Beading / Jewelry

Inspire Hope Necklace

By  Suzanne Czosek 

size: center pendant, 1-1/4"x1-5/8"

  • Inspire Hope Necklace


  • Craft Fantastic Antique Brass Large Square Trays
  • Antique brass findings: Craft Fantastic Ball Chain, Advantus Tim Holtz idea-ology Word Sticks, crown charm, jump rings
  • White cardstock
  • Tiny yellow adhesive gems
  • Black tulle
  • My Moments White Paper Flower


  • Stampendous! Clear Stamp Sets: Butterfly Charms, Trees and Leaves, Steampunk Charms
  • Imagine Crafts Tsukineko StazOn Jet Black Ink Pad
  • Tattered Angels Tuscan Sun Glimmer Mist
  • Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Tarnished Brass Paint
  • STAEDTLER Karat Aquarell Watercolor Pencils
  • Susan Lenart Kazmer ICE Resin Hardener Kit
  • Water brush
  • Jewelry pliers: chain-nose, round-nose
  • Clear-drying liquid glue

Basic Supplies

  • paper trimmer, scissors, ruler, pencil, fine-line black pen, non-stick craft mat
  • 1. Cut cardstock to fit bezel tray. Using photo as guide, stamp Jet Black butterfly and script images onto cardstock. Color image using watercolor pencils and water brush; let dry.
  • 2. Adhere image inside bezel tray using liquid glue. Apply additional glue over image to seal edges; let dry.
  • 3. Paint charms and edges of bezel tray Tarnished Brass; let dry.
  • 4. Spritz paper flower with Tuscan Sun mist; let dry.
  • 5. Stamp Word Sticks "HOPE" charm with Jet Black Trees and Leaves text. Retrace "HOPE" letters with black pen; let dry.
  • 6. Follow manufacturer's instructions to mix ICE Resin. Place bezel tray on level surface and fill with resin. Remove air bubbles and let resin cure completely, as indicated in kit.
  • 7. Adhere gems to charms as shown. Using pliers, open jump rings and add charms to chain.
  • 8. Tie tulle around bail at top of bezel tray; adhere paper flower to bail.
  • Tip
  • 1. Craft this necklace in shades of pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October.