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AsphaltQueen
« on: January 03, 2009 12:53:49 PM »

I've made a few of these so far. All the components are upcycled materials - junk jewelry from Goodwill, computer parts, watch parts, rhinestones from old craft projects... And everything has a coating of Diamond Glaze on it.

What do you think? Are they too "junky"? Comments (especially constructive criticism) appreciated!


 
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Tamarama
« Reply #1 on: January 03, 2009 01:00:35 PM »

No, they're not too junky!!!  Smiley  I'm especially in love with the first one.  They're awesome!
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« Reply #2 on: January 03, 2009 01:38:33 PM »

Not junky! I like them a lot.
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« Reply #3 on: January 03, 2009 01:42:10 PM »

I dont think they are too junky! I dont think there is such a thing, is there?  What a neat way to recycle and reuse stuff!!!  I bet it is fun collecting the things you use, too.  They look like little treasures to me!
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« Reply #4 on: January 03, 2009 02:06:29 PM »

I don't think they are too junky. They have an almost steampunk mixed with magpie feel to them. lol.

They totally fit with a crafty persona. I really like the colors they have this sort of bronze look to them. Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: January 03, 2009 02:32:18 PM »

They ain't junky at all! I loves them to bits Smiley
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angeltreats
« Reply #6 on: January 03, 2009 02:47:48 PM »

Like Eilea says, I also thought they looked quite steampunk.  I don't think they look junky at all, I think they're wonderful.  The one with the watch face is my favourite.  They'd look great hanging from a long, antique bronze colour chain.

What's diamond glaze, by the way?
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AsphaltQueen
« Reply #7 on: January 03, 2009 02:55:28 PM »

Awww, thanks for all the nice comments everyone! Smiley

What's diamond glaze, by the way?

Diamond glaze is an adhesive that also puts a clear glaze on stuff. It can kinda, somewhat give you a resin-like finish without the fumes, etc. Here's a link to the company's website.
http://www.diamondglaze.com/


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« Reply #8 on: January 03, 2009 02:58:46 PM »

Ah, thanks.  I did google it but it was coming up with some kind of floor varnish - I might have been using google UK though.  I'll have to try that stuff out.
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« Reply #9 on: January 03, 2009 06:21:18 PM »

I love them! Very high-tech.  Wink
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