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christinaX
« on: April 10, 2009 07:58:23 PM »

Hello all,

This is some of my new stuff.  I haven't been on for a while.  Hope you like :  )







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GrammaBiskit
« Reply #1 on: April 10, 2009 08:35:46 PM »

I am too old to be steampunk but the aesthetic appeals to me and these pieces appeal in particular.  I am not sure I can even pick a favorite, though feathers .... hmmm, yeah that would be it. And yes, this does rock.
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« Reply #2 on: April 10, 2009 08:47:50 PM »

The first butterfly is my favorite.  Are the butterflies stone pendants, or?
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christinaX
« Reply #3 on: April 10, 2009 09:18:28 PM »

Hey thanks guys for the nice comments! Grin Grin Grin Grin

The butterflies are actually wood.  I used alcohol ink, paint, and resin to make them shiny and give them color.  I tried to go for a metal looking finish on them.

The round one is a combo of different things.  The hoop used to be some other doodad, and the rhinestone is from a vintage earring.


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« Reply #4 on: April 10, 2009 09:32:04 PM »

i love the way you are combining materials!!  i love them all -- but i think the wing is my fave!





and i notice the tim holtz packaging in the background, nice touch!  his metal would be awesome for your jewelry!
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christinaX
« Reply #5 on: April 10, 2009 09:40:04 PM »

Yes!!  I got my hands on some grungeboard tonight!! Whoo-hoo!!  Paper jewelry anyone?  I just happened upon it in Michaels.  Although, the one near me doesn't seem to have all of the metal items he has out yet or they may be out, I dunno.  But the thought did cross my mind :  )  I used the packaging cause I didn't think anyone wanted to see my paint splattered, glued, messy messy desktop, LOL!

I'm glad you are liking them!

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casslyra
« Reply #6 on: April 11, 2009 01:47:12 PM »

I love them all. They are awesome.
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christinaX
« Reply #7 on: April 11, 2009 06:04:08 PM »

Thanks babe!  Grin
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« Reply #8 on: April 12, 2009 02:18:14 AM »

The second one is real clever. I like how you did that.
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« Reply #9 on: April 12, 2009 02:45:44 PM »

I'm too old to be steampunk too. But I know what I like and I LOVE these!
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