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A cherry brooches made of plastic and beads
A girl like me who loves vintage is also completely and totally crazy about brooches. I love old silver brooches, Trifari brooches and, of course the wild one in colors and with animal or fruit. the one I will show you here is my favorite fruit, cherry.

Posted by Nanna M. from Copenhagen, Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark • Published See Nanna M.'s 7 projects »
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  • How to make a brooch / pin. Cherry Brooches - Step 1
    Step 1

    all you need

  • How to make a brooch / pin. Cherry Brooches - Step 2
    Step 2

    Find a picture on your computer of a leaf you like. print it out on a piece of shrink plastic. Cut it out and make a hole with a hole puncher. turn on the owen and follow the instruction for the shrinking plastic. I make more than one leaf so I can pick the one I like the best.

  • How to make a brooch / pin. Cherry Brooches - Step 3
    Step 3

    To seal the color from the print, paint with the découpage varnish. I do it with a sponge to get a more rustic look.

  • How to make a brooch / pin. Cherry Brooches - Step 4
    Step 4

    now it is time to make the cherry's.
    1. Braid a stalk out of the black fishing line.
    2. Tie 3 to 4 knots so you get a one big knot. pull a bead on the braided fish line. It should be tight to get the bead over the knot, so the bead will stay in place.
    3. Melt the ends with a lighter

  • How to make a brooch / pin. Cherry Brooches - Step 5
    Step 5

    I glue the cherry stalk onto the backside of the leaf. and then glue a piece of felt on top.
    in the end I sew or glue a small safety pin in to the felt

  • How to make a brooch / pin. Cherry Brooches - Step 6
    Step 6

    And then you are done

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Margaret T.
Margaret T.
This is absolutely insane!
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George D.
George D.
Smile Shock this is so sweet, I love it!
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