Monday, June 18

iLoveToCreate: Burnt Offerings Decoupage Necklace

iLoveToCreate Retrofabulous Crafts
Burnt Offerings Decoupage Necklace
Margot Potter

In 2009 I published a book called Beyond the Bead.  It is by far my favorite book.  I had a blast making beads and components out of all sorts of wonderful things I found in the aisles at the craft and hardware stores.  One of the projects in the book used old book pages, wooden craft stars and a wood burning tool to create the look of aged and burned charms.  I loved making it, I love wearing it and I thought I'd share it with you.  I've seen some similar projects making the rounds on Pinterest, but this is my version from a few years ago.  Aleene's Collage Pauge is an amazing medium with endless uses and here you can see how nicely it seals the old paper to create charms that look fragile, but are tough and durable.  Add a little Aleene's sealer spray and you've got a necklace that will last a lifetime.

Old book pages
Wooden craft stars
Traci Bautista Aleene's Collage Pauge Matte
Aleene's Spray Acrylic Sealer Matte
Tiny key charms
Crystal beads
Aged brass chain
10mm gold tone or aged brass jump rings

Chain nose pliers
Bent nose pliers
Wood burning tool

Attach paper to star using Collage Pauge. Make all five stars at the same time, cutting the paper around them after they dry with scissors. 

Seal the top of the star with decoupage medium, after it dries repeat. Turn star over and repeat the process 
for the opposite side.  

Use a wood burning tool to CAREFULLY burn the edges of the stars and add some burned areas in the centers. Work in a ventilated area, take your time and be careful, the tool gets very hot. Did I mention it gets hot? Because it does. So be careful. After burning, spray with Aleene's Spray Sealer in matte.

If your stars are not pre-drilled, use a 1/16" drill bit to drill a hole at the top of one point on each star. Attach the stars and the charms and beads to the chain using jump rings and your bent and chain nose pliers.

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JoJo said...

A few years ago I bought the Hot Marks tool but I've never used it. I wonder could it be used on this project?

Margot Potter said...

I don't know, but I'd love to find out! Let us know, JoJo!

Mixed Kreations said...

These are really nice. I love The aged look. I have the wood stars, pages from a book that I aged from coffee (tutorial on my blog) and the wood burner. I will have to try this out. Thank you for sharing.
Linda @ Mixed Kreations

Margot Potter said...

Cool! Great idea with the coffee! Thanks for the link, Linda!

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mhmod said...

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mhmod said...

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من المالك مباشرة ارض للبيع بالتجمع الخامس عقاري
عقاري من المالك مباشرة شقق للبيع بالتجمع بالتقسيط
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mhmod said...

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