DIY Halloween Owl Necklace with Mod Podge Mod Melts

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It’s our favorite time of the year!  Halloween is around the corner and that means lots of crafting and DIYs for us!  This sweet little owl necklace was made with an Owl Mod Melt, Mod Podge, Dimensional Magic and a Podgeable blank shape.  It is super easy so even a beginner and whip this up in no time!

What you need:

Mod Podge Gloss
Spiderweb Paper
Rectangle Podgeable Shape
Mod Melts – Milk Glass
Mod Molds – Nature
Orange FolkArt Acrylic Paint
Black FolkArt Acrylic Paint
Gem Glue
Dimensional Magic
Ball Chain

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This October we have a new 4 pack of Podgeable shapes that will be available in the DIY/Craft Jewelry section at Walmart.  This set is a 6 piece set that features 2 domino shapes and 4 scrabble tile shapes.   We have a large pack of Podgeable shapes that is available at all Michaels stores in USA and Canada.

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1. Begin by tracing the rectangle Podgeable shape onto the spiderweb paper. Coat the top of the Podgeable shape and the back of paper with Mod Podge. Position the paper onto the Podgebale shape and smooth any air bubbles with your finger. Top-coat with more Mod Podge to seal it.

2. Make a Mod Melt Owl by heating a Mod Melt Stick in a mini HIGH TEMP glue gun, squeeze the melt into the owl mold. Allow to cool 10 min and then remove. Paint the owl with orange paint and the branch with black paint. Allow to dry. Glue gems to the Mod Melt owl.

3. Glue the owl to the center of the spider web Podgeable shape and rhinestones to the corners. Allow to dry.

4. Apply a thin coat of Dimensional Magic to the top of the Podgeable Shape.  Work around the owl and rhinestones.  If you get an air bubble, pop with a sewing pin.  Allow to dry in a cool and non-drafty place.  Don’t more the piece around until after it is dried.

5. Using pliers, attach a jumpring through the hole on the Podgeable shape. Thread a ballchain necklace through the jumpring.

That is it! Easy peasy!

Event: Mod Melt “Show in Tell” at Michaels

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Pop into your local Michaels this Saturday, July 27th from 1-3pm for a Mod Melt Show-and-Tell. You can learn the 411 on how Mod Melts work and get a little hands of experience using them.

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DIY Flower Bobby Pins with Mod Melts

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Flower Power Bobby Pins are so easy to make and with Mod Melts you can make as many as you want and in color that you want!

This Video will show you how to make one and a ton of finishing ideas.

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What you need:

Mod Podge® Mod Molds – Flowers
Mod Podge® Mod Melts – White
FolkArt® Acrylic Paint – Patina
FolkArt® Extreme Glitter – Hologram
Bobby Pin with Glue Pad
Detail Paintbrush
High-temp Hot Glue Gun
Jewel Glue
E-6000® Glue

Create the flower by heating a Mod Melts stick in a high-temp hot glue gun. Squeeze the melt into the small Gerbera daisy mold. Allow the melt to cool for seven minutes. Remove the melt from the mold and paint with patina. Once dry, top-coat with a layer of Hologram Extreme Glitter. Allow to dry. Glue a gem in the center. Using E-6000® glue, attach the flower to the glue pad on the bobby pin. Allow to dry.

DIY Neon and Gold Rose Necklace with Mod Melts

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I am so smitten with hot pink right now!  It is just like me in the 80’s only now I have red hair a few more pounds.  I was a bleach blond back in 88 and neon pink was my go to color!  This design is quick to piece together (I promise)!  It is a little more advanced than the Podgeable charms and you will need a hand-drill.  We heart the Fiskars drill…no cord and super easy to use!

Mod Melts are Launching in Michaels – June 2013
Podgeables are available at every Michaels!

What you need:
3 Podgeables (1 large circle and 2 ovals)
Hand Drill
Gem-Tac Glue
Mod Melt Rose Mold
Mod Melt Sticks – Milk Glass
FolkArt Neon Pink Paint
FolkArt Gold Paint
E6000 Glue
Pearl Chain
Jewelry Tools
1. Drill side holes into the Podgeable shapes. (Use the picture for reference)
2. Use Gem-Tac to glue small gems around the edge of the Podgeable.
3. Make 3 Rose Mod Melts (1 large and 2 Small) See Video…..
Video: Mod Melt 101

4. Paint the Mod Melts with the Neon and Gold paints.
5. Glue to the center of the Podgeables with E600 glue.
6. Use jumprings to attach the Podgeable shapes together.
7. Attach a pearl chain and clasp with jumprings.

Dollar Frame Makeover with Mod Melt Crowns

Oh La La ~ We love making over dollar frames! Over the years we have painted them, Mod Podged them and even thumb-tacked them.  Now we are Mod Melting them with gold crowns and rhinestones.

To get the shabby look ~ paint the frame with White craft paint.  Dry-brush paint the frame with a Robin’s Egg Blue paint.  Using a loose bristle coarse paintbrush, paint a few highlighted spots with gold craft paint.

Make a handful of Mod Melt crowns.  Paint the crowns with Gold craft paint.  (We like FolkArt paint).  If needed seal the Mod Melt with a coat of Mod Podge Gloss, Matte or Sparkle depending on the look you like.

Glue the Mod Melt crowns and rhinestones to the frame.  Glue a funky trim around the outer edge of the frame.

DIY: Southwest Turquoise Necklace

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Southwest style Mod Melt by Mod Podge necklace.

This mod melt project was so quick and easy to whip up!  We used the large Rose Mod Melt mold and altered it by painting it with a coat of FolkArt red paint blended with a drop of Metallic Pearl White paint.  To attach the Mod Melt, glue a jewelry bail to the back of the melt rose.  Once dry, thread onto a necklace of your choice. [Read more…]

DIY Rose Sunglasses with Mod Melts

Spiffy up your sunglasses with pearl roses made with Mod Melts and Molds for Mod Podge.  It’s easy breezy summer style with Mod Melts!

1. Grab a pair of sunglasses to embellish!
2. Make a large rose Mod Melt.
3. Paint with Folkart Metallic Pearl Paint.
4. Seal with Mod Podge.
5. Use E6000 glue to attach to the front temples of the glasses.
Pearl Painting Video:  Watch here to learn how to pearl paint a Mod Melt.

Video: Mod Melts and Molds for Mod Podge

Mod Podge Mod Melts Scrapbooking Embellishments

Mod Melts for Mod Podge are coming to Michaels this June!

In this video we are exploring our Mod Molds and Melts for Mod Podge!

Thanks for stopping by! ~ Cathie and Steve