Hello Makers! Stencils are a great tool to use for creating images and effects on just about any creative project. You can decorate a journal with them, create card backgrounds and textures, use in your paintings, or in home décor projects. I have a stenciling article on the Imagine blog where I discuss some ways to organize, use with different products, proper care and cleaning your stencils, check it out.
Today's forecast calls for a cloudy pendant that’s sure to make a statement. I made this cloud pendant using bake polymer clay and Makin's Clay cloud cutters. These cutters are so stinking cute, that originally I was going to make a pendant only using the largest cutter, instead, I decided to use all three cutters from the set..making it more of a cloud formation, lol!. I also used waterdrop shaped glass beads, to which, I wire wrapped 24 gauge wire. To the back of the pendant, I baked in wire rings to hold the beads. I also made a wire bail, using 20 gauge silver wire, which, also has been baked into the clay. The surface treatment is metallic wax; white and blue wax. Hope you like my little cloud pendant.
I just love the whole vintage, industrial, grungy look on just about anything; abstract art, cards, assemblage, jewelry. Check out my gallery for more examples. This project was made using Imagine's Walnut Inks; Eucalyptus, Walnut Java and white embossing powder. I also used Seth Apter stamps. To learn how to create this cool project, visit Imagine's Blog.
Today I have a cute home decor project. A flower tile wall hanging using Makin's Clay goodies; white clay, Texture Sheet, Set H (Connectors) for the tile design and used the Water Drops cutter set as petals to make the flower. Everything has been painted with Deco Arts American Acrylic paints. Check out the tutorial on this project by visiting the Makin's Clay Blog.
It summertime, yeah! Thinking about that beach much needed beach vacation. If you happen to go, bring back some sand, so that you can make this cool home decor project. All you have to do is color the sand, using Imagine's All-Purpose ink and layer in a glass jar. If you are not going to the beach, you can buy sand from the craft store. Get detailed instructions with stepout images at Imagine's Blog.
Today I have a Canvas Corp Brands (CCB) project. I made this collage using 7gypsies Tape Measures papers with images of vintage rulers and tape measures. I also sued Tattered Angels paints. I am fond of rulers; they have meaning and are fun to create with. Check out my assemblage using vintage rulers and my clay ruler project. Want to learn how to make this collage, visit the CCB Blog to get detailed instructions and images.