Butterfly Acrylic Pendant

Materials

  • Grafix Clear Adhesive Backed Film, 8-1/2”x11”
  • Digital butterfly image
  • Clear acrylic flat-backed crystal
  • Black leather cording, 18”-24” length
  • Silver jump ring, 9mm

Tools

  • Computer and printer
  • Jewelry pliers
  • Hand drill with small bit or heavy-duty hole punch

Basic Supplies

scissors, pencil, copy paper

Directions

STEP 1

  • Crop image in photo editing program to match size of crystal. Add desired text to image. Flip photo horizontally to create mirror image.

STEP 2

  • Paste image into word processing program and size photo slightly larger than size of pendant. Print test image on copy paper. Place crystal over image to check size; adjust image size if necessary. Print image onto sheet of Computer Grafix Adhesive Backed Film; let dry.

STEP 3

  • Place flat side of crystal over image. Trace around crystal with pencil and cut out. Trace around crystal again on blank space on adhesive sheet; cut out.

STEP 4

  • Remove backing from image and adhere to back of pendant; do not burnish.

STEP 5

  • Remove backing from clear piece; adhere over image. Lightly burnish both pieces using finger.

STEP 6

  • Drill or punch hole and insert jump ring at top of pendant; close jump ring.

STEP 7

  • Cut cording to desired length; thread through jump ring. Knot cording ends together.

Tip

  • 1. Visit Grafix’s YouTube channel for a video demonstration of this project at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Chs7sjS2ckI
by Tami Sanders for Grafix
Butterfly Acrylic Pendant
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