A while ago I asked on this blog about pendant trays and my very lovely friend Marc very kindly sent me a whole pile in various colours, plus lots of other lovely bits for pendant making, which quite overwhelmed me.
I knew he was anxious to see what I made with them but I am afraid it took rather longer than I anticipated to pull my finger out and do something ….. but at last Marc …..here you are …. this is my first “go”.
I used a text/floral stamp to create a background, cutting a 1” x 1” square from it to fit into the tray, colouring it with blending chalks and a sprinkle of hologram micro glitter. I then added two different sizes of brass dragonfly charms, which I coloured with Promarker pens to match the copper of the tray and a few tiny flat backed gems, I then filled the tray with Ranger Glossy Accents ….. and prayed it would set as I had never used it like this before.
My only disappointment is that the flat backed gems add no dimension to the “picture”, they look very flat (as if they have dissolved) and perhaps when I try this again I will try small seed beads or tiny sequins.