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Spring Recycled Jewelry

I have an obsession with Jewelry and constantly changing the items that I already have. Recently got inspiration from Jewelry made from old computer parts and watches and thought I could do the same. Mine turned out great, but I used old beads,paper,leather and bottle caps. Here is what I started with...
Then I cut a piece of purple leather so it fit nice and snug inside the cap and then filled it with beads and Mod Podge Dimensional Magic. Let it cure and I have a new Spring Pendant!
It looks like a Mosaic in Turquoise,but really some leftover beads. I was so pleased on how this turned out that I decided to make a few more pendants but with other materials.
For this I folded some Vintage book paper into a pinwheel. Dipped in fabric stiffener and then used mod Podge Dimensional Magic on the top and added a silver bead. So easy and I just love this with the black cording. I have so much paper left that I had to make another pedant.
This time it was leftover Scrapbook paper,book pages and a large washer. I think I like this one the best since it is big and bold! Now I have three new Pendants that did not cost me a dime since they were all made from recycled materials! Enjoy!

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  1. Great ideas! I recently made a ring from a flattened bottlecap here: http://answerischocolate.blogspot.com/2011/03/scrapbooking-supplies-ring.html

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  2. That settles it. I need to find some Dimensional Magic ASAP!

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  3. I just posted about some charms and mentioned that I have some of the dimensional magic but haven't tried it yet, now that I see your beautiful charms I think it is just like the glaze I have used. I love the pinwheel, what a great idea! xoxo

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  4. Those look great! I love the book page pin wheel! Visiting from Sew Woodsy, thanks for sharing.

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  5. Love these! Popped over from savvy southern style! New follower, and now I have these great little ideas on my to do list!
    Jerri
    Www.thrownandfired.blogspot.com

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  6. Janet, these are absolutely awesome! I love!

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  7. Very pretty! Love the pinwheel!
    Thanks for linking up!

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  8. Visiting from A Glimpse Inside, and now a new follower! Love your creativity, and must get my hands on some dimensional magic. Thanks for sharing! :-)

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  9. I saw your post on Saved By Love Creations & I'm a new follower. This jewelry looks so cool!

    http://educatorssoliloquy.blogspot.com/

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  10. Neat..I have done the scrapbook paper and washer only I cut the whole out of the paper from the washer...and added a bead.

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  11. Very cool...My daughter likes BL too...Gotta try the Dim.Magic...

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  12. These are SOOO cute! I love them and I think I'm going to have to try the last one!

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  13. I like the book pendants. They are really pretty.

    megan
    craftycpa.blogspot.com

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  14. this is amazing! Would love for you to come link up to Handmade Tuesdays @ Ladybug Blessings!

    www.ladybug-blessings.com

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  15. These are all soo amazing! My favorite though has to be the book page pinwheel! Awesome! Hope you will share with my Pink Hippo Party @ http://pinkapotamus.blogspot.com/2011/04/pink-hippo-party-23.html

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  16. Hi I'm new here, love your blog, I'm your newest follower.

    I made a pendant too, I hope you have time to come by and see it. I made a little miniature book penant, so easy to make.

    I really like the pinwheel you made, it's so creative and fun.

    I found you through Pinkapotamus. Hope your having a wonderful day!

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  17. Looks like you have loads of fun with your jewelery making. Look great!

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