Today I’m sharing a necklace/pin I made for Basically Bare that Kathy Cano-Murillo inspired me to make awhile ago and I just never got around to it. -I’m sure none of you can relate to that, LOL! Here’s what the finished piece looks like:
This project is almost 100% Basically Bare product, I used the following Basically Embellies: Bare Basic Wings, LOVELY Locket Set, Bare Basic Hears Set #1. The only other supplies I used were Foil Tape (from the hardware store), craft foam, adhesive, a tiny bit of fiber paste, a bit of acrylic paint, and a black Sharpie.
I used Kathy’s embossed foil technique to create the main heart piece.
To make the smaller chipboard lock piece, I covered it with the foil tape without adding any foam to it and then I put it inside an embossing folder and ran it though my embossing machine. I then finished it off the same way I did the heart, by scribbling with a Sharpie all over it and then rubbing the marker off with a baby wipe.
I covered the wings with a thin coat of fiber paste and then scratched lines into it and let it dry. Then I painted it with acrylic paints.
For the felt key hole, I painted it with the acrylic paint and used a paper towel to fluff up the felt before it dried. Once it was dry I used the fine tip of the Sharpie to draw faux stitch lines onto it…and a heart too.
I covered the backside of the heart and wings with more foil tape and then just doodled over them quickly with a bamboo shishkabob skewer. I then added a clip to the back so that I could either clip it to my shirt or to a necklace. I like versatility!!
And now I have a great handmade piece to wear!
Sponsor: Basically Bare