Nicole™ Crafts Black and Red Spool Pull

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by Karen Fennimore, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Black and Red Spool Pull

Metal leafing can add an extra richness to any project and is easy to use...don't forget to seal it! Any of the techniques used in these projects, whether paint, ink, gold leafing or decoupage, can be used for any of the unfinished surfaces that A.C. Moore carries!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1-2 hours (includes drying time)

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Paint spool Ebony Black. Let dry.
  • 2
    Brush adhesive over top and halfway down angled section of spool. Place leafing over adhesive. Use stencil brush to brush off excess. Repeat for other end.
  • 3
    Lightly sand over leafing. Brush on varnish. Allow to dry.
  • 4
    Use decorative tape to wrap center of spool. Carefully hot glue crystal ribbon above and below tape and around edge of spool at top and bottom.
  • 5
    Cut a 3-1/8 inch piece of chain. Attach beads, spacers and charm to one end using eye pins, head pins and chain links.
  • 6
    Thread 3-1/8 inch piece of chain through center of spool. Attach beads and spacers again and eye pin.
  • 7
    Cut a 6 inch piece of chain. Attach to eye pin for hanger.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1-2 hours (includes drying time)

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Open Spool Large 3 inch 104751968
  • Speedball® Mona Lisa™ Metal Leaf Spray Sealer 5 oz. 104748097
  • Speedball® Mona Lisa™ Metal Leaf Spray Adhesive 6 oz. 104745114
  • Wrights® Trim 1/8 inch x 3 feet Crystal Rhinestone 104187984
  • Tim Holtz® Idea-ology™ Tissue Tape Sketchbook 104571860
  • Nicole™ Crafts Chain with Clasp 30 inch Silver Plate 104244387
  • Nicole™ Crafts Head Pins 1 inch Silver Plate 30 pcs. 104244130
  • Nicole™ Crafts Eye Pins 2 inch Silver Plate 9 pcs. 104244122
  • Nicole™ Crafts Flat Disc Spacers Silver Plate 9 pcs. 104244282
  • DecoArt® Americana® DuraClear® Gloss Varnish 2 oz 104549494
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Ebony Black 104106681
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Flat Shader 8 104118910
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Fed Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder® All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pcs. 104737928
  • Assorted Black and Red Beads
  • Silver Spacers
  • Silver Charm
  • Wire Cutters
  • Needle-Nose Pliers
  • Round-Nose Pliers
  • Light Sandpaper
  • Stencil Brush