Both frog and fish stamps are from Plate 33 Animal Skeletons
Also used, Mica Fragments
Welcome back and thank you for stopping by. Mark here and today I have been experimenting with the melt pot As soon as I got this stamp set I wanted to try and do a faux amber fragment,Now first off, who can see the deliberate mistake? ;)
Anyone? Ok so there is no chance of a fish being trapped in Amber lol,That hit me the moment I finished taking my photo's, Oops;)
Anyway, back to what I did, after a bit of playing around with different inks, Stazon for some reason just melted/dissolved when placed in the melted powder, I did try embossing the image with black powder but of course this melted and did not stay crisp. In the end I used Archival ink and heat set it with the heat gun first. The fragments were then cut to size and placed in the melted powder. I left the Powder melting till it started to discolour to give that amber glow.The fragment was turned a couple of times and then a little extra was drizzled over the top once it had been laid out on my craft mat. A little go with the heat gun to get rid of flat spots and tweezer marks.
Some eyelets were added and the Tim Holtz key chains to finish off.
As always a great big thank you for stopping by.