Altered Paper Jewelry: Artful Adornments from Beautiful by Jenn Mason

By Jenn Mason

By way of blending fairly easy jewellery making equipment with ordinary paper arts innovations, Altered Paper Jewelry deals paper crafters, altered paintings aficionados, and jewellery makers artistic new principles for developing fashionable and modern jewellery from lovely paper.

In this booklet, bracelets, necklaces, jewelry and different jewellery could be adorned and built with discovered paper, photographs and lovely scrapbook papers. Beads can be formed from rolled paper, lined with decoupage, and molded with paper craft components. Paper-like fabrics equivalent to vellum, transparencies, cut back plastic and printable textile paper might be punched, reduce, reduced in size and rolled into mini wearable masterpieces. Paper can be folded into lockets, embedded into belt buckles, and fixed into targeted shapes, all within the pursuit of private adornment. Illustrated step by step directions and templates incorporated.

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To do this, poke holes in the ribbon with an awl and set the eyelets using eyelet-setting tools. 9. 10. Trim off the excess ribbon and seal the raw edge of the ribbon with clear nail polish. Repeat for the other side, making sure that the clasp closes properly. To create the charm dangle, use needle nose pliers to create an eye loop (page 14) at one end of the wire piece. Add a small bead and make a second eye loop at the end to attach a small charm. Use the first eye loop to connect the dangle to the magnetic clasp.

A L L U R I N G L Y T R A N S P A R E N T 57 58 A L T E R E D P A P E R J E W E L R Y Daily Ca†ch: Acrylic Decoupage Variation Materials When I found this piece of acrylic, I immediately wanted to turn it into a mixed-media ID bracelet. A little experimenting proved that I Basic Paper Tool Kit could add a slight curve to my piece and make it even more wrist-friendly. 75 cm) acrylic label holder with four corner holes my favorite paper stores, but those of you with seafood aversions can easily heat gun coupaged with tinted matte acrylic gel to give it a frosted and finished look.

Cut randomly sized narrow strips of decorative paper. 6. 7. Coat the strips of paper with matte gel and adhere them to the wooden beads. Cover the entire bead with matte gel and let dry. 8. Create small dangles by stringing three beads onto a head pin and then making a double loop (page 14). Create large dangles by stringing two beads, a covered wooden bead, and a third small bead onto a head pin and then making a double loop. Attach the double loop of the large and small dangles to the chain. If necessary, use pliers to remove rings to size the chain for your wrist.

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