Friday, May 31, 2013

Stampendous Glitter and Mica Flakes Tags with Jewelry Resin

I am very excited to show you, on the last day of my blog hop with the Stampendous Design team, my final projects. 
 I already know from early experiments this week that vintage glass looks amazing under resin.  Now was my chance to play with Stampendous micro glitterAs you can see I had a really nice assortment to choose from.  I also chose to work with the Nunn Design raised tag rectangles.
 I applied Quick grip glue to my tag surface.  
(Note that I left some open areas.)
I let the glue air dry for a few minutes.
 Then I dropped glitter over the surface.  Quick Grip dries quickly, so I knew if I waited, the glitter would stick in some spots and not in others.  I wanted to try and make these surfaces look like gem stones.
  Here are my three tags drying.
 When the tags were dry I brushed away the excess glitter and made a small batch of Jewelry Resin.

 I brushed resin across the surface of the resin tag.  
I call this a glaze layer.
Now I do get asked all the time....can you wash out the brush?  I don't even try.  I buy my brushes at the dollar store and I know they can't be cleaned.  Sometimes I recycle the wood though!

 When my glaze layer of resin was in place I carefully placed some FRAN-TAGE bronzed mica flakes on the surface.

 I let everything cure and was so happy with the results!


  Here is how I am going to wear these tags.

 This is my attempt to create some "manly necklaces."

 The bronze flakes in this tag remind me a gold mine!




I had such a great week working with Stampendous products.

Thank you for all your support and comments!

My Stampendous Projects that I already posted this week:
Jewelry Resin and Stampendous Glass Glitter Posted Here.
Jewelry Clay Rubber Stamped Bezels Posted Here.
Jewelry Clay and Stampendous Monogram Buttons Posted Here.

Here are the links to the Stampendous Design Team Members participating today! 

Stampendous Blog

Asia King

Cyndi Bundy

Janelle Stollfus

Krissy Fossmeyer

Kristine Reynolds

Lea Kimmel

Rhea Weigand

Suzanne Czosek

Tenia Nelson

Tobi Crawford

24 comments:

  1. Very creative projects using these products!

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  2. Oh my, these are beautiful!! Thank you so much for letting us create with such awesome products! I had a blast creating my projects. I'm looking forward to making more!

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  3. Thanks for showing us how to use the glitter. Love the feather, nice touch.

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  4. I love the last one especially!

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  5. I also like the manly attempt and would wear it myself! I had the chance to get some mica and didn't, now I want some!

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  6. These tags are gorgeous!! I am definitely going to give this a try!!

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  7. OKAY~WOW~WOW~WOW~Today projects are AWEOSME!! I am LOVING the different ideas with all of the Stampedous Products that I own and can't wait to try some of them!! THANKS for ALL of the FUN Inspiration this week and for the chances to win!! Have a FABULOUS WEEKEND!! =)

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  8. Beautiful. Seems easy enough to try at home. Thanks for sharing.

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  9. These are beautiful pendants Carmi! Love them!

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  10. Very pretty! I'm keeping my fingers crossed I can have craft time this weekend and try some of the ideas I've learned this week. Thanks for sharing the info :)

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  11. wow, this is like artistic design work , very creative

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  12. These are OUTSTANDING! My favorite one is the "manly" one! LOVE LOVE LOVE the feather and you are right that the flakes remind me of a gold mine! TFS!

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  13. These are beautiful!! Love the addition of the mica flakes.

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  14. I love MICA! They do look like gold flakes. :) All three pendants are sooooo cool and artsy and rival any of the more expensive jewelry pieces out there. The biggest thing is they are WAYYYYY easier and cost soooo much less! Thank u for joining with stampendous this week! I will continue to follow ur work and these awesome products!

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  15. Beautiful! I love the Mica flakes... they add such a great look! Love the sparkle from the Micro Glitters too. Fabulous colors to choose from!

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  16. Wow these are stunning, lovely design with the mica flakes!!!

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  17. These came out so beautifully, Carmi! Just adore what you've done with this technique! We learn something from you every time we play. Can't wait to play again with you soon. Thanks so much!!

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  18. These are so pretty! I love all the glitter. You are inspiring me to start making jewelry!

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  19. Wow, just finished looking at the other artists on the hop, such creative people, I think I may be jealous! I have way too many projects going now, but I still wanna play with that clay!!!!

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  20. Always so inspiring! Love the beautiful pendants you created! Glad to be hopping with you!

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  22. Quite a stunning jewelry piece - just love the combination of glitter and feathers - good tutorial, thanks for sharing.

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