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« Reply #90 on: April 21, 2009 11:32:38 AM »

My bf and I are going there (Atlanta) to visit his brother next month - I keep seeing cool crafts from there now...  Grin  You did a LOT of pendants, wow.  I also like the round soup spoon ones best... you can barely even tell it's a spoon!  Neat idea.   Wink
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« Reply #91 on: April 22, 2009 05:30:36 AM »

How absolutely stunning!  They are all wonderful, but I am partial to the one with the seahorse.  Thanks for sharing.
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« Reply #92 on: April 22, 2009 08:30:56 AM »

How absolutely stunning!  They are all wonderful, but I am partial to the one with the seahorse.  Thanks for sharing.

Oh yeah!  I didn't even see that one!  I love seahorses.  Neato!   Grin
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« Reply #93 on: June 13, 2009 10:04:24 AM »

gorgeous!
i love that idea. i recently made a bracelet by bending a spoon. so i now really want to try this as a new project!

i think the best is if you use a long sterling silver chain and have pendant with a nice grey tank!!

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« Reply #94 on: June 26, 2009 12:47:25 AM »

I can see why you're obsessed! Makes me want to get into resin-ing.
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« Reply #95 on: June 28, 2009 09:56:16 PM »

i love your spoons! i tried this recently, but had a couple issues. you said that you glue the backgrounds down and sometimes just let images float for a 3d effect. i did this also, but the images kept popping up out of the resin. i thought maybe they werent filled enough, so i added more resin and kept trying to poke them back down. didnt help, just overflowed. so i ended up with hardened pendants that had images sticking out of the resin, and resin stuck to the back of the spoon. any suggestions? i'd appreciate it!
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« Reply #96 on: July 10, 2009 03:03:33 PM »

 Cheesy These are amazing! I have never worked with resin, but have seen some very interesting crafts lately using it. Do you have any advice or tips to offer?
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« Reply #97 on: August 26, 2009 07:10:52 PM »

These are absolutely amazing, so many great designs! I want them all! You are truly talented, just how everything goes together so well. Some of them even seem to tell mini-stories (a picture is worth a thousand words ^.^)
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« Reply #98 on: August 27, 2009 11:04:52 AM »

i love your spoons! i tried this recently, but had a couple issues. you said that you glue the backgrounds down and sometimes just let images float for a 3d effect. i did this also, but the images kept popping up out of the resin. i thought maybe they werent filled enough, so i added more resin and kept trying to poke them back down. didnt help, just overflowed. so i ended up with hardened pendants that had images sticking out of the resin, and resin stuck to the back of the spoon. any suggestions? i'd appreciate it!

Sorry I abandoned my thread, but hopefully this will help. As far as the images coming up and out of the resin, yes, this sometimes happens. When it does, I just wait until the resin has hardened completely, then do a second resin pour over the first. This should give you the 3-D effect you want.

As far as the resin getting stuck to the back of the spoon, this happens to me a lot as the spoons are very easy to overfill. I always pour the resin into the spoons on a surface of waxed paper as this ensures the resin only sticks to the spoon and not the surface you are working on. Once the resin has hardened, it is fairly easy to remove from the fack of the spoon. A pair of needle nose plier work best for this. You just need to get a tiny bit of air under the resin to remove it and it should pop right off.

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« Reply #99 on: October 11, 2009 05:55:16 PM »

I really love these!!! I have been tinkering around with spoon pendants myself, but I have been having some issues.  Do you flatten your spoons? If so, how do you flatten them?  I have been trying to put on the backgrounds (pictures, scrapbook paper, etc) without flattening the bowl of the spoon but the paper wrinkles and isn't a smooth finish.  I haven't had any luck flattening my spoons with just a hammer.  Any suggestions?
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