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Thursday, October 18, 2012

31 Days of Halloween - Day 18 - Creepy Cardboard Pendant



Hey! It's day 18 of Smeared and Smudged Forum's 31 Days of Halloween Blog Hop! Yea!  This has been so much fun, hopping and commenting AND I thank everyone for the awesome comments you've give me!

I've done cardboard pendants before, but this one is just so much cooler! I took it up a notch and added more layering. Plus the flip side of this was made from a Halloween Doughnut box! Sweet!



Materials:
Cardboard - a couple of petty pieces and several filler pieces
Aleene's Tacky Glue
Circle punch - 1 3/4" - you could use any size or shape, but it's good to start simply Small hole punch - 1/8" - The Cropadile is the easiest to use through several layers
Dimensional sealer - glossy

1. Punch out cardboard circles - 2 beauties for the back and front, 3 or 4 filler pieces.

2. Glue the filler pieces together, then carefully add the front and back pieces. Try to keep glue off the front and back. Allow to dry - you may want to clamp it while it dries to keep it flat.

3. Punch small holes in the top and bottom of the stack.

4. Add dimensional sealer to one side at a time, allowing each side to dry completely.

If you check the Halloween Doughnut Earrings post, you'll see how to make a dangle for this pendant and I'll show an easy wire bail for the top of your pendant in a couple of days.

26 comments:

  1. What an awesome cardboard pendent!
    Peace,
    Kristy

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  2. Very cool pendant(hope the donuts were yummy)

    Thanks for the video!!

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    1. The doughnuts were, in fact, delicious! Thank you!

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  3. how wonderful..I hope you share this with the world you have so much to offer in your knowledge.
    awesome.
    susan s.

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    1. Thank you so much! In fact, I work for Cool2Craft TV, an online craft TV show as a craft designer!

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  4. Fabulous project and thank you for the tutorials. Looks great. Thank you for sharing your artwork.

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  5. This is cool! I suppose it's the dimensional sealer that makes it work so well. Thanks !!

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    1. Thank you! You are correct the dimensional sealer makes everything that much better!

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  6. another great project...yay! thank you for the video...loved it! fantastic crown and earrings you were sporting...can't wait for your next post!

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    1. Thank you, Wendy! I make crowns! I would do it all day everyday if I could!

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  7. Great project and fabulous video tutorial! Your pendant looks marvelous! It's hard to believe it's just cardboard. I must say, your painter's tape folder is absolutely brilliant! I'm totally stealing that idea! It will come in handy for so many things. Crafty hugs :)

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    1. Thank you dear lady! I'm so glad you liked my sticky doohicky! I have made a tutorial video, I just haven't edited it yet. You're are welcome to have it =0)

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  8. Super fun! Great recycling and fab video. xxD

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  9. So cool, wonderul video and I love how all your pendants turned out. Great idea with that moving image fromt he tissue box.

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    1. Thanks, Steph! I LOVE fun tissue boxes! I can't throw any part of them away!

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