Wednesday, October 30, 2013

31 Days of Halloween 2013: Day 30 with Domino Art

Day 30 of 31 Days of Halloween is here!!!
If you came from Carla's blog, then you are on the right track; if not, then please visit Terra's Blog and enjoy the hop.
I am also part of Domino Art's 31 Days of Halloween Celebration.
Today's project is a Domino Book, featuring images from Rick St. Dennis.

Supply list

  • Two Dominoes
  • Sculpey (white)
  • Sculpey Push Mold (Miniature Dolls)
  • Acrylic Paints (Black, Silver)
  • Organza Ribbon ( Black, Orange)
  • Beads Assorted
  • Bead caps

The process is really simple:
    • Sand lightly the surface of the dominoes. This allows better coverage of the paint.
    • Glue the dimensional elements. I used polymer clay faces and hands, using industrial strength glue (E6000). Allow to dry.
    • Apply a coat of silver all over the dominoes and allow to dry.
    • Apply a coat of black acrylic paint and remove excess paint with paper towel. This has to be done quickly or the black paint dries.
    • Paint the inside of the dominoes black.
    • Glue the black organza ribbon to the sides of the dominoes and the orange organza ribbon around the dominoes. I used E6000 glue to do this.
    • Glue two metal bead caps to the bottom of each domino. This are the feet and help the book to stand. Used E6000 glue for this step also.
    • Color and scan images.
    • Re-size image as desired and make an accordion
    •  insert for the book.
    • Glue each end of the accordion insert to a domino (see Photos) 
    • Tie a bow to each side of the book.
    • Add the beads to the top of the book, careful to glue them just to one side of the book. I glued them to the front of the book, using a hot glue gun. 
                          Enjoy your book, just imagine the possibilities!
                          I love that it looks like stone.
                          Now hop over to Steph's blog, she has something special for you.
                          I would like to enter this project in the following challenges:

                          Giveaway Alert!!!
                          Remember that there is still time to leave a comment and win one of the handmade jewelry pieces from 31 Days of Halloween, please follow this Links: Day 1 and Day 13!


                          DonnaMundinger said...

                          One of my all time fave domino books EVER, Julia! Love every detail. Beyond fabulous and thanks for the tut. Love, Love, LOVE it! xxD

                          Emily Thubbron said...

                          Julia, you totally rocked this project. I love everything about it, from the skulls on the front of the book to the back of it. Those orange feathers are great.

                          Loz said...

                          This is amazing Julia. I LOVE it. I saw this on MIM..loz

                          maureenjscott said...

                          WOW!!! Love this domino book! Found dominoes when I was clearing out my sons bedroom the other day... have put them in my stash of 'stuff to be altered'! Dont think he'll miss them! Love it Julia! mo x

                          Anonymous said...

                          Oh what a wonderful little domino book - a real piece of jewelry - awesome!
                          hugs serafeena

                          Aletha J. Williams said...

                          This is amazing! I am thrilled to see you expanding your talents in other mediums. I am so proud of you!

                          Mrs.B said...

                          This is such a fabulous Domino book, love the faces on the cover, very spooky!
                          Thanks for sharing with us at TioT
                          Avril x

                          Vickie Y said...

                          wow! Gorgeous domino book; love the orange lace trim. Thank you for playing along with us at Twisted Tuesday Challenges.

                          DogsMom said...

                          This reminds me of a fancy perfume bottle. I love it.

                          Thank you for all the great details and wonderful tutorial.
                          Just like following a recipe I know I can not make anything that ends up this beautiful.

                          Leigh S-B - The Sharpie Domino Queen said...

                          Absolutely stunning Julia, I'm very pleased to feature this awesome domino book for Day 30 of DominoART's 31 Days of Halloween!!

                          Wendy said...

                          Fantastic domino book Julia. Love the faces on the cover. Great pages on the inside!

                          Carla said...

                          I love this Julia. It is so cool and well done...fabulous indeed.

                          seemacrafts said...

                          Fabulous make . Thank you for joining in over at LEJ Designs LEJ DT

                          Steph said...

                          Oh my gosh, what a fabulous domino book! I love all the details and that cover you made is sooo cool!

                          Chrissy said...

                          Fabulous domino book Julia...wonderful work.
                          Thanks for sharing with us at Make it Monday..

                          Luv CHRISSYxx

                          Avril Ann said...

                          OMG, Julia, can you get any better, this is utterly stunning, hun, thank you for sharing with us at LEJ Designs, this week, good luck xxx

                          Ros Crawford said...

                          What a fantastic project this is ... beautifully done and so unique!! Thanks so much for playing along at CCCB!!

                          ldfdesign said...

                          Oh LOVE this! How you did the front and back of the domino's is amazing! LOve the inside so much! Wonderful!

                          Sylvia Meppen-Rentenaar said...

                          Wow, this is a amazing cool project! Thank you for joining us at One Sweet Challenge "things that go bump in the night". Good luck and we hope to see more of your cool projects! Sylvia, DT-member Sweet Pea Stamps

                          Glittertastic said...

                          Oh my what a fabulous project! I saw this on MIM and wondered what it was - a closer inspection showed what a talented crafter you are!


                          Lyneen said...

                          THIs is an awesome domino piece of art... I love it... the book is beautiful!!!!

                          Wendy AppleApricot said...

                          Oh wow, what an amazing little book you have there, absolutely love it! Thank you for joining us at CCCB :) Hugs, Wendy

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