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« on: October 28, 2008 07:17:35 AM »

I made my second batch of resin stuff plus a bunch of other pendants for sale at a recent pug event.  It was a great success!  I sold all the pug pieces and donated 50% of my sales to PUG RESCUE!  I had lots of fun and will be making more for the next pug event (Pugtacular in N.California) in December. 

Let me know your thoughts or if you see things I could do differently or try.  Thanks!

Pug pendants - my dog Ruby (with the red heart) & our baby Java (who passed away 2 years ago...we miss her)


Dog Tags for People:




Skulls in Hex Nuts (I ended up making Suncatchers out of them)



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« Reply #1 on: October 28, 2008 07:26:16 AM »

This is a Boston Terrier and it is from an original art piece that I created:


Resin - thanks Photochickskds - I saw your pieces with text and it gave me the idea.  Hope you don't mind...




Ruby in resin - some image bleeding...annoying!  Can't figure out if it is best to use photo paper or regular paper with my ink jet printer.  I used Modge Podge too and it still bled. 


Wooden tile pendant with old (copywrite free) images of pugs:


Tile pendants With my original artwork:


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« Reply #2 on: October 28, 2008 08:24:14 AM »

I love them all, they are too cute!
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« Reply #3 on: October 28, 2008 08:28:24 AM »

they are all such great models! VEry cute.
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« Reply #4 on: October 28, 2008 09:36:30 AM »

aDORable!  For the bleeding, encase the image in packing tape, it will take care of it.  I love the boston terrier..my nephew has the tiniest one named Baxter.  He lives in SanFran and is a hit at the doggy park. Everyone looks out for him 'cause he's so little.

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« Reply #5 on: October 28, 2008 10:01:11 AM »

My faves are the "dog tags for people" and the text.

Have your tried spraying with "fixativ" I think it's a Krylon product. I think if you seal the back first. Dry. Then the front. Maybe twice w/ the edges too. Let me know how it works.
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« Reply #6 on: October 28, 2008 10:28:47 AM »

hah! dont mind at all! im glad someone liked it enough to try and make their own! i feel so special!
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« Reply #7 on: October 28, 2008 01:24:27 PM »

For the bleeding, encase the image in packing tape, it will take care of it.

Good tip - I'll try that!

Have your tried spraying with "fixativ" I think it's a Krylon product. I think if you seal the back first. Dry. Then the front. Maybe twice w/ the edges too. Let me know how it works.

I'll try that too.

hah! dont mind at all! im glad someone liked it enough to try and make their own! i feel so special!

Oh good, glad you don't mind! 
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« Reply #8 on: October 28, 2008 05:48:15 PM »

i really love your color schemes =]
the glitter & bead pendants are so fun!
and i wanted to add...you could make a pendant that says "pug life".

...lol.  is that too much?
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« Reply #9 on: November 01, 2008 09:00:57 PM »

OHH I LOVE THEM I have 2 pugs of my own Miss Sadie Mae Jenkins and Miss La La Lashane.

I hope your event went well.
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