Sunday, April 3, 2011

A Plum Perfect Paned Pendant!

How's that for some awesome Stampin' Up! alliteration??! Anyway... today I was thinking about what to do with all the large sized Beveled Windowpanes I have. We used almost all of the small and medium sized ones for cards in our last class. And now I have a bunch of just large ones!

I had seen a few people making necklaces from them. So I thought I'd give it a try. And it was pretty easy! I stamped with the Clearly for You set, and sponged and colored a 1 1/2" x 2" piece of Naturals cardstock (how's that for using scraps!?). I also added a couple other scraps of torn cardstock and the little {love} stamp from Tiny Tags.

Here's a little closer look. And then I put a couple scraps of Vanilla Satin through the side slits, and used Crystal Effects as my glue to stick the cardstock to the back of the Windowpane.

Then I attached a scrap of Vanilla Taffeta for the "loop" at the top, and attached a coordinated stamped back.

Here's the back. You never know when your necklace will do a "flop" on you - and who wants to see glue and scraps and stuff!?!

You can also see how I attached an Antique brad and kinda folded in the scratchy edges of it.

And here's where I got my inspiration - it was the necklace we made at Stampin' Up!'s Leadership Conference back in January. I Love this!! It's my colors and everything!! But I figured I'd try it in a little different look for the Windowpanes.

Even the back is a CASE! The advantage of having done it in the Simply Adorned Charm is that you can open it up and change it out, which is very cool. But I like that the Windowpanes can give you a similar look for a less price, especially if you wanted to make a bunch for gifts! (The Windowpanes are currently offered in the Occasions Mini Catalog for 12 for $7.95.)

Hope you're having a great weekend! Thanks for stopping by,



Jessie B said...

This is so pretty! Make me one! :)

Angel Hawks said...

I love these pendants!

BTW, I want to give you the Stylish Blogger award! Check out my blog for info, Congrats!

Angel Hawks

Agustina said...

Ahh I love the windowpanes!!! Your pendant look awesome can't wait to make some!

Jennifer Perkins said...

That necklace is adorable!

Chanda said...

Oh, my goodness! This is just gorgeous! I never would have guessed that the stamp underneath was the birds! So cool! Thanks for your kind comments on my blog!