-Life is what happens while you are making other plans-John Lennon
I am sorry to say it has been a while. Life just caught up with me and I feel I don't even have enough hours in a day to care for everyone. Caring for my husband, snow dropping down, Christmas on the way, and just everyday life collapsed in on me at once. I missed blogging and visiting the blogs I enjoy so much.
I had promised to show you how easy it was to make a glass monogrammed ornament.It would be beautiful as jewelry too. I had to short cut the idea of jewelry when life slapped me upside the head. It was scaled back to an ornament, but with gorgeous beads, it would make a wonderful necklace.
It is so easy to create.
Alcohol based inks, just stamped on to a piece of memory glass.
I used the colors: Ginger, Latte, Metallic Gold, and Blending solution to tone it down.
Stamp the Ginger and Latte directly on the glass. Stamp the metallic gold and the blending solution over the top to "antique" it.
Using black Stazon Ink, rubber stamped a multiple image on top of the alcohol based ink. The rubber stamp does not have a company on it so I can not tell you which image I used, but anything similar would work. Since it has multiple images and we are working with glass it is easy to get a perfect image. Lay the inked rubber stamp on the work surfaced, positioned the glass with the inked base face down and walked my fingers across the surface to ink the image on the glass.
Next choose a monogram stamp. The one used has been made with a clear block stamp. Stamp again using the Stazon ink to adhere to the glass.
In the next post - finish foiling, soldering, and beading .
Tomorrow I will be off to help pack gifts for our men and women overseas in the military. I hope each of you will give them your prayers and consider a gift for them while they are so far away from home.