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« on: July 29, 2012 12:37:09 PM »

These were a simple little craft I made recently for the Put a Bird on it swap.  I reused some plastic packaging as the molds and embedded peacock feathers in layers of mica powder tinted resin.  After curing, I trimmed the edges, sanded them down, buffed them smooth, and added some acrylic bumpers to the back.



It used a lot of resin, more than I expected, and also I used a jewelry grade resin (ICE resin), but that made a huge difference, because there were no bubbles at all, even though I fully expected there to be lots because of the feathers.

A bit more about them on my blog
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« Reply #1 on: July 29, 2012 01:45:06 PM »

those are pretty! just think of the other possibilities Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: July 29, 2012 01:58:56 PM »

those are really pretty!
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« Reply #3 on: July 29, 2012 05:44:21 PM »

Beautiful! What a great idea. Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: July 29, 2012 10:20:16 PM »

As the receiver of these amazing coasters I have to say they are quite fantastic and I use them everyday.  Grin

Thank you, Onyxnox!
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« Reply #5 on: July 30, 2012 02:53:08 AM »

You are very welcome Cheesy

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