I wanted to show how our ICE Resin giveaways turned out. I finished these two pieces with some wire and chain for our giveaway. I can't just pick one winner so for today's winning blog comments the winners are Ray L. and Marianna C. Thank you for your comments and let us know where you live and we will get one of these two pieces to you. You don't get to pick which one, I'll choose.
I noticed quite a few comments on the ICE posting regarding how long it should set up. Someone...you know who you are...waited just three hours and then stuck her fingers into it. RECAP: It sets up overnight but is CURED in THREE DAYS. Now, how do you get it off your itchie little fingers if you can't wait overnight??? Use some nail polish remover. Now you could also use gloves when you work with any resins and that is probably a good idea, however, I can't find anything in my "STUDIO" so I doubt I could find gloves...I could probably find a Thong...but not gloves!
I assume all of you artists out in wackoland use some common sense when making your art, but it may be all the fumes we've inhaled over the years. That brings me to the next thought "is it toxic". When using anything (even water) I would be in a well ventilated room. That means open the windows or have some fans blowing everything around. This stuff really doesn't have any smell and they advertise that it is non-toxic. But, I wouldn't put my head in it and suck deeply either.
It was amazing how many of you have it but haven't played with it yet. People, get it out and create something. This isn't brain surgery.
Suzanne Raifhad this brilliant idea of attaching metal to binder clips. When I saw this I thought "what a great idea" and I just had to share with all of you a rather creative cover for a common object. I wouldn't have thought of that, so thanks Suzanne for sending me your pics.
Hello Kitty never looked so cool. I like how she layered the metal and then used die cuts or punches for the flowers
Too cute and thanks Jeanette for sharing.
I really do like to see what everyone has created and will try and share as much as I can.
Our friend, Susan Chong, has been commenting for quite some time on our blog and sending in her pics of what she and her son have created in metal. A couple of weeks ago she asked if we were going to have a Yahoo Group.
I always have the best intentions of joining groups but when you're running a company and trying to come up with new ideas all the time...well you get the idea not enough time in a day. So Susan has started a Yahoo Group about Ten Seconds and metal. If you would like to join, just click on the link and you're on your way to metalizing your brain!
We will be at Great American Scrapbook show next Thursday - Saturday. Hope to see all of you there. Carolyn from The Crafty Scrapper and I are teaching two classes that are totally "kickass cool". We're using a bunch of stuff from Maya Road and we're being green, we are really looking forward to seeing everyone. We've got our wonderful friend and designer Trisha Conlon doing our cool MITI project, so you've got to come by just to see her cool samples. Trisha teaches at The Crafty Scrapper and wait til you see her samples.
I've been busy making samples with our new canvas and wait til you see what you can create. We even did a video which I think will be next week's Taco Tuesday. So much to do and not enough time...but I hope all of you have a great holiday, enjoy the outdoors, grill some tacos and enjoy your families.