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Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Day 3 of engraving with Maria and the Chomas Creations engraving tip!!!

Here we go with day 3!  Maria from Believe Dream Create has something amazing in store for you with complete directions which are listed below!  The Chomas Creations engraving tip is available for pre-order and will be shipping in time for Christmas!  As soon as they start shipping the pre-order price will go up, so get yours now!
Engraving with the Cricut—Necklace on Metal
I have been known to do some really crazy things with my Cricut. I love to try materials that you wouldn’t think would work…..well, here we go again, this one definitely worked!

As I was walking around my local Joann’s finding fun things I thought would work with the Engraving Tip I stumbled upon a pair of earrings…Yes Earrings in the Jewelry Department. Stay with me here….


The earrings were cheap! And….I got two, who would have guessed, LOL! I took off the “earring” hardware at the top of the circle. I then added some Scor-tape to the back of the earring to help hold it on the Cricut mat.


The image I chose is on one of the Creative Memories cartridges. It has a circle form to it. I used the Center Point feature on my Cricut. I moved the Blade Housing (aka—Engraving Tip) to the center of my earring and made my design 1½”. It fit perfectly!!

When you are done, you just have to wipe away the “dust” the engraving leaves. When I was done, I added some Silver Stickles to the center of the design.

I would say I can’t wait to wear this, but someone already took it from me as soon as it was done—actually the Stickles weren’t even dry yet!!!  (Amy here: That would be Maria's beautiful daugther!!!  Lucky Maria had 2 of the metal accents so she can make herself one to hehe!)
You have outdone yourself Maria!  Love this, and so does my daughter, which means I may be going to Joanns soon as well hehe!
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5 comments:

sleeplesswonder said...

This is beautiful. I could see that in a costume jewelry section at any store. Really nice.

Tabitha said...

Love this. Very pretty!

Kaye said...

Awesome! I too must go to Joanns and find those same earrings! The necklace is so beautiful!

Clare D. said...

This is amazing! Love my Cricut. Can't wait for mad money for an engraving tip!

LitosMena said...

That is beautiful!