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Learn the basics of decoupage under glass with this easy small project.

Posted by Gabriela Szulman from London, United Kingdom • Published See Gabriela Szulman's 7 projects »
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  • How to make a glass pendant. Create A Colourful Pendant Necklace - Step 1
    Step 1

    Prepare the paper - napkins have three layers which you will need to separate. Use the top layer only. Cut a central motif to fit your pendant, trim if necessary.

  • How to make a glass pendant. Create A Colourful Pendant Necklace - Step 2
    Step 2

    Brush an even layer of decoupage glue on the flat side of the cabochon.

  • How to make a glass pendant. Create A Colourful Pendant Necklace - Step 3
    Step 3

    Place the paper motif, carefully tap into place and brush more glue on top. Allow to dry.

  • How to make a glass pendant. Create A Colourful Pendant Necklace - Step 4
    Step 4

    Block the motif with acrylic paint. Allow to dry.

  • How to make a glass pendant. Create A Colourful Pendant Necklace - Step 5
    Step 5

    Cut paper shapes in a different colour to create a second layer: this is what will be seen behind your central motif.

  • How to make a glass pendant. Create A Colourful Pendant Necklace - Step 6
    Step 6

    Turn the cabochon over and glue the paper shapes to the flat side. Allow to dry.

  • How to make a glass pendant. Create A Colourful Pendant Necklace - Step 7
    Step 7

    Trim the edges.

  • How to make a glass pendant. Create A Colourful Pendant Necklace - Step 8
    Step 8

    The final step is to glue the cabochon to the metal bezel with Diamond Glaze. Allow to dry for an hour or so and you can start wearing your new piece of jewellery!

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Halliwell m.
Halliwell m.
If you’re anything like us, then your jewellery will mean a lot to you. It doesn’t matter if it’s an ancient family heirloom that has been passed from generation to generation or a simple necklace that you bought for yourself once and have cherished ever since, your jewellery deserves to be taken care of. Engraved jewellery UK
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