Digital Beading Magazine Issue 15 - Page 50

Materials 1 30x40mm antique gold Victorian setting 1 antique gold leaf toggle set 1 6mm antique gold etched jump ring 1 8x6mm green Czech rondelle 1 8x6mm taupe Czech rondelle 1 Size 8/0 taupe seed bead 1 small piece of green scrapbook paper 1m brown Hemp cord 22-gauge bronze wire Cream crochet yarn Tools Round-nose pliers Needle-nose pliers Flat-nose pliers (two pairs) Wire cutters Crochet needle Scissors Resin Small paint brush Craft Paints (brown, cream, black, yellow) Clear acrylic spray Mod Podge Mod Podge Mod Molds-Nature theme Mod Podge melt stick and melt gun E6000 Glue Note: Knowledge of crochet chain stitch required Step 1 Following the manufacturer instructions: melt the Mod melts into owl mould using the heat gun and set aside to cool. Step 2 Paint the owl using the craft paints. When the paint is dry, spray the owl with a coat of clear acrylic spray and leave to dry. Step 3 Cut scrapbook paper to fit inside the setting. Using the paint brush, apply a thin layer of Mod Podge to the inside of the setting. Place paper into the setting, pressing down to secure. Add a thin layer of Mod Podge to the top of the paper. Set aside to dry. Step 4 Measure out hemp cord to fit around the inside of the setting. Cut and glue the cord piece into place.