Thursday, 30 September 2010

Dichroic flowers....

Ok, so did you have a go at my technique last week??

Well here's another project I created for Bubbly Scrumptious to try and tempt you


Sometimes I think its hard when you see a technique to picture how you could use it in your crafting so I do like to play and see what I can come up with :D

And yes Katy, I love getting messy LOL :D

So,I started with a letter O chippie which I covered in the faux dichroic glass and was going to make it in to a mini frame. Then I spotted my Tim Holtz tattered florals die and it went in a whole new direction LOL!!!!

I chopped the O in half to give me a crescent shape and rounded the edges I had cut with scissors.

I punched a hole with my big bite at either end and one at the bottom centre and attached my dangley :D ( a chandelier drop)

I cut out the flowers from chipboard and bent them in to shape to create some dimension. I coloured the reverse with inka gold

I did the faux dichroic glass using salmon pink, wild plum and cranberry alcohol inks and sprinkled in some gold utee.


I stuck them on to the crescent with glossy accents and added prima say it with crystal centres

I painted the back of the large chandelier drop with the croco, and inks and uteed it to seal.


Then added the jewellery findings which came from a cheap necklace from Primark :D

Here's a few more pics to give you an idea of the depth of colour :D




I hope this helps you see how it can fit in to your crafting :D


Julie xx


  1. I have got to say, I have seen flowers done in the melting pot that look fabulous. Your flowers are drop dead gorgeous and I will give this a go!!

  2. beautiful piece and I'd like to give it a try!

  3. Very pretty. Fabulous colours.xx

  4. Wow Julie, that is gorgeous! You are so clever with your techniques! ~Diane

  5. OMG, this is fabulous!! Would love to see a tutorial on this!!!

  6. wow what a fantastic necklace! looks so pretty and expensive.

  7. Oh Wow that is gorgeous Julie :)

  8. Pretty! Congrats on making the Scrolls Work DT!

  9. wow! That is just stunning!

  10. like all the dichroic glass stuff..will have to get my melting pot out I think again...well done on getting on the scrollswork design team..looking forward to seeing your creations

  11. Where can I find a tutorial on the faux dichroic glass technique? I am more of a visual person....but your piece is STUNNING.....gotta try this myself:):):)

  12. Hiya Crickets daughter - my tutorial is here

    Julie xx


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