and Turquoise Lagoon enamel powder. Heat until thoroughly melted. 2. Get out a piece of chipboard, or an old plastic lid, or something, an put a little bit of each enamel gel on it (that is, if you don't have the super fine tips. If you DO have them, disregard this part). 3. Use the toothpicks (or super fine tips) and color the detail part of your bird cage. I did gold on the base/legs and loop, silver on the bars, and copper on the door. PS-- when you punch out all of the little bits…