Tuesday, April 14, 2015

FLORAL BLING Bracelet By Gail Green

Accessorize AND celebrate at the same time with Linnie Blooms!

Looking for a great way to make a spring statement? Looking for a great fashion accessory?  Look no further because Linnie Blooms has you covered!  The Linnie Blooms Canvas Bracelet is a breeze to make …and a definite conversation stopper. No sewing is required because Linne Blooms has already added the stitched edges for you!

Using Linnie Blooms stencils, simply sponge with ink, embellish with dimensional fabric paint and bling with gems and Shabby Chic trim!   It is that easy.  This would make a spectacular gift for Mother’s Day, as well as the perfect Scout, sleepover or birthday craft project. 

Here’s what you will need:

Linnie Blooms Canvas Bracelet
Linnie Blooms Bloom Stencil and Mask
Linnie Blooms Shabby Chic Trim (Green)

Clearsnap® Colorbox® Archival Dye Inkpads (Tree Frog, Coral)
Clearsnap® Color Blender

Beacon Adhesives Gem-tac® Permanent Adhesive

Dimensional fabric paint in colors of your choice
Multi-faceted faceted gems (or decorative beads) in colors, shapes and sizes of your choice

Here’s what you do:

  1. Using the Bloom Stencil and Color Blender, sponge Coral ink inside flower shape. Repeat this step three times along the bracelet edges, as shown. 

  2. Repeat Step 1 with Tree Frog ink until all edges have been filled in with shapes. Dry.  

  3. Using dimensional paint, draw green outlines around green leaf shapes and outline coral dots around coral flower shapes.  Dry completely.  
  4. Cut two 3” lengths green Shabby Chic trim and tie into small bows. Using Gem-tac® Permanent Adhesive, attach gems (or beads) and bows onto bracelet, as shown. Dry completely.  

    For more information about Linnie Blooms please visit www.linnieblooms.com

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