Tuesday, 14 January 2014

Globecraft & Piccolo ...He who holds the key



Hiya everyone, its Tuesday so that mean Globecraft & Piccolo time. 

Now as Valentines day is creeping up I decided to spread a little bit of love and make a Vintage style Pendant using one of the awesome Acrylic Craft Charms
I am really happy how this turned out. Here is how I made it...

1. I made my own backing paper (It reads he who holds the key to my heart) and crumpled it up and then distressed it and rubber some gold wax around the edges, this was then glued onto the Bezel

2. I then took one of the hearts from Keys to my Heart Piccolo set give it two layers of Ruby Red Slippers Enamel Powder...The below picture shows just how beautiful this Enamel powder is. 


3. I also used one of the keys from Keys to my heart Piccolo Set and used Copper Kettle Enamel Powder...I only gave this one rough layer as I wanted it to have an old look to it



4. I then took Instant UV resin and put a fine layer down and placed the heart and key into it, I then left it on my window sil for a few mins to set, i then gave it another coat and again left on window sil to set....I love this product ! A definite must have, I wanted a old look to this whole thing so was very "rough" with how i applied the resin, I also wanted to create a look like you get with Amber and you have items floating and bubbles etc...I was very wary about doing it but I think it has work just how i pictured it would. 
This picture shows just how fab the shine is on the resin. I simply then added some vintage ribbon to finish it off. 

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Happy Crafting :) 

10 comments:

  1. Fab, I love the heart in the middle xx

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  2. This is fabulous Tracy, love that heart with the keyhole!HugsLinda xxx

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  3. Wow this is Gorgeous Hugs Sandra xx

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  4. Pretty! The heart looks so neat and I love the wording on the paper. I also like the overall vintage looks and the resin makes it look like an old piece of jewellery... very cool look!

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  5. me too the heart is delicious - great projcect x

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  6. A gorjuss piece love the little heart xxx

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  7. Just beautiful :) Fabulous job ~ xo

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  8. A stunning project Tracy. Love all of the detail.Lainexx

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  9. Tracy!!! This is soooooooo fabulous & I have sooooooo many questions for you about the materials --- but will wait til we both come up for air. Still swamped over here but wanted to pop over to take a peek !!! So glad I did !!! Thanks for visiting my blog this week!!!!! Xo

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