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Sunday, September 3, 2017

Cabochons made from Acrylic Pouring on Paper PPF

The Process

Watch the Cabochon How to by Deliberately Creative on Youtube.com for more info. She used acrylic skins left over from pours, but I used some very thin paper that accidentally became available when I dipped some tiny mat board pieces into the paint, and then varnished them. The varnish caused the top layer of thin paper on top of the mat board to peel off, and my initial thought of making them into magnets was now transformed into finding out how to use them for jewelry.

The hardest part was picking out the ones I wanted to mutilate for the jewelry pieces and how I wanted to cut them up. I could get 3 out of each piece if I just cut it straight, but there are so many interesting designs and figures in the art that I kept changing my mind about how to do it. This took all morning!

The first one I found was this DRAGON - WOW! I knew I had to make this one, but I may not be able to sell it. I love him so much.

The supplies I used (except for the acrylic pour papers) all came from Lillyds.com. 

Here are the four samples I made. My first attempts at jewelry making. 
I will probably list them on Ebay at some point, but right now I am just enjoying their beauty. They have tiny imperfections, but that is part of the handmade aspect for me. No two alike. I can never duplicate them. Once they are gone, they will never be mine again. And I don't even wear necklaces.  LOL. I just like to look at them.




10 comments:

  1. Absolutely stunning jewelry! So creative that I want to run out and buy some of those plastic or glass covers and splash some acrylic paint on something. Wow! These would certainly sell.

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    1. They are glass and you can buy the kits to make the necklaces and other shapes and sizes at www.lillyds.com. A couple of weeks ago I could not spell cabochon and I did not know what they were. LOL.

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  2. These are really stunning! Happy PPF, hugs, Valerie

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    1. Thanks, Valerie-Jael. I am working on getting them listed on Etsy before I make more, and I want to see if they sell first.

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  3. Very nice. I am making cabs too. My are all hand painted and then my Sparkle cabs. So much fun isn't it.

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    1. Thanks, Nicole. I would love to see yours. Have you blogged about them? I finally added the #acrylicpour #Cabochon #Necklace #Pendants to my Etsy store and will be working on ACEO size magnets soon.
      https://www.etsy.com/shop/pennybiz

      Penny Lee StewArt
      www.craftylady.com

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    2. Penny I started making these a few weeks ago and can't make them fast enough. I simply paint the glass. You can see them on my blog www.beadwright.blogspot.com

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  4. o so wonderful this Work!!!!!
    Happy Weekend
    Elke

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  5. Amazingly beautiful art works ❣

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