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heroinechic
« on: July 13, 2006 06:42:55 PM »

ok, i know these have been done before, but i finally got around to making some after having the supplies for almost a year.  two of them have seed beads in the resin and one has a sequin.  i haven't put pinbacks on them yet, but they are meant to become pins...

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« Reply #1 on: July 13, 2006 06:47:19 PM »

I have been collecting bottle caps for like months wanting to do something like that.

I hear resin is hard to work with though...any tips?
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heroinechic
« Reply #2 on: July 13, 2006 06:58:31 PM »

be careful cleaning up.  that stuff on your skin does not feel good.  trust me.  and also beware of it coating the sink you are cleaning up in.  shhhh....don't tell my landlord why my sink feels weird.

otherwise, just measure carefully and don't worry about all the bubbles when you pour it in.  they go away.
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« Reply #3 on: July 13, 2006 07:01:07 PM »

Those are so amazing!!!! i especially love the hedgehog ;Dmaybe I should make something like that out of my bottlecaps.
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« Reply #4 on: July 13, 2006 07:02:05 PM »

So what are you going to do with them?  Like are they earrings, charms, magnets?
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heroinechic
« Reply #5 on: July 13, 2006 07:40:45 PM »

Those are so amazing!!!! i especially love the hedgehog ;Dmaybe I should make something like that out of my bottlecaps.

thanks!

So what are you going to do with them?  Like are they earrings, charms, magnets?


as i mentioned, i have not put the backs on but they will be pins.
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« Reply #6 on: July 13, 2006 09:09:40 PM »

those are amazingly cute! I'm definitely going to be trying this one day...
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« Reply #7 on: July 14, 2006 05:45:30 AM »

as i mentioned, i have not put the backs on but they will be pins.

Haha, sorry, I was soo amazed by the pins I didnt read the whole post.

Awesome!
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TreatyofParis
« Reply #8 on: September 22, 2006 08:53:47 PM »

I very much love the hedgehog.
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