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Topic: Groovy Vintage Shrooms Collage Necklace with Tutorial  (Read 3789 times)
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Ophelia.Ophelia
« on: October 16, 2009 07:02:56 PM »

So, I signed up for the Totally Tutorials Exchange Program found here:
http://totallytutorials.blogspot.com/2009/07/get-freebie-create-tutorial.html
It's this thing where suppliers send you free supplies in exchange for creating a tutorial using the items.  This time it was some super cool digital collages from Petite Paperie at petitepaperie.etsy. com.
I made a vintagey shrooms necklace...and I'd love to share.  



First things first.  
Supplies:
1)Any of the hundreds of collage sheets from Petite Paperie, or other images of your choice.
2)Mod Podge
3)Some sort of sealant/enamel
4)Scissors
5)Foam brush
6)Paint brush that you're not worried about destroying
7)Needle nose pliers
8)Small piece of wood
9)Ball chain
10)Drill and small drill bit
11)Two jump rings



Okay
Step One:
Choose your collage sheet and the images you would like to use for the project.
I used the vintage mushrooms.  The piece of wood I used was roughly three inches wide, so I chose three images

Step Two:
Cut out the pics you chose with your scissors.


Step Three:
Arrange the images on the wood in a way that you find aesthetically pleasing, then place aside and get your mod podge and sponge brush ready to go.


Step Four:
Apply a generous amount of mod podge to the wood with your sponge brush.  Don't worry, it dries clear.


Step Five:
Apply your cut out images in the order you chose earlier to the gluey wood.  Make sure they are where you want them to stay and let dry.  Completely.


Step Six:
Once the bottom coat is totally dry, grab your paint brush and apply 3 or 4 coats of mod podge on top, letting each coat dry before you apply the next one.  Let that dry completely.


Step Seven:
Once the top coats are dry, spray it with clear sealant or enamel, to make it nice n shiny, and for added protection.


Step Eight:
Once the sealant is dry, it's time to drill holes for your jump rings.  It's best to do this on top of something you're not worried about accidentally drilling through.  I used a wooden cutting board.
You may want to mark the spots where you want holes with a marker...
And drill!


Step Nine:
Pull the ends of the rings apart with your pliers and put them through the holes you just drilled.  Close them back up.


Step Ten:
Now just string your ball chain through the rings and you're done!
Mine's a little crooked, but I think it just adds to the vintage charm. Smiley




Thanks!!


 
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« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2009 07:44:05 PM »

Your tutorial came out great! I totally wanted to get my hands on those collage sheets to make something similar but I couldn't find my drill. I'm definitely signing up for the next tutorial.

Your necklace came out great too, I love the vintage feel.
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« Reply #2 on: October 17, 2009 05:06:09 AM »

I love it!  I love how you used the piece of wood.  Very different!  Thanks so much for participating!

Ophelia, I hope to see you with an exchange sometime!
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« Reply #3 on: October 17, 2009 05:09:14 AM »

Sorry!  Seraphina, not Ophelia!  Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: October 19, 2009 11:21:31 AM »

Smiley Thanks guys, it's not my favorite piece, but I dig the images.
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