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« on: August 06, 2007 04:56:24 PM »

I made this necklace for my twin sister. Its made of two Dr. Pepper cans. I still need to string it, but I was wanting to back it with something (my sister says it will break because of how small it is?) any suggestions? We got the design off of a necklace on Tatty Devine


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« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2007 04:59:08 PM »

I dont know what you can back it with, but it's rad!
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« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2007 05:03:23 PM »

I love dr. pepper!!!!  really neat idea...  I wonder if you could back it with felt or something so that it also wouldn't irritate her skin....  Hmm.... I'll have to think of some other options... 
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« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2007 05:07:17 PM »

How awesome are you???

Good luck finding something to back it with. I LOVE IT!
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« Reply #4 on: August 06, 2007 05:15:07 PM »

Sticky sheets of felt would work.

Otherwise, isn't it going to cut her?
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« Reply #5 on: August 06, 2007 05:19:47 PM »

Thanx for all the replies, the only problem with felt is that I don't know if I can keep the intricacy. But no I don't think it would cut her the edges aren't too sharp but its always a possibility.
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« Reply #6 on: August 06, 2007 05:27:43 PM »

I suggest simply dipping the back on it in glue and letting it harden... That should thicken things up and make the back kind of rubbery....  just a thought.
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« Reply #7 on: August 06, 2007 05:28:36 PM »

That might work.  Flip it over & brush a few coats of decoupage on would probably work as well.
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« Reply #8 on: August 06, 2007 05:32:49 PM »

Sorry, but I really have no idea how you can do that. I just had to say how awesome that is and that you have one lucky twin.
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« Reply #9 on: August 06, 2007 05:34:29 PM »

dip it in resin. it would give it a plasticy thick coat that would last forever, plus it would be durable.
that's what i'd try to do, anyways. but i'm sure decoupaging it would work, too.
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