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beadsonline | Tutorial & Tips | How to a make glass cabochon altered-art picture charm

Tutorial & Tips

How to a make glass cabochon altered-art picture charm

You will need

  • Technique 1
  • 1. Hold the glass cabochon firmly on the paper and with your scissors cut around the glass cabochon using it like a template. For this step you can also use a paper punch or alternatively you can trace around the cabochon with a pencil and cut inside the traced lines.
  • 2. Take some Mod Podge Dimensional Magic adhesive and add a SMALL amount to the back of the pendant. Place the paper on the back. Using your fingers smooth out any air bubbles and make sure the adhesives is spread evenly. Use a clean cloth to clean any excess glaze.
  • 3. Allow to dry for a while. Use your adhseive to glue the glass cabochon to the setting.
  • Technique 2
  • 1. Apply a dab of Mod Podge Dimensional Magic on the back of a glass cabochon.
  • 2. Place the cabochon on the collage sheet. You can gently rub it in a circular motion to spread the glaze out and get rid of any air pockets.
  • 3. Allow to dry.
  • 4. With your scissors cut around the cabochon.
  • 5. Place your cabochons in settings.
  • 6. Add to your designs.