The mystical energy of the orient on a handmade necklace out of single metal ATC that will definitely catch the eyes. Using StazOn blazing red and royal purple and sponge daubers, I blended the inks creating a cloudy effect with the metallic background. Then the ATC was divided into 3 pieces of different lengths with all corners being round punched. Take some time to smooth the cut edges with some sanding paper to avoid an accidents with your clothes.
Next decorate with the stamps and heat set with the embossing powder to add texture on the metal. Last but not least is a nice layer of GlazOn to secure your creation.
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Find below step by step photos and materials list.
- SHEETmetal – ATC card
- StazOn Inkpad – Blazing Red, Royal purple
- Embossing Powder – Black, Silver
- Sponge Daubers
- Artemio oriental elements stamp
- Silver beads
- Jump rings
- Jewelry cord
- Round corner punch
- Piercing tool
- Craft knife
- Heat gun
Use a sponge dauber to nicely blend the two StazOn inks on the metallic ATC card and then cut it in 3 pieces. The large one is 1.5in x 2.5in, the medium 1 1/4in x 2in and the small one 1 1/4in x 1 1/2in.
Use a round corner punch on all pieces and use some sanding paper to smooth the edges.
Stamp the VersaMark and heat set the black and silver embossing powders, one at a time.
Secure the art with GlazOn to protect it.
Punch holes and set jump rings, beads and cord.
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