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1  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / Re: PMC Peas in a Pod here too. :) on: January 22, 2009 03:52:07 PM
Very pretty Smiley  Thanks for the shout out!

I really like how you incorporated the bail into the piece through the loop at the top.  It gives the whole thing a very organic feel.  This turned out beautifully.  You must have done a LOT of sanding work!


 First of all, thank you for the nice words...  Grin  I was going for the organic feel, so I'm glad it came through...  Smiley

 As for sanding, I didn't have to do much on this one. I did add a few thin layers of "watery" clay, although it was clearly not enough *shakes head*.  But on the one I'm finishing now ( I designed and made specifically for another friend), I'm sanding the crap out of it. That design is totally kicking my butt. Apparently, when designing, I didn't think the actual process through... Tongue


 Thanks again, guys! <3
2  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / Re: PMC Peas in a Pod here too. :) on: January 14, 2009 05:50:39 PM
I love it! I would've never guessed it was clay.

Poe Poe, itt's PMC. Precious Metal Clay. It's like clay when you work with it, but after it burns, turns into pure silver. Reaaaally cool!
3  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / Re: PMC Peas in a Pod here too. :) on: January 14, 2009 01:06:50 PM
That's really cute!  Give peas a chance Wink  BTW, what size is it?  I really want to do some PMC one of these days, but I'm not sure whether a hot pot be the best "heating" choice for me . . .

Jesser ~ First of all, thanks for the nice words. Smiley

 This pendant is about 1 1/2" (give or take) and quite solid (in fact, the final piece was fairly heavy(!), which surprised me)...  Because I plan to only "play" with pendants (I'm working on my second one for another friend), the hot pot is fine for me for a while, and I love that is SO easy to use. But if things eventually progress, I'll eventually get a (small) kiln in the future.

 I don't think I'll work with a torch, though. The ADD in me would get bored so quickly, I would probably never work on another piece... Cheesy
4  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / PMC Peas in a Pod here too. :) on: January 14, 2009 12:49:02 PM
   I can't believe I never posted this... Huh In fact, I can't believe I haven't posted in a while. Unforgivable. *hangs head in shame*  I must give a shout out for the other "peas in a pod" (which, btw, is *beautiful*) thread to inspire me to post again. Smiley

   My first complete PMC piece! I made for a dear friend (who has 2 kids) in a "hand-made" swap (among other things). It's not perfect (or anywhere near, even.) and it's not as smooth as I liked. But it was a great lesson in how the clay behaves, etc...

    I didn't have any sulfur or black max, so I made it all very "bold" to give enough light/shadow effect, kwim?  I also didn't have many jewelry supplies (in SS), except for some jump rings and crimp beads, so I improvised a design that would work with it. But I told my friend that she could just slip the (un-crimped) crimp bead and use the pendant elsewhere.  Wink

   I *loved* working with PMC (not the texture per se, but the "magic" effect of seeing a clay piece in full silver. What can I say... I'm love this kind of thing.. Cheesy), and I specially loved my little hot-pot! So easy to use!






Thanks for looking! <3
5  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Re: It started with a chair... JUNO TOTE! on: December 03, 2008 01:20:37 PM
Wizard. Cheesy
6  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Baby Showers And Gifts For New Babies / Re: Diaper wreath and "vintage" magnet favors for baby shower... on: July 08, 2008 10:09:00 PM
LOVE these!!  Where did you get the vintage photos?

Thanks!

 I got them at Fenderskirts: http://www.fenderskirtsvintage.com/store/product_info.php?products_id=31


ETA: Those are the diaper cakes with the same images: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=203497.msg2169714#msg2169714
7  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / Re: Fairy tale (miniature) - a wedding gift on: April 15, 2008 12:38:53 PM
OMG.

This is one of the most amazing things I've ever seen...

Beautiful work!

Seriously. I'm speechless.
8  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Loom Knit Salad Fingers on: December 20, 2007 07:59:33 AM
 THIS ROCKS!

 I looooove Salad Fingers LOTS!! And this is insanely cute!! You are the coolest mom ever!  Cheesy Cheesy
9  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: Mini-portrait, Jacob on: December 18, 2007 07:12:35 PM
 I can't get over this either. One of the coolest things I have ever seen. Seriously.

 Amazing work.
10  CROCHET / Amigurumi: Completed Projects / Re: I made a polar bear on: December 03, 2007 03:06:52 AM
*squeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee*

 Omg, that is the cutest thing EVER!! *heart* *heart*
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