Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Eyeglass Jewelry

I Can See Clearly Now Jewelry

What It Takes
Aleene's Clear Gel Tacky Glue
Brush, ½” wide
Pen, gold permanent - optional
Glass cleaner and paper towels
Magazines, tissue paper or fabric for backing
Pin backs, self adhesive or thread to go through screw hole of frame

How to Make It
1. If desired, remove lenses from frames. NOTE: For necklace, break the frame in half and take out screw to remove side piece.
2. Choose desired word – cut from magazine or print on printer.
3. Clean lenses.
4. Brush glue on back of lens. Place word face down on lens. Place tissue, fabric or magazine image on glue side to cover. Let dry.
5. Closely cut around edge of lens. If desired, go around edge of lens with permanent pen.
6. For pin, remove paper backing from pin back and apply to back of lens.
7. For necklace, place thread through screw hole. Cut thread desired length and tie ends together.

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