~Free Epub ⚒ Pretty Little Things: Collage Jewelry, Trinkets and Keepsakes ♓ PDF or E-pub free

~Free Epub ⚖ Pretty Little Things: Collage Jewelry, Trinkets and Keepsakes ♨ Whimsical and Elegant Projects from Well Known Collage Artist Sally Jean AlexanderWith Pretty Little Things, readers will find collage projects that exhibit a playful air and a sense of magic Theprojects andvariations feature vintage ephemera soldered within glass, for finished works that tell a romantic or whimsical story All exhibit Sally Jean Alexander s signature style a style that brings new life to antique papers, vintage photographs, found projects, scavenged text, and I just love Sally Jean s art They really are pretty I haven t ventured to make any of the projects but the pictures are lovely I enjoy looking at them and dreaming that one day I will have time to make them This book makes me want to get over my fear of a soldering iron and make some funky jewelry. 2.5 stars rounded upThis was an odd book I didn t see the subhead of collage until I read it the book This is definitely that very busy items that require a lot of skills that are complicated to learn such as glass cutting and soldering The items are nice and many are pretty There s a lot of similarity in the projects Almost all require glass of some kind and soldering This means that they are all going to be heavy Some things would be fine such as a trio of picture frames and a doll But 2.5 stars rounded upThis was an odd book I didn t see the subhead of collage until I read it the book This is definitely that very busy items that require a lot of skills that are complicated to learn such as glass cutting and soldering The items are nice and many are pretty There s a lot of similarity in the projects Almost all require glass of some kind and soldering This means that they are all going to be heavy Some things would be fine such as a trio of picture frames and a doll But most of the items are wearables and some would be prohibitively heavy.The layout of the pages is also busy so I was rather overwhelmed as I looked through it The instructions have wonderful photographs but there are a lot of steps per paragraph and photo Wow I needed this kick in the pants to awaken my sleeping creativity She gives me permission to save all the little trinkets I love no, it s not trash, and no, it s not clutter She gives me ideas to play with, think about, make me smile The best book on soldered charms I ve seen Thank you for the boost of creative energy Another art book I own and keep returning to Though many projects aren t quite me, they trigger my creative thinking into hundreds of other possibilities For this book, think collage mixed media by soldering Melted silver solder frame little objects oh, my Have I made any projects from this book or used any as an inspiration No, but I do dream of the day that I perfect the ability to solder and spend hours making amazing trinkets like Sally Jean Alexander shows and explains in this book Her work is true eye candy and truly inspiring. This book made me want to fly to Portland and take all her classes Inspirations, pictures, ideas,and directions are all in this book She gives suppliers and her opinion on what tools she likes best and uses the most Just a wonderful eye candy book even if you don t want to learn how to solder. Great book for soldering projects, tips and techniques Beautiful eye candy in this one Have to laugh at her fancy sculptured nails while she s demo ing kind of like mowing the lawn in high heels this is adapted from a longer review on my blogliberal sprinklesThe book is full of very pretty things indeed Lots of creative and inspiring ideas for making collage, trinkets and accessories from a variety of materials There are nice photographs illustrating the steps for the projects, which don t look impossible to accomplish IF you already know how to solder and cut glass, and have the tools to do so, or are willing to invest in them.Nearly all the projects require soldering of some kind this is adapted from a longer review on my blogliberal sprinklesThe book is full of very pretty things indeed Lots of creative and inspiring ideas for making collage, trinkets and accessories from a variety of materials There are nice photographs illustrating the steps for the projects, which don t look impossible to accomplish IF you already know how to solder and cut glass, and have the tools to do so, or are willing to invest in them.Nearly all the projects require soldering of some kind so if you re unfamiliar with this, the book will be nothing but something pretty to admire If you are an experienced crafter in this area, you may like the book the author takes you through various techniques and some lovely projects I love the projects in this book I got a soldering kit for Christmas and have not even opened the package yet Myabe this book will be enough motivation