Bamboo Bracelet Pair

Materials

  • Small Bamboo Tile Bracelet Kit (YanKiwi)
  • Gorgeous Wee Objects Pieces of Time collection of watch parts, charms, buttons, etc. (YanKiwi)

Tools

  • ATCs Minis Stamp Plates (YanKiwi): 5001A; 5002A; 5003A
  • Ink pads: Adirondack Sepia and Tim Holtz Peeled Paint Distress Ink (Ranger); Jet Black StazOn (Tsukineko)
  • Gold Leafing Pen (Krylon)
  • Markers
  • Crystal Clear Acrylic Coating or Matte Finish (Krylon)
  • Diamond Glaze (Judi-Kins)
  • Optional: Clear embossing powder and heat tool
  • Optional: Small craft hand drill

Directions

STEP 1

  • Ink bamboo tiles with Peeled Paint ink, Sepia ink or combination of the two by pressing tile directly to ink pad. Let dry; spray with three thin coats acrylic coating, letting dry between coats.

STEP 2

  • Using photo as guide, use black ink to stamp a different image onto face of each tile; clear emboss if desired. Color in images with markers, if desired. Edge each tile with Gold Leafing Pen.

STEP 3

  • Use Diamond Glaze to adhere watch parts; drill small holes in tiles to sink watch part stems, if desired.

STEP 4

  • Spray tiles with up to three more thin coats of acrylic coating, letting dry between coats.

STEP 5

  • Clean out tile holes with paperclip or similar tool as needed. Follow kit directions to string tiles onto stretch cord, knotting cord between each addition.
by Susan Stubbs for YanKiwi
Bamboo Bracelet Pair
Bamboo Bracelet Pair