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Topic: Bottlecap necklaces (quite a few photos) :-)  (Read 5252 times)
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octipii
« on: June 11, 2007 08:53:34 PM »

Hey, I made a bunch of these really easy bottle cap necklaces:

Bird


dutch pattern


sunflowers


strawberries (sorry about the bad pic)


& cupcake


thanx & please tell me which one you like best
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« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2007 09:03:30 PM »

You are a wonderful artist!  I never would have thought of putting ipctures in bottle caps....but even if I had it wouldn't have done much good since I'm not an artist like you are!  Sorry but I can't just pick one....I have two favorites....the bird and the strawberries.  You did a wonderful job on them all! 
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« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2007 09:04:46 PM »

I love these! especially the sunflowers one... very creative.
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« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2007 10:46:44 PM »

Just gorgeous!
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« Reply #4 on: June 11, 2007 10:47:46 PM »

I love bottlecap jewelry! I need to start collecting some!
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« Reply #5 on: June 12, 2007 06:20:14 PM »

I love the bird!  I made some bottlecap necklaces that were similar,but filled mine with resin.  Did you fill yours with anything?  Mine got a little cloudy, wondered if the resin was really necessary?
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« Reply #6 on: June 12, 2007 06:32:13 PM »

Did you paint those designs, or use some kind of transfers?
They look great!
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« Reply #7 on: June 12, 2007 06:44:06 PM »

wow!  cupcake's my favourite.
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« Reply #8 on: June 13, 2007 02:23:47 PM »

I love the bird!  I made some bottlecap necklaces that were similar,but filled mine with resin.  Did you fill yours with anything?  Mine got a little cloudy, wondered if the resin was really necessary?

i started out by filling them w/ mod podge but, it got bubbly and u couldn't see the image so now i just paint a few layers over the picture.

& thanks everyone for your nice comments
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« Reply #9 on: June 17, 2007 11:40:31 AM »

I love the bird!  I made some bottlecap necklaces that were similar,but filled mine with resin.  Did you fill yours with anything?  Mine got a little cloudy, wondered if the resin was really necessary?

i started out by filling them w/ mod podge but, it got bubbly and u couldn't see the image so now i just paint a few layers over the picture.

& thanks everyone for your nice comments


The best thing I have found to use is Paper Glaze.  Its not the easiest to find, but I have had great luck with it lasting for years.  As you can see by my avatar, I make and sell tons of bottlecap jewelry.

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