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« on: January 18, 2012 05:37:28 AM »


I made this for my partner in the most recent pinterest swap.  I really like this and intend on making one for myself. I decided that I would only use the supplies I have on hand ( mostly because I have too many supplies) so I used some stick on oak veneer that I had left over from another project and stuck two pieces together to make "wood" It ended up giving the whole thing an interesting detail with a line across each piece of wood.  

The inspiration for this came from Coryographies shop on etsy. I decided instead of making polymer clay books I would print out the covers of real books, so I found a site that had artistic covers from the 20's and 30's and made them realllly small. I printed on glossy paper because I can get more detail that way. I then put a little blob of apoxie sculpt on the inside of each book to represent paper. I then painted it added the hardware and books and voila! A bookcase necklace.


For more photos and details you are welcome to peruse my blog - http://a-can-of-crafty-curiosities.blogspot.com/2012/01/little-miniature-book-bling-bookshelf.html
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« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2012 07:55:03 AM »

That looks fiddly to make and fabulous to wear Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: January 18, 2012 08:21:05 AM »

Awesome:)
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« Reply #3 on: January 18, 2012 08:48:37 AM »

It was love at first thumbnail sight, mezcraft. This is SO neat!!
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« Reply #4 on: January 18, 2012 08:53:14 AM »

Oh, I love it!
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« Reply #5 on: January 18, 2012 02:00:34 PM »

This SO rocks! "This rocks!" button duly applied.
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« Reply #6 on: January 18, 2012 02:06:25 PM »

Super cool!  I would so rock that!  Definitely pinning this!
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« Reply #7 on: January 18, 2012 02:59:48 PM »

I absolutely love this, who wouldn't want one of these. I definitely would have had trouble parting with it. The veneer you used looks amazing I totally thought it was a wood project.  Shocked
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« Reply #8 on: January 19, 2012 12:33:17 PM »

wow!! The detail on this is amazing and so clever.  I LOVE this.  PS I hit this rocks too.
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« Reply #9 on: January 27, 2012 05:28:12 PM »

Great gift for a bibliophile, quite sweet.
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