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Monday, 16 April 2012

Candle With Stamped Pansies



Pansies Candle
16 April 2012
M & M
Materials and Method
Kanban Pansies Stamp Set
Fresh Candle
Memento Ink Pad Black
Aqua Markers in Red, Black and Green
Sealing Wax and seal
Gold Perfect Pearls
Red Grosgrain Ribbon, String, Golden Wire
Tissue Paper
Greaseproof Paper
Stamped Kanban Pansies onto tissue paper using black memento ink pad
Coloured with Aqua Markers and tore around outside of image.
Laid image onto candle and wrapped it around with greaseproof paper, hold tightly and apply heat from heat gun to image until it melts into candle.
Melted two lots of sealing wax, sometimes adding pinches of perfect pearls, and impressed into one seal with single blossom from pansy set, already inked in black ink, and impressed metal seal into other lot melted wax. This forms one large pansy seal and one smaller seal with celtic image. Attached to ribbon.
Wrap string and metal wire around candle, attach ribbon seals to finish.Affectionately,
Vee xx

24 comments:

  1. Beautiful Vee, I have this stamp set & I love it. xx Jan

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    1. Thank you Jan yes it is a good set xx

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  2. Wow lovely Vee i want to do some candles I think they look great xxxxxxxxxxxxx

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    1. Yes you should definitely do some,Celia xx

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  3. Its fabulous Vee love the stamp. Chris xx

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    1. thanks, Chris I like that stamp too. But you will just be able to draw your own when you want to! xx

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  4. WOW Vee, this is just stunning! I do love that poppy stamp.

    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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    1. thank you, Linda Yes I love that stamp too. xx

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  5. Beautiful work, the stamping is excellent, great job x

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    1. Thank you, Sharon, I appreciate that Vee xx

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  6. Absolutely beautiful

    Kate
    xx

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    1. Thank you, Kate you are kind. Vee xx

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  7. beautiful stamped candles Vee, you are multi talented! Love visiting your site!

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    1. thank you very much, Glenda I love your visits! xx

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  8. Love your candle Vee, ages since I did one - must remedy that! Carol x

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    1. Yes it had been too long for me too! Glad you like it. xx

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  9. Love this Stamp Vee may I ask what do you heat the image with?......Is it just the heat of your hands? It's lovely. XXX

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    1. Hello,Bernie I am glad to see you. I do hope your leg is giving you a bit less pain at least. Re stamp I used a heat gun. I am glad you asked because it let me adjust my M and M!! Thanks it is feedback that really helps. Vee xx

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Vee xx