Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Remnant Bracelet


So, I was out and about stalking some of my favorite blogs when I came across this awesome bracelet, HERE.  I cannot tell you how excited I was to see what she had made.  I'm always looking for creative ways to use my stuff.  Check out Claudia's Blog, her bracelet and the link to the tutorial on how to make one for yourself!
 
I used Rangers Shrink Paper, Picket Fence Distress Stain, Black Stays On Ink and my Paris Memoir stamps.  I used this set because I loved my time in Paris!
 
I picked up the jewelry bits at Michaels.  I also used a "Word Band".  I textured the word band with my TH uber cool textured hammer.  A little heat with your heat gun and pliers to bend it.
The jumpers easily attach the stamps after they have shrunk.  Just be sure you punch the small hole before you shrink.  When it shrinks it is a perfect size for your jump rings.
I have been playing around with paints and I have had many failed attempts. I'm not sure if it's the paint or maybe my oven cooks to hot? I also painted picket fence on both sides and it worked.  After it's dry I stamped the back with the background stamp from Paris Memoir.  If you don't do that you'll see the image on the back, like the gentleman here.
The Vintage Balloon is not apart of the set but I LOVE it so I used it.
I also added some hardware including the Enamel Tag with the rubs.
 
 
These little label stamps are adorable.  I used my 2 Paris ones.
With a small paint brush I painted the shrunken stamps with various distress stains.
 
You can paint the sides of each image if you like.
 
Use whatever hardware you have on hand.  I added a plane and some gears.

You can use any stamps you have.  Mix them up of create a theme!  Fun for you or as a gift.

7 comments:

  1. Lots of love for this and the link-fabulous!

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  2. Oh wow... super cute! You should have posted one with it on your wrist. :) Looks like a lot of work went into that. I just bought a pack of the shrink plastic, never used it before and I thought it might be cool to try it somewhere, somehow.

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  3. stunning !! i love your bracelet!!! I love the shrink plastic !!!! BArbarayaya

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  4. You bracelet is fantabulous! I love the images you used with the Shrink Plastic! Just awesome, and something to show off!

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  5. Such a fun piece of jewellery Nicole :)
    I haven't heard of shrink paper…I am a fan (and as you know) use shrink a dink or shrink plastic on my projects…is the paper the same?

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  6. That is so neat -
    it turned our really great ...
    I like the sentiment bar added.

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  7. It's so lovely! So sweet the tour Eiffel and the little air ballon!

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