Valentine's domes
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Valentine keepsake memory domes. An acrylic ball used to create two gifts for Valentine’s day with the word Love in them.

The domes can be further altered, either using a magnet on the bottom or creating two layers of the base with coins in them to be used as paper weights.

Materials used

Tools used

  • Glue gun
  • Glue
  • Pliers

Mark two circles with the help of the half ball on the book board. Cut the shapes.

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Glue a piece of cotton fabric on the one book board circle. Do the same with jute on the other one.

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Paint the shapes (paper hearts, wooden items) to be used with the inks.

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Create a love word with the wire using the round nose pliers.

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Cut a fabric heart a bit bigger from the large paper heart. Fringe the edges.

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Glue the fabric heart, then the large paper one slightly bending to the center. Glue a gear on the heart.

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Continue with the other embellishments.

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Distress the edges and lightly the fabric circle base. Cut wires, form circles and glue them on the base.

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Glue a shabby chiffon flower, then the heart in the one side of it. Continue with the rest embellishments.

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Place a bit of glue on the edge of each acrylic half and set on the bases. This is only to keep them in place for to work further. Then use the jute cord and the lace to fix well the acrylic half ball with the base by placing some glue, setting a bit of cord/lace then continue slowly around.

 

Valentine's domes

Valentine's domes

Valentine's domes

 


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