Friday, February 28, 2014

And the Oscar goes to...







Well, not excactly the Oscar...
But still, an Award!
Dimitra from Looney Stories just gave me an award which comes with a
little game:




  1. Write 11 facts about yourself
  2. Answer the 11 questions given to you
  3. Give the award to max 11 bloggers (with less than 200 readers) and inform them about it
  4. Ask them 11 questions.

  1. My favorite color is purple
  2. My favorite taste is chocolate
  3. I love making sweets, but not cooking
  4. My favorite movie is Match Point
  5. I love to read scandinavian mystery books.
  6. My favorite flower is tulip
  7. My favorite series is Friends. I can watch it over and over again...
  8. I love gadgets!
  9. I learn easily, from foreign languages to html code
  10. I love to travel, I get excited even with the preparations for a trip
  11. The best restorant I've ever been is trattoria Da Enzo al 29, at Trastevere, in Rome.


Dimitra's 11 questions to me:


1. Which is your favorite band?
Red Hot Chili Peppers!
2. Which is your favorite city?
Rome
3. Bicycle or car?
Bicycle (but walking even better)
4. You want to live in a city or a village?
In a city. In the center of the city.
5. Which is your favorite video game?
All time classic is Tetris. But lately I love Candy Crash
6. Which is your favorite board game?
Trivial Persuit
7. Dark or white chocolate?
Dark
8. Have you ever been en erasmus student?
No
9. The first song that comes to your mind is...
10. Black or white?
White
11. Is the glass half-full or half-empty?
Depends on the mood, on the time, on the season...



Crocheters-grLa Camera Felice
DimitrArt
Κερασόπιτες
Μικρή Κουζίνα
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To Καινό


My questions:
  1. Favorite color?
  2. Favorite movie?
  3. Favorite book?
  4. Coffee or tea?
  5. Where was your most recent trip?
  6. Where do you dream to be your next?
  7. Favorite smell of your childhood?
  8. Which historical figure would you like to invite to dinner?
  9. Name a food and a sweet you would make for him/for her
  10. What do you think as you best feature in your appearance?
  11. And what is your greatest talent?

Grey Owl earrings

Dangle, oval, long drop earrings, with two cute little silver tone owls, on a grey background.




Friday, February 14, 2014

Valentine's!

A heart shaped ring, filled with red opaque resin (liquid glass), for those who are in love...







Thursday, February 13, 2014

Creating a "chroma" ring

Today is chroma's 1st birthday!
So, it's a nice opportunity to show you how I create a "chroma" ring:


1. First, I paint the ring base with enamel:



2. The next day, when the enamel is dry, I add: 
-one layer of ice resin (liquid glass), 
-then, the decorative inlay (so that it looks like it "floats" in the ring)
-then, a final layer of resin:



3. I use a straw to spread the resin evenly and to bring the bubbles on the surface:



4.With aheat gun, I pop the bubbles:



5. I also use a lighter to pop the remaining bubbles 
(carefully, because too much heat can "burn" the resin):


I repeat these last 3 steps continuously for an hour, because new bubbles keep coming on the surface


6. I use a plastic bowl to cover the ring, because resin attracts dust, hair etc.:



7. In 24-36 hours the new ring is ready to be put in the gift bag!



Saturday, February 8, 2014

Sunday, February 2, 2014

Teal statement ring

Teal monochrome statement ring, large (2,5 X 2,5 cm), square with round corners,
filled with colored resin.
A versatile color, with a little green and a little blue, fresh and sophisticated ...





https://www.etsy.com/listing/174690389/teal-statement-ring-green-blue-viridian

Cerulean Blue monochrome statement ring

Cerulean Blue monochrome statement ring, large (2,5 X 2,5 cm), square with round corners,
filled with colored resin.
A unique color, with a little of blue and a little of green, the color of the Aegean Sea...

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