July 09, 2008

Something different

Visited my local Tap Plastics store a week or so ago to pick up some acrylic rods for a project out of Sally Jeans Pretty Little Things” book. I was in here earlier this year and picked up my resin and acrylic tubes for some charm and pendant ideas for Art and Soul trades. I wondered around the store, of course in any store there is always that light bulb that goes off when I am looking around. So I came away with some acrylic sheets as well. I had some time to work on a couple of creations.

The first is some earrings with wire and beads.

The second took a little more time. Only because I put the wire through the button holes and secured before I added the spacers and wire at the corners. So I had to undo what I did. Learn as you go.

I am starting to like working with Plexiglas. It is a great medium to work with. There is so much that can be done with it. I have only scratched the surface.

Still working on the project from Sally's book. Something to go with my Tiara.

Enjoy, let me know what you think.


m i c h e l l e said...

Melissa! Those earrings are ridiculously gorgeous! I'm SO impressed!!! :-)

karin@creativechaos said...

Hi Melissa! Found you through ZNE networkk...I see you're doing Heathers card swap....so am I! Love the earrings...very cute!

MJ Alexander said...

I love these pieces - the colors are so "summer-y"! Have fun with Sally's book - I have loved what I've learned from her since I bought it last year.

Have a great week!


kecia said...

really nice job melissa! so where do you buy your plexiglass? i guess you buy thin sheets so you can cut through it? very interesting. i'm always looking to try new things as well. the earrings look like a book to me!