Download Altered Paper Jewelry: Artful Adornments from Beautiful by Jenn Mason PDF

By Jenn Mason

By way of blending fairly basic jewellery making tools with usual paper arts thoughts, Altered Paper Jewelry bargains paper crafters, altered artwork aficionados, and jewellery makers artistic new principles for developing fashionable and modern jewellery from wonderful paper.

In this e-book, bracelets, necklaces, jewelry and different jewellery may be adorned and built with stumbled on paper, images and gorgeous scrapbook papers. Beads could be formed from rolled paper, coated with decoupage, and molded with paper craft add-ons. Paper-like fabrics reminiscent of vellum, transparencies, diminish plastic and printable textile paper could be punched, minimize, gotten smaller and rolled into mini wearable masterpieces. Paper can be folded into lockets, embedded into belt buckles, and stuck into precise shapes, all within the pursuit of private adornment. Illustrated step by step directions and templates integrated.

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5 × 4 cm]) make a sure-to-be-treasured gift for a favorite teacher, change the paper to 18" (46 cm) thin-gauge silver wire bead, and add a passage of text from an old school primer. yellow seed beads green bead a photocopy of a vintage class photo, use a slightly different shade of seed 1. 2½" (6 cm) head pin Using the acrylic gel and the paintbrush, adhere a strip of decorative paper horizontally around the flat bead. three jump rings black rubber tubing 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 9. Add a second strip of paper vertically to the front of the bead.

If you can envision your art in Lilliputian scale, you will easily come to love wearing it on a bracelet such as this. For this bracelet, each collage is slightly different, but you could tell one continual story as the bracelet wraps around your wrist, or you might choose to create a story and duplicate it in each frame. Don’t forget to pull out your fine-point scissors and your tweezers—this is an up-close and personal endeavor. 1. 2. 3. 4. Remove the clear plastic (and sample photo) from each frame.

Twist the end of the wrapping wire around the end of the beaded wire to hold the wire in place. Trim off any excess empty wire and use a pair of pliers to tuck the loose end back into the first bead. 1 2. Repeat steps 5 through 11 using a second piece of wire and the other half of the beads for the other side of the domino. Push the remaining beads down against this first bead. Starting at the loose end of the beads, secure the wire by twisting it around the necklace on the right side of the domino.

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