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Make your own cameo base and fill with skulls, creepy photos, anything....
I really wanted to make a cameo but couldnt get to the craft store to buy some blanks, so having lots of fimo on hand decided to make my own.

Posted by Witchy from New Zealand, Prince Edward Island, Canada • Published See Witchy's 42 projects »
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  • How to make a cameo. Easy Fimo Cameo Base - Step 1
    Step 1

    Take a blob of black fimo.

  • How to make a cameo. Easy Fimo Cameo Base - Step 2
    Step 2

    Lay some clingfilm down and place the fimo ball on it, cover with clingfilm and roll it flat into an oval shape. Leave the oval shape on the clingfilm while you decorate it so its easy to transfer to a baking tray.

  • How to make a cameo. Easy Fimo Cameo Base - Step 3
    Step 3

    Roll a thin strip of fimo into a long snake.

  • How to make a cameo. Easy Fimo Cameo Base - Step 4
    Step 4

    Take the snake and make tiny loops all around the edge of the oval, until you reach where you started, trim off any excess.

  • How to make a cameo. Easy Fimo Cameo Base - Step 5
    Step 5

    You should have a nice base now, to add a bit of character, make tiny purple balls and flatten them around the edge of the oval frame. Leave a bit of a gap between each one for the next step.

  • How to make a cameo. Easy Fimo Cameo Base - Step 6
    Step 6

    Now make teeny tiny white dots and flatten them in between all the purple dots. This is the result. You can add a clay skull or something in the middle at this stage or leave blank if adding a photo.

  • How to make a cameo. Easy Fimo Cameo Base - Step 7
    Step 7

    Place on a baking tray and back at 110C for 30mins. Allow to cool then glue your photo on or you can varnish it.

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Thera Joyce
Thera Joyce · Chandler, Arizona, US · 57 projects
This is fantastic! Thanks for sharing! Happy
Witchy
Witchy · New Zealand, Prince Edward Island, CA · 43 projects
Thanx n ur welcome Happy
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Witchy
Witchy · New Zealand, Prince Edward Island, CA · 43 projects
www.picnik.com .... lol... you'll be addicted like me in no time!! ;)
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Zombiella x.
Zombiella x. · London, GB · 49 projects
witchy i love your backgrounds almost as much as i love your projects....what do you use Happy
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Hester
Hester · Nederland, Colorado, US · 26 projects
You never have enough cameos Happy
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