Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Paper Smooches Stamps meets jewelry making

Hey everyone! Today marks the second Wednesday that I'm guest designing with the Paper Smooches crew and today I decided to do something a little different and meld my two fave hobbies together...stamping and jewelry making. I made two necklace pendants with the latest stamp sets from Paper Smooches. The first pendant features Vogue Adobe.

First I stamped the vase and rose and masked them. Then I stamped the hexagons in a mini pattern (thanks for the pattern ideas Kim). After using copics to color in the images, I then applied a layer of glaze and attached the image to a glass tile. To finish off the necklace I added a sterling silver bail and some thin silver wire for a chain. Here's a close up of the pendant:

The next pendant was a larger pendant and I used both images and text for this one from the Helping Hands set.

I started by stamping the hand and sentiment and then masked them. Using the small rectangle from the Helping Hands set I stamped a random pattern for the background. The images were colored in using copics and the pendant was made the same way as the first one. I used a heavier chain for the necklace as the glass tile used was considerably larger and heavier than the rose pendant. Here is a close up of the pendant:

Thanks for stopping by and be sure to check back next Wednesday for some more Paper Smooches projects :)

Rose and Hand Pendants
Cardstock: (pure luxury white) Gina K. Designs
Stamps: (Vogue Adobe and Helping Hands) Paper Smooches
Ink: (Tuxedo Black) Memento
Color Medium: Copics
Other: (glass tiles, bail, glaze) Sun and Moon Jewelry; wire, chain


  1. these are awesome Julie! they are so beautiful...seems like they're lit from behind. love them!

  2. Oh my soul, girl is there anything you can't do? GREAT job!


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