Since Monday was the 1st Monday of the month and the Designer Craft Connection's blog hop I was unable to post the last installment of my series, Bracelets & Boxes. So, without further hesitation, here is the last post. Enjoy!
Thank you for joining me. Until next time...
Stampin' Queen Creations
Bella Crafts Quarterly
Supplies for Bracelet
Nylon Coated Jewelry Wire- 15” long, two pieces
Clearsnap Style Stones
Assorted beads by Blue Moon Beads
Toggle clasp- Gold
Crimp beads- Gold
Dark Blue, Light Blue and Gold pigment inkpads
Clear embossing powder
Jewelry tools- Round nose pliers and wire cutters
Krylon Crystal Clear Coating
Sun, Moon and Stars rubber stamps- All Night Media
Instructions for Bracelet
1. Using a sponge, cover three style stones with light blue ink. Stamp two stones with dark blue ink, and one with gold ink. Cover with clear embossing powder. Heat with heat tool. Sponge sides with dark blue ink.
2. Cut two pieces of jewelry wire 15” long. Thread a crimping bead to each wire and one end of clasp to the end of the wire. Pass wire back through crimping bead, leaving a slight tail. Use pliers to crimp together.
3. On each wire string one dark blue bead, one light blue bead, style stone, one dark blue bead, one light blue bead, one gold flower bead, one large blue tiger bead, gold flower bead, dark blue bead, light blue bead, style stone. Repeat pattern two more times, leaving off a forth style stone, and ending with light blue bead.
4. Thread a crimping bead to each wire and one end of clasp to the end of the wire. Pass wire back through crimping bead, leaving a slight tail. Use pliers to crimp together. Excess wire should be tucked into next bead.
Supplies for Box
Altoid tin box
Krylon 18KT Gold Plate Finish spray paint
Blue & Gold pattern paper
Blue card stock
Magic Mesh Black 3”W x 2”H
Amaco Wire Mesh- Gold 2 ½”W x 2 ¼”H
Amaco Aluminum-Matte Black 1 ¾”W x 1 ¾”H
Gold pigment inkpad
Clear embossing powder
Gold micro beads
Blue glass beads-4
Blue beaded trim
Blue braided trim
Beacon Adhesives Glass, Metal & More glue
Sun & Moon charms
Fiskar Decorative scissors
All Night Media Sun Stamp
Instructions for Box
Step 1. Spray entire tin box with 18KT Gold Plate Finish spray paint. Let dry. Lay box upside down on pattern paper and trace box lid with pencil. Repeat on blue card stock for inside lid. Lay box bottom side down on blue card stock for inside bottom lid. Cut out papers. Glue papers to inside and outside of tin.
Step 2. Stamp sun on black aluminum with gold pigment inkpad. Sprinkle clear embossing powder over image, remove excess and heat with heat tool. Cut edges with decorative scissors. On box lid, layer Magic Mesh, Wire Mesh and stamped aluminum. Adhere each piece with glue.
Step 3. Apply thin layer of glue around gold wire mesh. Adhere gold beads. Layer blue beaded trim and blue braided trim and adhere to outside of lid top. Add two beads to each jump ring. Attach to sun and moon charms. Adhere charms to box lid using picture for placement if needed.