Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Seventies Inspired Resin!

 I am starting to collect 70's imagery.  
Well, let's be clear.  I collect 60's, 50's, 40's and 30's too!
This box of greeting cards had the neatest collection of hairdos.
 These are samples I am making to showcase during my classes at the Craft and Hobby show in January.
 I like to have bright colorful samples.
 Plus, this is a great example of why glitter glue edging can be so effective.
 I like each of these pieces and may colour match them to necklaces too!
I used Envirotex Lite for these pieces.

16 comments:

  1. I love these! Did you use the original cards, or did you copy and shrink them?

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  2. I scanned, corrected colour and then shrunk them!

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  3. This is super cuteness overload. I LOVE these charms.

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  4. This is one of my favourite blog posts! SO CUTE.

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  5. as a child of the 70's I definitely remember this style from cards! Awesome charms!

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  6. Adorable!!
    Where do you get the pendants to use??

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  7. These are so wonderful love the pendants :)

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  8. Scan, copy and shrink! What an awesome idea! Now I feel like I can do anything! I also love how you highlighted their adorable hair-dos with the gel pens. :)

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  9. Just a little reminder. I don't sell the jewelry I make, but if I did I would see about getting permission to use these images first, before I sold a pendant.

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  10. Those bring back so many memories! I had a box of these and wrote notes to my friends. What an awesome find. So wish you could make a digital image sheet from these. I would purchase in a heartbeat! I so love your blog. Blessings!

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  11. Carmi, I've seen you use gel pens in a number of your lovely creations (and these are no exception!), but I don't think that you've mentioned a particular brand. Are there any recommendations?

    Thanks!

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  12. Sakura is the brand I usually buy. Michaels Crafts Stores sells them ($$$)..although today I found a glitter pen from Sharpie I will be testing!

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  13. Thanks for the info, Carmi. I hope that Santa sees this info and places a few under the tree!

    I look forward to seeing the results of your glitter pen testing.

    Cheers,
    Sharon

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  14. Those are so cute! I remember my mom having those cards. Brings back so many memories.

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  15. Sweet! How do you decide when to use envirotex lite and when to use the jewelry resin?

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  16. Would you believe I am out of Jewelry Resin? I am just waiting for a new order...so this month I am using Envirotex Lite. Jewelry Resin is my first choice for working in bezels....that is what it was designed for...but Envirotex Lite was my first love...so I have no problem using it too!

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